Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicReliance Jio

Topic: Reliance Jio

Reliance Jio aims to repeat of its phone success with Rs 15,000 laptop, report says

The laptop, to be called JioBook, will be embedded with a 4G sim card and will be available to customers such as schools and govt institutes from this month, sources said.

5G is coming to India next month. Should you upgrade?

Airtel and Vodafone networks will be using the existing 4G infrastructure in India to build their 5G network while Reliance will use a sophisticated standalone network.

Jio 5G will reach every town, taluka, tehsil by Dec 2023 in fastest rollout: Mukesh Ambani

Addressing investors at Reliance Industries Ltd’s 45th Annual General Meeting, the billionaire said the company was committed to making India a data-powered economy ahead of China, US.

Reliance Jio emerges as top bidder for 5G with Rs 88,078 cr bid, Adani acquires airwaves worth Rs 212 cr

While Adani group bought spectrum in the 26 GHz band, which is not for public networks, Jio acquired the coveted 700 MHz spectrum that can provide 6-10 km of signal range.

How Mukesh Ambani will split his empire to avoid father’s ‘folly’

Ambani this week put in motion his own succession plan -- eldest Akash to helm Jio, twin Isha expected to head retail while youngest Anant to preside over oil-to-chemicals business.

Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio plans satellite broadband connectivity rivaling SpaceX, OneWeb

Jio Platforms has entered into a joint venture with Luxembourg-based SES to deliver the next generation scalable and affordable broadband services in India.

Reliance Jio pays Rs 30,791 cr to govt, clears spectrum liabilities acquired before March 2021

The company estimates that the prepayments will result in interest cost savings of around Rs 1,200 crore annually, at the current interest rates.

Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio plans its biggest-ever rupee bond sale in debt market

Jio is seeking commitments for as much as Rs 5,000 crore of notes maturing in 5 years at a coupon of 6.20%. The firm last tapped the rupee bond market in July 2018.

Jio delays rollout of low-priced smartphone developed with Google to Diwali

'JioPhone Next' is said to offer premium features like automatic read-aloud & language translation, however, Reliance Jio has not revealed the pricing of the phone yet.

Jio-Google phone dream for millions but only MRP will shake them up — when September comes

Mukesh Ambani wants to make India ‘2G-mukt’. To a lay person that’s not a big deal, to a telecom geek, it’s nothing short of a spiritual awakening.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

LCH Prachand at Jodhpur Air Base | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh, ThePrint

IAF gets indigenous Light Combat Helicopter ‘Prachand’ after 23-yr journey that began after Kargil

Manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, it is the first attack helicopter that can operate in Siachen. Of the 15 sanctioned, 10 will go to Indian Air Force, 5 to Indian Army.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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