Complaint of predatory offers malicious: Jio

The firm, in a letter to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) urged that Airtel should be warned against making such frivolous complaints in future.

published on : 13th April 2023

Airtel told to pay Rs 1.55 lakh to customer for unfair trade practice

Partly allowing the complaint filed by Simha, a short film-maker, the commission comprising of president B Narayanappa passed the ex-parte order, as Airtel did not turn up in spite of issuing notice.

published on : 9th April 2023

Jio installs 1 lakh towers to roll out India's fastest, deepest penetration 5G network 

According to the Feb 28 report of Ookla, the global leader in network intelligence and connectivity insights, Jio's top median speed is 506 Mbps as compared to 268 Mbps of Airtel.

published on : 25th March 2023

Airtel pips Jio in 5G roll-out, reaches 500 cities: Company's statement

Airtel has also removed the 5G data usage limit cap to match Jio's offer.

published on : 24th March 2023

Jio, Airtel gain users; VIL, BSNL lose in Nov 2022

Cash-strapped and India’s third-largest telecom operator Vodafone Idea (VIL) lost a whopping 1.82 million mobile users in November, shrinking its user base to 243.79 million. 

published on : 28th January 2023

Airtel hikes entry-level plan by 57% in seven circles

"Customers can now use this plan with no constraints. We believe this plan will prove greater flexibility, convenience and superior value,” said Airtel in a statement.

published on : 25th January 2023

Hyderabad shining! MSOFT to set up three more data centres

Telangana had earlier signed an MoU with Microsoft to enable several activities such as skilling, internship programmes and cloud adoption

published on : 20th January 2023

Tariff hike-led revenue growth, 5G key events for telecom, decisive year for Vodafone-Idea

According to CLSA's outlook, 2023 will have three trends to watch out for when it comes to India's mobile market.

published on : 10th January 2023

High speed 5G services roll out in Odisha

Now available in twin cities, the entire state will be covered by December 2024

published on : 6th January 2023

Jio, Airtel 5G launch services in Bhubaneswar

The 5G services of both the companies were unveiled by Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Union Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw at an event here.

published on : 5th January 2023

Government may further reduce base price of 5G spectrum 

TRAI recommended price cut  by nearly 39% as against the previously fixed price

published on : 29th April 2022

Reliance Jio adds over 79 lakh mobile subscribers, extends lead in net mobile user additions: TRAI data

Bharti Airtel added 40.5 lakh wireless users, and interestingly Vodafone Idea gained 10.8 lakh customers during March (compared to the previous month).

published on : 19th June 2021

Telecom department gets Rs 2,307 crore from Jio, Airtel via immediate spectrum allocation

DoT explained that the harmonisation exercise facilitates more efficient utilisation of spectrum held by operators, leading to improved quality of service for consumers.

published on : 17th April 2021

Bharti Airtel to expand in Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh 

Airtel, has geared up for massive expansion of its 'future-ready' network in MP and Chhattisgarh considering that the rural tele-density in these two states is below the national average.

published on : 30th April 2018

Airtel assures Delhi High Court to make changes to disclaimer of latest IPL ad campaign

Reliance Jio alleged that the commercials of Airtel, offering "live and free access" to the IPL coverage, were "deceptive and misleading".

published on : 14th April 2018

UIDAI allows Airtel Aadhaar-based verification till March 31

Aadhaar-issuing authority UIDAI has extended the temporary permission given to Bharti Airtel for using the biometric identity for re-verification of its mobile customers till March 31.

published on : 11th January 2018

Airtel Payments Bank MD and CEO Shashi Arora quits after firm's Aadhaar e-KYC misuse

Airtel Payments Bank Managing Director and CEO Shashi Arora has resigned in the wake of the firm's eKYC licence suspension by Aadhaar-issuing body UIDAI.

published on : 22nd December 2017

UIDAI gives conditional nod to Airtel for resuming telecom eKYC verification till January 10

The Aadhaar-issuing body UIDAI today allowed Bharti Airtel to conduct eKYC verification for its telecom subscribers till January 10 with stiff riders but maintained its 'suspension' order.

published on : 21st December 2017

Airtel deposits 'interim penalty' of Rs 2.5 crore with UIDAI for opening payments bank account without subscribers' consent

The company is learnt to have given the assurance that it will return Rs 190 crore that had flown into the 'unsolicited' payments bank accounts of 31 lakh mobile subscribers over the next 24 hours.

published on : 19th December 2017

Airtel to NPCI: Will return Rs 190 crore LPG subsidy to original bank accounts of customers

Airtel allegedly opened accounts of its mobile phone subscribers without seeking their "informed consent", and LPG subsidy worth crores was being deposited to these accounts.

published on : 18th December 2017
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