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 14th, 2014 2:08 PM 7 COMMENTS

DoT asked to furnish 4G implementation status four and a half years after spectrum allocation

The 4G spectrum had been last allocated almost four and half years ago and this has prompted the CAG to furnish the accurate roll-out status of the 4G technology by the respective entities. The guidelines say that the bidders are expected to roll-out services within 5 years of spectrum allocation. According to the auction, bidders are expected to provide 90% coverage in the metro areas and 50% in rural area.... Read More

December 13th, 2014 2:52 AM 5 COMMENTS

BSNL plans to introduce prepaid Mobile Wallet along with Andhra Bank

BSNL has been on the overdrive recently and the way they are prepping up new offers supports the fact. BSNL had come up with an excellent offer wherein they would reward the subscribers with free 50MB of data for every topup above Rs.100. This time they have tied up with Andhra Bank to come up with a unique co branded Mobile wallet/ prepaid card service that will help consumers to... Read More

December 12th, 2014 5:15 PM 4 COMMENTS

Karnataka plans to replicate Tamil Nadu Arasu Network and provide cable TV services at just Rs.100

At a time when the DAS license is being given out to select few and Jayalalitha's TACTV license is still pending approval from the I&B ministry, Karnataka Public Relations and Infrastructure Minister Mr. Roshan Baig has expressed a keen interest in setting up a cable television system if the centre permits it. The Minister said he will be setting up a new cable TV system so as to solve the... Read More

December 12th, 2014 11:00 AM 12 COMMENTS

BSNL re-launches BBG Combo ULD 1445 and BBG Combo ULD 2799 plans across all circles

BSNL has relaunched some of the sought after Broadband combo plans like the “BBG Combo ULD 1445” and the “BBG Combo ULD 2799” across all the telecom circles. The terms and conditions of the offer will remain the same as before. The Combo ULD 1445 Plan lets users enjoy 20GB of data at speeds of 2Mbps and post this usage speed will be throttled to a respectable 1Mbps. The BBG... Read More

December 10th, 2014 10:28 PM 7 COMMENTS

Huawei India site hacked by a group that claims to condemn the Israeli attacks on Gaza

Huawei India site has been hacked by an alias called “Riad Syr Hack”. When we tried accessing Huawei India's official site we were surprised to see a banner that said the site has been hacked by makers hackers team. Hacking attacks on official and government sites has been on rise and the fact that recently a group of Pakistani hackers had defaced many of the Indian sites with derogatory messages... Read More

December 9th, 2014 8:10 PM 17 COMMENTS

BSNL to gift subscribers with free VAS service with Topup Recharges

BSNL's competent authority has given green signal for BSNL 121 reward program in which VAS service providers will offer the services free of cost for for a time period of 5 days post to which the customers can choose whether they want to continue with the service of not. The value of the offer is dependant on the recharge, for eg a top up of Rs.30 will give the customers... Read More

December 8th, 2014 6:12 PM 27 COMMENTS

BSNL warns its retail customers against reselling and misusing the Broadband services

The story of a guy who set up seven BSNL broadband connections along with a WiFi router and started selling the connection for a pittance of Rs.50 per month has caught the officials attention. The Broadband services was allegedly sold for over 2000 customers in the village by placing the routers at designated places. It is illegal for a BSNL retail customer to resell the broadband services. BSNL has also... Read More

December 5th, 2014 4:37 PM 6 COMMENTS

Aircel hikes data tariff in Mumbai circle, other operators to follow suit?

Aircel has hiked its base data tariff in Mumbai circle from the previous 10p/10KB to 15P/10KB. This revision in the 2G tariff is currently implemented only in the Mumbai circle and the chances are that it might be done on a PAN India basis pretty soon. The rise in the tariff maybe be considered insignificant as most of us subscribe to a data pack wherein we can browse for a fraction... Read More

December 3rd, 2014 3:56 PM 37 COMMENTS

BSNL treats its customers with 50MB of free data for every recharge

BSNL has come up with a free 50MB data scheme that will be bundled with all plan vouchers in a bid to foster mobile internet usage amongst the subscribers. This offer will be available only for prepaid customers and the free data will also be bundled for new connection, validity extension and migration from other operators. This plan will be in effect from 6 of December and the best part... Read More

November 29th, 2014 8:37 PM 36 COMMENTS

YOU Broadband starts offering 100Mbps at Rs. 1699 for 200GB in Bengaluru

You Broadband is one of the leading ISPs in Bengaluru and they have come up with a recent plan that will delight heavy Internet users. The ‘WTF 100’ plan offers a whopping speed of 100Mbps and a free data usage quota of 200GB per month. After the free data quota is over the speed would be throttled to a respectable 1Mbps. This plan costs Rs.1699 per month if you opt... Read More

November 29th, 2014 12:20 PM 3 COMMENTS

BSNL hikes Broadband rental in Chennai circle

BSNL has revised the Broadband Tariffs for the existing as well as new customers in the Chennai circle. The rentals have been hiked considerably and the BBG Rural combo which was charged a rental of Rs.250 earlier has been hiked to Rs.350. The increase in the rentals are less pronounced as we move towards the bigger tariff plans. BSNL has retained the annual payment mode and it has also said... Read More

November 28th, 2014 6:35 PM 21 COMMENTS

Tata Docomo 3G Vs. Vodafone 3G plan- who offers the best value for money?

Of late, 3G tariffs have been constantly increasing. The telecom operators blame the hike on the increasing operating cost and spectrum auction price. Market leader Airtel has been at the forefront of this tariff hike. However, Vodafone India, another major telecom operator has launched affordable 3G plans. Tata Docomo has also been offering some of the best 3G packs without making a dent in your pocket. Let us compare 3G... Read More

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