Indian companies are speeding up acquisitions of U.S. firms with local staff as they try to beat challenges posed by an expected tightening of visa rules in their biggest market.
Sunil Mittal, the founder of Indian telecom major Bhart Airtel, has called for lowering or putting an end to roaming charges to prevent customers from bill shocks.
The H-1B and L-1 Visa Reform Act of 2017, introduced by Congressmen Bill Pascrell, Dave Brat, Khanna and Paul Gosar, is in addition to the nearly half a dozen similar legislations pending in the US Congress.
TRAI collects and computes speed of mobile data from subscribers across the country with the help of the MySpeed application on a real time basis.
Indian IT industry body Nasscom had taken a delegation to Washington DC to discuss issues like clampdown on work visas and flow of skilled manpower between the two nations.
Nasscom feels that the move will not be a "significant impediment" for the over $110 billion outsourcing industry.
Under the new offer announced, Jio has decided to load an extra 5GB data (worth Rs 201) to those recharging with Rs 303.
"India is one of the most strategic markets for LeEco and hence does not have any exit plan. In the past one year, LeEco India has gained market recognition and the initial stage of market seeding has been successful," the company said.
The enrolment for Prime offer will end on March 31. Jio's customers need to pay a one-time fee of Rs 99 to enroll for Prime membership, under which they get extra benefits.
IT industry body NASSCOM has said, contending that Indian IT firms contribute immensely to the US economy and jobs creation.
The enrolment programme for Reliance Jio Prime membership will be open till March 31 for an enrolment fee of Rs 99.
This effort will build on 4G in the most efficient way in terms of power, operations, and cost effectiveness, and with the highest level of quality and reliability.
Under the Prime offer, Jio customers get a one-year extension of current unlimited data benefits, which are available under Happy New Year offer.
The Obamacare law, which extended health insurance to 20 million Americans, has been popular in many states but it has also been criticised for its steep premium increases.
The new Reliance Jio Prime plan continues the unlimited benefits that Reliance Jio's current Happy New Year plan offers.
The joint project, I&G (Infill & Growth) Project, was established to upgrade current LTE mobile communication services across India by expanding both the current network capacity as well as network coverage.
TRAI Chairman R S Sharma told PTI that although he would not make any specific comments on the timing of auction, the telecom regulator has generally been of the view that the earlier spectrum is leveraged and utilised "the better it is".
DoCoMo has also agreed to end all legal proceedings against Tata in the UK and the United States for a period of time, the statement said.
"Tariffs that they (Jio) have announced are still very aggressive, which means you got to respond," said Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Mittal.