Intex ties up with Reliance Jio to supply 4G handsets

Domestic handset maker Intex has tied up with Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio Infocomm to supply 4G handsets enabled with voice over LTE (VoLTE) feature.

RJio launches unlimited free Wi-Fi at select places in Mumbai

RIL's telecom arm Reliance Jio Infocomm Tuesday announced the launch of unlimited free wi-fi service, Jionet, at select pandals during ongoing Ganesh Utsav.

Reliance Jio to raise fresh debt of Rs 1,000 crore
Reliance Jio to raise fresh debt of Rs 1,000 crore

Gearing up for the launch of its low-cost 4G services, RIL's telecom arm Reliance Jio Infocomm plans to further raise Rs 1,000 crore through Non-Convertible Debentures to fund its business expansion.

Hackers claim Jio Chat sending unsecured data; RJIL denies
Hackers claim Jio Chat sending unsecured data; RJIL denies

A group of hackers has claimed that Reliance Jio Infocomm's mobile messaging app Jio Chat transmits users' data in unsecured form to servers located in China, a charge denied by the company.

RIL shares gain over 1%

In the stock market, the BSE 30-share key index Sensex ended at 26,425.30, up 54.32 points.

RIL to start commercial telecoms operations by Dec

Speaking at the company`s annual meeting of shareholders, Ambani, India`s richest man, said the telecoms unit will initiate a test launch over the next few months and that the fiscal year to March 2017 will be the first full year of its commercial operations.

Airtel best positioned to respond to RJio 4G services: Report

Bharti Airtel, which has already launched 4G services in various circles, is best positioned to respond to the upcoming launch of services by Reliance Jio Infocomm (RJio), says a report.

RJio expected to launch services by mid-July: Credit Suisse

Reliance Jio Infocomm (RJio) is expected to launch services by mid-July and it will have quite a significant impact on the telecom industry, says a report.

RJio ropes in ex-Idea CMO Pradeep Shrivastava as marketing head

Close on heels of launching 4G services, telecom operator Reliance Jio Infocomm has roped in Pradeep Shrivastava as its chief marketing officer.

Undue gain of Rs 3,367 cr to RJio, Rs 499 cr to Airtel: CAG

The CAG on Friday rapped the Telecom Ministry for giving Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio Infocomm undue benefit of over Rs 3,367 crore by allowing it to provide voice calling on broadband spectrum, a charge the company vehemently denied.

Govt has provided codes to provide 4G services: RJIL

Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd on Friday said it plans to roll out 4G services through an "integrated ecosystem" using three frequency bands and the government has already allotted it various codes needed for providing the services.

Reliance Jio launches messaging, calling app Jio Chat

RIL's telecom arm Reliance Jio Infocomm has launched its own instant messaging and calling application 'Jio Chat'.

Reliance Jio applies for pan India cable MSO license

In a bid to foray into broadcast distribution business, Reliance Jio Media, a subsidiary of Reliance Jio Infocomm, has applied for a pan India cable MSO (Multi-System Operator) license, according to sources.

COAI seeks 5 year extension in 4G network roll out deadline

Telecom industry body COAI has requested the Department of Telecom to extend deadline for roll out of 4G services to 2020 citing various hurdles mainly delay in development of technology and regulatory procedures.

RJio ties up with lenders for $1.5 billion loan facility

Telecom operator Reliance Jio Infocomm has arranged credit facilities worth USD 1.5 billion with lenders, including Bank of America and Barclays, to refinance existing loans.

Data tariffs may fall 20% with Reliance Jio's entry: Fitch

The entry of Reliance Jio Infocomm in the telecom space will intensify competition and may bring data tariffs down by at least 20 percent, Fitch Ratings said on Tuesday.

Reliance Jio applies for network test before 4G launch

Gearing up for its pan-India 4G services launch in coming months, Reliance Jio Infocomm has approached the Department of Telecom for a network test conducted along with security agencies.

DoT seeks additional details on Reliance Jio, Infotel merger

The Department of Telecom has sought more details on the proposed merger of Reliance Jio Infocomm and its long distance services arm Infotel.

RJIL raises 12 yr loan of $750 mn

This deal is notably Korea Exim Bank's largest telecom infrastructure financing till date, RJIL said, adding that it is also Korea Exim Bank's largest deal in India

Reliance Jio signs tower sharing deal with Indus Towers

Reliance Jio Infocomm (RJIL), which is preparing to launch 4G services, Monday signed a master services agreement for tower sharing with Indus Towers.