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.

December 27th, 2014 1:10 PM 11 COMMENTS

BSNL extends the promo period for the broadband plans Fibro ULD 999, Fibro ULD 1999 and Fibro ULD 4999 in Chennai circle

BSNL has been going great guns with excellent offers on broadband and combo connections. As part of its promotional offer BSNL had recently launched ULD Combo 999, ULD Combo 1999 and ULD Combo 4999 in Chennai circle. These offers garnered good response from the subscribers and as a result BSNL has decided to extend the offer by another 90 days starting from 26-Dec. The terms and conditions for these plan... Read More

December 26th, 2014 1:12 PM 23 COMMENTS

Tata Docomo increases 2G tariff in a bid to equalize the 2G and 3G tariffs

Tata Docomo which is often praised for offering the most affordable data packs in the country have silently hiked the 2G tariff in Punjab circle. The Rs.95 pack which had 600MB of 3G data now offers only 475MB. 1GB Data pack which was charged earlier at Rs.126 is now hiked to Rs.148. The Rs.56 recharge which used to give the users free data usage of 350MB now gives only 300MB... Read More

December 25th, 2014 1:05 PM 13 COMMENTS

Airtel extends 4G network in Maharashtra’s Virar, Nalaspora and Vasai

At a time when Reliance Jio is expected to take the Indian Internet scenario by storm Airtel is silently increasing their 4G foothold. Airtel has added up three more circles cities Virar, Nalasapora and Vasai. Airtel already have 4G coverage in Pune and Nashik which translates into a pretty strong foothold in the Maharashtra region. It can be observed that Airtel are extending 4G services to tier 2 cities so that... Read More

December 25th, 2014 12:53 PM 10 COMMENTS

Government promises yet another Incentive for the loss making BSNL and MTNL, Is it a wise decision?

BSNL has some good news in store as IT and Telecom Minister Mr. Ravi Shanker Prasad has announced that the Government would be giving out incentives to BSNL and MTNL in a bid to help it revive. Its no secret that both the state-owned Telcos are posting huge losses thanks to their poor service quality and the lethargic manner in which they resolve customers problems. The exact volume and nature... Read More

December 23rd, 2014 12:32 PM 4 COMMENTS

Cable Virtual Network Operator: The next big thing in India’s cable TV sector

The digital cable segment is undergoing a paradigm shift and digitization is an important part of it. MCOF ( Maharashtra Cable Operators Federation) recently came up with an initiative along with Multi System Operators. This new technology is called Cable Virtual Network Operator(CVNO) and it ensures that the LMOs(Last Mile Operators) could use the infrastructure from the MSOs which will include the STB(Set Top Boxes) and also the software needed... Read More

December 20th, 2014 6:00 PM 11 COMMENTS

BSNL revises the Landline Pulse on PAN India basis translating into costlier Landline tariffs

BSNL is on a hiking spree as they have been revising large number of plans and this time around they have revised the landline pulse rates across all circles. These changes are applicable to all tariff plans. Changes in On Net calls BSNL has changed the pulse rate for calls to cellular networks from 90 seconds to 60 seconds for both Intra circles and Inter Circles calls. Changes in pulse... Read More

December 20th, 2014 1:03 PM 2 COMMENTS

BSNL hikes charges for Movies on Demand and Games on Demand VAS services and makes it unlimited

BSNL had come up with yet another exciting feature that allows users to stream movies at a nominal cost. The movies can be streamed unlimited times in SD quality and this service will now be charged at Rs. 170 for 5 movies as opposed to the earlier Rs.150. Subscribers will be provided access to more than 2000 movies spanning across all genres. Movies released two month ago will also be... Read More

December 18th, 2014 12:47 PM 33 COMMENTS

Reliance Now offers cheaper One India plan that protects users from roaming charges

Reliance has come up with excellent cheaper One India recharge vouchers that will ensure that you don't end up paying heavily for the calls made outside the home circle. These vouchers are extremely useful for people who are constantly on the move. The rates for the packs are exclusive for each circle and the cost ranges from Rs.44 to Rs.46 for 30 days which is not a bad proposition. Reliance... Read More

December 18th, 2014 12:12 PM 1 COMMENTS

BSNL to offer full talktime and other benefits during this festive season

BSNL has come up with special offers for the festive season of Christmas and the new year eve. The offers range from full talktime schemes to free on net calls. Full talktime will be given for recharges of Rs. 50 to Rs. 99 and this offer will be made available from 24 of December to 2 of January. Promotional Offers Valid for 90 days 1.Full Talktime on recharge of Rs.150,... Read More

December 16th, 2014 7:16 PM 0 COMMENTS

Indian Broadcasting Foundation challenges TRAI tariff order in TDSAT

While challenging the TRAIs tariff order in TDSAT, the Indian Broadcasting Foundation said that the tariff order clearly violates the Article 12 of the constitutions by trying to draw an equalized equation between the unequals. DAS(Digital Addressable System) in India is still evolving. Mr. Abhishek Malhotra also expressed his ire against the TRAIs stand, which, he said, is contrary to the stand taken 10 years ago. The argument put forward... Read More

December 16th, 2014 12:04 PM 8 COMMENTS

BSNL launches ultra affordable Broadband speed restoration plans on FTTH, offers 20 GB at Rs. 500

BSNL seems to be on a hyper active mode and this is justified by the quantum of offers they have been releasing recently. BSNL has released new speed restoration plans that will help users restore their original speed even after crossing the FUP limit. These extension packs will be available in all the Telecom circles and will go hand in gloves with all the limited BSNL Broadband plans and the... Read More

December 15th, 2014 9:16 AM 4 COMMENTS

BSNL revises the BB Home Combo ULD 800 plan in Chennai circle

BSNL has revised the ‘FMC for BB Home Combo ULD 800’ from Rs.800 to Rs.845 for all the existing and the new customers. This price hike will be effective from 01-09-2014. BSNL justified the revision of the tariffs and said that it is inline with the prevailing market conditions. This revision is concerned with Chennai circle and below is a table which will give you a clear idea on how... Read More

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