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How Airtel and Jio are blocking websites in India

According to to a recent report published by Medianama, India is no longer using outdated systems to block websites, it is using ‘middleboxes’ to do it. 25 middleboxes have been traced to Airtel. Both the ISP giants are using Server Name Indications (SNI) to block websites. This is similar to the...

Netflix strikes it big in India after partnering with Jio

Netflix has gained millions of subscribers in India after partnering with Jio. The Jio-Netflix tie-up seems to be working well for Netflix, with Jio offering its users monthly and yearly Netflix subscriptions on its postpaid plus and Jiofiber plans. Netflix is now expecting to gain more than 4...

OMG! Airtel And Idea Lose 13,800 crores After Jio Announcement

Jio is disrupting it. Between Sep 5 and Dec 31st, Jio won’t charge anything for voice and data. Key announcements: SMS to be free on Reliance Jio network Reliance Jio to never charge for voice calls Reliance Jio to have 1 million wifi hotspots by mid-2017 Reliance Jio to offer 10 data plans •...

Cellular operators up in arms against Reliance Jio

Just as the largest ever spectrum auction is about to start on 29th September, things are getting uglier as Reliance Jio threatened to take legal action against Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) for not providing sufficient interconnect points. COAI accused TRAI of favoring RJio and...

All Smartphone Users Can Now Get Jio 4G Sim Cards For Free!

After commercial launch and invite-only approach, Reliance Jio 4G is now available for free for all smartphone users. Although official announcements are awaited, reports confirmed that any user can ask for a free Jio 4G sim card from Reliance Digital Stores, using the MyJio app. Purportedly, there...