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August 21st, 2021 4:49 PM 11 COMMENTS

Starlink, OneWeb and Amazon to Change Broadband Scenario in India

Though India's broadband scenario is not comparable with its global counterparts, the scene can see lots of improvements. The wired vs Wireless debate is going to be over soon, as satcom is coming to India at an affordable (not cheap) price. There are several satcom projects are aiming to go global, like Tesla famed Elon Musk backed SpaceX, Bharti Airtel backed OneWeb, Amazon backed Project Kuiper, British start-up Methera Global... Read More

July 20th, 2018 2:23 PM 4 COMMENTS

BSNL Rallies Against Jio, Airtel; Now Offering 54GB Data and Unlimited Calling for Rs 349

BSNL is doubling down its effort in the data tariff war by introducing new plans or revising its old plans to make them comparable with Reliance Jio’s. BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited) had also introduced a prepaid plan of Rs 349 which is valid across all circles. The plan racks right up against Reliance Jio’s Rs 349 prepaid plan. Under this plan, BSNL is bundling unlimited calling and 1GB data... Read More

June 5th, 2018 5:54 PM 0 COMMENTS

WhatsApp Changes the Way of Showing Group Mentions for Android Users

WhatsApp has been a go-to instant messaging application for several smartphone users, thanks to its minimalistic user interface. Be it a single chat or a group chat, WhatsApp always offered the best of features. WhatsApp is now looking to take the messaging experience to a new level by adding new features to WhatsApp Groups. WhatsApp has rolled out a new feature to its Android users, which makes it easier to... Read More

May 31st, 2018 5:07 PM 12 COMMENTS

BSNL Combo Plan Bundles Unlimited Calling, 3 SIMs and Broadband for Rs 1,199

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is trying to regain market share by introducing plans which the public might be attracted to. In a similar plan of action, BSNL has launched a Family plan which is coming for Rs 1,199. This family plan, according to BSNL’s claim will ‘cover the entire requirement of an Indian family’ while providing the customer with 3 SIMs with 1GB daily data, unlimited calling, landline connection... Read More

May 30th, 2018 1:49 PM 33 COMMENTS

Tata Docomo Rs 148 Prepaid Plan Takes on Incumbent Operators Aggressive Data Offerings

Tata Docomo, which introduced various firsts in the market few years back is now providing services in collaboration with Bharti Airtel. To retain the subscriber base, Tata Docomo has come up with various new plans starting from Rs 148 and going all the way up to Rs 499. Docomo's latest Rs 148 takes on the incumbent operators aggressive data offerings as the plan gives unlimited voice calls, 2GB of 3G... Read More

May 25th, 2018 10:20 AM 7 COMMENTS

Idea Cellular-ATC Tower Deal Approved by DoT

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) on Thursday cleared the sale of Idea Cellular’s standalone towers to the Indian arm of American Tower Corp (ATC) for Rs 4000 crore. The deal was awaiting approval on the FDI clearance from the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), which has come. “Idea-ATC, captive towers deal, has been approved,” a top DoT official told ET. Queries sent to Idea and ATC did not... Read More

May 24th, 2018 8:30 PM 2 COMMENTS

Reliance JioPhone is the Top-Selling Feature Phone Globally: Counterpoint

In less than a year, JioPhone has become the leading feature phone brand in India. As per various research firms, the JioPhone is the top-selling feature phone in India. But what about globally? Well, Reliance JioPhone is dominating the global feature phone market too. The JioPhone became the best-selling feature phone model in Q1 2018, which also awarded Reliance Jio, the best-selling feature phone brand in Q1 2018. On the... Read More

May 24th, 2018 7:30 PM 1 COMMENTS

Vivo X21 With In-Display Fingerprint Scanner is Now Available for Pre-Booking in India

Vivo has already opened the pre-bookings for its upcoming device, the Vivo X21. The Chinese company has already confirmed to launch the Vivo X21 in India on May 29, and it will be the first smartphone in India to feature the latest in-display fingerprint scanner. The technology was first showcased at the CES 2018 event, and the first smartphone with the same was launched a month later in China. Right... Read More

May 24th, 2018 6:01 PM 7 COMMENTS

OnePlus 6 Teardown Reveals It Has More Waterproofing Than We Expected

The recently launched OnePlus 6 brings flagship grade features including a beautiful and refined design with a glass back. This glass design, however, comes at a price as it makes the phone much more harder to repair according to DIY repair authority, iFixit. Folks at iFixit managed to tear down the OnePlus 6 and found the screwed-on metal back has been replaced with glass and glue. Their findings proved both... Read More

May 24th, 2018 4:48 PM 0 COMMENTS

Apple Shipped 3.8 Million Apple Watches in Q1 2018: Canalys

Cupertino giant Apple emerged as the leader in the wearables market as the Apple Watch shipments stabilised for the company and they even matched the number of Q1 2017. Canalys has reported that Apple managed to ship 3.8 million Apple Watch units during the quarter and the key for Apple' success was the presence of LTE support in the Apple Watch Series 3. It was also reported that Wearable band... Read More

May 24th, 2018 3:13 PM 13 COMMENTS

Anubrata Biswas Appointed as New MD & CEO for Airtel Payments Bank

Airtel Payments Bank, which had a poor 2017 today announced that it had appointed Anubrata Biswas as the new Managing Director & CEO. In his new role, Anubrata will be responsible for driving Airtel Payments Bank’s mission of taking convenient and innovative digital banking services to the doorstep of every Indian, said Airtel in a press statement. Commenting on the appointment, Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chairman, Airtel Payments Bank said: “We are... Read More

May 24th, 2018 11:58 AM 0 COMMENTS

Here’s How You Can Mute People from Appearing on Your Instagram Feed

Instagram is preparing to roll out a couple of new useful features to help users manage the content they prefer to see and the time they spend on the app. On Tuesday, the company announced they are adding an option to mute people from appearing in your feed. The feature will finally allow users to remove posts from their newsfeed without the person informing behind the account. In case you... Read More

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