4G

“We see Bharti Airtel as being best positioned among incumbent telcos to compete with Jio, with industry leading subscriber share and data capacity,” said Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey. (Representative image)

Bharti Airtel to retain leadership in high-end customers despite Reliance Jio free bonanza: Survey

The incumbents, particularly Bharti Airtel, should be able to retain most of high-end subscribers given they provide better voice and customer service, claimed a Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey
Zen Admire Swadesh comes with 5-inch display and will be available in champaign and blue colors. (Photo/Zena Mobile)

Zen Admire Swadesh with 4G VoLTE launched in India, with 22 regional language support, priced at ₹4,990: Specification, features

Priced at ₹4,990, Zen Admire Swadesh is targeted at consumers across Tier II and Tier III markets
Tikona currently has 20 MHz spectrum in the 2300 MHz band in Gujarat, UP (East), UP (West), Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh circles. Airtel plans to roll-out 4G services on the newly acquired spectrum in the five circles immediately after the closure of the transaction, said a statement from Airtel. (Photo/Agency)

Tikona 4G spectrum acquisition fills the gap that Airtel had in the TDD-LTE band: Gartner

Airtel’s acquisition of Tikona’s 4G spectrum fills the gap that it had in the TDD-LTE band mainly in UP East, UP West and Rajasthan circles, said research firm Gartner
“Airtel’s acquisition of Tikona’s 4G spectrum fills the gap that it had in the TDD-LTE band mainly in UP East, UP West and Rajasthan circles. With this acquisition Airtel will have nationwide TDD-LTE spectrum,” said Rishi Tejpal, Principal Research Analyst, Gartner.

After Vodafone-Idea deal, now Bharti Airtel to acquire Tikona Networks’ 4G business

After the Vodafone-Idea deal, Bharti Airtel has now entered into a definitive agreement with Tikona Digital Networks to acquire Tikona’s 4G Business including the Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) spectrum and 350 sites, in five telecom circles
Vivo Y66, the 4G LTE enabled smartphone features a 13.97cm (5.5) HD display and a 1280x720 pixel resolution. (Photo/Vivo)

Priced at Rs 14,990, Vivo launches Y66 with 16MP front camera, 3000 mAh battery

Priced at Rs 14,990, Vivo Y66 comes with a 2.5D curved glass, metallic radiance back cover and sleek unibody design. The phone has a 13MP rear camera and a 16MP front camera with moonlight glow

Airtel to launch 4G services in J&K soon

Telecom major Bharti Airtel will soon launch its 4G services across in Jammu and Kashmir and has asked customers to upgrade their existing services to 4G network.

4G adoption up as 53% Indians bought smartphones online in 2016: Deloitte

Amid the steady 4G adoption growth, 53 per cent of Indians bought their smartphones online while 39 per cent of smartphone owners still preferred retail stores to buy a new device in 2016, a Deloitte survey revealed.
Tarun Pathak, Sr. Telecom Analyst at Counterpoint

New tech brings new tariff war between telcos, says Tarun Pathak

The large scale roll out of 4G can help in digital push but we have to understand the roll out and uptakes of services are two different things., says Tarun Pathak, Sr. Telecom Analyst, Counterpoint
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