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October 13th, 2016 11:40 PM 1278 COMMENTS

Pan India 2020 Spectrum Holding Chart

The recently concluded largest ever auction has redrawn the mobile spectrum map of India. The latest auction has paved way for the entry of a new 3G operator in at least 6 circles, also there has been enough capacity created for a new 4G entrant in all 22 circles. Accordingly, we have updated the Pan India spectrum holding datasheet, where all figures represented are in MHz. Please note that the spectrum... Read More

April 1st, 2015 12:00 AM 418 COMMENTS

Exclusive: End of Cell Tower Era – SIX-G (Smart Cap) to enter Indian Telecom Market, Invites Users to Test

So far, we only knew about the internet services such as 2G, 3G, 4G and the upcoming 5G, which is an evolving standard. Adding to this list, India has discovered another service, known as SIX-G. As per the official statement by ICC (Indian Cellular Commission) an exclusive body setup to promote innovation, SIX-G will be available for all telecom subscribers starting today. The SIX-G has been tested thoroughly and is... Read More

July 9th, 2014 6:37 PM 11 COMMENTS

Google I/O 2014 was all about an attempt to end Android fragmentation

When Android was first showcased, it was an open source operating system designed to compete with Blackberry's QWERTY smartphones. But its focus pivoted quickly when Apple showcased the iPhone with a new mobile operating system designed for full touchscreen devices. Since iOS was designed from scratch to suit touch screens, the UI rendering was given high priority. But Android lacked focus on this perspective and it took Android four years to reach iOS level of UI smoothness. This reminds of the... Read More

June 28th, 2014 2:12 AM 22 COMMENTS

Why Nokia X does not make sense?

How did Nokia X come to the market? Everyone was surprised when it was announced in September that Microsoft was planning to acquire Nokia's Devices and Services division for $7.2 billion. Right before the acquisition was made official, rumours of Nokia working on an Android based device started making rounds of the Internet. Nokia's move to Android was justified given that its Windows Phone venture had not worked out as expected.... Read More

July 24th, 2013 12:10 PM 146 COMMENTS

3G revolution or Data trap? – The truth behind Reliance 3G data at 2G rates

India’s largest dual technology telecom operator Reliance communications recently unveiled 3 very attractive 3G data packs for new and existing prepaid and postpaid subscribers in all 13 circles in which it holds 3G licenses. Reliance dubbed this offer as 3G data at 2G rates. These new packs have become the talk of the town, as data enthusiasts from all over are rejoicing over Reliance’s philanthropy and being the only operator... Read More

July 9th, 2013 2:48 AM 3 COMMENTS

Airtel’s Security Breach or Manual Error, Allows Access to Others Account Details [ Reported n Fixed ]

When we talk about Telecom operator Airtel comes one step ahead of other operators, be it design or the content they score one step ahead of others but one small technical error had shaken customer’s confidence in the brand. This is what happened recently, an Airtel customer and an avid reader of TelecomTalk Vaibhav Gera who hails from Delhi identified an additional account no. reflecting in his account on the... Read More

June 12th, 2013 12:28 PM 36 COMMENTS

Does Speed Matter?

Contrary to popular perception, speed may not be the primary factor in deciding an internet plan that is good for you Over the years, demand and usage of internet among Indian consumers has grown significantly. Research reports suggest that India has the third largest number of internet users in the world, next to the US and China. What’s more, the numbers are expected to triple by 2016, from 125 million... Read More

August 22nd, 2012 11:28 AM 14 COMMENTS

Ban on Bulk Messages – a case of killing the messenger?

Killing the proverbial messenger has never done anything good for anyone. And especially in this case, it could even cause uncertainty and unrest. Case in point: the deplorable violence and the subsequent rumors of more unrest spreading through social networking sites and SMS. But what we, as a country, need to do is sit down and analyse how we can prevent such attempts to attack the solidarity of India. In... Read More

August 15th, 2012 12:00 AM 29 COMMENTS

Happy Independence Day

Team TelecomTalk wishes all you TelecomTalker a very Happy Independence Day 2012. We also wish to remind you that do not forget the duties of being an Indian! Be a good citizen and do the right thing. Say no to corruption. Fight injustice Live in Peace. Make India a better place to live in! Instead of saying I'm a Proud Indian, Try To Make India Proud !! So how about... Read More

July 18th, 2012 2:57 PM 2 COMMENTS

IMS Launches Study Buddy Mobile App for BlackBerry Smartphones

IMS, the leader in management entrance training, today announced the launch of Study Buddy – an exclusive app for BlackBerry smartphones that helps students prepare for competitive exams like CAT and CMAT. Powered by intellectually rich and research-based content, Study Buddy app offers mock tests for premier MBA entrance exams such as CAT and CMAT. The app also includes placement tests used by leading IT and other organizations for campus... Read More

March 25th, 2012 1:24 AM 85 COMMENTS

Reader Speaks: Uninor Ignores 2G Data Services

I am Ranadeep from Kolkata using Uninor for around 1 year. I am a student and since Uninor is providing cheap onnet calls, affordable SMS packs I chose it over other operators. I am following Telecomtalk very closely for a long time; recently I came across an article – ‘Can Uninor Sustain in India?’ saying Uninor is not concentrating on data business. When it was published I was not very... Read More

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