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  • The firm that connects Elon Musk, Rihanna, mixed martial arts and three Reliance Jio investors Apr 30, 2021 10:52 PM IST

    The firm that connects Elon Musk, Rihanna, mixed martial arts and three Reliance Jio investors

    Endeavor, the Los Angeles-based entertainment behemoth, raised $511 million in a US IPO earlier this week valuing it at around $10 billion. The bold deal has raised hopes of revival in the sector battered by the global pandemic.

  • DoT assigns 4G spectrum to Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, gets Rs 2,306 crore Apr 16, 2021 09:59 PM IST

    DoT assigns 4G spectrum to Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, gets Rs 2,306 crore

    For the spectrum, Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd paid Rs 2,149.59 crore, while Bharti Airtel Ltd deposited Rs 157.38 crore, the government said in a statement.

  • New cricket app, meet and greet stars -- Jio offers special plans to raise IPL heat Apr 08, 2021 05:57 PM IST

    New cricket app, meet and greet stars -- Jio offers special plans to raise IPL heat

    Jio is the only entity which is one of the sponsors of all eight franchises in this year's edition of Indian Premiere League (IPL).

  • Reliance Jio to use Bharti Airtel's spectrum in the 800Mhz band, signs trading deal Apr 06, 2021 04:46 PM IST

    Reliance Jio to use Bharti Airtel's spectrum in the 800Mhz band, signs trading deal

    The aggregate value for the right to use this spectrum is Rs 1,497 crores, inclusive of present value of associated deferred payment liability of Rs 459 crores, subject to any transaction related adjustments.

  • Airtel, Vodafone Idea, Jio pay Rs 5,000 crore in AGR dues: Report Mar 29, 2021 08:40 AM IST

    Airtel, Vodafone Idea, Jio pay Rs 5,000 crore in AGR dues: Report

    Bharti Airtel and Vodafone India have pending AGR dues of about Rs 26,000 crore and Rs 50,400 crore, respectively.

  • After a gap of 15 months, Vodafone Idea gains wireless customers in January 2021 Mar 17, 2021 07:19 PM IST

    After a gap of 15 months, Vodafone Idea gains wireless customers in January 2021

    Rival telcos Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio added 5.9 million and 2 million wireless subscribers, respectively during the month.

  • JioBusiness launches enterprise grade fibre connectivity and digital solutions for small and medium businesses Mar 09, 2021 06:12 PM IST

    JioBusiness launches enterprise grade fibre connectivity and digital solutions for small and medium businesses

    Jio business said the price of connectivity and digital solutions plans, starting from Rs 901 onwards, is 'one-tenth' of the current market rate.

  • DoT demands Rs 21,919 crore from three big telcos for spectrum bought Mar 09, 2021 09:27 AM IST

    DoT demands Rs 21,919 crore from three big telcos for spectrum bought

    The government managed to sell 855.60 megahertz (MHz) of the spectrum which is 37 percent of the offered 2308.80 MHz by volume and 19 percent by value

  • Here’s how the telecom spectrum auction fared in 2021 versus 2016 Mar 03, 2021 03:03 PM IST

    Here’s how the telecom spectrum auction fared in 2021 versus 2016

    The spectrum additions, which bring the government more revenue from fewer bidders than the 2016 auction, will help improve networks and protect the market position of existing entities, experts say.

  • Reliance Jio-owned spectrum footprint increases by 55% to 1,717 MHz Mar 02, 2021 07:12 PM IST

    Reliance Jio-owned spectrum footprint increases by 55% to 1,717 MHz

    The DoT aimed to raise at least Rs 3.92 lakh crore by auctioning the entire spectrum.

  • Spectrum auction: Government receives bids worth Rs 77,164 crore on Day 1 Mar 01, 2021 07:11 PM IST

    Spectrum auction: Government receives bids worth Rs 77,164 crore on Day 1

    There were only three bidders - Airtel, Vi, and Reliance Jio - this year, as against seven bidders during the last spectrum auction in 2016.

  • JioPhone 2021 offer: Free JioPhone, unlimited data and voice calls for two years starting at Rs 1,499 Feb 26, 2021 06:35 PM IST

    JioPhone 2021 offer: Free JioPhone, unlimited data and voice calls for two years starting at Rs 1,499

    The new offers aim to eradicate the nearly three decade-old 2G network technology and provide high speed internet services to the 300 million feature phone subscribers.

  • Vodafone lost 5.7 million customers in December, India's telecom base too shrinks Feb 19, 2021 02:16 PM IST

    Vodafone lost 5.7 million customers in December, India's telecom base too shrinks

    The highest growth rate in mobile subscriber base was recorded in Jammu and Kashmir, while the biggest decline was recorded in Punjab at 3.34 percent.

  • Strong performance by Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel to buoy telecom industry growth for FY21: Fitch Ratings Feb 05, 2021 03:06 PM IST

    Strong performance by Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel to buoy telecom industry growth for FY21: Fitch Ratings

    EBITDA or earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization is a measure of a firm's broad financial performance. Among other highlights, Fitch expects industry monthly ARPU (average realisation per user) to grow by 5-10 percent in 2021-22 as 2G and 3G customers gradually upgrade to pricier 4G plans.

  • Bharti Airtel adds 4.37 million subscribers in November, Vi loses 2.89 million customers: Trai Jan 28, 2021 08:57 PM IST

    Bharti Airtel adds 4.37 million subscribers in November, Vi loses 2.89 million customers: Trai

    While Airtel’s customer base grew to 28.97 percent, Jio remains India's biggest telecom operator by market share at 35.34 percent. On the other hand, Vi's market share shrunk to 25.10 percent.

  • Strong digital contribution along with pick-up in legacy business boosts RIL bottom line Jan 22, 2021 11:28 PM IST

    Strong digital contribution along with pick-up in legacy business boosts RIL bottom line

    The key trend-setter remains the telecom business Reliance Jio, with performance driven by the tailwinds of the work from home culture, tariff hikes, traction in digital platform services and strong pick-up in JioGigaFiber services

  • Reliance Jio Q3 results: Profit grows to Rs 3,489 crore; ARPU rises to Rs 151 Jan 22, 2021 08:01 PM IST

    Reliance Jio Q3 results: Profit grows to Rs 3,489 crore; ARPU rises to Rs 151

    The average revenue per user (ARPU) during the quarter came at Rs 151 per subscriber per month as against Rs 145 per subscriber per month in the September quarter.

  • RIL Q3: Profit up 40% on robust revival in O2C, retail segments; Jio ARPU grows to Rs 151 Jan 22, 2021 07:54 PM IST

    RIL Q3: Profit up 40% on robust revival in O2C, retail segments; Jio ARPU grows to Rs 151

    Reliance Industries delivered strong operational results in Q3 with a robust revival in O2C and Retail segments, and a steady growth in Digital Services business.

  • Telecom dept likely to issue notice for spectrum auction this week Jan 05, 2021 08:49 PM IST

    Telecom dept likely to issue notice for spectrum auction this week

    The Digital Communications Commission, the apex decision making body of the DoT, in May last year approved the spectrum auction plan worth Rs 5.22 lakh crore which included radiowaves for 5G services as well.

  • Reliance Jio case: High Court issues notice to Punjab, central governments Jan 05, 2021 06:56 PM IST

    Reliance Jio case: High Court issues notice to Punjab, central governments

    In a media statement issued on January 4, RIL sought the urgent intervention of Government authorities to bring a complete stop to the illegal acts of vandalism by miscreants.

  • Explained: The IUC row so far and how its termination would benefit Jio Jan 01, 2021 04:22 PM IST

    Explained: The IUC row so far and how its termination would benefit Jio

    Reliance Jio stands to benefit the most from the zero IUC regime as it would no longer have to pay the rival operators - Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea - for the outgoing calls made by the Jio users.

  • Will 2021 be the year of super apps? Dec 17, 2020 01:20 PM IST

    Will 2021 be the year of super apps?

    This year saw many startups broaden their service bouquet and large players march into the superapp battlezone. While on one side there is Paytm and PhonePe, on the other there are players such as Amazon and WhatsApp. And to make matters more interesting, Reliance and Tata have thrown their hats into the ring. So, 2021 could mark the beginning of a fight for the largest share of the pie.

  • Spectrum bands for 5G to be announced soon: DoT official Dec 10, 2020 09:26 PM IST

    Spectrum bands for 5G to be announced soon: DoT official

    The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has recommended base price of proposed 5G spectrum in 3,300-3,600 Mhz band at about Rs 492 crore per Mhz unpaired spectrum on all India basis.

  • Battle of the Super Apps Nov 23, 2020 08:52 AM IST

    Battle of the Super Apps

    A number of them will jostle for the attention and share of wallet of the Indian customer. These are the issues they will need to address

  • BCCI announces Jio as title sponsor of Women's T20 Challenge 2020 Nov 01, 2020 04:42 PM IST

    BCCI announces Jio as title sponsor of Women's T20 Challenge 2020

    This is the first time a sponsor is partnering with the BCCI exclusively for the women's counterpart to the Indian Premier League (IPL).

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