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.
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.
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.
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.
21 Mar 2020
Airtel to offer consolidated plan for DTH, broadband, mobile data
Bharti Airtel is gearing up to launch a new One Airtel Plan in India. It will be a consolidated recharge plan, including benefits from four services: DTH, broadband, streaming, as well as mobile data.
08 Mar 2020
Facing bad network, call drops? File a complaint with TRAI
With increasing mobile subscribers in India, the cellular network is not as consistent as before. Moreover, the incidents of call drops are also on the rise. But is there something that you can do about these issues?
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.
18 Feb 2020
Telcos partially pay government dues; 'slim hope' for Vodafone-Idea
Ailing telecom companies have paid their dues linked to adjusted gross revenue (AGR) in part to the government.
15 Dec 2019
Porting your mobile number? These new rules apply from tomorrow
From December 16, the new set of guidelines for mobile number portability (MNP) issued by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India will take effect.
15 Dec 2019
Airtel, Reliance Jio, Vodafone new prepaid plans compared
India's leading telecom operators, Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio, and Vodafone, recently hiked the prices of their prepaid services and products in India.
21 Nov 2019
Government defers spectrum dues, Telcos get Rs. 42,000 crore lifeline
In a major relief for the ailing telecom sector, the government on Wednesday approved the recommendation of the Committee of Secretaries (CoS) on providing relief to the stressed telcos and allowed a two-year moratorium on spectrum payment.
11 Nov 2019
TRAI to implement revised portability rules from December 16
The new rules of Mobile Number Portability (MNP) that were finalized in December 2018, will be implemented from next month, as per Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).
13 Oct 2019
Airtel discontinues 3G-services in Haryana: Here's what you can do
Airtel has discontinued 3G services in Haryana with an aim to boost the 4G LTE services in the circle.
12 Jul 2018
India approves "world's strongest net neutrality rules"
In a big win for access to information, the Indian government has accepted recommendations to enforce one of the strongest net neutrality protections in the world.
19 Mar 2018
2G scam: CBI challenges acquittal of A Raja, Kanimozhi, others
Nearly three months after former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and others were acquitted in the 2G scam case, the CBI has challenged the court's decision.
08 Mar 2018
Two-thirds of India's population yet to come online: Telecom Minister
According to Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha, over two-thirds of India's population is yet to come online, despite the fact that the country is the second largest consumer of the internet in the world.
28 Feb 2018
Troubled telco Aircel files for bankruptcy in NCLT Mumbai
Telecom operator Aircel said it has filed for bankruptcy as it has been facing "troubled times" in "highly financially stressed" industry. The filing was made in National Company Law Tribunal Mumbai.
11 Oct 2017
Govt mulls ways to ease SIM-Aadhaar linking
The government is attempting to ease linking of mobile number with Aadhaar, particularly for senior citizens.
28 Aug 2017
Jaitley says PMJDY scheme ushering in revolution
Arun Jaitley, on the occasion of 3rd anniversary of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) said it had brought all "Indians into one common financial, economic, and digital space".
11 Jul 2017
Airtel's 'Project Next' gets Rs. 2,000cr investment to retain customers
In a bid to stay ahead of its competitors, Telecom major Bharti Airtel has now launched 'Project Next' and will invest Rs. 2,000 crore in it over three years to redesign customer experience across all its services.
29 Jun 2017
Indian telecom sector will become a four-operator market, says survey
The Telecom sector is currently going through a big reshuffle. Reliance Jio has majorly disrupted the already financially ailing sector.
12 Apr 2017
Aadhaar: Account holders have to submit details by April 30
Customers who opened accounts from July'14 to August'15 will have to submit their Aadhaar number and other necessary details to banks/other financial institutions for the 'Know Your Customer' process by April 30.
06 Apr 2017
Aadhaar for getting on a plane too?
The government has reportedly asked Wipro to prepare a plan to provide Aadhaar based access for flyers at all airports. Wipro will submit the report by May.
02 Mar 2017
Telecom spectrum auction proposed in July-December
The government is contemplating a fresh round of spectrum auction between July - December 2017.
31 Aug 2016
India's largest spectrum auction slated for 1 October
India's largest telecom spectrum auction by far is slated for 1 October, postponed from the previous date of 29 September.