As part of the ‘’ offer, the country’s leading telecom operator is free of cost. The data is provided over a period of three months, with monthly cap of 10GB. This data will be in addition to the data bundled with their regular plan. To claim the free data, customers need the ; users have till March 31 to claim the offer.

With that offer covered, here’s what else you need to know about the biggest tech news of the day:

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Reliance Jio, Google said to be working on affordable 4G phone
Telecom upstart and search giant have to develop an affordable Android smartphone that will work only on the Jio network. This comes after Google CEO had said in January this year that there is a in the country. The report says that the low-cost Jio-Google Android phone will be launched by year-end, and will come with preloaded Jio apps. It adds that the move will help Google reach out to a larger audience, while the Google branding will help Jio sell the phone better. 

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 India sales cross 1 million
that its smartphone is the fastest to reach the 1 million sales mark in the country. The company says the handset achieved the feat within 45 of going on sale, adding that the sales within this time period imply one unit was sold every 4 seconds. had previously said that it in 10 minutes on the day of its first flash sale on January 23. Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 comes in three storage/RAM variants and four colour options, and is sold on Flipkart and

Apple reportedly launching new products next week
In line with an that Apple will launch new iPhone and iPad models in March, a report – citing unnamed supply chain analysts – claims that the company will unveil new products between March 20 and March 24. However, the press invites for the event are yet to be sent, which is not in line with usual practice of sending media invites at least 10 days ahead of launch. For this, the says that the Cupertino-based manufacturer may send the invites soon or may unveil products without a media event. Devices expected at the launch include a new red colour variant of , an model with 128GB storage, and new models.

Idea to provide free incoming calls on roaming from April 1
has announced that it will make starting April 1. With this move, Idea joins Airtel and Reliance Jio in abolishing charges on incoming calls while roaming. Apart from this, Idea also launched international roaming packs with unlimited incoming calls, and bundled outgoing calls, SMS, and data plans. The roaming calls start at Rs. 1,199 with 10 validity and go up to Rs. 5,999 for 30 day validity.

Google’s Android Taste Test will give you the best of Android
a new online tool called that will recommend launchers, widgets, and icons to users as per their personalities. The tool asks users a series of questions, such as whether you prefer a ‘Warm’ tone or ‘Cool’, and suggests a series of apps and launchers from Google Play to spruce up your device. The tool can be found on the . 

Intel to buy Mobileye for $15 billion
Israel-based car tech firm for $15 billion (roughly Rs. 99,348 crores), a move that is being seen as the chipmaker’s commitment towards technology behind self-driving cars. The two companies, which had worked together in the past with BMW on self-driving cars, said, together, they could provide autonomous driving technology at a lower cost. acquisition of Mobileye is expected to close in the next nine months.

Luxury brand Vertu sold to Turkish businessman for GBP 50 million
Luxury phone brand has been , the investment company of Turkish businessman Hakan Uzan. The brand has been sold for GBP 50 million (roughly Rs. 402.65 crores). Uzan is the latest in a series of Vertu owners, the previous being Godin Holdings and EQT. In a statement, the Turkish businessman said that he looks forward to working with the Vertu team and providing investment to help the brand realise its full potential.


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