About the author: Arpit spends his day closely following the telecom and tech industry. A music connoisseur and a night owl, he also takes a deep interest in the Indian technology start-up scene and spends rest of his time spilling poetry and stories on paper.

June 1st, 2018 6:41 PM 0 COMMENTS

Delhi High Court Admits Reliance Jio Lawsuit Against COAI for Defamation

Reliance Jio has hopped onto damage control mode and has filed an allegation against the Industry body, Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) and its director general Rajan Matthews. Reliance Jio has alleged that the director general made derogatory comments over the telco which are malicious and have harmed the company’s reputation. An interim order was passed in Delhi High Court on May 30, in which it read that a... Read More

June 1st, 2018 11:58 AM 5 COMMENTS

DoT Amends Spectrum Holding Norms, Increases Existing Limit for Telcos

The telecom department has made amends to the existing norms which governed spectrum holding for individual telecom operators. This move can be marked as a sign of encouragement since the Department of Telecom (DoT) has provided a sign of relief for the telcos, and a step towards consolidation in the sector. The new license norms now allow higher spectrum holding by the telecom operators. Previously there was a limit of... Read More

June 1st, 2018 11:16 AM 17 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel Plans to Bring DTH, Broadband and Postpaid Services Under One Bill

Bharti Airtel, the largest telecom operator in the country, is resorting to another different move in order to retain customers and to increase its ARPU. On Thursday, the telco revealed that it was working on an integrated payment solution for its customers which would combine the bill of DTH, broadband, fixed line and postpaid mobile into a single one, thus facilitating convenience. Also, the telco is likely to provide a... Read More

May 31st, 2018 6:47 PM 4 COMMENTS

MIUI 10: Revamped Recent Apps Interface, New AI Features, Driving Mode and More

On the occasion of its 8th anniversary, Xiaomi has made the MIUI 10 official. The Chinese smartphone giant revealed that over 190 million users all over the world were using the MIUI on their phones. After the announcement, Xiaomi went on to introduce the new UI which would now power the upcoming Xiaomi phones, all over the world. It goes without saying that MIUI 10 had been a much-awaited UI... Read More

May 31st, 2018 5:47 PM 2 COMMENTS

Google Launches Neighbourly App in India to Avail Easy Access to Local Information

On Thursday, at an exclusive event, Google launched a new app called Neighbourly especially for India. Besides its usual app projects focused on India like Tez Payments app, Google Areo and Google Station, this app marks a new milestone in the series. The Next Billion Users Team at Google has developed this app to help people source local information for the users. Right now, the app is limited only to... Read More

May 31st, 2018 4:21 PM 7 COMMENTS

Airtel Online Store Offering Premium Devices on EMI Along With Bundled Postpaid Plan

Bharti Airtel is trying to change the way Indians are buying premium phones. Due to the expensive price tag, most users who want to buy a premium flagship phone resort to EMI schemes or use a credit card in order to get their favourite device. However, when they buy the phone, the stores offer nothing more than a simple EMI. Instead with Airtel, users will be able to buy the... Read More

May 31st, 2018 1:13 PM 2 COMMENTS

How to Use Messages in iCloud Feature Which Comes With the Latest iOS 11.4 Update

Messages in iCloud feature has started rolling out to iPhone users as part of this week’s iOS 11.4 release. However, with this new feature, Apple hasn’t clarified a lot. With so many things to handle like how it works, saving messages etc. it can be a daunting task for the users to find their way through it. If you are one of the users who has already received the update,... Read More

May 31st, 2018 12:08 PM 1 COMMENTS

RCom Losses Grow Significantly to Rs 18,827 Crore in Q4

Reliance Communications has reported that its losses grew to a whopping figure of Rs 19,827 crore compared to the Rs 1,112 crore which was the losses in the January-March quarter of the year 2017. According to the information available, the losses grew significantly because of the one-time fee which Reliance Communications was charged for the close of its wireless assets. The telco after facing grim situations in the market, post... Read More

May 30th, 2018 7:51 PM 18 COMMENTS

MTNL Registers Losses of Rs 900 Crore in December-March Quarter

MTNL’s financial woes seem to take a nosedive as the company has released the numbers for the quarter ended March 31, 2018. The state-owned telco has registered huge losses to touch the figure of Rs 900 crore in the last quarter that ended March 2018. To give a bird’s eye of how serious of a problem it is for MTNL, it is necessary to know that in the same period... Read More

May 30th, 2018 7:01 PM 0 COMMENTS

HP Omen 15 Gaming Laptop With 4K Display and High-End Hardware Launched

HP has made advancement to its Omen series of Gaming laptops by introducing the Omen 15 refresh for the year 2018. The most striking of all is the update of design in this laptop, since the new Omen 15 offers a sleeker, thinner look compared to the previous one. The company is also planning to launch a gaming headset, laptop and backpack. The configuration which the Omen 15 sports, includes... Read More

May 30th, 2018 4:22 PM 6 COMMENTS

First Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 Benchmark Scores are Out Courtesy of Vivo NEX

Qualcomm recently announced the Snapdragon 710 Mobile Platform as an upgraded version of the Snapdragon 660. While the chipset is already available for manufacturers, we still don't have information on when the smartphones will come out. Vivo, the Chinese brand which made good use of the Snapdragon 660 SoC last year and this year will be amongst the first brands to unveil a smartphone with Snapdragon 710 SoC. The Vivo... Read More

May 30th, 2018 12:23 PM 11 COMMENTS

Over 200 Million WhatsApp Users in India Will Be Able to Make Payments from Next Week

Although WhatsApp’s partners are not ready for the step, its parent company Facebook has decided to go ahead with the decision of launching the WhatsApp Payments feature as early as next week in order to capture market share in India. Anonymous people who didn’t wish to be named said that Facebook was accelerating the rollout of the WhatsApp payments feature with full fervour since the competition is growing by the... Read More

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