Idea Cellular just launched a new initiative called the Jeeto Bejhijak , where the company is offering cashbacks and a chance to win exciting prizes to its customers. The company announced that on a Rs 100 recharge, Idea Cellular will be offering a Rs 20 cashback, which can later be used against recharges of Rs
State-owned telecom operator BSNL has announced another new tariff plan that rivals similar offering from Reliance Jio. BSNL has been at the forefront to counter Jio with tariffs that match or rival Jio despite it not having 4G service in the country. The new tariff plan comes just days after the launch of 'Data Tsunami'
OnePlus 6 will be officially announced at an event in London later today. The smartphone is one of the most anticipated mobile launch of 2018 and the event is scheduled to kickstart at 9.30PM IST in India. Following its global launch, OnePlus is hosting a dedicated event in Mumbai on May 17 where it is
Adding to its existing line of combo prepaid plans, state-owned BSNL has rolled out a new Special Tariff Voucher (STV) of Rs 118, which offers 1GB data and unlimited voice calls for a period of 28 days. However, the offer is valid only in Tamil Nadu and Chennai circles of BSNL. The plan will be
According to a recent directive from the government of India, it is mandatory for existing customers to verify their mobile number and link with Aadhaar. The deadline for the same is March 31, 2018, and if you haven t done it yet, the process has been simplified. Earlier, you were required to visit the retailer
The Idea-Vodafone combine will benefit the most among established players from the government's decision to allow a longer tenure to telcos to pay for spectrum bought in the auction, a Deutsche Bank report said today. In its latest report on the relief package for telcos cleared by the Union Cabinet last evening, Deutsche Bank said:
After announcing its plans earlier this year, Idea Cellular is kick starting the first phase of the launch of its Voice over LTE (VoLTE) services starting March 01, 2018. Initially, the service will be available only to Idea employees, and in select cities across the country. Idea s VoLTE services will be launched in over
Postpaid services by telecom operators are generally regarded a premium offering, and prepaid plans are always affordable with more benefits. But, that seems to have changed recently, and postpaid plans are now offering interesting deals. The data war between incumbent telecom operators and Reliance Jio has only benefited consumers. Here s a look at the
Idea Cellular, the third largest telecom service provider, is making it convenient to recharge for its customers. The operator has launched a new 'seamless recharge' feature that simplifies the process of mobile number recharge online. With seamless recharge, Idea customers will be taken straight to the recharge page of My Idea app or Idea website
Reliance Jio is offering the cheapest-ever 4G data plans, effectively priced zero JioPhone, and a range of incredible freebies which has helped it garner over 160 million subscribers since its commercial launch in September 2016. Yet, the Mukesh Ambani-owned telecom service is not the preference when it comes to the mobile number portability (MNP). According
As a part of the New Year 2018 offer, Reliance Jio refreshed its plans by slashing the prices by Rs 50, or offering 50 percent more data, depending on what you choose. Incumbent operators were quick enough to revise their tariff plans too. Both Vodafone and Airtel have refreshed some of their unlimited plans with
Reliance Jio has once again updated its data plan with new offers that rival the tariff plans offered by incumbents like Airtel and Vodafone. Jio has always said that it will offer 20 percent more data than rivals and with the new tariff plan, the company becomes the undisputed leader in the tariff space. As
Following the footsteps of Airtel and Reliance Jio, Idea Cellular has now also launched a Rs 93 plan for its prepaid users. Similar to Jio and Airtel, this Idea plan too focuses on consumers who make more calls than the data they consume, thus offering unlimited calls, 1GB of data, and a validity of ten
The data war in the telecom sector has taken a completely new turn over the past few months. Incumbent operators are becoming aggressive with their voice and data plans to give Reliance Jio a tough fight. Earlier this month, Idea Cellular introduced a new prepaid plan priced at Rs 309 with 1GB daily data and
There's no denying that Reliance Jio s entry into the telecom space has intensified competition, which in turn, has benefited consumers. Jio introduced affordable prepaid plans that offer unlimited local and national outgoing calls, unlimited SMS and 1GB high-speed 4G data per day. While the move started a price war among incumbent operators, all major
2017 will go down as the year that altered India's internet and telecom landscape forever. Access became easy and inexpensive. 'Effectively free' became the new buzzword. Competition intensified. Demand exploded. Industry debts hit new highs. Consolidation took place. And the domestic telecom sector came to be defined by the catchphrase 'Jio Effect'. As the year
2017 was a significant year for Indian telecom during which 4G became the new norm. Usage exploded riding primarily on Reliance Jio the 15-month old network that is already the world's fastest-growing telco and the effects trickled down to other operators too. Nearly 4 million TB of 4G data has been consumed by Indians this
India's mobile phone subscriber base registered a drop of 2.8 million in September, according to latest TRAI data. That is a 0.24 percent decrease to 1.18 billion subscribers. Out of that, active mobile connections were 1.02 billion. Mobile connections per 100 people, or the tele-density of wireless subscribers, stood at 91.56 as of September 30.
Another eventful day, and week in the world of technology draws to a close. From latest predictions on the future Apple iPhone features to the India launch of what is said to be Oppo's first edge-to-edge smartphone, plenty of interesting stories topped through the day. Here's a quick roundup of all the top stories of the day.
Shortly after Airtel announced its Rs 1,399 4G phone in partnership with Karbonn, the Vodafone-Idea Cellular combine is also contemplating a similar device. Reports suggest that the two incumbents may be approaching domestic budget-phone makers like Lava and Karbonn to manufacture a sub-1,500 4G-enabled device. All this, in response to Reliance's JioPhone that was announced in August, and recorded six million bookings in the first round.