Free Press Journal
  • RCom to hang up telecom business

    Mumbai : Billionaire Anil Ambani on Tuesday announced that the cash-strapped Reliance Communications will be completely exiting the telecom business to concentrate on real estate in future.

  • Jio celebrates 2nd anniversary, offers new packs at Rs 100 per month; here are the details

    On the occasion of completing two years, Jio is offering new packs for its users. Jio has planned new offers and surprises during the entire month of September for its customers on the occasion of 2nd anniversary.   After offering 16 GB of complimentary data to its entire base, Jio is offering its highest selling plan at Rs 100 per month.

  • JioPhone users to get WhatsApp access in next 10 days

    New Delhi: Select JioPhone users can access WhatsApp on their handsets from Monday and it will be rolled out across all the handsets in next 10 days. “For the first time, WhatsApp will be available for JioPhone across India. WhatsApp built a new version of its private messaging app for JioPhone, running the KaiOS operating system,” Reliance Jio Infocomm and WhatsApp said in a joint statement.

  • Telcos face Trai fine over breaching rules

    New Delhi : Regulator TRAI has imposed penalties on major telecom operators, including Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular (now merged), for slipping on various service quality benchmarks for the March quarter, according to sources.  About Rs 34 lakh fine has been imposed for March 2018 quarter on Reliance Jio.

  • Shiv Sena slams Centre’s Digital India pla

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday slammed the Centre’s Digital India plan saying that one could not download “rozi roti” (livelihood).

  • Reliance ‘Jio GigaFiber’ registration begins, read how to register  

    New Delhi: After 4G mobile services, Reliance Jio today started registration for optical fibre based fixed-line broadband service through which it has claimed to offer download speed of one gigabit per second. “JioGigaFiber. Make your neighbourhood #Gigaready with Gigabit wifi, TV, smart home, free calling and more,” read the registration option in MyJio App.

  • SBI, Jio extend  tie-up in digital payments space

    Mumbai : State Bank and Reliance Jio, which are partners in a payment bank venture, on Thursday extended the same to the digital payments space that will help ramp up the nation’s largest lender’s digital customer base multi-fold.

  • RIL logs record net on firm petro, retail show

    New Delhi : Reliance Industries (RIL) on Friday reported its highest ever quarterly net profit as bumper earnings from the retail business, improved profitability of telecom arm and near doubling of earnings from petrochemical business offset lower margins from oil refining business.

  • Reliance Jio sees 20% growth in Q1 net profit at Rs 612 cr

    New Delhi: Telecom major Reliance Jio today reported a 19.9 per cent growth in net profit at Rs 612 crore for April-June 2018 over the previous quarter, and said its strong first quarter performance is “despite competitive intensity”. The company had registered a net profit of Rs 510 crore in the January-March 2018, Reliance Jio said in a statement. The Reliance Industries’ telecom arm had posted a loss of Rs 21.27 crore

  • Idea, Vodafone may pay DoT ‘under protest’

    Mumbai : Idea Cellular and Vodafone India are likely to clear dues worth Rs 7,268 crore in the next few weeks under protest to get the final nod from the DoT to go ahead, according to sources.

  • Jio Monsoon Hungama offer: Exchange your old phone, get new JioPhone 2 for just Rs 500

    Reliance Industries Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani, at the company’s 41st annual general meeting, announced the launch of new JioPhone 2. The sale of JioPhone 2 will start from August 15 at the starting price of Rs 2,999. The JioPhone 2 is the new and advanced version of already available Jio Phone. During the AGM, Ambani said, “We are launching a brand Jio new scheme, JioPhone

  • Reliance Industries AGM 2018: Jio’s customer base doubled to 215 million in 22 months, says Mukesh Ambani

    Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd. is holding company’s 41st annual general meeting where it was officially announced that Jio has reached the 200 million subscriber mark in just under 2 years of launch. The chairman also announced that the company has sold more than 25 million Jio phones. Mukesh Ambani announced plans to offer competitive fixed-line broadband to homes.

  • R-Jio takes $1 bn term loan to pay Korean firms

    Mumbai : Reliance Jio on Monday secured a $1 billion worth of term loan from a slew of foreign banks led by ANZ Bank and HSBC and covered by the Korea Trade Insurance Corporation (K-Sure) to finance its procurements from Samsung and Ace Technologies.

  • RIL to leverage Jio strength to boost retail arm growth

    New Delhi : Reliance Industries’ retail arm will leverage the strength of group’s telecom vertical, Jio, to further consolidate its position in the organised retail sector in India through aggressive expansion plans, according to RIL’s latest annual report.