Category Archives: Reliance

Reliance Launches 3G services in India

Reliance Communications has Launched its 3G services in 4 circles in India.

RCom’s President and CEO (Wireless Business) Syed Safawi said

Our tariffs will be affordable, simple and transparent based on try and buy pricing proposition,”

Reliance won spectrum for 3G in 13 circles out of which it has Launched services in 4 circles Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chandigarh Continue Reading

Reliance UNLIMITED Calling [Monthly Pack]

Note – The offer may no longer be available

Reliance has introduced new Unlimited Local ON-Net Calling for its GSM Prepaid Users in Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh and Orissa


Cost – Rs. 249

  • Local Calls to Rcom CDMA & GSM – UNLIMITED
  • Other Local & STD calls – 50 paisa per minute
  • Validity- 30 Days

Vodafone Reliance Launch 3G in India by yr end

One of the laeding operator of India, Reliance Communications which had had won 3G spectrum in the 3G Auction has revealed that it may start launching 3G services as early as year end

Mahesh Prasad, president of the company’s wireless business

“It is our expectation that the government will allocate spectrum by September, following which we will start the rollout by year-end”

On the other hand reportedly, even vodafone said that it may also start 3G launches by year end [but offcourse if spectrum is alloted in time]
Both Vodafone & Rcom won 3G spectrum in some key circles [See Full Results here]

Vodafone Essar Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director Marten Pieters said

“We are ready to launch 3G services in nine circles by this year-end. We are waiting for spectrum allocation. As soon as we get the spectrum, we will be able to launch our services”

“Vodafone Essar has secured a critical strategic footprint across the country, particularly in the markets where we expect the main demand for 3G services to be in the next few years. We expect a strong uptake for 3G in these markets, particularly among the higher value customers, which is a growing segment owing to rising affluence and increasing urban population”

DoT Allots New 7 & 8 Series Mobile Numbers

DoT has alloted New Number Series for Mobile Operators in India
[Note: List includes few previously alloted numbers also] .

Dont understand ?
Example 7259 is alloted to Airtel Karnataka, that means mobile numbers starting from 7259 will be with Airtel Karnataka

Here it Goes

8928 Reliance Maharashtra & Goa
8888 Idea Maharashtra & Goa
7875 Vodafone Maharashtra & Goa Continue Reading

RIL buys Majority 95% Stake in Infotel Broadband

Reliance Industries has bought a Majority Stake in Infotel Broadband [ 95% Stake ] for Rs 4,800 crore.[exact total price info not yet available]

Infotel of Mahendra Nahata,  HFCL [ Himachal Futuristic Communications Limited ] which had BWA License for all circles in the BWA Auction which had Ended a few hours back after 16 Days of Auction

Infotel has to pay Rs 12,848 crore approx for the License it had won in the BWA Auction .

Govt. run operators BSNL & MTNL had already got the spectrum & has to match the highest bedder in the auction .

Two Slots were up for grab in the Auction for private operators

See BWA Auction RESULTS who won & Who lost

Reliance GSM Launches in GOA

Anil Ambani’s Reliance Mobile has Launched its GSM Services in Goa .
Goa will also be able to use its Simply Reliance Plan


Cost – Rs.58   

  • Local / STD Call – 1 Paisa Per Second
  • Roaming Calls -1 Paisa Per Second
  • Validity – 1 Year

Cost – Rs.38   

  • Local / STD Call – Re.1 Per 3 Minutes
  • Roaming Calls – Rs.1
  • Validity – Lifetime

Cost – Rs.48   

  • Local / STD Call – 50 paisa Per Minute
  • Roaming Calls – 50 paisa Per Minute
  • Validity – Lifetime

Relinace Mobile 100 Million Subscriber base

India‘s one of the leading Mobile Operator Reliance subscriber base has Reached 100 million [Including Both GSM and CDMA ]

At the end of January 2010 Its Total Subscriber Base was 96.6 Million.

This was to happen , with the kind of tariff its providing .

Everthing changed since it launched SIMPLY RELIANCE PLAN according to which call any mobile mobile , landline ,Local or STD at 50 paise per minute  and sms anyone at just 50 paise per minute.

Later it extended by intoducing in per second….

Director General Decided To Audit Acc. of 5 Major Operators

Director General of Audit RP Singhudit said that it ther will b audit in accounts of Bharti Airtel, Vodafone , Reliance, Tata & BSNL
The audit will assure to the government on the revenue share from the licencees

Further Director General  & these operators next week will have a meeting to finalise audit plan and enhance mutual understanding between the service providers and auditors .

Manoj Mishra, a Deputy Adviser has been appointed as the nodal officer.

Now Reliance Also Launching APP STORE

After Aircel & Airtel
Now its Reliance Communications , announced it will Launch its APP STORE  ” RWorld 2.0 ” a 3G Ready Data Portal in GSM and as well as in CDMA services thro “R World”

Reliance Applications Store will be First Launched in its GSM Services by this month end.
Then an Expanded Version will be Launched in its CDMA as well as GSM servisec by the end of this quarter. Continue Reading

Vodafone Claiming New Operators Paying Less Spectrum Fees

Vodafone, one of the largest GSM operators, had said that service providers like itself and Bharti pay the highest spectrum charges per MHz to Department of Telecom (DoT) compared to others
Vodafone’s Resident Director T V Ramachandran in a letter to DoT giving an example said that the rate per MHz per quarter for 7 circles

Bharti – Rs 1.71 crore
Vodafone – Rs 1.37 crore
Tata – Rs 0.27 crore Continue Reading