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.


Airtel 4G goes live in Rohtak ( Haryana )

Bharti Airtel Limited, today launched its 4G services on dongles, Wi-Fi CPEs (customer premise equipment), Mi-Fi and Wi-Fi dongles in Rohtak Haryana. Customers can now experience the all new ‘electrifying’ internet browsing experience with the Airtel’s 4G home Wi-Fi solutions. Customers will be able to connect to the fastest ever internet service and enjoy capabilities like high definition video streaming with zero buffering, download 10 movies in less than 30… Read More


Airtel says it’s ready for Full-MNP, offers balance transfers and faster processing of porting requests

Airtel, today announced that the company is fully ready to launch National Mobile Number Portability. Extending its spirit of Customer First, the company also introduced many firsts including faster processing of porting requests, free incoming on roaming, balance transfers and carry forward options. With this, mobile customers spread across the country can now easily shift between States without having to change their mobile number. Customers on Airtel, the largest telecommunications… Read More


SpiceJet revamps its Mobile App on Android and iOS platforms

SpiceJet, unveiled its all-new SpiceJet mobile application today. With this app, customers on-the-go will find it more convenient than ever before to make and manage bookings, check flight status, and receive exclusive offers on their mobile devices with just a few taps on the screen. Booking and managing your flights and travel experience was never so easy! The interface is so simple that even the origin of journey helpfully gets… Read More


Nokia Networks inks 4-year deal with Bharti Airtel for 3G network rollout in 5 new telecom circles

Bharti Airtel, has selected Nokia Networks to roll out its 3G network in 5 new telecom circles and network expansion in 3 existing telecom circles. Under the 4-year contract, the company will provide its radio elements and services expertise to power Bharti Airtel’s infrastructure. Deal details at a glance: Network planning and optimization, network implementation, network operations, project management and care services, including hardware and software maintenance as well as… Read More


Bharti joins OneWeb’s to provide affordable high speed internet access, how it works?

Bharti Enterprises (“Bharti”), one of India’s leading business groups, today said that it has acquired a strategic minority stake in OneWeb, which is supported by a global consortium with an aim to provide affordable internet access to all. As one of the founding members of OneWeb, Bharti will have representation on the Board of the company. OneWeb today announced USD 500 million in funding from its investors to take forward… Read More

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Vodafone Introduces free 3G DATA offer in Mumbai

Vodafone India, in its continued endeavour to boost adoption of 3G data has launched an exclusive free 3G DATA offer in Mumbai. This offer is exclusive for customers who buy the new Samsung Smartphone or Tablet [Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5, Galaxy A7, Galaxy Note III, Note EDGE, S6 Flat, S6Edge (G925), Galaxy E5, Galaxy E7, Note 4]. Vodafone customers can download upto 2GB high speed 3G Data using new smartphone… Read More


Telecom operators ordered to produce mobile tower data over upsurge in call drops, will this improve network quality ?

Telecom companies have come under the scanner as the government has sought information to check the reason behind frequent call drops.With the telecom operators claiming dearth of mobile towers as the reason, government has decided to dig deep to find the truth. The Department of Telecom (DoT) had recently urged the sector regulator to suggest a mechanism to penalize telecom operators for call drops,Ravi Shankar Prasad, Telecom Minister has asked… Read More


Tata Docomo to offer Unlimited Voice and 3G data postpaid plans starting from Rs. 350

Tata Docomo, will start offering unlimited voice and 3G data combo plans for its postpaid customers in Karnataka with various price points starting from Rs 350 onwards to 899 and then 1299. The 899 plan especially targeted towards the independent working class offers its users the benefit of STD, national roaming and unlimited 3G Data (2GB @ peak speed, post that unlimited at throttled speed ) to choose from along with… Read More


Mergers and Acquisition to be dealt with on Case by case basis : DoT

Telecom Operators who are looking forward to a holistic review of the rules on mergers and acquisition are in for disappointment as the Department of Telecommunication has pointed out that they will not relook the rules as a whole but deal with it individually when someone approaches them. DoT has also made it clear that they will not auction spectrum in new bands unless carrier’s request for them. The move… Read More


Reliance introduces ‘Mera Number, Meri Deal’ Portal Offering Customer-Centric Plans

Reliance Communications, has launched a innovative portal—‘Mera Number, Meri Deal’—for its prepaid GSM customers. Customers can simply dial *129# and avail exclusive offers across data, voice, talk-time and SMS services. The ‘Mera Number, Meri Deal’ portal offers services in three categories, namely ‘Rs 9 Store’, ‘Special Offers’ and ‘Flavor of the Month’. The “Rs 9 Store” category provides customers with a choice of attractive 1-day validity packs across 2G data,… Read More


Free data-management and data-saving app Opera Max launched in India, will help to prevent data leakage

Opera Max, the free data-management & data-saving app from Opera Software finally made its debut in India where it can be downloaded from the Google Play store. Opera Max shrinks videos and photos across most apps on mobile data connections – as well as on Wi-Fi – so that users can get the most out their data plans and more control over their data usage. With Opera Max, users can… Read More


At 10 Million songs, has the largest songs library in India now, has announced its partnership with The Orchard, a pioneering music, film and video distribution company. Over 7 million indie songs have been included in Gaana’s catalogue via this partnership, exclusively for India, taking the total catalogue size to a whopping 10 million songs. The Orchard operates in more than 25 global markets, amplifying reach and revenue across the world through hundreds of digital, physical and mobile partnerships internationally. Artists… Read More

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Vodafone India enhances its 3G network and retail transformation in Tamil Nadu

Vodafone India, has invested over INR 750 crores on ramping up network and distribution in Tamil Nadu circle over the past 12 months (April 2014-March 2015). Already the preferred mobile services provider in terms of Subscriber base, Network, Revenue Market Share and Retail touch points, Vodafone has been focusing on closer engagement and enhancing customer experience in an endeavour to be future ready. Vodafone has also expanded its network footprint… Read More

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