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Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Offer Lucrative Data Plans to Counter Jio

Telecom majors Airtel, Vodafone and Idea have come out with lucrative data plans to counter the 4G offers provided by newcomer Reliance Jio

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Telecom: Rural Network

Tier-2 and-3 cities are showing up strongly on the radar of telecom companies

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To Counter Jio, Airtel Doles Out Free Data To Postpaid Subscribers

Mobile operator Bharti Airtel is handing out free high-speed data to its postpaid subscribers for the next three months to counter aggressive offerings by newcomer Reliance Jio

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Reliance Jio's Dhan Dhana Dhan Disregards TRAI Ruling: Bharti Airtel

After regulator TRAI nixed its complimentary offer, Reliance Jio on Wednesday announced a new plan of 1GB 4G data daily for 3 months at Rs 309 for its Prime members but rival Airtel dubbed the offer as a case of "old wine in a new bottle"

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RJio Free Services To Impact Telecos Q4 FY'17 Earnings, Says Report

Free services offer from Reliance Jio will hurt the earnings of telecom operators for three months ended March 2017, pushing down mobile revenues by 6.5-7.5 per cent on quarter-on-quarter basis, says a report

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Xiaomi Launches Mi Fan Festival In India

Rose Gold variant of Redmi 4A will be making its debut on Mi.com on 6 April with price of Rs 5,999

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Jio's 72 Million Piad Users Credit Positive For Reliance, Says Moody's

Moody's calculation shows that Jio will be able to generate revenue of about Rs 21,300 crore for the current financial year, assuming all 72 million users pay Rs 303 per 28 days between July 2017 and March 2018

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Reliance Jio Extends Prime Membership Till 15 April

This extension will provide the necessary breathing room for users to avoid service disruption during the transition from free to paid services

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Call Drops Have Come Down, Says Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha

The instances of call drops have declined over a period of time and various steps have been taken to address the issue, Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha said on Wednesday

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COAI Favours Auction In 2018, Wants Market To Settle Down

Cellular operators' body COAI has said the government should not rush to spectrum auction this year and instead, allow the market to settle down in the wake of recent mergers and acquisitions.

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Bharti Airtel To Buy Tikona's 4G Business For Rs 1,600 Crore

Telecommunications company Bharti Airtel said it would buy internet services provider Tikona Digital Networks' 4G business in a deal worth Rs 1,600 crore

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Vodafone-Idea Merger: Breaking Down The Numbers

With 204.68 million customers, Vodafone enjoys market share of 18.16 per cent. Idea has 16.9 per cent with 190.51 million customers as of December 2016, according to Trai data

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Vodafone-Idea Merger Bold Move, Hope For Quick Approvals: COAI

Cellular body COAI on Monday termed the merger of Idea Cellular and Vodafone India as a "bold" move and said the combined stronger entity will be beneficial to both government and consumers of the Indian telecom market

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Vodafone, Idea To Create New Market Leader

Britain's Vodafone Group and Idea Cellular agreed on Monday to merge their Indian operations to create the country's biggest telecoms business in a bid to contest a brutal price war sparked by new rival Reliance

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Vodafone To Merge India Operations With Idea Cellular

The merger comes after India's mobile industry was thrown into turmoil with the launch last year of Reliance Jio Infocomm, the new 4G mobile broadband network built at a cost of more than $20 billion by Mukesh Ambani, as part of his Reliance Industries conglomerate

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