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Online marketplace Flipkart said it will hold its annual shopping festival, Big Billion Day, from 2 to 6 October, when it will go head-on with arch-rival Amazon India, the biggest showdown in Indian e-commerce ever. Read more
State Bank of India’s (SBI) customers can deposit upto Rs two lakh in cash deposit machines (CDM) from now onwards. SBI has hiked the cap on the cash deposit from Rs 49,900 to Rs 2 lakh. Customers using their ATM debit card or SME Insta deposit cards, can deposit amount upto Rs 2 lakh in their accounts. Read more
At Reliance AGM, Mukesh Ambani finally broke the silence on the tariffs for Reliance Jio. The company will not be charging for voice calls at all, and it will charge a tenth of what its competitors are charging for 4G data, Ambani said – it was announced that Jio will charge only 5 paise per MB, or Rs. 50 per GB. What’s more, the greater the usage, the lower the cost will be, and the rates could go down to Rs. 25 per GB.
At the AGM, Ambani also announced that Jio services will become available from Monday, September 5, absolutely free as part of the ‘Jio welcome offer’, so everyone can try Jio’s services at no charge.
“Pay for only one service – either voice or data, not both,” he said. “World over, operators charge only for data, voice and messaging are essentially free. All voice calls for Jio customers will be absolutely free.”
Reliance Communications (RCom) on Tuesday launched its ‘Call Drops Se Chhutkara’ offer, which translates to ‘relief from call drops’. The telecom operator is offering users 7MB 4G LTE data per day for 30 days at Re. 1 that can be used for any purpose, though the telco is promoting it as for use as 300 minutes of app-to-app calling through the month. Read more
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