Ortel slashes broadband prices in line with 4G plans

Ortel Communications, which provides broadband services in Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Telengana, West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh, has announced new plans in line with the cheapest 4G plans offered by rivals like Reliance Jio. It has also cut prices for its high-volume plans. The Rs.99 plan will give 500 MB data per day @ 2Mbps, […]

BSNL 4G service likely to start with only 10,000 towers

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd, the government-controlled telecom company, is likely to start its 4G services with a modest 10,000 towers. In comparison, players like Idea Cellular, Vodafone and Bharti Airtel have between 50,000-100,000 4G towers, while Reliance Jio has around 200,000 LTE base stations. BSNL has planned for only 10,000 4G node B or base […]

Airtel’s new 4G pack is 30% cheaper than Reliance Jio

Bharti Airtel has unveiled two new publicly available 4G plans with 2 GB and 3 GB of data allocation per day, along with free voice and SMS benefits. These plans are unique as currently no other operator offers 2GB or 3G per day at these price levels. Airtel has priced its 3 GB per day […]

BSNL gives ‘free broadband for 1 month’ via FB, Twitter

State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd said it would offer one month of its wired services — DSL, landline or fiber — free if the booking is made via Twitter or Facebook. The user will have to pay security deposits and installation charges, if any. However, he or she will get a month’s worth of services […]

Bharti Airtel starts VoLTE roll-out, service live in Mumbai

Bharti Airtel launched its Voice over LTE (VoLTE) services today, starting in Mumbai, and said call charges will remain the same. Airtel VoLTE, which works over 4G, will offer customers HD quality voice calls along with faster call set up time. “Airtel VoLTE will be available on popular 4G/LTE enabled mobile devices, which must have […]

Vodafone 4G launches in Sonipat with double data

Vodafone India, one of India’s leading telecommunication services providers, announced the launch of the company’s 4G service in Haryana. The network, which is built on 1800 MHz band, will be made available across Haryana over the next few months. The launch also offers initial double data benefit of 20 GB for Rs 999 and follows similar launches […]

Telenor India launches 4G services in Guntur and Rajahmundry

Telenor India today launched 4G services for its customers of Guntur and Rajahmundry area in Andhra Pradesh. The launch in Guntur and Rajahmundry follows test pilot of Telenor’s 4G services across its circles in Varanasi, Vizag, Amravati, Agra, Anand, Lucknow, Ranchi, Vijayawada, Tenali, Eluru, Bhimavaram, Dhanbad, Warangal and Dehradun. For new Telenor subscribers, company has […]

Reliance Jio reveals future plans

Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd said it will use the towers of Bharti Infratel for its pan-India LTE rollout, and gave more details of its plans. The company said it will offer connectivity, communication and various digital services on pan India basis in key domains such as education, healthcare, security, financial services, government citizen interfaces and […]