BSNL has rolled out three new 3G data plans for its users to tackle Jio’s on-going reign on the telecom market. Reliance Jio may not be free anymore but it is still the cheapest service around, considering which other companies haven’t been able to take a sigh of relief yet. BSNL is also one of the companies who wants to get ahead in the running. The telecom company may still be on the 3G network but that doesn’t stop it from bringing new budget plans for its [...]
Vodafone India has updated its 4G upgrade offer. All the existing Vodafone users with 3G sim cards will get free 4GB 4G data when they upgrade to a 4G sim. After upgrading to the 4G Super Net Network all the prepaid users with 4G handsets will be able to enjoy 4 GB data for a validity of 10 days, where as for the post-paid users, the free 4GB data can be used up till next billing cycle.
The plan is now active across Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and 14 other Vodafone circles in India. [...]
Airtel has silently brought in some new plans to compete with Reliance Jio’s ‘Dhan Dhana Dhan’ offer. The highlight amongst the new plans from Airtel is the Rs. 399 pack which offers 70 GB data along with free voice calls to other networks. Apart from the Rs. 399 pack there is also a Rs. 244 pack and the revised Rs. 345 plan which now offers 2 GB per day data instead of 1 GB.
The Rs. 399 plan from Airtel offers 1 GB data per day with a validity of 70 days, [...]
Reliance Jio and TRAI are once again in talks, but this time it is Jio who has reached TRAI complaining about the incumbent telecom companies. Jio has accused its competing telecom companies Airtel, Vodafone and Idea to be using “unfair and deceptive” methods such as lining up customised offers to retain the customers who are willing to port out of their network.
Jio, in a letter to TRAI has asked it to take “strongest action” and to levy “highest [...]
The ‘Fastest network’ commercial of Airtel has been accordingly modified after Advertising Standard Council of India (ASCI) ordered it to do so. Airtel, a few weeks ago rolled out a TV commercial which claimed that ‘it is officially the fastest network in India‘ as rewarded by Ookla, the global leader in internet speed tests. However, the ad is now modified and will be aired without the word ‘officially’. The change made by Airtel now satisfies [...]
Reliance Jio has rolled out a new ‘Dhan Dhana Dhan’ offer for its Prime customers who couldn’t entitle themselves for the ‘Summer Surprise offer’ before it was withdrawn. Under the new ‘Dhan Dhana Dhan’ offer, Jio Prime customers will get the benefits of ‘Happy New Year’ offer with 3 months validity on a recharge of Rs. 309 and above. This essentially means that the customers will get 1 GB per day 4G internet data along with free [...]
The Jio ‘Summer Surprise’ offer which was asked to be pulled back by TRAI has now been officially withdrawn. TRAI (Telecom Regulatory As of India) had advised Reliance Jio to withdraw the ‘Summer Surprise Offer’ on 7th April. Jio, following the advice of TRAI confirmed that they will discontinue the ‘Summer Surprise’ offer as soon as operationally feasible, over the next few days. And today Reliance Jio has officially announced that the offer has [...]
On a disappointing note, TRAI has ordered Reliance Jio to withdraw its ‘Summer Surprise’ offer, after which users will be no longer able to subscribe for the 3 months of free services. The ‘Summer Surprise’ offer will be discontinued but there is a good news for early adopters. Those who have already recharged will be still eligible for the offer and continue getting 3 months of complimentary services.
The Summer Surprise offer was announced on 31st March [...]