About the author: Mahit Huilgol is a Mechanical Engineering graduate and is a Technology and Automobile aficionado. He ditched the Corporate boardroom wars in the favor for technology battle ground. He is also a foodie by heart and loves both the edible chips and non-edible silicon chips.

August 9th, 2014 8:56 PM 23 COMMENTS

Comparison Between Set top Boxes Offered by Dish TV, Which is the best ?

DTH operators are incorporating new features on a regular basis to enrich the Television process. It becomes quintessential for the customers to choose the right set top box. Today we bring to you the comparisons between the Dish TV set top boxes and help you choose the right one. 1. Dish TV Standard-Definition Basic   Cost- Rs 1299* This is the set top box with the bare minimal. It only supports... Read More

August 9th, 2014 7:01 PM 21 COMMENTS

Videocon D2H Now Offers Remote Control with 3.5mm headphone jack!

Innovativeness is something that attracts consumers on regular basis. DTH field has witnessed many such innovations like the HD TV and Set top box with an internal ability to record the programs and playback at your command. Videocon has come out with a feature that is completely out of box and would have never occurred to many people that such a thing can be brought to existence. Television has for... Read More

August 8th, 2014 1:35 PM 0 COMMENTS

TRAI to initiate the Consultation process for Upcoming bout of Spectrum Auctions

The Telecom Authority of India (TRAI) began its consultation for the upcoming rounds of auctions to be held for mobile operators. The licenses were issued based on 20 years basis according to which license of some of the Telecos like Vodafone, Airtel, Idea and Rcom are set to expire this year. The consultation process will help in determining the reserve price of spectrum to be auctioned for a total of... Read More

August 6th, 2014 2:18 PM 111 COMMENTS

Be Ready to Shell Down for using Whatsapp and other IM Applications, a bad move?

Instant messaging applications have become an instant hit across the age groups. The Whatsapp- Facebook deal added a new dimension to the Instant messaging application. This made all the developers to focus on IM platform and in turn gave rise to slew of Instant messaging applications and what ensued was a mad gold rush. The reason why Whatsapp and other leading IM applications are well accepted is because they provided... Read More

August 5th, 2014 6:50 PM 22 COMMENTS

Total number of Permitted TV channels in India as of July is 798, I&B Ministry gives Clearance to 3 New Channels

Government had stalled its plan for new television channels as they were bound by the Model Code which forbade the government from clearing the deck for the pending channels. The three new channels have got a clearance as on July 28 bringing the total number of channels to 798. There have been some changes in the number of channels as the total number of News channels has gone up from... Read More

August 5th, 2014 2:20 AM 7 COMMENTS

Top Telcos find themselves in debt of Rs 2,100 crores to DOT according to CAG reports

According to a report by CAG (Comptroller and Auditor General) top 7 telecom operators including Airtel, Vodafone, RCom, and BSNL have a total fine of Rs 2116.95 crores levied for non compliance from their side on subscriber verification rule which is also known as KYC (Know Your Customers). The report further added that “We further noticed that out of Rs 2506.80 crore of penalty levied by the DoT and the... Read More

August 4th, 2014 7:11 PM 44 COMMENTS

Hathway offers 31 HD channels, the highest number of HD channels in India

HD televisions are being adapted at an increased rate thanks to the price drops and the manufacturers intensively campaigning for the same. High Definition is actually referred to the resolution of the Television and also the frame rates. The 720 scan lines are usually referred as HD Ready and the 1080p is full HD. If you are hooked to the cable TV or the DTH then the HD ready TV... Read More

August 3rd, 2014 7:41 PM 7 COMMENTS

A Whopping 92.4% of Internet users subscribed to Wireless Mobile Data in India

Internet has become the backbone of the entire economic machinery. Internet is currently indispensable in most of the work areas and the rural penetration is something that we should keep a keen eye on. The Internet subscriber’s base has increased from a previous 238.71 million at the end of 2013 to 251.9 million at the end of march 2014 which is a whopping 5.4% increase over a Quarter Amongst this... Read More

August 2nd, 2014 5:42 PM 24 COMMENTS

A Mere 37 million DTH subscribers active in India from a total of 65 million

DTH is proving to a good option for majority of people as it gives them freedom to pay for the packages they need. In totality there are six private DTH operators which are said to have a customer database of 64.8 million as per the customers database which accounts for the registered users till the first quarter of 2014. According to a Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) report it... Read More

August 1st, 2014 5:54 PM 20 COMMENTS

Mobile tariffs may rise 8-9% yearly, Operating costs to be blamed for the tariff spike

TRAI Chairman Rahul Khullar forecasted that the mobile tariffs will rise by a 8-9% every year and the telecom operators might also squash the special discounted tariffs. In an interview with ET Now he said that government should accelerate the process of allowing new spectrums for high speed access. Mr. Khullar also added that even if the base tariff is Rs 1.2/min the net revenue realized by the industry is... Read More

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