European prices of Lumia 930 (Rs 50,000) & Nokia Lumia 630 (Rs 13,500) revealed

The prices of first two Windows Phone 8.1 smartphones, Nokia Lumia 930 & Nokia Lumia 630 have been revealed. These smartphones have already reached the EU shores and the retailers have revealed the pricing and availability information about these devices. The Nokia Lumia 930 is priced at €600 (Rs 50,000) while the Nokia Lumia 630 is priced at €160 (Rs 13,500) with European retailers, CyberPort and MediaMarkt. The Lumia 630 is believed ... Read more

Micromax starts manufacturing its smartphones in India

Micromax, the country's second largest smartphone and tablet vendor has finally started manufacturing smartphones in India. Until now, it used to import all of its devices from Chinese white-label manufacturers. From now on, some of the Micromax smartphones will be manufactured in its Rudraprayag facility in Uttarakhand. The said facility was already being used to manufacture tablets and LED TVs. “Micromax has manufacturing plant in Rudraprayag where it manufactures LED and ... Read more

Xiaomi will launch its smartphones in India and 9 other key markets this year

As we reported earlier, Xiaomi plans to enter India this year along with 9 other countries. At a press conference earlier today, Xiaomi's founder and CEO, Lei Jun mentioned that the company will be expanding from smartphones, televisions and routers to even more categories of consumer electronics as well as expanding their operations in other countries including India, Brazil, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Mexico, some Latin-American countries. Xiaomi's President and co-founder Bin Lin stated “You ... Read more

MTNL offers Free 50 MB 3G Data & 40 Percent discount on Sakhi Prepaid Plan During Elections in Mumbai

In order to help voters make informed choice, Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) today announced special offer of 50MB 3G data usage for its all 3G prepaid data users in Mumbai. MTNL data customers will get to enjoy 50MB additional free data on purchase of prepaid 3G data packs. This is not applicable for all 3G data packs of Rs 100 and above. Apart from above 50MB 3G data offer ... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to come with a truly curved screen

Samsung has already launched the Galaxy S5 in the market and as it does every year, it might bring the next version of the Galaxy Note to the market very soon. If it goes by previous records, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 might be in announced in the next couple of months. Yesterday, Samsung has applied for a patent that might give us a hint of the upcoming Galaxy Note ... Read more

Camera centric Xolo Q1010i with Exmor R sensor launched in India for Rs 13,499

Xolo has garnered itself quite a reputation for bringing high quality devices on a budget and it has just launched another budget smartphone with features that are not so budget-like. The Xolo Q1010i has been launched for a price of Rs 13,499 and it comes with an Exmor R sensor which is one of its chief features. Let us have a look at the specifications of the device. 5 inch ... Read more

Micromax Canvas Doodle 3 with 6 inch screen, Android 4.2.2 launched for Rs 8,500

Micromax has just launched its new budget phablet, the Canvas Doodle 3 in the country for Rs 8,500. It has a 6 inch screen with mid range specifications that make sense for the money being spent. Micromax is also offering a free magnetic flip cover with the device as well as a 6 months subscription of BigFlix video streaming service. 6-inch LCD display, 854 x 480 pixels 1.3 GHz dual-core MediaTek ... Read more

Exclusive: BSNL all set to Offer Better Email Facility for Broadband Customers. TelecomTALK Effect?

Sometime ago we had written about BSNL and its 50 MB email storage for broadband customers. If we go by comments posted on the article that seemed to be the mailbox size for paying corporate customers as well! In that post we had voiced our opinion that there is no specific reason to choose BSNL as a primary email service provider. All this poor experience is set to be a thing ... Read more

Vodafone India Introduces ‘M-Pesa’ in Kerala

Vodafone and ICICI Bank today announced the launch of ‘M-Pesa’ - a unique mobile money transfer and payment service in 29 Vodafone exclusive stores in Kerala. The innovative use of mobile technology makes it possible for customers to enjoy a fast, simple and secure way to transfer money and make payments. Using their ‘M-Pesa’ account, customers can do the following at their convenience: Deposit and withdraw cash from designated outlets Transfer ... Read more

Telecom Industry Trends in the Near Future

For more than 20 years, high growth in the telecom industry has been attributed to continuous transformation in the technical knowledge and information waves, but virtue of the nature says anything on the trajectory of growth has to call it a day, and telecom sector is no different. With the telecom penetration becoming saturated, the industry is in dilemma, and is pondering over the innovative & inventive ways. This article ... Read more

Total Number of GSM Subscribers in India Crosses 721.93 Million As of March 2014 : COAI

Pan India GSM Subscriber base has crossed 721.93 million as of March 2014 which a 1.16% increased from previous month. Airtel currently leads with 205.39 million subscribers followed by Vodafone India with 166.56 million subscribers. In terms of Net subscriber additions Idea cellular leads with 2.24M followed by Vodafone with 2.22 M and Airtel with 1.89M. The data exclude reports from Reliance and Tata Docomo as these operators don't  report ... Read more

Oxigen mobile wallet, a new way to store your money

Oxigen Wallet is a prepaid mobile wallet that empowers customers to store their cash practically into their cellphones. Your mobile number turns into your ID and it permits you to transact through SMS, Web or a mobile application(at present accessible on Android). Let us tell how you how exactly does it work: Step 1 : Create a free wallet by Sending  SMS   ( OXIGEN*AGREE*DOB(DDMMYY)*Full NAME or Download app on Android  ... Read more

HTC One (M8), HTC Desire 816 and HTC Desire 210 launched in India

HTC has gone all guns blazing today in India and has launched 3 new devices in the country targeted at different budget segments. It has launched its flagship device, the HTC One M8 for Rs 49,900 while the mid-range phablet Desire 816 for Rs 23,990 and the low-end Desire 210 for Rs 8,700. HTC seems to have gotten the pricing almost right this time around for all of its devices. ... Read more

Aircel Partners with nexGTv to stream IPL 7 on Mobile

Aircel today announced Pepsi IPL streaming on Aircel nexGTv powered by DigiVive. Through this association, Aircel customers will be able to watch Pepsi IPL matches on their mobile anywhere, anytime at an affordable price. The customers will be able to activate this service through USSD strings which will include Live TV and Data benefits. Aircel nexGTv is available as an application for Android and iOS devices and also as a WAP ... Read more

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