About the author: The happy guy RDB (stands for Rudradeep Biswas) has been writing for Telecomtalk since 2009, covering mobile operators, 3G, broadband, WiFi, 4G, LTE, telecom policies and what-not related to Indian telecom. He is by profession a doctor, did his MBBS from R.G.Kar Medical College, Kolkata.

BBM App out of Beta now available for download in Windows Phone

Blackberry today announced the availability of  BBM on Windows Phone 8 and higher devices. The BBM app for Windows Phone builds on the collaboration, privacy and security features that are at the core of the BBM experience loved by more than 85 million monthly active users around the world. Built specifically for the Windows Phone experience, BBM users will have a familiar, native user experience that embraces the clean, modern design

Unboxing MBlaze Power WiFi – Pretty Impressive on First Look

Recently MTS India, country's pure-play CDMA mobile and data services provider has launched a very innovative product - MBlaze 3GPlus WiFi Router Power bank. The device from MTS India is actually Lava MF800 and it's definitely a beast in a small package - includes 5200mAh power bank for your smartphones or tablets and usual WiFi router which is powered by MTS' 3GPlus network which supports upto 9.8Mbit/s downlink. Though CDMA

Bharti Airtel crosses 300 million customers milestone

Bharti Airtel has crossed 300 million customers mark across its operations. The milestone includes customers across mobile, fixed line & DSL, and DTH services. Bharti Airtel, which began operations in 1995, reached the 100 million customers mark in 2009 and crossed the 200 million mark in 2012. The latest 100 million customers have joined the Airtel family in less than two years. The Company ranks as the fourth* largest mobile service

BSNL to Lease Tower Infra No to Fiber Sharing, a good Move?

After new government sets in, there are only good news for state-run telcos - BSNL & MTNL. In the latest development BSNL decides for leasing or sharing its telecom towers across the country. The revenue from tower sharing can boost its present weak financial status. At present BSNL has around 73,000 towers of its own and a good number of them are in remote areas which will give good valuation. We

Oplus launches XonPhone 5 in India for Rs 7,999

Oplus has launched ‘XonPhone 5’ which will be available on Snapdeal. XonPhone 5 comes powered with a MTK 6582 Quad core 1.3GHz Cortex A7 Processor, a 1 GB RAM, a 5” capacitive multi-touch 1280 by 720, 320 PPI true to life display, 8 MP Back Camera with auto focus with LED Flash and a 2 MP Front Camera, 16 GB Internal Storage, powered by a 2000mAh battery. XonPhone 5 Specification

TRAI’s Recommendation on Spectrum Sharing – Let it Happen!

Long- awaited spectrum sharing policy (pooling of spectrum held by the two operators for simultaneous use) for Indian mobile operators can soon be a reality, as Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released its final recommendations to DoT. If we can go back, in 2010 & 2011 TRAI published their views on spectrum sharing among operators. Due to various causes DoT did accept them partly and there were many