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Unethical Move by BSNL: Customers not Intimated about Major Plan Changes

Earlier last month we had reported about famed BSNL’s night unlimited plans going away. The plan changes were so major that users would end up paying a lot for what they usually got for free. The proposed revision is set to completely do away with the night unlimited part and customers would be paying at reduced rates for those times. 1 GB of data download which used to cost nothing… Read More

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Beam Fiber Hikes Internet Tariffs by a Nominal 3% for Entry Level Plans

Beam Fiber known for providing high speed, high quality Internet service at reasonable price in Hyderabad has increased prices by a nominal 3% for entry level plans. The tariff hike was effected on 01 May 2014 and customers were intimated in advance. Old Tariffs New Tariffs Percentage Increase Old customers who were on different plans were intimated about tariff changes by a similar margin. Here is the intimation received by… Read More

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Tata Docomo Revised FTTH Broadband Plans for Bangalore

Tata Docomo today revised its tariffs for Fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) Broadband service offering in Bangalore. Now Tata Docomo FTTH Broadband customers can enjoy data usage worth 20 GB at 4 Mbps speed for as low as Rs 1000 per month. Alternatively customers can also avail 80 GB of data usage at 4Mbps and 8 Mbps with fair usage policy for Rs. 1400 and Rs. 1500 respectively. There are also two more… Read More

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MTNL Launches New 10 Mbps Broadband Plans in Mumbai, Starting Rs.990

Mumbai’s number one Broadband and telecom service provider Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) announced the launch all new 10 Mbps High-Speed Broadband plans starting from Rs.990 using VDSL technology. MTNL today announced that its customers in non-FTTH coverage area can upgrade the existing ADSL network to VDSL Broadband network wherein they can get FTTH like plans with 10 Mbps download speeds and 5 Mbps uploads speed within the distance of… Read More

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Reliance Jio Gets 10,000 Mobile Numbers to Run Voice Over LTE Trial

Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has provided 10,000 mobile numbers to Pan India 4G BWA spectrum winner Reliance Jio Infocom for trial of Voice over 4G LTE network, as requested by the company. The number series allocated to Reliance Jio is 83378 for trial propose, and it will be used across Mumbai, Delhi and Jamnagar where Jio will soon start the trial run of VoLTE with 4000 mobile numbers each in… Read More

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India’s Broadband Base Reaches 14.68 Million, BSNL Leads

According to the latest report by sectoral regulator Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), India has 14.68 million Broadband subscribers as on July 2012. India’s total Broadband subscriber base has increased from 14.50 million at the end of June 2012 to 14.68 million at the end of July 2012, there by showing a monthly growth of 1.20%. The yearly growth in Broadband subscribers is 17.40% during the last one year… Read More

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TRAI to Telcos : Don’t Reduce Broadband Speed below 256 Kbps in Any Tariff Plan After FUP

In order to further improve transparency in Broadband services, India’s telecom watchdog Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has today issued a Direction to all Telecom / Broadband service providers on for delivering Broadband services in a transparent manner by providing adequate information to broadband consumers specially on Fair Usage Policy (FUP) with Unlimited Plans. TRAI also clarified that Broadband speed should not be reduced or slashed below 256 kbps… Read More

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India Adds 8.77 Million GSM Subscribers in February 2012 – IDEA Leads

Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) today released India’s ‘GSM Subscriber Figures for February 2012. IDEA Cellular tops in the new subscriber additions, added a total of 2.5 million new GSM subscribers followed by Uninor that lost  licences in the SC’s 2G judgment, added the 2nd largest number of subscribers with 2.3 million in February. Idea Cellular now has more than 110 million GSM customers with a 16.8% market share.… Read More

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BSNL Chennai Launches 3 New Broadband Plans

India’s largest Broadband service provider Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has come up with new ADSL broadband Plans BBG 500 CS5, BB Home ULD 750 CS7, BB Home ULD 900 CS8 in Chennai telecom circle. All new ADSL Broadband plans are effective from today and will be available for the next 90 days as promotional offer in Chennai circle. BSNL’s new Broadband Plan BBG 500 CS5 offers download speed Upto… Read More

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MTNL Launches FTTH Unlimited Broadband Plans With 10 Mbps Speed

In a bid to offer next generation telecom services at affordable rates, India’s 2nd largest Broadband Service provider Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) today announced the launch new promotional tariff plans for Fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) triple play High Speed Broadband service with core network speed up to 10 Gbps in Delhi Telecom circle. MTNL introduces five FTTH Unlimited Broadband (with FUP on Speed) and one Limited Plans starting from Rs.590 per… Read More

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Augere To Launch 4G Wireless Broadband In India

All 4G enthusiast in India are one step closer to experiencing the fourth generation High Speed Broadband Services. Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) spectrum winner Augere Wireless Broadband geared up to launch Long Term Evolution (LTE) based High Speed 4G Wirelss Broadband service in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh telecom circle beginning May 2012. UK based Augere Wireless Broadband today said that company plans to invest up to $60 million over the… Read More

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National Telecom Policy 2011: Free Roaming, High Speed Broadband

Kapil Sibal, Minister for Telecommunications and IT today release the draft of the National Telecommunications Policy-2011 aims to have 100% tele-density by 2020 also targets affordable and reliable broadband on demand by 2015 and Free National Roaming on Mobile Services. The New Telecom Policy recommends one Nation, one license policy across services and service areas to abolish Roaming charges. The distinction between local and STD calls would vanish, as the… Read More

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MTNL Revises Its Unlimited Broadband Combo Plans – Added More Free Calls

In a bid to promote the DSL Broadband services, state run telecom giant and Delhi’s largest Broadband service provider Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) today announced that it has Rationalized its Unlimited Broadband Combo Plan portfolio – increases Free Calls in three tariff plans. Now MTNL Delhi’s Unlimited Broadband plan users under TriB UL data 999 Combo, Plan-749, Freedom 1295 combo and TriB UL data 1899 combo will get additional… Read More

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IPv4 Internet Addresses Are Nearly Used Up: Now What?

Following World IPv6 Day on June 8, which allowed organizations and individuals with IPv6 connectivity to test the new Internet addressing system but may have left some feeling underprepared for the transition, ICSA Labs is offering seven tips to help IT organizations. The new addressing system, known as Internet Protocol version 6, or IPv6, will replace the current system, Internet Protocol version 4, which has been in place since the… 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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