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.

Airtel and Samsung launches Integrated Digital TV (iDTV) Priced at Rs 44,900

Airtel digital TV today announced its partnership with Samsung to launch India’s very first Integrated Digital TV (iDTV). As part of this innovation - Samsung’s range of SmartDirect TVs will come designed with an in-built Airtel digital TV Smart Card which will enable DTH signal reception without the need for customers to install an external set-top-box (STB). The Integrated Digital TV (iDTV) capability will deliver a smart TV viewing experience for

Telenor Group completes 100% ownership of Telewings in India

Telenor Group announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the 26 per cent ownership stake in Telewings, held by Lakshdeep Investment & Finance. As a result, Telenor now takes full ownership of the company that operates under the brand name Uninor. The process was finalized after Telenor received approval from the Indian government's Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) to increase its stake from 74 per cent to 100

Reliance Communication sets up Special Call Centre for cyclone hit VIZAG

The Andhra Pradesh unit of Reliance Communications, India’s integrated telecommunications service provider, has stepped up relief and support measures for the assistance of the cyclone- and flood-affected people of the state—offering a free call center number 1949 to help them trace the mobile of the customer where it was seen last. Reliance Communications has announced many initiatives for the victims of Cyclone Hudhud and the floods that ravaged Viazg and

Government of Telangana launches “Public Wi-Fi” powered by Airtel, Offers 750 Mb per day per user

The Government of Telangana and Bharti Airtel, today launched the State’s first “Public Wi-fi”. This has been launched as a pilot in 17 tested hotspot locations in the hub of Hi-tech city enabling customers across operators to avail public Wi-Fi and enjoy internet services of upto 750 Mb per day per user. To begin with, these public Wi-Fi hotspots have been set up between Cyber towers to Madhapur Police Station

Aircel launches “Aircel ON, Gift ON” consumer engagement Offer

Aircel has launched a unique and exciting consumer engagement offer – Aircel ON, Gift ON. All Aircel customers, new and existing, can participate in the contest by simply dialing *121# from their Aircel number and answering an easy question to qualify for the contest. The customers will have a chance to win a grand prize of a Car worth Rs. 4 Lakhs, Gold worth Rs. 25,000 every week, Talktime worth Rs.250

Vodafone India Requests for Immediate Allotment of 1800Mhz Spectrum in Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata

Vodafone India has formally requested the Department of Telecommunications and regulator TRAI for immediate allotment of the 1800MHz spectrum, which it had won in auctions. With only 7 weeks left, when as per DoT, the presently deployed spectrum in 900MHz is to be replaced by 900MHz won in auctions. Hence, timely earmarking of the spectrum won is essential for the company to replace existing spectrum which is in full operational use