Reliance Jio launched a 4G-ready handset targeted at the 50 crore Indians using a feature phone at present.
JioPhone will be available for user testing in beta form from 15 August and for pre-booking from 24 August
India's largest mobile operator Bharti Airtel is conducting trials of VoLTE or voice over LTE technology in five cities.
Reliance Jio continued to maintain a lead over others as the fastest 4G mobile service provider for the last seven months.
Telecom gear maker Ericsson’s India head Paolo Colella has handed over reigns to Nunzio Mirtillo as he moves on to a new role as head of digital services for Europe and Latin America. Mirtillo will lead the operations in India along with a number of other countries under him.
On June 22, the CCI had ordered a detailed investigation into Jio's allegations against cartelisation.
With a surge in 4G adoption in the country, Reliance Jio has replaced Huawei as the most favoured 4G/LTE data card vendor (in terms of market share/unit shipments) in the second half of the financial year 2016-2017.
BSNL has rolled out a couple of attractive talktime plans and special combo voucher as a part of its Eid-ul-fitr deals.
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has said that it will soon release its predatory pricing rules.
The task of the IMG is to examine systemic issues affecting viability and repayment capacity in the telecom sector and furnish recommendations for resolution.
The regulator OpenSignal attributes India’s big 4G splash to Jio’s nationwide launch.
India had 71.6 percent 4G availability in the third quarter of 2016 which jumped to 81.6 percent in the first quarter of 2017.
A new report points out that video content engagement with mobiles is 37 percent higher than that of television.
Idea Cellular said it will be giving 10GB of 4G data free to its existing and new customers for the first three months.
Reacting to this, an Airtel spokesperson said: "Bharti Airtel has always been and will continue to be fully compliant with all regulatory guidelines."
Reliance Jio in talks with Chinese contract manufacturers to introduce a sub Rs 1,500 4G LTE feature phone
Reliance Jio is in early talks with Chinese contract manufacturers to introduce a sub Rs 1,500 4G LTE feature phone.
BigFlix, a subscription-led video on demand platform was launched in 2008, and claims to have 3.9 million registered users globally.
Vodafone is offering 9 GB 4G data per month for a period of 3 months for its postpaid users.
Ericsson India has set up a Centre of Excellence with a 5G test bed and incubation centre at IIT Delhi to drive the development of the country's 5G ecosystem.
Smartphones are expected to account for 62 percent of all mobile phones sales in the country in 2018, backed by increasing demand for these devices and governments push for digital currency.