Bharti Airtel has said that enough points of interconnection (PoIs) have been provided to Reliance Jio to support 20-25 million subscribers and that the company has not been able to deploy its full capacity due to under-preparedness and insufficient testing effort.
Taking its fight against incumbent telecom operators to the next level, Reliance Jio on Monday made live data on call drops its users are experiencing due to Airtel, Vodafone and Idea not providing enough interconnectivity.
Ahead of the launch of its 'Prime Video' in the country, e-commerce giant Amazon has signed a long-term agreement with Dharma Productions to stream existing and upcoming movies.
To counter Reliance Jio's free service offer, Vodafone on Monday announced a free data plan offering 10 GB 4G mobile services at the price of 1 GB plan but with various riders.
As a row between incumbents like Bharti Airtel and new entrant Reliance Jio escalated, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Monday stepped in and said it will slap show cause notices on operators for call drops that are far exceeding the norm.
Shares of Paris-based IT services company Capgemini are up nearly 12 per cent in the past one year and are trading near their 52-week high.
Reliance Jio on Sunday fired a fresh salvo at the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) alleging that its rules including voting norms are "overwhelmingly biased and lopsided" and framed to serve vested interests of three incumbent operators - Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea.
US tech giant Apple has acquired Tuplejump -- a Hyderabad-based machine learning startup that helps companies to store, process and visualise big data with its unique software.
Idea Cellular said it has augmented interconnect capacity for Reliance Jio by 230 per cent, but the latter said its subscribers still faced 75 per cent call failures while trying to connect with the network of the incumbent player.
Telecom operators Reliance Communications and Aircel, which announced their merger about a week ago, will bid separately in the upcoming mega-spectrum auction where all the seven applicants have made it to the final list of bidders.
With Trai keeping a tab on the point of inter-connect (PoI) issue between incumbent operators and Reliance Jio, Idea Cellular said it has agreed to provide 230 per cent additional capacity to the new entrant.
Bharti Airtel today launched special 4G data pack that offers free data for 90 days. While the pack is available for Rs.1,495 for existing users, new users can avail this offer via first recharge of Rs.1494
Yahoo Inc said on Thursday that at least 500 million of its accounts were hacked in 2014 by what it believed was a state-sponsored actor, a theft that appeared to be the world's biggest known cyber breach by far.
Wipro Singapore Pte Ltd, a part of Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting, on Thursday said it will acquire 100 per cent stake in Zhongshan Ma Er Daily Products, a Chinese FMCG firm, in an all-cash deal.
Reliance Jio has again hit out at incumbent telecom operators on the interconnection issue, accusing them of not showing "real intent" to resolve the matter and saying Airtel, Vodafone and Idea provided just 9 new points of interconnection (POIs) in the last 15 days.
The Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the long-pending compensation of Rs 1,250 crore for public sector telecom company BSNL to support rural landline connections installed before April 1, 2002.
With 10 crore calls from its network to users of operators like Airtel failing per day, Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio on Tuesday hit out at incumbent operators for not making operational new interconnections in last 15 days despite repeated reminders.
Within four months of issuing guidelines related to virtual network operator, the government has received over 70 applications seeking permission to provide telecom services.