Jio said that Airtel's advertisements of certain offers arean attempt to lure prospective subscribers making them believethat they will be provided 1 GB data per day for 70 days.
With companies like Reliance going all the way to increase their consumers, India's telecom subscriber base including mobile and landline combined, touched the 1.18 billion mark at the end of February 2017
Reliance Jio has stormed the telecom sector in India. Over the past one year, Jio has been on roller-coaster ride. It has disrupted internet on mobile. Forced big player to re-price their offerings and merged to be relevant. Although, Jio Free services has hit a road block with Trai. Here are the top five Reliance Jio services that you are likely to use in 2017.
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
About 82 per cent users willing to continue with Jio post free offers: Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey
Nearly 82 per cent of Reliance Jio users surveyed have expressed their willingness to continue with its services even after the free offers ends, a Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey claimed
Nokia helps Reliance Jio to manage massive traffic growth, with one of the biggest 100G deployment in the world
Nokia said that it has provided its optical core and metro solution for Reliance Jio pan-India 4G LTE network to handle the massive traffic growth fueled by the Jio’s initiative to build broadband connectivity across India
In a bid to counter threat from Reliance Jio, state-run telecom firm BSNL has launched a new plan that offers 2 GB of 3G data per day and unlimited calling within its network for Rs 339
The proposed merger of telecom operators Vodafone and Idea Cellular will create an entity with revenue of around Rs 80,000 crore and the move will be credit positive for the sector, India Ratings and Research said.