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Jio, Google to build Android-based OS to turn feature phones ‘smarter’

After buying stakes of Jio for Rs 33,737 crore, half the sum Pichai committed to India, Google will turn Indians ‘2G-mukt’, as Ambani put it

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Google buys 7.7% of Jio for Rs 33,737 crore

Google joins a slew of private equity firms that have invested in Mukesh Ambani’s technology venture in the past three months

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Telecom Companies Can Survive Only By Increasing Tariff

Following the AGR ruling of the apex court and the ARPU compulsion, every telecom firm fears increasing tariffs will push customers to rivals

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Abu Dhabi authority helps Reliance Jio raise Rs 1 lakh crore

The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority has been investing funds on behalf of the UAE government since 1976 for primarily long-term value creation

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WeTransfer must be blocked, govt tells ISPs

Reliance Jio, Vodafone Idea and Hathway have blocked WeTransfer for their subscribers; the website is still accessible to Airtel users

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Jio, with foreign buyers aplenty, raises Rs 60K crore

The company says it’s a matter of pride if leading global investor companies are so enthusiastic about investing in Indian startups like Jio

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Saudi, American firms eye stakes in Reliance Jio

Two more firms are eyeing a share of Reliance Industries Ltd’s $65-billion digital unit JioPlatforms, according to Bloomberg News, setting them up to be a part of a growing list of firms that have recently invested in the Indian company. U.S. private equity firmĀ General AtlanticĀ is considering investing about $850 million to $950 million in the Mumbai-based company, a […]

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Jio launches 4 plans to aid social distancing in COVID-hit India

You will get 75, 200, 500 and 1,000 minutes of calling non-live numbers from these Jio packs meant to help people work efficiently from home

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AGR payments from telcos enrich govt by Rs 8,000 crore

There are still differences in the AGR assessments by the government and those by the companies from which their own calculations were sought

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If AGR dues too high, what’s your assessment, govt asks telcos

Telecom companies Bharti Airtel, Vodafone-Idea and Tata Teleservices have been asked to furnish documents substantiating their AGR claims