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    1. Airtel Counters Jio, BSNL With 4GB Daily Data Plan For Just Rs. 999/-

      Airtel Counters Jio, BSNL With 4GB Daily Data Plan For Just Rs. 999/-

      Rather than Jio impact, we would like to describe it as the BSNL impact.

      After 1 GB per day plans became too mainstream, it is 4GB per day plans which are ruling the charts now.

      And Airtel, India’s largest telecom provider has just decided to jump onto the bandwagon.

      It has just announced a new Rs 999 plan, which provides users 112 GB for 28 days, which translates into 4GB per day, along with unlimited voice calls.

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      Mentions: Airtel
    2. Reliance Jio to deliver 6 million JioPhones in 15 days

      Reliance Jio to deliver 6 million JioPhones in 15 days

      The delivery of first lot of 6 million JioPhone to be completed in 10-15 days starting September 24.

      The delivery of about 6 million JioPhones will start on Sunday and be completed within 15 days, as per a channel partner of Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL). Deliveries of the low-cost 4G handsets will begin from rural areas and small towns before urban centers, the partner, who did not wish to be named, told PTI.

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    3. Reliance Jio Payments Bank could start operations along with JioPhone deliveries: Report

      Reliance Jio Payments Bank could start operations along with JioPhone deliveries: Report

      Reliance Jio had secured a payments bank permit from the RBI in March.

      Reliance Jio had secured a payments bank licence from the RBI back in March when it reached the 100-million customers mark. However, not much was heard about it in the subsequent months, and the attention shifted to the JioPhone, the first batch of which will reach six million customers this week.

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    4. Reliance Jio seeks cancellation of North-East tender award to Airtel

      Reliance Jio seeks cancellation of North-East tender award to Airtel

      Telecom Commission had cleared Airtel's bid to install nearly 2,000 mobile towers in north- eastern states.

      Newcomer Reliance Jio has approached Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan for cancellation of the mobile tender for the North-East awarded to Bharti Airtel, alleging that it limits project deployment to only 2G services.

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    5. iPhone 8, 8+ Booking Start Tomorrow in India with 70% Buyback Assurance & Other Offers!

      iPhone 8, 8+ Booking Start Tomorrow in India with 70% Buyback Assurance & Other Offers!

      Right now, Jio is one of the fastest growing telecom operators in maybe the world. It has already managed to create chaos among other telecom operators in the country, with its disruptive pricing.

      The latest series of iPhones have managed to create a huge buzz around the world, with their release. They have managed to create a huge anticipation even before their official release in India.

      Now imagine these two coming together for some mind-blowing combo offers.

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    6. IUC cut to hit telcos’ business by Rs 5,000 crore, 2G calls to suffer: Telecom group

      IUC cut to hit telcos’ business by Rs 5,000 crore, 2G calls to suffer: Telecom group

      TRAI recently announced slashing of the mobile call connection charge to 6 paise per minute.

      Regulator TRAI‘s decision to cut call connection charge rate by more than half, if executed, will hit earnings of old mobile operators to the tune of Rs 5,000 crore in the current fiscal, industry body COAI said.

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    7. TRAI has given its views, concerned players may explore remedies: Jaitley on IUC

      TRAI has given its views, concerned players may explore remedies: Jaitley on IUC

      TRAI's IUC cut has gained opposition from major telecom operators.

      Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the telecom regulator has given its views on Interconnection Usage Charges (IUC) and it is for the service providers to explore remedies for it.

      “The regulator has given its views. It is for the concerned players to explore whatever remedies are there for them,” Jaitley told reporters here.

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    8. IUC cut to benefit Reliance Jio, dent incumbents’ earnings: Analysts

      IUC cut to benefit Reliance Jio, dent incumbents’ earnings: Analysts

      Analysts predict that the IUC cut will have the lowest impact on Airtel and Idea Cellular.

      Rating agencies and analysts on Wednesday said the decision to more than halve IUC charges will dent incumbent operators’ earnings but benefit new entrant Reliance Jio, even as sector watchdog TRAI maintained its decision is scientific and not to help any player.

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    9. Jio Wins, Consumers Too Win As TRAI Reduces IUC by 57%– Cheaper Calls?

      Jio Wins, Consumers Too Win As TRAI Reduces IUC by 57%– Cheaper Calls?

      In a drastic move by Telecom Authority of India (TRAI), Interconnect Usage Charges or IUC has been slashed by 57%, and absolutely scrapped for all local calls starting January 1st, 2020.

      IUC had been the bone of contention between various telecom operators, but eventually, consumers prevailed as the ultimate winners.

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    10. Telecom interconnection charges down to 6p; to end by 2020

      Telecom interconnection charges down to 6p; to end by 2020

      The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has reduced Interconnection charges for mobile-to-mobile calls to 6 paise per minute, starting October 1st 2017, and for it to be done away with completely by 1st January 2020. This is a 57% reduction from the previous interconnection charge of 14 paise,... ...

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    11. Jio’s 4G Speed Improves By 50%! The Reason Is Astonishing!

      Jio’s 4G Speed Improves By 50%! The Reason Is Astonishing!

      Reliance Jio, which has been included in the BrandZ India Top 50 list this year (for the first time), has shown astonishing and remarkable improvement in their 4G Internet speed.

      This observation was made by Open Signal, while preparing their next State of Internet report for Indian telecom industry.

      But the question is: How did Jio achieve this transformation?

      We will soon find out.

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      Mentions: Airtel Reliance Jio
    12. Jio Threat? Now Vodafone Too Offering Bundled Feature Phone!

      Jio Threat? Now Vodafone Too Offering Bundled Feature Phone!

      In a latest move by Vodafone, which was quite unexpected to say the least, Lava feature phones users can now get 100% cashback.

      This new bundled offer concerning Lava and Vodafone is quite interesting for several factors – free handset is just one of them.

      Are we witnessing an era of bundled handsets? Has Jio changed the entire spectrum of telecom industry for ever?

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      Mentions: Airtel Vodafone Bsnl
    13. Reliance Jio speeds rise now that the free data offers are over: OpenSignal

      Reliance Jio speeds rise now that the free data offers are over: OpenSignal

      In the last six months, Jio’s typical 4G download has ballooned from 3.9Mbps to 5.8Mbps.

      Last year in September, Reliance Industries’ Mukesh Ambani launched the new 4G network Reliance Jio, that barely took anytime to become the top rival of every leading telecom company. And that it owes especially to the free data offers like Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan, and the Happy New Year offers.

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    14. JioPhone effect: Vodafone will now offer Rs 900 cash back on Lava feature phones, but here’s the fine print

      JioPhone effect: Vodafone will now offer Rs 900 cash back on Lava feature phones, but here’s the fine print

      The offer is valid for both new and old Vodafone customer, and is valid till October 31.

      After its super affordable data plans and 4G services, Reliance Jio took another hit at the telecom industry, with ts recently launched JioPhone. Effectively priced at Re 0, the feature phone can be purchased against a security deposit of Rs 1,500, which is refundable after 36 months of purchase (Though the deliveries of the JioPhone are quite delayed).

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    15. Airtel Offering Free 60GB Data For 6 Months; Pushing Installs of Airtel TV

      Airtel Offering Free 60GB Data For 6 Months; Pushing Installs of Airtel TV

      Right now, the telecom space in India is totally a consumer’s market. The cut-throat competition has forced operators to slash their tariff in order to remain competitive.

      Also, Jio’s disruptive pricing has turned the market on its head. While Jio had the advantage of being the only operator offering VoLTE until recently, Airtel has rolled out its own VoLTE services starting from Mumbai.

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    16. Bharti Airtel misrepresenting facts to create policy bias: Reliance Jio

      Bharti Airtel misrepresenting facts to create policy bias: Reliance Jio

      Airtel has continued to oppose the introduction of any form of competition.

      In an escalation of the war of words, Reliance Jio today dismissed Bharti Airtel’s charges, saying the latter is attempting to create policy bias in its favour over mobile interconnection charges at the cost of consumers.

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    17. Aircel offers 2GB data per day for Rs 419, but there’s a catch

      Aircel offers 2GB data per day for Rs 419, but there’s a catch

      This new Aircel plan competes with Reliance Jio’s Rs 509 plan.

      The data war in India’s telecom sector is one free entertainment. Telcos are persistently at each other’s necks to take on each other, and it has mostly been Reliance Jio killing the party for the rest of the companies. However, the game just became more interesting, with Aircel trying to make a clean sweep. Aircel has reportedly launched a new Rs 419 plan, which offers 2GB of data everyday, with a validity of 84 days.

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      Mentions: Airtel Aircel Trai
    18. Airtel 4G VoLTE launched in Mumbai: Here’s how to activate it

      Airtel 4G VoLTE launched in Mumbai: Here’s how to activate it

      Check if your Airtel SIM is 4G VoLTE enabled.

      Joining the VoLTE bandwagon in India, Airtel now becomes the second telecom operator after Reliance Jio to offer high-definition voice calling network. Airtel 4G VoLTE services kicked off in Mumbai this week and are said to be deployed in other regions in the coming weeks. If you are an Airtel 4G subscriber here are few steps that you would need to perform in order to enable VoLTE on your smartphone.

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    19. Airtel Partners With SK Telecom For 5G Network In India

      Airtel Partners With SK Telecom For 5G Network In India

      Within a week of their entry into 4G VoLTE, telecom operator Bharti Airtel today announced a strategic partnership with South Korean telco major SK Telecom to bring 5G to India and build a high speed network throughout the country.

      SK Telecom is known to use the latest telecom technologies and is the first in the world to bring 2G, 3G and 4G. It has partnered with Airtel to build the most advanced telecom network in the country.

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      Mentions: Airtel Vodafone Wcdma
    20. Bharti Airtel partners South Korea’s SK Telecom to build 5G network for India

      Bharti Airtel partners South Korea’s SK Telecom to build 5G network for India

      The strategic alliance between Airtel and SK Telecom will work in other areas including device-based service enhancements.

      Bharti Airtel has entered into a strategic partnership with South Korea’s SK Telecom. Under the alliance, Airtel will leverage the expertise of Korea’s largest telecom company to build the most advanced telecom network in India.

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    21. What we know so far and what it should look into

      What we know so far and what it should look into

      There’s a new telecom policy that is expected around March 2018, but what it appears, it isn’t really about telecom. The focus is going to be on enabling Internet access, and buzz that we hear is that this is as much an Internet policy as it is a telecom policy. Typically, the New Telecom Policy isn’t a directive: it’s more of a set of guidelines and approaches, and specific regulators are made around that.

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