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June 7th, 2015 3:01 PM 32 COMMENTS

Airtel Increases Prices of Online 2G and 3G Data Packs

Following Idea Cellular's footsteps, Airtel has also augmented prices of its data packs. As per the reports, the 2G and 3G data packs available online will now cost more to prepaid customers across India. Earlier, the company was offering lucrative discounts on the prepaid data packs sold online, but after the price hike announcement by Idea Cellular, Airtel has also decided to withdraw those discounts and enhance the prices. Customers... Read More

June 7th, 2015 2:26 PM 22 COMMENTS

BSNL to launch new high speed unlimited broadband plans starting at Rs. 1395

The rising competition in the telecom space has prompted BSNL to come up with lucrative data plans. In this series, the company has decided to introduce new promotional VDSL & FTTH BB plans in Bangalore TD/Karnataka circle for an initial duration of 90 days. BSNL New high speed unlimited broadband plan No. Plan Details BBG Super Speed Combo ULD 1395 VDSL CS59 BBG Super Speed Combo ULD 1495 VDSL  CS60 Fibro... Read More

June 6th, 2015 4:54 PM 18 COMMENTS

BSNL starts offering promotional FTTH BB Plans offering 100 Mbps at Rs. 5995 with post FUP speed of 512 Kbps

The leading telecom player BSNL has decided to introduce promotional VDSL and FTTH plans in multiple cities for an initial period of 90 days. As per the reports, the company has targeted Faridabad, Gurgaon, Noida, Ghaziabad and Pune SSAs as of now. Details of these plans are as follows- No. Plan Name BBG Super Speed Combo ULD 1645 VDSL CS63 BBG Super Speed Combo ULD 3645 VDSL CS64 Fibro Combo... Read More

June 4th, 2015 6:22 PM 38 COMMENTS

Idea Cellular hikes its 2G and 3G Data price in Delhi ( New revised Plan Details )

India Cellular has revised the pricing of 3G and 2G data plans in Delhi. The decision has come right after the regularization of 14% service tax rate. Here are the changed prices of data plans. Change In Idea 3G Prices Delhi: Earlier, users could get 300 MB data for Rs. 102 with a validity of 21 days, but now the company has reduced the price as well as the duration... Read More

June 4th, 2015 4:47 PM 0 COMMENTS

WhiteSpace Alliance Expedite International Deployment of TV Band Internet Access

WhiteSpace Alliance, a global industry leader in underutilized spectrum announced that interoperability testing and technology sharing among its members has started expediting international deployment of TV band internet access. WSA has been a leading organization when it comes to developing standards based enhancements and interoperability specifications which implement reliable broadband solutions based on efficient utilization of broadcast spectrum. The senior management of WSA seems delighted to witness the current growth... Read More

June 4th, 2015 2:40 PM 6 COMMENTS

Tata Teleservices Ends FY 15 With Rs. 3,846 Crore Loss Despite Revenue Surge

Tata Teleservices announced financial results for the FY15 and reported Rs. 3,846 crore loss. As per the reports published in Business Standard, the primary reason for this performance is said to be the increased cost factor. Tata Sons, the Holding Company of Tata Tele, helped the company with an additional sum of Rs. 1,025 crore to ensure that it met its financial obligations. The revenues of Tata Teleservices increased slightly... Read More

June 2nd, 2015 9:26 AM 7 COMMENTS

A Raja Granted 2G Spectrum Illegally: Enforcement Directorate

Enforcement Directorate has claimed that A Raja, Former Telecom Minister illegally granted 2G spectrum license to the firms that were not eligible for it. The issue took a hype when Rs. 200 crore was allegedly transferred to DMK supremo M Karunanidhi's family owned Kalaignar TV. During the final arguments in the 2G scam case, Anand Grover, Special Public Prosecutor stated that a conspiracy was planned by A Raja and other... Read More

May 31st, 2015 6:01 PM 26 COMMENTS

Govt To Revise Service Tax Rate From June 1, 2015, you will end up paying more for mobile and internet

Amidst of a range of brave decisions taken by NDA government during budget announcement, one that shook most was increased rate of service tax. The service tax rate has been revised from 12.36% to 14%, applicable from June 1, 2015. It simply means that eating at restaurants, paying insurance premiums and phone bills among others will become expensive all over India from June 1 onwards. The extra financial burden that... Read More

May 31st, 2015 5:46 PM 20 COMMENTS

Airtel starts 4G Service Trials In Visakhapatnam and Plan details

Bharti Airtel has become the first telecom service provider to kick off 4G service trials in Visakhapatnam, an imperative stepping stone towards making it a ‘smart city.’ From now onwards, all the Airtel customers in the city can upgrade to 4G data services at 3G prices. In order to take things forward, Venkatesh Vijayraghavan, CEO-Andhra Pradesh & Telangana, Bharti Airtel, and Mr. Chandrababu Naidu, The Hon'ble Chief Minister of Andhra... Read More

May 30th, 2015 6:20 PM 7 COMMENTS

Narendra Modi To Inaugurate NGN Technology Core Switches for East Zone

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to inaugurate the core switches of East Zone located at Bhubaneswar and Kolkata, and 100 NGN LMG switches in Patna on June 28, 2015. As per the reports, these 100 LGN LMG switches will be spread equally in North, East, South and West Zone. BSNL had recently disclosed that they will be partnering with Bharti Airtel for 2G roaming Pan India to improve... Read More

May 30th, 2015 4:13 PM 4 COMMENTS

NOFN Panel Estimates Budget of Broadband Net To Surpass Rs. 72,778 Crore

A committee that was set up by government to look after the NOFN project has estimated the cost of the project to hike three times more than the initial estimates. As per the reports, the government approved the budget of Rs. 20,000, but the NOFN Panel has suggested that the actual cost will surpass Rs. 72,778 crore. The information was made public by Telecom Ministry stating that the committee had... Read More

May 29th, 2015 4:41 PM 3 COMMENTS

BSNL Launches New “WI Dongel UL 500 CS1” Unlimited Plan For WiMax Dongle

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has decided to introduce new "WiMax WI Dongle UL 500 CS1" plan for all the WiMax dongle customers in Odisha circle on a promotional basis for 90 days. Details of this plan are as follows- Particulars Plan Details Bandwidth 512 kbps Users Single User Advance Rantal (6 months) Rs. 3000 Monthly Rental Rs. 500 Data Usage Unlimited The maximum bandwidth is 512 kbps and can... Read More

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