3G in India

3G Roaming issue: SCI issues notice to Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular, and Tata Teleservices

The Supreme Court of India has issued notice to Bharti Airtel Ltd, Vodafone India Ltd, Idea Cellular Ltd and Tata Teleservices Ltd over Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal’s (TDSAT) judgement that allowed Airtel, Idea and Vodafone to offer 3G services under a roaming arrangement in areas where not all of them own 3G spectrum. This notice was issued in an appeal by the department of telecommunication (DoT) challenging an

Idea reduces data/validity of existing 3G pack, adds two new packs in Kerala Circle

Following Airtel's footsteps, Idea has also reduced data and validity of certain 3G packs in Kerala circle. Now Idea subscriber has to spend more to get 3G internet for a month. Monthly 3G packs Rs 107 used to provide 300MB data for 30 days has been drastically reduced to 21 days validity and 250MB data. Validity of another monthly pack Rs 199 600MB has been reduced to 28 days from existing 30

Reliance revises 3G Rs 177 pack with 2GB for all circles

Reliance has revised Rs 177 3G pack by offering 2GB data instead of 1GB. Earlier we had reported this offer for only Mumbai circle, now it is available to all users in Reliance 3G circles. Apart from the 2GB data subscribers will also get benefit of Unlimited FB, Twitter and Whatsapp, making this one of the best value for money data pack in the country. The offer of Rs.177 is common across all 13

Idea Cellular ready to launch 3G services in Delhi, test signal goes live

As we know, Idea Cellular is offering 3G services in Delhi through intra-circle roaming pacts with Airtel and Vodafone. Now good news for its subscribers, the country's third largest telecom operator will use its own network to offer 3G services in the lucrative Delhi circle. We at TelecomTalk found that MNC code 404-999 is having UMTS signal and this signal is live in different areas of Delhi-NCR for instance IIT

Airtel starts offering 3G services in Odisha

Airtel will now offer its 3G mobile services to customers in Odisha. Airtel 3G will be available to customers in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Brahmapur, Keonjhar, Jajpur Road, Jajpur Town and Paradip. Airtel customers across these cities can now experience high speed 3G mobile broadband experience and enjoy buffer-free video streaming, high speed downloads, file sharing and transfers, online gaming and much more on the go. Airtel 3G services will

Best and most affordable 3G plans in Bengaluru

The Smartphone revolution has been based on the mobile internet ecosystem and the fact that nowadays smartphones can actually be dismissed as utterly useless without an active data connection. It is not always that we are under the shade of Wi-Fi and it does become necessary for users to subscribe to a 3G data pack from network operators for an uninterrupted connectivity. Lets take a look at some of the

Comparison: Airtel Vs. Idea Unlimited 3G plans, Which is the Best ?

The mobile tariffs are currently seeing an upward trend in the country and its not just Airtel who have revised their plans. Idea Cellular which is one of the most prominent Telecom operator in the country has also hiked their 3G tariffs. Idea is surprisingly costlier as it offers only 20-40Kbps speed after FUP and this is nothing short of a joke. Airtel has been a little generous though as

Airtel to enhance its 3G network in Mumbai, West Bengal and Bihar, Using radio access network advanced platform

Airtel will enhance its 3G network in the Mumbai, West Bengal and Bihar telecom circles using Nokia’s latest Single RAN (radio access network) Advanced platform.  The deal includes an India-first dual band, dual carrier 3G network implementation, refarming 900 MHz to complement Mumbai’s existing 3G network on 2100 MHz. This will enable higher throughput and thus improved 3G services. Under the contract, Nokia Networks will supply its Single RAN Advanced

Aircel Launches 3G services in Mumbai, Starts Offering 1GB 3G at Rs. 195

Aircel today announced the launch of its 3G services in Mumbai. Mumbai is the third region where Aircel has launched its 3G services this year after Delhi and Rajasthan. To activate 3G data services, customers need to simply recharge by opting for a tariff plan from the range of best value for money products and services or buy an internet pack. The tariff plan will offer 3G data benefits, voice

TT Exclusive: Airtel introduces 3G Infinity a feature that carries forward your unused Prepaid 3G Data

Airtel has come up with a new 3G scheme that carry forwards your 3G prepaid balance if recharged before the pack expires. The recharge has to be done via airtel online recharge portal. I had around 800MB of Data left in my device and then recharged Rs 102 which added up 300MB to the tally and the total usage was brought to 1200 MB, another good part is that it

First in India: Reliance starts offering 6GB 3G at Rs742 valid for 90 days including voice tariff at 1p/s

We have seen 2G and 3G Data packs from avoid group and recently BSNL also rationalized its Data packs. Now Reliance has come up with something ground breaking for it's users. Reliance started to offer Smart Recharge Vouchers where user gets data benefits including voice tariff at 1p/sec with 90 days validity. Here are the Smart Recharge Voucher details in 3G circles of Reliance :  Rs282  - 6 GB of