Telecommunications and Network Gear Industry channel checks suggest that Reliance Jio Infocomm has completed ~11,000 base station installations nationwide and is possibly targeting 30,000-45,000 base stations by launch. We expect this target to be met by Dec-14 coinciding with the Founder Birth Anniversary on Dec-28, 2014. Rollout is progressing at a pace of 2,500- 3,000 base stations per month (with the monthly pace accelerating). The launch could happen with 30,000-45,000 sites, with rollout obviously continuing post launch. More Importantly, the rollout is well spread out across the country and not concentrated in just the top (more…)
Online Computing Giant, Amazon launched Prime Music which provides its Prime members with unlimited, ad free access to more than a million songs at no additional cost to their Prime membership. Amazon Prime membership now includes free 2 day shipping, Prime Instant Video, Kindle Lending Library, and Prime Music, quite a lot of content for $99/year. Prime Music is likely to be featured on Amazon phones, which is expected to be unveiled few hours from now.
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Google’s Online Video Streaming Service YouTube doesn’t disclose any figures about Monthly Views. However, estimates from VidStatsX reveal that worldwide video views on YouTube in May 2014 was 20.8bn, Year-over-year growth in video views is ~100%. The total number of videos available on YouTube was 3.5mn at the end of May, this has been relatively stable year-to-date. The total number of YouTube subscriptions to Top 1000 publishers was 1.4bn at the end of May and (more…)
Reliance Communications 3G services has expanded footprint across the circles of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and UP-East from June-20th. Aircel is the 3G License Holder in all the 5 circles where Reliance has started providing connections. This is potentially due to the positive stance given by the DoT for Intra-Circle roaming arrangements for 3G Data Services. Reliace 3G is already available in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Punjab, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Bihar, Orissa, Assam, North East, Jammu & Kashmir.
Reliance 3G will now be available (more…)
Reliance Communications has introduced a new ONE INDIA, ONE RATE plan which offers uniform Local / STD Rates across India even when you are roaming in any part of the Republic of India. Reliance GSM Mobile Users can avail the benefits of the said plan. It is not available for Reliance CDMA users.
The Details of the Plan as released to us are as follows,
One India, One Rate Rs 599 Post Paid Plan: 1,200 mina of free outgoing calls (Roaming, STD, Local; subsequent charge of 30 p/min for Roaming, STD & Local; unlimited national incoming roaming free; 2GB data and 100 SMS’ free Plan Rent of Rs 599 / Month.
One India, One Rate Rs 350 Post Paid Plan: 700 mins of free outgoing calls (Roaming, STD, Local);