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Jio also revealed that its mission with 5G is “to speed up India’s transformation into a Digital Society.

Jio 5G Plan: How to avail Reliance's 'Welcome Offer' on Dussehra?

Oct 04, 2022

Reliance Jio, which is now all set to give tough competition to its competitors, is also gearing up to lure nearly 5 million Indian enterprises with its 5G services.

Jio will be open a Welcome Offer for its customers, which would enable selected customers to test the True-5G services

Reliance Jio announces launch of 5G services from Oct 5. Check details here

Oct 04, 2022

Jio 5G Launch: True-5G services will be launched on Dusshera, October 5, in four cities -- Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, and Varanasi.

The 5G services were launched on October 1, and as per the plan, the services will be available to customers in a phased manner.

Airtel 5G rollout: Paytm CEO points out availability issues in Delhi

Oct 04, 2022

Airtel 5G rollout: A couple of cities have been shortlisted for the first phase rollout. These include Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Gandhinagar, Gurugram, Hyderabad, Jamnagar, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai and Pune.

The customers will have to first save the PNB official WhatsApp number, which is +919264092640, on their phones.

PNB to offer banking services on WhatsApp. Check here how to activate the service

Oct 04, 2022

As per a notification shared by the bank, a string of services will be offered to the customers on WhatsApp, which will be available 24 hours for 365 days on both Android and iOS phones.

During the launch on Saturday, telecom majors like Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea shared their tentative plans for 5G availability.

Airtel vs Reliance Jio vs Voda Idea: When will the telcos roll out 5G and how much will it cost?

Oct 04, 2022

5G rollout: On October 1, Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said that over 200 cities in India will get access to 5G in the coming six months. During the conference, RIL’s Chairman Mukesh Ambani said that Jio 5G will reach everyone by December 2023.

India's coal production rises 12% in September

India's coal production rises 12% in September

Oct 03, 2022

Of the top 37 mines, the output of 25 blocks has been more than 100 per cent and another five mines' production stood between 80 and 100 per cent in the last month.

Gas price hike: CNG prices to go up by at least Rs 8-12 per kg

Gas price hike: CNG prices to go up by at least Rs 8-12 per kg

Oct 03, 2022

According to ICICI Securities, piped cooking gas, called PNG, CNG prices will need to be raised by Rs 6.2 per standard cubic meter and Rs 9-12.5 per kg to fully pass on the impact of these high input costs.

Vodafone in talks about a merger with Hutchison's Three UK (Photo: Reuters)

Vodafone in talks about a merger with Hutchison's Three UK

Oct 03, 2022

Vodafone Chief Executive Nick Read had said in February the company was pursuing mergers with rivals in multiple European markets to improve returns where players barely cover the costs of the capital required to invest in networks.

Air India revamps their in-flight menu

Buttery croissant, fish curry, chicken chettinad! Air India menu revamped with scrumptious fare

Oct 03, 2022

The new menu – that has exquisite renditions of delicious regional specialities from all around the world – has already been rolled out on October 1 to coincide with the festive season.

IC Mangal, CEO-Global OMS, Suzlon said that Suzlon has never faced any major issue in terms of the technology and in terms of the product.

Is Suzlon coming back on track? Top executive shared insight hours before Tulsi Tanti's demise

Oct 03, 2022

In an interaction with Business Today at Suvarda, Gujarat, IC Mangal said that the company is set to make a comeback after facing huge challenges during the past 10-15 years. Edited excerpts:

Tanti had gone on record claiming that a change in the e-reverse auction process would result in wind power installations increasing by up to ten times to 15000 MW per year from 1500 MW currently.

Suzlon's Tulsi Tanti was an ardent champion of wind energy sector, always leading from the front

Oct 02, 2022

Tanti’s aggressive lobbying skills had resulted in a government committee agreeing in principle to abolish the e-reverse bidding framework for wind projects in July this year

Union Minister for Communications and Electronics & Information Technology Ashwini Vaishnaw

Govt to install 25,000 telecom towers in next 500 days: Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw

Oct 01, 2022

Ashwini Vaishnaw said, "As far as connectivity is concerned, states have to do heavy lifting in improving connectivity in the states."

The 'Big 3' of Indian telecom industry - Kumar Mangalam Birla, Mukesh Ambani and Sunil Bharti Mital

The 'Big 3' of Indian telecom reiterate their commitment to 5G rollout

Oct 01, 2022

India Mobile Congress 2022: The launch of the sixth edition of the country’s marquee telecom and technology event drew a record crowd of more than 3,000 for the inauguration ceremony.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks while inaugurating 5G services in India. Hardik Chhabra/India Today GroupPhoto

5G launch in India: Vodafone Idea displays Digital Twin solution at a construction site

Oct 01, 2022

At the launch of the 5G rollout in India, leading telecom companies displayed 5G used cases in India. Vodafone Idea displayed how 5G and Digital Twin technology can be used to monitor a construction tunnel site remotely.

Modi highlighted that India is No. 2 in manufacturing mobile phones and that India is also exporting mobile phones.

5G launched in India: PM Modi says 5G services a major step for Digital India, Aatmanirbhar Bharat

Oct 01, 2022

5G launched in India: PM Modi added that the utility of 5G is not limited to facilitating day-to-day activities, but rather, it is coming as a force to change life altogether.

5G services launched in India by PM Modi

5G launched in India: 'India will lead the Industry 4.0 revolution,' says PM Modi

Oct 01, 2022

PM Modi launched 5G in India: The fifth generation or 5G services is expected to bring new economic opportunities as well as societal benefits to the nation.

Many more apps to join ONDC platform in coming weeks

Many more apps to join ONDC platform in coming weeks

Sep 30, 2022

ONDC -- the ministry's initiative to help small retailers and reduce the dominance of e-commerce giants -- has opened to the public in certain parts of Bengaluru from Friday as part of its beta testing process.

Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of Health and Family Welfare and Chemical and Fertilizers of India

Indian medical devices industry has potential to reach $50 billion by 2030: Mansukh Mandaviya

Sep 30, 2022

The current market size of the medical devices sector in India is estimated to be $11 billion and its share in the global medical device market is estimated to be 1.5 per cent.

In May of last year, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved in principle the strategic disinvestment and transfer of management control in IDBI Bank.

Exclusive - The IDBI Bank sale process could begin closer to Diwali

Sep 30, 2022

The central government and the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) are discussing offloading more than 51 per cent of IDBI Bank. However, a final decision will only be taken after a formal nod from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

Piyush Goyal, while talking about inflation, said that India has managed to control inflation in the nation.

Big changes coming in Winter Session? Piyush Goyal promises to get rid of laws that harass businesses

Sep 30, 2022

"Our constant focus is to make easier for the business to flourish, and our focus is on decriminalising sections of laws harassing businesses in India," Goyal said.

Bank holidays in October 2022: Banks to remain closed for 21 days; Check full list

Bank holidays in October 2022: Banks to remain closed for 21 days; Check full list

Sep 30, 2022

Bank holidays in October 2022: According to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), banks will remain closed across different states, as per the holidays' list. It must be noted that banks remain open on the first and third Saturdays every month.