Reliance Jio

Reliance Jio or Jio is an Indian mobile network operator. The national LTE network is what it operates covering all telecom circles. The Beta launch took place in December 2015 and it was commercially launched in September 2016. Jio is working with BSNL and Samsung to enhance its speed and quality. December 2015

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Why WeTransfer is not working in India?

01 Jun 2020

Why WeTransfer is not working in India?

WeTransfer appears to have hit a roadblock in India.

OPPO K3 gets Android 10-based ColorOS 7 update in India

16 May 2020

OPPO K3 gets Android 10-based ColorOS 7 update in India

OPPO has started releasing the latest Android 10-based ColorOS 7 update for its K3 smartphone in India and other regions.

OnePlus 8, Pro to go on sale starting May 29

14 May 2020

OnePlus 8, Pro to go on sale starting May 29

OnePlus's newly-launched flagship devices, the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro, will go on sale in India on May 29 across all channels.

Jio Platforms gets Rs. 5,655 crore investment from Silver Lake

04 May 2020

Jio Platforms gets Rs. 5,655 crore investment from Silver Lake

Jio Platforms, the entity housing telecom and digital businesses of Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries, has picked up Rs. 5,655 crore ($747 million) in investment from US-based private equity firm Silver Lake.

#LeakAlert: Data from Jio's COVID-19 symptom checker exposed online

03 May 2020

#LeakAlert: Data from Jio's COVID-19 symptom checker exposed online

Soon after the COVID-19 outbreak, technology companies around the world began launching triage tools to help their customers check themselves for coronavirus.

Reliance and Facebook could team up for WeChat-like "super app"

16 Apr 2020

Reliance and Facebook could team up for WeChat-like "super app"

Social media giant Facebook and Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) could soon team up for a WeChat-like "super app".

Amid increased strain, Reliance Jio increases JioFiber network capacity

12 Apr 2020

Amid increased strain, Reliance Jio increases JioFiber network capacity

Reliance Jio has increased the network capacity of its JioFiber fiber-to-the-home broadband service in the Delhi/NCR region. The move aims to cope up with increased data usage during the lockdown period and provide reliable connectivity to all its users in the region.

After Jio, Airtel and Vodafone introduce ATM recharge facility

06 Apr 2020

After Jio, Airtel and Vodafone introduce ATM recharge facility

Following in the footsteps of Reliance Jio, Airtel and Vodafone have introduced a new facility that allows prepaid subscribers to recharge their mobile numbers at a nearby bank ATM.

Amid lockdown, JioPhone users get validity extension, free calling minutes

02 Apr 2020

Amid lockdown, JioPhone users get validity extension, free calling minutes

Reliance Jio is pulling out all the stops to help its customers amid the ongoing 21-day lockdown imposed in India to contain the coronavirus.

#Lockdown: Jio to offer free broadband service for 30 days

31 Mar 2020

#Lockdown: Jio to offer free broadband service for 30 days

Last week we reported that Reliance Jio is planning to offer a free 10Mbps broadband connection to new users as part of its #CoronaHaaregaIndiaJeetega initiative. And now, more details about the scheme have come to light.

Now, you can recharge your Jio number from bank ATMs

30 Mar 2020

Now, you can recharge your Jio number from bank ATMs

Reliance Jio has announced that its subscribers can now recharge their prepaid numbers at a nearby bank ATM. The move aims to provide an alternative recharge method for all users, especially to those who cannot do online recharges.

Reliance Jio offering free Rs. 498 recharge is fake news

30 Mar 2020

Reliance Jio offering free Rs. 498 recharge is fake news

A fake WhatsApp forward, in the name of Reliance Jio, is trying to scam customers by promising to offer a free recharge worth Rs. 498.

#WeeklyRecap: 5-minute COVID-19 test, MyJio's screening, WhatsApp's rumor-checker, et al

29 Mar 2020

#WeeklyRecap: 5-minute COVID-19 test, MyJio's screening, WhatsApp's rumor-checker, et al

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to sweep across different parts of the world, the tech industry is innovating to help the public in every way possible.

MyJio can tell if you're at risk of coronavirus disease

27 Mar 2020

MyJio can tell if you're at risk of coronavirus disease

As the number of coronavirus cases continues to increase in India, Reliance Jio is doing its bit to help people screen themselves for the disease.

Facebook likely to acquire 10% stake in Reliance Jio

26 Mar 2020

Facebook likely to acquire 10% stake in Reliance Jio

After Meesho and Unacademy, Facebook is looking to invest in Reliance Jio to make another big move in the Indian market.

JioFiber to offer free broadband connections to new users

25 Mar 2020

JioFiber to offer free broadband connections to new users

As part of Reliance's #CoronaHaaregaIndiaJeetega initiative, JioFiber has announced that it will offer free broadband connectivity to new users where its services are active. However, it will be a basic connection, providing a speed of up to 10Mbps.

Jio 4G data packs now offer double data, calling minutes

21 Mar 2020

Jio 4G data packs now offer double data, calling minutes

Reliance Jio has upgraded almost all the 4G data vouchers to offer its prepaid subscribers more bundled benefits.

Reliance Jio launches Rs. 4,999 annual prepaid plan

09 Mar 2020

Reliance Jio launches Rs. 4,999 annual prepaid plan

Just days after replacing its Rs. 2,020 annual recharge plan with a Rs. 2,121 pack, Reliance Jio has launched a new Rs. 4,999 yearly prepaid plan in India.

Reliance Jio seeks permission for 5G trials in India: Report

04 Mar 2020

Reliance Jio seeks permission for 5G trials in India: Report

Reliance Jio has sought permission from the government to begin 5G trials in India, becoming the first telco in the country to initiate such proceedings.

Free calling no excuse for poor service, says TRAI chief

02 Mar 2020

Free calling no excuse for poor service, says TRAI chief

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Chairperson RS Sharma on Sunday said that telecom companies cannot sidestep accountability on poor service quality by citing free voice calls.

These Airtel prepaid recharge plans offer free life insurance cover

01 Mar 2020

These Airtel prepaid recharge plans offer free life insurance cover

Facing stiff competition from Reliance Jio, Airtel has upgraded its prepaid plans to offer more benefits such as truly unlimited calling, more bundled data, and access to a host of content and services.

OPPO A31 (2020) launched in India at Rs. 11,500

28 Feb 2020

OPPO A31 (2020) launched in India at Rs. 11,500

Chinese tech giant OPPO has launched the wallet-friendly A31 (2020) smartphone in India.

iQoo 3, with Snapdragon 865 chipset and 5G connectivity, launched

25 Feb 2020

iQoo 3, with Snapdragon 865 chipset and 5G connectivity, launched

Vivo's spin-off brand iQoo has debuted in India with its flagship 5G-ready iQoo 3 smartphone.

Reliance Jio launches Rs. 49, 69 plans for JioPhone users

24 Feb 2020

Reliance Jio launches Rs. 49, 69 plans for JioPhone users

Reliance Jio has updated its catalog of prepaid plans to introduce a couple of new packs for JioPhone users.

OPPO A31 to be launched in India next week: Report

23 Feb 2020

OPPO A31 to be launched in India next week: Report

OPPO A31, the mid-range smartphone which was launched in Indonesia a few day back, is all set to hit the Indian shelves next week, according to 91Mobiles.

Jio replaces Rs. 2,020 annual plan with Rs. 2,121 pack

21 Feb 2020

Jio replaces Rs. 2,020 annual plan with Rs. 2,121 pack

Reliance Jio has discontinued the Rs. 2,020 prepaid plan in India, replacing the annual pack with a Rs. 2,121 recharge option.

Jio, Airtel and Vodafone: Best prepaid plans for hardcore callers

18 Feb 2020

Jio, Airtel and Vodafone: Best prepaid plans for hardcore callers

All leading telecom operators in India have updated their catalog of prepaid services to generate more revenue. The modified plans are estimated to be costlier by up to 47% and in some cases, they come with fewer freebies than before.

Is there no law in country: SC asks telecom companies

14 Feb 2020

Is there no law in country: SC asks telecom companies

The Supreme Court was mighty furious on Friday and issued show-cause notices to telecom companies over their failure to clear Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) dues.

Realme C3 to go on its first sale on February-14

12 Feb 2020

Realme C3 to go on its first sale on February-14

The wallet-friendly Realme C3 smartphone, which went official in India last week, is all set to go on its first sale.

These Reliance Jio prepaid plans offer 1.5GB data per day

12 Feb 2020

These Reliance Jio prepaid plans offer 1.5GB data per day

We know Reliance Jio has revised its prepaid plans and services in India to offer added benefits like free off-net calling minutes. Recently, we covered all the 2GB daily data packs offered by the telco to help you pick the right one for your budget.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Auto Expo EVs, POCO X2 launch, Facebook hacked, more

09 Feb 2020

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Auto Expo EVs, POCO X2 launch, Facebook hacked, more

This week, some major developments were noted in the world of tech, thanks to Auto Expo 2020 and the beautiful display of electric cars put up there.

Reliance Jio's prepaid plans that offer 2GB data per day

07 Feb 2020

Reliance Jio's prepaid plans that offer 2GB data per day

Over the past few weeks, all telecom operators have updated their prepaid services in India.

Auto Expo 2020: Jio's connected car tech takes center stage

06 Feb 2020

Auto Expo 2020: Jio's connected car tech takes center stage

As Indians are witnessing mind-boggling cars in the ongoing Auto Expo 2020, the biggest motor show of the country, telecom giant Reliance Jio grabbed eyeballs with a completely different thing - a connected car system.

Here's how to use Google's new Mobile Recharge service

06 Feb 2020

Here's how to use Google's new Mobile Recharge service

Google has launched a new service in India that helps you easily find, compare, and even recharge your prepaid account using Google Search.

Here's how Reliance Jio customers can avoid paying IUC

04 Feb 2020

Here's how Reliance Jio customers can avoid paying IUC

Last October, Reliance Jio started charging its customers 6 paise per minute as Interconnect Usage Charge (IUC) for all outgoing voice calls made to non-Jio mobile numbers.

JioFiber users can make TV video calls with this camera

03 Feb 2020

JioFiber users can make TV video calls with this camera

Reliance Jio has launched a new JioTVCamera in India for Jio Fiber customers, allowing them to enable video calling on their televisions via the Jio Fiber set-top box.

Airtel discontinues free Netflix benefit from broadband and postpaid plans

02 Feb 2020

Airtel discontinues free Netflix benefit from broadband and postpaid plans

Following the disruption caused by Reliance Jio, Airtel had upgraded its plans to offer freebies like Amazon Prime membership and Netflix subscription.

Heavy internet user? This telco offers unlimited daily data benefit

01 Feb 2020

Heavy internet user? This telco offers unlimited daily data benefit

Reliance Jio, Airtel, and Vodafone-Idea offer some of the most attractive plans and benefits for prepaid users with daily data benefit ranging up to 3GB per day.

Airtel, Jio, Vodafone: All prepaid plans that offer 2GB data/day

28 Jan 2020

Airtel, Jio, Vodafone: All prepaid plans that offer 2GB data/day

Airtel, Reliance Jio, and Vodafone have revised their catalog of prepaid services in India. The new plans, estimated to be costlier by up to 47%, come with updated benefits and changed price denominations which has led to some confusion among subscribers.

Jio, Snapchat launch creative video challenge: How to participate

27 Jan 2020

Jio, Snapchat launch creative video challenge: How to participate

Reliance Jio and Snapchat have partnered to launch a new creative challenge called Jio's Got Talent where Snapchatters can showcase their talent and win exciting prizes.