3G in India

Airtel Offering 6 Months Of Free 3G Data To Samsung Galaxy S5 Buyers

Bharti Airtel in collaboration with Samsung, is offering data bundles with the new Galaxy S5 to both pre-paid and post-paid customers. This is a part of Samsung's  large scale collaboration with SingTel, a Singapore based Telecommunications company which owns 32% stake in Bharti Airtel. As a part of what they call as a 'Retail Collaboration Programme', Airtel will offer mid-range and high-end smartphones from Samsung under its own roof, both physical stores and ... Read more

BSNL Offers the Cheapest 3G Data Tariff As of April 2014

As of April 2014 BSNL is offering 3G network covering more than 1700 towns and cities in the whole of country and is expanding the 3G coverages continuously. None of the Private Operators has covered more than 1000 towns so far. Currently BSNL offers Rs.125 per GB for postpaid and Rs 139 per GB for prepaid customers where as data charges beyond free limits are 1paise per 10KB for postpaid ... Read more

Exclusive: Result of Competition? Airtel Slashes 3G Internet Rates by 45%

Update: Airtel has currently removed the New 3G plans from its official portal what we have reported and they have updated us saying the reason for removal is technical glitch and currently only old 3G plans are active on system. In what may be termed as a result of competition in 3G segment and also a measure to capture users before the 4G launch by Reliance Jio, Airtel has drastically ... Read more

Unboxing the Nokia X Android Dual SIM Bright Green [PICS]

Nokia Launched its first version of Android Phone, though the phone is pretty basic and comes with “forked android OS” and doesn't come with preinstalled Google Playstore, though android apps can be downloaded through third party app store. The phone also offers Automatic screen brightness adjustment and has 3G. Nokia X Dual SIM Screen Size: 10.16cm Boot Time: Nokia X took took around a minute for the first boot Nokia X ... Read more

Aircel Will Now Provide bundled offers with Micromax devices which will give benefits worth Rs.10,000

Micromax today announced a strategic partnership with MediaTek, the leading chipset manufacturer and Aircel. Under this unique alliance, Aircel will team up with Micromax to introduce a range of offers for the consumers which will be almost equivalent to cost of the device. Powered by MediaTek chipsets, the devices promise to deliver a seamless and a powerful user experience, while the bundled Aircel offers will drive data. The offers initially will ... Read more

Super Unlimited MBlaze Plans: Now 40GB at Rs 999; Intros Blaze 4.0 Smartphone with 1 Lakh MB Data

Country's only pure-play CDMA operator MTS India, the telecom brand of Sistema Shyam Teleservices has taken plenty of steps to keep afloat in the competitive data market. The data market which is the company's main focus has become very competitive for MTS as the 3G operators now offer better speed, more coverage (thanks to the investments they put) and in some cases cheaper tariffs. However this time MTS brings the ... Read more

Idea launches the powerful and stylish ULTRA II – its first 14.0 cms (5.5”) 3G smartphone

Idea today announced the launch category 3G smartphones with the launch of the powerful and stylish Idea ULTRA II. Targeted at the young and savvy consumers, Idea ULTRA II packs in powerful specs loaded with relevant apps, offering a fast and a seamless experience for the high-end mobile data consumers. Additionally, for the first-time data consumers, Idea has also launched an 1GHz dual core entry-level 3G smartphone Idea !d 1000, with ... Read more

Vodafone India added Over 400 new 3G Towers in Kolkata and West Bengal Circles

In a bid to improve 3G mobile and data service coverage, Vodafone India has added more than 400 new 3G BTS (Node-B) in Kolkata and West Bengal  (including Sikkim and Andman Nicobar) circles. Vodafone India said that it has added around 406 new 3G enabled BTS (mobile towers) over the last 3 months to boost 3G networks or high speed data coverage in Kolkata and Rest of Bengal. Out of ... Read more

Exclusive : MTNL Launches True Unlimited 3G Data Pack for Rs.999 For Prepaid Customers in Mumbai

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) today announced the launch of new promotional True Unlimited 3G data Pack just for Rs.999 and for 3G prepaid subscribers in Mumbai circle. Earlier the Unlimited 3G data pack comes for Rs.1650, now MTNL has introduced new prepaid 3G data pack priced at Rs.999 offers True Unlimited 3G Data usage (Home and Roam) without any FUP for 30 days from the date of recharge. This ... Read more

Auction for 3G Spectrum (2100 Mhz) After New Government Takes Charge : TRAI

India's telecom regulator TRAI today said that the next 3G spectrum in 2100 Mhz band be auctioned by June 2014 and should be made available immediately after the new government takes charge. TRAI Chairman Rahul Khullar said "you should be planning now what you are going to do in next 3-4 years from now. One is get 2100 Mhz out by June, 2014 and the moment the new government takes ... Read more

BSNL’s complaint against Airtel, Vodafone, Idea rejected by CCI – 3G Spectrum Allotment

In a complaint to CCI (Competition Commission of India), BSNL had alleged that Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea had acted as a cartel while bidding for 3G spectrum auctions held in 2010. BSNL had accused the trio for selective bidding in different circles and later entering into illegal roaming arrangements to provide PAN India coverage. CCI in its order said that there is no prima facie case to investigate the ... Read more

Exclusive : MTNL Launches Six New 3G Data Packs For Prepaid Customers in Mumbai

In a bid to provide affordable 3G data services, Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) today announced the launch of six new longer validity 3G data Pack  with various validity options from 60 days to 365 days for its 3G prepaid customers in Mumbai circle. MTNL's newly launched 3G data packs are priced at Rs.389, Rs.549, Rs.675, Rs.775, Rs.849, Rs1299 provides 2GB (60Days), 3GB (90Days) 4GB (120 Days), 5GB (150 Days) ... Read more

MTNL Re-Launches True Unlimited 3G Data Plan for Postpaid and Prepaid Customers in Mumbai

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) today announced the re-launch of its True Unlimited 3G data Pack of Rs.1650 and for 3G prepaid and postpaid customers in Mumbai circle. Earlier this Data Pack was offering 50 GB 3G data usage per month and now it has been revised to offer True Unlimited 3G data usage (Home and Roam). MTNL Mumbai’s all 3G data plans/packs can be use while Home network as ... Read more

BSNL ties up with Datawind to offer Four Low-cost 2G and 3G Android Tablets with Bundled offers

State-owned Pan India 3G Mobile service provider Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has entered into a strategic alliance with Datawind, the company behind the low-cost Aakash and UBiSlate tablets to launch four co-branded 2G and 3G Android tablets with bundled data offers. Datawind along with BSNL will shortly roll out a slew of BSNL co-branded Android tablets which include UbiSlate 7C+, UbiSlate 7CX, UbiSlate 7CZ and UbiSlate 3G7. The UbiSlate ... Read more

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