Tag Archives: Jio

Jio Phone to Slow Feature Phone to Smartphone Conversions: Counterpoint

HIGHLIGHTS India’s LTE installed base of handset said to cross 150 million units Chinese smartphone brands still dominated in Q2 2017 JioPhone likely to impact the Indian mobile market JioPhone, the ‘India ka smartphone’ unveiled by Reliance Jio recently, is going to be a factor in slowing down the trend of giving up feature phones for smartphones, new research said on Thursday. ... Read More »

Jio Phone Has No WhatsApp Support, Comes With 500MB Daily 4G Data Limit

HIGHLIGHTS Reliance Jio announced its Jio Phone feature phone on Friday The unlimited data has a 500MB daily limit for high-speed access Jio Phone does not support WhatsApp ‘at the moment’ The Reliance Jio feature phone, which was unveiled on Friday as the JioPhone aims to bridge the digital divide between the haves with smartphones, and the have nots who tote feature phones. With ... Read More »

Internet Trends report underscores India’s mobile obsession, Jio disruption

The volume of wireless broadband data consumed by Indians has risen sharply—from less than 200 million GB a month in June 2016 to around 1.3 billion GB a month in March 2017, according to the Internet Trends 2017 report by Kleiner Perkins. Photo: iStockphoto New Delhi: The volume of wireless broadband data consumed by Indians has risen sharply, from less ... Read More »

BSNL Takes On Reliance Jio With Triple Ace Plan That Offers 270GB Data at Rs. 333

BSNL on Friday announced three new plans in the price range of Rs. 333 to Rs. 395, offering benefits like 3GB data per day and unlimited calling. These new plans are the latest in the line of offers that the likes of BSNL, Airtel, Idea, and Vodafone have announced ever since Reliance Jio made its disruptive entry into the telecom ... Read More »

Reliance Jio, Samsung to Host Joint Event on February 28 at MWC 2017

Apart from its exclusive press conference at MWC 2017 on February 26, Samsung is joint hosting another event at the Barcelona trade show – a joint event with newbie telecom operator Reliance Jio. The event looks to “foster engagement and participation among industry leaders, governments, and communities, by discussing Jio’s successful 4G LTE business and how it has transformed the ... Read More »

Lava 4G Connect M1 Feature Phone With Reliance Jio Support Launched in India

Lava on Monday launched 4G VoLTE-enabled feature phone in India, the Lava 4G Connect M1, priced at Rs. 3,333. The company says the feature phone will be available via retail stores in India in a few weeks’ time. The domestic mobile brand said the Lava 4G Connect M1 is “the very first 4G-enabled smart feature phone in India”. The company ... Read More »

Reliance Jio 4G VoLTE Feature Phone’s Image Leaked

Reliance Jio is rumoured to be planning the launch of 4G VoLTE-enabled feature phones, priced between Rs. 999 and Rs. 1,500. Now, an anonymous tipster has sent an image to Gadgets 360, said to be of a Reliance Jio VoLTE feature phone. The Reliance Jio 4G VoLTE feature phone image of the purported was not accompanied by any other details. ... Read More »

iPhone Sales in India Rose Over 50 Percent This Year; Apple Banking on Reliance Jio, Middle Class for Future Growth

On the back of its first annual revenue decline in 15 years, Apple is now looking at India – one of its fastest-growing markets – for future growth. CEO Tim Cook said in the company’s fourth-quarter earnings call that it saw a 50 percent growth in iPhone sales in the fiscal year ending September 2016 and sees headroom for more ... Read More »

Xolo Era 2 With Reliance Jio Support, Front Flash Launched at Rs. 4,499

After the Xolo Era 1X launch last month, the company has launched yet another smartphone in India. The Xolo Era 2 supports 4G VoLTE, which means it will work on the Reliance Jio network. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 4,499, and Xolo will sell the device exclusively via Snapdeal. The Xolo Era 2 will be sold via the flash ... Read More »

Reliance Jio iPhone Users to Get Additional 12 Months of Free Service

Reliance Jio today announced a partnership with Apple to offer iPhone customers in India a number of offers, including a year of complimentary Jio service worth Rs. 18,000 for retail customers and a 25 percent discount for enterprise customers. Those who buy a new iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus as well as the existing iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, ... Read More »