Rudradeep

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.

Reliance Communication Brings Mumbai, Pune & Hyderabad under Pro 3 Network

Reliance Communications has silently expanded their CDMA Rev B phase II services, Pro 3 to three new metros - Mumbai, Pune & Hyderabad. Initially the service was limited to Bangalore & Chennai. Unlike MTS (Ultra offers up to 9.8Mbps) & Tata Docomo (Photon Max offers upto 6.2Mbps), Reliance Pro 3 is using 3 carriers to boost the downlink upto 14.7 Mbps. Rcom was the pioneer of CDMA technology in India

Hughes India Connects 12,000 off-site ATMs and rural bank branches to go Hi tech

To fulfill the prime minister's Jan Dhan Yojana, eight banks have got over 12000 of their off site ATMs and rural branches connected with a secure broadband satellite. The feat was achieved by Hughes Communication India Ltd. Valued at INR 300 million, the new contracts were awarded to Hughes by eight different banks including Punjab National Bank, HDFC Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Bank of Baroda, IDBI Bank, Dena Bank

Uninor Reports 38 per cent year on year improvement in gross revenue

Uninor has reported a 38 per cent year on year improvement in gross revenue amid challenging operating environment in Q3 FY 2014. As a part of its third quarter result presentation (quarter ending September) in Oslo, Telenor Group reported sustained business growth of its operation in India. Uninor’s strong business performance continued with 1.8 million new subscriptions being added in its six circles during the third quarter. The average revenue

Quikr Launches its app on Windows Phone Store

Quikr has launched its app on the Windows Phone Store. The app comes equipped with open source software stack that has been used to build the backend while the front-end of the app has been built using native SDKs. 1. Automatic detection of user’s location to show him ads from his city. 2. Posting Category based adverts –Users can simply click a photograph using their Windows smart phone and post ads for free

MTS Revises Prepaid Ultra (Rev B) Offerings

MTS India, the pure-play CDMA operator of the country, has revised its data offerings for its data card subscribers. India’s mobile broadband market has been booming for some time and CDMA operators who enjoyed first mover advantage is now facing competition from GSM/3G players. At present MTS offers highest mobile broadband speed on CDMA turf – upto 9.8 Mbit/s downlink. It should be noted that Reliance Communications offers EVDO Rev

Google Services to be Faster on 2G, More Internet Related Initiatives on Cards?

In a recent update, Google is starting an initiative in India to optimize its search results on mobile devices. This optimization will bring faster Google search on mobiles even on slower internet connection (2G or 1x). Google is serious about this, that’s mainly because Mountainview based company’s majority of revenues come from online advertisements. But now Facebook is becoming a strong competitor to Google, thanks to Facebook’s popularity on social