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January 30th, 2010 1:04 AM 7 COMMENTS

Idea Mobile Roadie Challenge Is Back

IDEA Cellular a pan India mobile operator, in association with MTV has launched a unique online contest titled "Idea Mobile Roadie Challenge 2.0".Idea had successfully conducted the first season of "Idea Mobile Roadie Challenge", which was an innovative customer engagement online plus mobile contest. To participate in "Idea Mobile Roadie Challenge 2.0", contestants can log on to www.ideastrikeback.com where they will be greeted by VJ Cyrus Broacha, who conducts the... Read More

January 29th, 2010 11:30 PM 17 COMMENTS

Vodafone’s Surprise – reduced roaming rates for its customers travelling to Dubai

Vodafone Essar, one of India's leading cellular services providers, today announced unmatched rates for its customers roaming in Dubai between 28th January 2010 and 28th February 2010. This period coincides with the world renowned shopping festival in the city. The roaming rates have been reduced by 40% on outgoing calls, 83% on incoming calls, and 40% on data services. This limited period offer can be availed by both Prepaid and... Read More

January 28th, 2010 9:13 AM 28 COMMENTS

Mobile nos starting with ‘7′, soon!

Mobile users across the country would soon see yet another series of mobile numbers, possibly as early as February 2010. While the Department Of Telecommunication (DoT) has issued all almost all numbers starting with '9' and '8', the new numbers would start with '7'. You may recall that TELECOM TALK was the 1st to announce '8' series mobile numbers (MOBILE NOS STARTING WITH ‘8?, SOON) on 15 August 2009, which... Read More

January 27th, 2010 9:45 PM 4 COMMENTS

Tata Communications launches Video Connect & ‘Mosaic’ platform

Tata Communications, a leading provider of new world communications, today announced its Global Media & Entertainment Solutions (GMES) group. With this announcement, it has launched its dedicated global video network "Video Connect" as well as unveiled its media management platform – Mosaic (which Tata Communications had recently acquired from BT Group plc). As part of the GMES portfolio, Video Connect and Mosaic - will complement Tata Communications’ existing Media and... Read More

January 12th, 2010 9:37 PM 120 COMMENTS

Tata DOCOMO ‘GPRS On Demand’ Makes Aircel’s Unlimited Internet Packs Lose Its Sheen

Tata DOCOMO recently launched 5 new ‘GPRS on Demand’ Packs. At first glance it was still unfortunate that Tata DOCOMO had yet not launched an Unlimited GPRS much like that of Aircel. However on careful analysis one can say that Tata DOCOMO has hit all the right notes with these GPRS packs which may ultimately prove to be more beneficial and equally economical for the customers.  As per our analysis... Read More

January 12th, 2010 2:07 PM 28 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel Buys 70% Stake In Warid Telecom To Invest $300 mn

Bharti Airtel Ltd, India’s largest telecom operator by subscriber numbers, has acquired a 70 per cent stake in Bangladesh’s Warid Telecom, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi’s Dhabi Group. Under the agreement, Bharti Airtel will make a fresh investment of $300 million to expand Warid Telecom’s operations, while it will get management and board control of the company.This will be Bharti Airtel’s second operation outside of India. The... Read More

January 5th, 2010 1:13 PM 14 COMMENTS

Airtel Warns of Fraudulent Phone callers

Bharti Airtel has issued an advisory to its mobile and landline users on fraudulent calls purportedly being made on behalf of the company. According to the company, the fraudster sends an SMS or a missed call to the user (from an international number with country code +92), and on returning the call he informs the user of having won an operator-sponsored lottery. The fraudster then attempts to con the customer... Read More

December 23rd, 2009 8:48 AM 26 COMMENTS

Vodafone offers Unlimited local and national SMS for Karnataka Prepaid

Vodafone Essar, one of India's leading cellular services providers in Karnataka, today announced that its prepaid customers in the state will now be able to avail of unlimited local and national SMS by subscribing to the Rs. 52 monthly SMS Bonus Card. A customer who recharges with Rs. 52 will be eligible to send 500 free local or national SMSes daily for 30 days from the date of recharge. For... Read More

December 23rd, 2009 8:09 AM 1 COMMENTS

Ybrant Launches a Location-Based Mobile Advertising Platform for Mobile Services Providers

Ybrant Digital, the leading provider of digital marketing solutions, today announced its plans to introduce Location-Based Advertising (LBA) into its gamut of services. Towards this, the company is into a partnership with LiveVana Innovations & Lepton Software in launching a Location-Based Mobile Advertising Platform for Mobile Service Providers. The platform will enable a host of options for (more…) Read More

December 23rd, 2009 7:47 AM 8 COMMENTS

Send An X’mas Cheer To Your Loved One’s With Airtel Santa

Bharti Airtel India's leading telecom service provider will celebrate the festive season of Christmas this year with a difference. To usher in this popular festival, Airtel has come up with an exciting offer for its customers and their children where in Airtel Santa will personally deliver X’mas messages to your loved one’s. From today till December 24th all customers have to do is visit Airtel Relationship Centre (ARC) at various... Read More

November 27th, 2009 5:20 PM 7 COMMENTS

Tata Docomo launches Blackberry Curve 8520

Tata Docomo, the GSM brand of Tata Teleservices Limited and Research In Motion (RIM) a global leader in wireless innovation, today unveiled the BlackBerry CurveTM 8520 smartphone priced at just Rs. 14990/-. The BlackBerry Curve 8520 smartphone, together with TATA DOCOMO offerings, will appeal to a broad spectrum of retail and business customers who want an exceptional mobile experience with easy mobile access to email, messaging, social networking and mobile... Read More

November 27th, 2009 8:08 AM 5 COMMENTS

Nokia E72 – First Look & Chance to Pre-Book

Nokia, the world's largest phone manufacturer, has shared a first glimpse of the upcoming Nokia E72 mobile phone for customers in India. The company is also offering a chance to 'pre-book' the phone, thereby ensuring that you can be among the first few to own the new Nokia E72 when it’s available in the market. Nokia E72 allows one to stay in control of all your business needs. Be it business... Read More

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