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Apple iPhone sales increase by 55 percent in India during Q1 2014

Apple has forever been the company that has never laid much effort on marketing its products in India. They have always sold on the basis of performance as well as brand value. But as the competition is starting to get better, Apple has finally indulged in big time marketing efforts. In 2013-2014, Apple ran a number of offers in the Indian market improve the iPhone sales and it did a ... Read more

One Touch Emergency Response Launches PAN India on-call Emergency Help Desk service at Rs. 50/month

One Touch Emergency Response has introduced first of its kind 24 X 7 PAN India Emergency Assist Helpline dedicated to provide assurance, safety and security to subscribers when in distress. On calling the Emergency Assist Helpline the subscriber receives On-call assistance for handling the situation, 3 way conferencing and coordination with the local police, hospitals, fire stations, taxi services and other external agencies and coordination with emergency contacts. The OTER Command ... Read more

Micromax starts manufacturing its smartphones in India

Micromax, the country's second largest smartphone and tablet vendor has finally started manufacturing smartphones in India. Until now, it used to import all of its devices from Chinese white-label manufacturers. From now on, some of the Micromax smartphones will be manufactured in its Rudraprayag facility in Uttarakhand. The said facility was already being used to manufacture tablets and LED TVs. “Micromax has manufacturing plant in Rudraprayag where it manufactures LED and ... Read more

Telecom Industry Trends in the Near Future

For more than 20 years, high growth in the telecom industry has been attributed to continuous transformation in the technical knowledge and information waves, but virtue of the nature says anything on the trajectory of growth has to call it a day, and telecom sector is no different. With the telecom penetration becoming saturated, the industry is in dilemma, and is pondering over the innovative & inventive ways. This article ... Read more

Total Number of GSM Subscribers in India Crosses 721.93 Million As of March 2014 : COAI

Pan India GSM Subscriber base has crossed 721.93 million as of March 2014 which a 1.16% increased from previous month. Airtel currently leads with 205.39 million subscribers followed by Vodafone India with 166.56 million subscribers. In terms of Net subscriber additions Idea cellular leads with 2.24M followed by Vodafone with 2.22 M and Airtel with 1.89M. The data exclude reports from Reliance and Tata Docomo as these operators don't  report ... Read more

Oxigen mobile wallet, a new way to store your money

Oxigen Wallet is a prepaid mobile wallet that empowers customers to store their cash practically into their cellphones. Your mobile number turns into your ID and it permits you to transact through SMS, Web or a mobile application(at present accessible on Android). Let us tell how you how exactly does it work: Step 1 : Create a free wallet by Sending  SMS   ( OXIGEN*AGREE*DOB(DDMMYY)*Full NAME or Download app on Android  ... Read more

Aircel Partners with nexGTv to stream IPL 7 on Mobile

Aircel today announced Pepsi IPL streaming on Aircel nexGTv powered by DigiVive. Through this association, Aircel customers will be able to watch Pepsi IPL matches on their mobile anywhere, anytime at an affordable price. The customers will be able to activate this service through USSD strings which will include Live TV and Data benefits. Aircel nexGTv is available as an application for Android and iOS devices and also as a WAP ... Read more

More details about OnePlus One’s camera, hardware and customisation options surface online

OnePlus is a new smartphone brand by a former top employee of Oppo. The device is set to be announced on 23 April but more details about their first smartphone, OnePlus One have surfaced online. Information about its hardware internals, camera samples and customisation options are now available. The OnePlus One will come with a 2.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, 3GB of RAM and a 5.5 inch full HD ... Read more

Over 267 million smartphones shipped worldwide in Q1, 2014

According to a market researcher TrendForce, over 267 million smartphones were shipped worldwide during Q1, 2014. As per the research firm, it was a 1.13% rise when compared to the same quarter last year. Smartphones are expected to reach 6.7% more shipments in the current quarter (Q2, 2014) when compared to Q1, 2014. Samsung, with a 30% market share maintained its podium position, thanks to sales of its low and ... Read more

Sony Xperia Z2 Compact back panel leaked in images

While the launch of Sony Xperia Z2 has been delayed, we've already started getting some details of the Xperia Z2 Compact. The images of the back panel of the Sony Xperia Z2 has been leaked on Chinese blog Weibo. As seen in the image, it looks very similar to the original Xperia Z2 and comes in purple colour variant as well. As seen on the Xperia Z1 Compact, it had ... Read more

Obi Mobiles, backed by former Apple Inc. CEO launched in India

Yet another smartphone brand has launched in India today. Obi Mobiles, backed by former Apple Inc. CEO John Sculley, plans to sell Android smartphones in the price range of Rs 5,000 to Rs 8,000 in India. They are planning to sell a million handsets within next five months and turn profitable. According to analysts, around 15 - 18 million smartphones will be sold in India in a price range of ... Read more

Reliance Hikes its Tariffs by Up to 20% for Prepaid Customers Across Pan India

Reliance today announced an increase in tariffs by up to 20 per cent for all its prepaid customers. Base Tariffs will increase from 1.5 paise to 1.6 paise per second, while tariffs on discounted and promotional plans will increase by up to 20 per cent.   The revised tariffs, which will be applicable for prepaid customers across the country, come into effect from 25 April 2014. INDICATIVE LIST OF TARIFF CHANGES Plan Old Tariff New Tariff ... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S5 Experienced 30% More Sales Than Galaxy S4 On Launch Day

Samsung has released the Galaxy S5 last week throughout the world and as per reports, it has already broke the launch day sales records of all the previous smartphones from Samsung. As per the latest report from Korea, Samsung Galaxy S5 has experienced 30% more increase when compared to that of Samsung Galaxy S4. The sales of Galaxy S5 might have doubled that of Galaxy S4 in some European countries. ... Read more

Amazon Might Launch Its First Smartphone In June With 3D Capabilities

Starting its venture into hardware with e-book reader Kindle, Amazon hasn't looked back. It's hardware efforts have been very well received, be it Kindle PaperWhite or Kindle Fire. After launching Kindle Fire, it was widely guesstimated that Amazon might enter the smartphone market to compete with Google, Microsoft and Apple. Instead, last week, they entered into media streaming box business with Amazon Kindle Fire TV. Just like Xiaomi, Amazon sells its ... Read more

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