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MTNL Launches 3G Starter Pack 91 With Rent free Group Calling Benefits

India’s first 3G Mobile service operator Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL),  announced the launch of exciting youth oriented 3G Starter Pack 91 with attractive rent free Group Calling feature for its new prepaid customers in Mumbai  circle. This new prepaid offer, FTU91 enables an MTNL Mobile subscriber to avail inter group calling up to nine MTNL Mobile numbers (Voice and Video) just at 1 paisa for 12 seconds. MTNL’s “Trump… Read More

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TRAI To Improve Quality of Service For 3G Voice Calls

India’s telecoms regulator Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is taking concrete steps to address quality of 3G Mobile service issues in the country. TRAI today issued the Standards of Quality of Service of Cellular Mobile Telephone Service (Amendment) Regulations, 2012, laying down the network related Quality of Service standards for the 3G / UMTS Networks covering Voice Calls. TRAI, after considering the Quality of Service requirements for next generation… Read More

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Tata Docomo and Aircel Terminate 3G Roaming Deal

Tata DOCOMO, the unified telecom brand of Tata Teleservices and AIRCEL the fifth largest mobile service provider today called off their mutual agreement for Intra circle 3G Roaming services. According to our sources, both operator ended the deal soon after the Government/Department of Telecom said that such 3G ICRA or arrangements were illegal. 3G Roaming arrangement between Tata Docomo and Aircel was operational since July 19th, 2011 as we reported… Read More

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India Has 346 Million Mobile Internet Subscribers, Airtel Leads

According to the latest report by telecom watchdog Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), India has 346.67 million active Mobile Internet Subscribers (GPRS/2G/3G/CDMA-Data) as on June 2011. India has total 851.70 million wireless/mobile (GSM + CDMA) subscribers at the end of Jun-11 and 40.70% of total wireless subscribers base are capable of Accessing GPRS (2G/3G) Data Services/CDMA Internet at the end of June, 2011. India’s largest mobile service provider Bharti… Read More

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IDEA Becomes The Largest 3G Network in UP West and Uttarakhand

Idea Cellular, India’s 3rd largest mobile operator and the largest operator in UP West & Uttarakhand today said that it has now extended its 3G services to cover all major towns in the region. Idea’s 3G services are now available across 145 towns in UP West & Uttarakhand. Idea’s focus on growth from semi-urban heartlands, comprising of industrial, agricultural and educational regions seem to be working, as the company has… Read More

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India’s 3G Connections To Hit 400M Within Four Years

The numbers of 3G subscriber connections in India are forecast to reach 400 million within four years, representing almost 30 percent of the country’s total. According to a new Wireless Intelligence study, India 3G rollout (forecasts and market shares 2011 – 2015). Seven Indian operators acquired 3G spectrum last year in addition to the two state-owned operators (BSNL and MTNL) that had already been awarded 3G airwaves ahead of the… Read More

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MediaTek to Provide Low Cost Android and 3G Solutions in India

MediaTek India, the Indian subsidiary of the Taiwan based, MediaTek Inc. ,today said that it is working closely with all India based handset manufacturers and operators to provide low cost Android and 3G smartphone solutions and also aims to become the most reliable mobile chipset partner in  Indian market. MediaTek believes that its latest single chipset solution- MT6253, and a customized Android platform for the India market that features many… Read More

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India Telecom 2010 To Begin Tomorrow With Focus on “Broadband For All”

Government of India’s Telecom Event “India Telecom 2010”, will begin tomorrow at New Delhi. The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is organizing the event this year with the theme “Broadband for All” in association with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) India Telecom 2010 aims at promoting the opportunities in the Telecom sector for boosting country’s economic growth and attracting further FDI. The event will focus on the… Read More

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Only A Fifth Of India’s Urban Mobile Users Intend To Adopt 3G: Nielsen Study

Only one in five of India’s urban, mobile subscribers will adopt 3G services in the short term, a new study by The Nielsen Company has found. Despite high awareness of 3G and its capabilities to deliver broadband content, it may be as long as 8-10 years before the majority of mobile users are on a 3G phone plan. Released at Nielsen’s flagship Consumer 360 conference in Delhi today, the study… Read More

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No Cheap 3G By Private Operators In India?

Telecom Operators and Mobile Service users are going crazy with the advent of 3G Mobile Services by Private Operators which is soon going to rip off the telecom market with a boom. Now we all  know that Tata Docomo is the first private operator who has launched its 3G Mobile and Data services in 9 telecom circles now every other operator is in the race to grab the second spot.… Read More

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BSNL 3G Mobile and Data Services Now In 675 Cities Across India

India’s National Telecom Backbone and Pan India 3G Mobile Service operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) today announced that its 3G the next generation mobile and data service are now available in more than 675 cities across India. According to the operator, Only BSNL can provide the seamless 3G coverage across India without any Roaming charges on 3G data connectivity. Apart from the 675 cities the 3G network up-gradation work… Read More

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Winning The 3G Game

The battle is set for mobile operators to fight an exciting game. Some like Tata Docomo have raced ahead in launching (and surprising the industry) 3G much ahead of its peers. Other operators like Airtel, Rcom, Idea, Vodafone and Aircel who won 3G spectrums will be launching 3G only between Dec 2010-Mar 2011. Introduction of MNP at the same time will heat up the battle and make the contest more… Read More

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Can 3G Become Swiss Knife In Coming Days?

3G from Tata Docomo is just few days away! 3G business was a pricey one, now it is affordable, thanks to BSNL who drops unlimited 3G data plans to Rs 700 per month! More excitement are just some months away as most operators plan to roll out their own 3G services in Q1 of 2011. After becoming affordable 3G will bring some changes in India despite of the fact it… Read More

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