Articles tagged under: Reliance Jio

Telco bailout will be contempt of SC; will set bad precedent: Jio to Prasad

November 04, 2019
Telco bailout will be contempt of SC; will set bad precedent: Jio to Prasad

New Delhi: Continuing its fight for a level-playing field, Reliance Jio has written to Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad saying a "financial windfall" for Bharti Airtel and Vodafone-Idea by waiving penal action on unpaid statutory dues of the past 14 years will be violative of the Supreme Court's recent ruling and will set a bad precedent for errant companies. Jio, whose offer of free calls and dirt cheap data on mobile phones since its launch in 2016 helped make India the nation wi...Read More

RIL to setup wholly owned subsidiary for digital platform initiatives; to infuse incremental Rs. 1,08,000 crore equity

October 25, 2019
RIL to setup wholly owned subsidiary for digital platform initiatives; to infuse incremental Rs. 1,08,000 crore equity

Mumbai: The Board of Directors of RIL today approved the formation of a wholly-owned subsidiary (“WOS”) for Digital Platform initiatives and investment of Rs. 1,08,000 crore in the WOS through OCPS. The WOS will also acquire RIL’s equity investment of Rs. 65,000 crore in RJIL, the company said in a statement. The Board of Directors of RJIL approved, a scheme of arrangement between RJIL and certain classes of its creditors including debenture holders for transfer of identified liabilitie...Read More

Jio says Trai’s move sabotages PM’s Digital India vision

October 20, 2019
Jio says Trai’s move sabotages PM’s Digital India vision

New Delhi: Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio has alleged that review of call connect charges by Trai "sabotages" the Prime Minister's vision for Digital India, and will hit not only the regulator's credibility but also investor confidence as the move protects vested interests of some old operators. Continuing its relentless attack on the regulator and old operators over the contentious IUC (interconnect usage charge) issue that has polarised the industry, Jio alleged that Trai's move is arbitrar...Read More

Post Tata Tele merger, Airtel lost 2.63 lakh numbers in Gujarat

October 20, 2019
Post Tata Tele merger, Airtel lost 2.63 lakh numbers in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Once the largest subscribers market share holding company, Bharti Airtel seems to be going through very bad phase. Post-merger with Tata Teleservices, Airtel has lost over 2.60 lakh numbers in Gujarat circle. It is believed that the Tata Teleservices users chose to port out from Airtel as they were not so satisfied with service. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) issued the wireless (mobile) subscription numbers of August 2019 on Friday. The report reveals that ...Read More

Jio accuses Airtel, VIL of illegally masking wireline as mobile numbers; asks Trai to slap penalties

October 17, 2019
Jio accuses Airtel, VIL of illegally masking wireline as mobile numbers; asks Trai to slap penalties

New Delhi: Firing yet another salvo, Reliance Jio has accused other operators, including Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea, of fraudulently disguise wireline numbers as mobile numbers for undue enrichment and urged Trai to slap "severest penalty" on them for violating norms. Bharti Airtel, however, hit back saying Jio is trying to misguide the regulator ahead the consultation on call connect charges (also called interconnect usage charges). In yet another letter to Telecom Regulatory Authority ...Read More

Jio and Samsung Showcase 5G and LTE Use Cases at IMC 2019

October 15, 2019
Jio and Samsung Showcase 5G and LTE Use Cases at IMC 2019

New Delhi: Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (Jio) and Samsung Electronics present real-world use cases powered by next generation technology at the India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2019. IMC is the largest annual event for digital technology across India and South Asia, being held from 14 to 16 October in New Delhi, India.   In partnership with Samsung Networks, Jio has built the world’s largest green-field and all IP based 4G LTE network, which supports over 340 million LTE subscribers as of A...Read More

Jio unveils world’s 1st Native Video Call Assistant (Bot) at IMC 2019

October 14, 2019
Jio unveils world’s 1st Native Video Call Assistant (Bot) at IMC 2019

New Delhi: At India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2019, Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (Jio) unveiled its patent-filed innovation – an Artificial Intelligence (AI) based Video Call Assistant (Bot) that can be accessed via a 4G phone call, without the need for installing any other application. The Jio Video Call Assistant has the potential to revolutionize customer support and customer communication use cases. With this, current customer pain points like endless call-hold music or seemingly never ending IV...Read More

Step towards reversing enacted regulation on IUC compels to recover 6 paise/minute termination charge for mobile voice calls to other operators: Jio

October 09, 2019
Step towards reversing enacted regulation on IUC compels to recover 6 paise/minute termination charge for mobile voice calls to other operators: Jio

Mumbai: Reliance Jio today in a statement (full text) said:  Interconnect Usage Charge or IUC is a cost paid by one mobile telecom operator to another, when its customers make outgoing mobile calls to the other operator’s customers. These calls between two different networks are known as mobile off-net calls. IUC charges are fixed by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) and are currently at 6 paise per minute.   TRAI, has repeatedly since 2011, affirmed its stance that the ...Read More

JioPhone to be available for only Rs. 699 between Dussehra to Diwali

October 01, 2019
JioPhone to be available for only Rs. 699 between Dussehra to Diwali

Mumbai: Jio has today announced a special one-time offer called the JIOPHONE DIWALI 2019 OFFER under which JioPhone will be available for a special price of only Rs 699 as against the current price of Rs. 1500 during the festive season of Dussehra and Diwali. This is a clear saving of over Rs. 800 without any special conditions like having to exchange old phone. This price is far lower than many of the current 2G feature phones in the market. As such, the final barrier that has prevented feat...Read More

Jio employees join ‘Jio Swachh Rail Abhiyan’

September 28, 2019
Jio employees join ‘Jio Swachh Rail Abhiyan’

Ahmedabad: To drive the message of Clean India, Jio on Saturday, September 28, 2019 took up the mission of cleaning about 900 Railway Stations in various cities and towns simultaneously. Jio Swachh Rail Abiyaan, a Nation-wide drive towards creating a clean environment, saw participation by over 25000 people which included Jio employees, associates, partners and their family members. In one of the biggest cleanliness drives that India would have seen, Jio was able to mobilize efforts of their emp...Read More

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