Reliance Jio faces massive deterioration in quality of service, sees 1.6 crore call failures every day with market leader Airtel
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The issue of point of interconnection has been the biggest reason for an out and out war between the incumbent telecom players and the new entrant Reliance Jio. Jio now says that QOS parameters would not have occurred had Airtel augmented POIs on a timely basis. Airtel had earlier contested that the congestion has been caused by large-scale subscriber acquisition by RJIL and Jio responded to Airtel’s contention by calling it “unreasonable and anti-competitive”. Jio also said, “the current traffic pattern is completely in line with what is expected in a new network. It would tend to move towards balanced traffic as the network matures and has sufficient scale”.
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Incumbent operators also alleged that in terms of accepting augmentation of PoI, Jio is not completely prepared due to in sufficient testing teams, Jio countered by saying, “RJIL has been completely ready to accept any augmentation of POIs from Airtel and other incumbent operators -- reality is that work has not been held up at RJIL’s end even briefly”, Jio said in a statement.
Reliance Jio had also accused the telecom industry body
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Reliance Jio had acquired pan ¬India BWA (Broadband Wireless Access) spectrum in 2010. But the company only launched its commercial services on 5th September this year. Ever since it’s trial testing period Jio is involved in a massive war of words with incumbent operators, especially with market leader Airtel over the issue of PoIs.
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