Jio, last year in December was reported to be the best 4G service in India by TRAI, beating all the big guns like Airtel, Vodafone, Idea and BSNL in the telecom industry. Continuing its reign on the Indian telecom industry, Reliance Jio is still the fastest 4G network provider in the country as per latest data of TRAI.
According to the MySpeed Portal of Telecom Regulator Authority of India, Jio provides an average data speed of 15.04 Mbps which takes it to the top of [...]
As an effort to stand ahead in the race against Reliance Jio, Idea cellular is offering 1 GB 4G data per day to the postpaid users at Rs. 300 a month. The postpaid offer is available for all the users with a rental plan of Rs. 199 and above. The plan is valid till 31st March 2018 and will come in discounted rates for the first three months.
As mentioned earlier, all the users with a limited rental of Rs. 199 and above can avail the offer by paying Rs. 300 per month. Also for the [...]
Reports have been doing rounds since start of the year and now, Idea cellular on Monday, 20th March has confirmed that they have agreed on its merger with Vodafone India and its subsidiary Vodafone Mobile Services Limited in the country. The combined entity post-merger will have 43% market share and will be the largest telecom company in India with 400 million customers, overtaking the current market leader Airtel. This merger could also be an after-effect of Reliance Jio’s [...]
Idea rolls-out another move from under its sleeves. It will now provide 2G, 3G and 4G data recharges over 1GB at the same price. Idea is one of the leading network providers in India with around 193 million users. Earlier today, idea announced the launch of 4G services in Bihar and Jharkhand and soon after, the announcement of unified pricing was made.
According to idea, it will allow open market data recharges of 1GB and above to work on Idea’s 2G, 3G or 4G network [...]
After the private telecom companies like Airtel, Idea and Vodafone, it seems like BSNL has also joined the race against Jio. According to TelecomTalk, BSNL has also brought in its budget plan with unlimited calls and excessive amount of 4G data. This could essentially be a step to compete against the Reliance Jio Prime membership plan and various budget plans from other companies.
BSNL in December last year launched two plans worth Rs. 99 (prices varied with respect to the [...]
No sooner did Reliance Jio entered the market, it became an alarming eye opener for its competitors in the telecom sector. The big guns like Airtel, Idea and Vodafone had no other option but to come up with new attractive schemes in order to compensate with the hole in their pockets given by Jio. Along with the free voice call and sms provisions , it is the revised 3G/4G data benefits that seem to hold the centre stage now. After the announcement of new Reliance Jio prime membership [...]
Vodafone said on Monday that it is in talks with Aditya Birla Group to merge its Indian operations with rival Idea Cellular in an all-share deal that could help the groups counter the brutal price war in the market, after the entry of Reliance Jio.
In a statement, Vodafone said that any merger would involve Idea issuing new shares to Vodafone and would result in Vodafone deconsolidating Vodafone India. There is no certainty [...]
In a bid to compete with other Telcos, Idea Cellular has also launched two new bundled packs of Rs. 348 and Rs. 148 for its prepaid customers that offer free voice calling across the country, along with substantial data benefits.
The new Rs. 348 pack by Idea offers free unlimited Local and STD voice calls to any network in India. Along with this, the prepaid customers will get 1GB of 4G data. This pack also offers 50MB of 2G data, ideally suited for Web surfing and accessing [...]