December 6th, 2012 1:03 PM 32 COMMENTS

Videocon to Rollout 4G Services Next Year

Telecom operator Videocon Mobile Services will roll out fourth generation (4G) services across all is newly-won circles next year. Videcon had received spectrum across six circles - Uttar Pradesh (East), Uttar Pradesh (West), Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat and Haryana - in the recently concluded spectrum auction. "We will get spectrum in January and we expect to roll out our LTE services in six circles by middle of 2013. We will... Read More

December 2nd, 2012 11:24 AM 16 COMMENTS

4G Devices in India : Expect Some Uniqueness in Coming Days

Though Indian telecom sector is going through a up and down phase this time, mostly because of regulatory irregularity, spectrum price and lukewarm response to 3G services; many analysts bet high on Reliance Infotel's upcoming 4G/LTE roll out in the country. In 2010 Infotel Broadband bagged pan India BWA spectrum i.e. 20 MHz on 2300 MHz band in all 22 circles, soon after Reliance Industries took 95% of Infotel Broadband.... Read More

October 27th, 2012 11:12 AM 21 COMMENTS

Aircel to Launch iPhone 5 in India

Aircel the fast growing Pan India telecom operator in the country in a latest move has now chosen to offer iPhone 5 which will be launch on 2nd November, 2012 in India. According to our sources, Aircel will offer Factory Un-locked iPhone 5 priced 16GB model at Rs.45500, while the 32GB and 64GB versions will be available for Rs 52500 and Rs. 59500, respectively.The prices may vary in some States... Read More

October 26th, 2012 11:20 AM 11 COMMENTS

Reliance Infotel to Begin Voice over LTE Trials – Can it Outmatch Existing Players on Voice Front?

It seems Reliance Industries owned Infotel Broadband has told the reason why they are not bidding for upcoming 2G spectrum. In a latest report RIL Infotel has asked Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to allocate mobile numbers as the company is ready to run trials of voice services on their yet-to-be-launched LTE-TDD network. Infotel is the pan India BWA spectrum winner, and is going to be biggest competitor to Bharti Airtel... Read More

October 18th, 2012 1:15 PM 12 COMMENTS

Airtel 4G LTE Services Launched in Pune

Bharti Airtel, India’s largest mobile service operator today launches its 4G  LTE - High Speed Wireless Broadband Service in Pune (Maharashtra). After Kolkata and Bangalore Pune becomes the 3rd city in India wherein 4G - LTE services available. There is no changes on the Airtel Pune 4G tariff plans and device cost. The cost of the 4G USIM will be Rs. 49 and 4G dongle and wireless router is to be... Read More

October 16th, 2012 4:31 PM 22 COMMENTS

India’s first 4G LTE Smartphone Huawei Ascend P1 LTE Launched with Bharti Airtel

Huawei today announced the launch of its Ascend P1 4G LTE smartphone in India, which becomes the country’s first 4G LTE smartphone. Huawei has launched this smartphone with Bharti Airtel and it will run on Airtel’s LTE 4G network commercially available in Kolkata and Bangalore and also in Pune from 18th October. The Huawei P1 LTE 4G smartphone running on Android 4.0.4 ICS with a variation of Huawei's very light... Read More

October 15th, 2012 12:40 AM 8 COMMENTS

Pune to Get Airtel LTE: Meeting Rollout Obligation?

Bharti Airtel, leading mobile operator and first LTE/4G operator in India is all set to officially launch 4G/LTE-TDD services in Pune, Maharastra on October 18th. Pune will be the third Indian city to get LTE network after Kolkata and Bangaluru. In Maharastra Airtel's LTE-TDD network is made by Nokia Siemens. It should be noted that ZTE and Huawei are managing Airtel's LTE network in Kolkata and Bangaluru respectively. There is no changes on the Airtel... Read More

October 3rd, 2012 4:14 AM 13 COMMENTS

GSA Report: Worldwide Excitements around Long Term Evolution – 70 Commercial Launches in Last 12 Months

In India LTE services are yet to go mainstream, as Airtel 4G is still on its way to find a better uptake. But worldwide LTE is getting huge momentum as it seems to be the fastest growing mobile technology ever.  In a recent report by GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) LTE (both LTE-FDD and LTE-TDD) services has been commercially launched by 105 operators til October 1, 2012 and available in... Read More

September 22nd, 2012 12:58 PM 20 COMMENTS

Way to 4G : Reliance Infotel is Busy to Finalize Vendors

Though there is no definite date of launch is announced or rumored, there are lots of happenings inside Infotel Broadband, the 4G arm of Reliance Industries. It is expected that Infotel will kickstart 4G/LTE-TDD based wireless broadband services in Delhi and Mumbai in early 2013. Reliance Infotel is the only company in the country which won 20MHz pan India spectrum on 2300 MHz band to offer 4G/BWA services. Infotel will... Read More

September 12th, 2012 11:07 PM 28 COMMENTS

Apple Intros iPhone 5; Thinner, Lighter, With Taller 4-Inch Display, 4G LTE Support

Apple today announced iPhone 5, the world's most awaited new up-graded 6th iPhone, packed with new features like a larger retina display, measuring 4-inches and a resolution of 1136×640 pixels; A6 chip for blazing fast performance; and ultrafast wireless technology support with HSPA+, DC-HSDPA and LTE and dual-band Wi-Fi. iPhone 5 comes with iOS 6 OS with over 200 new features including the all new Maps app with Apple-designed cartography and... Read More

July 11th, 2012 12:01 PM 46 COMMENTS

TRAI Issues Quality of 2G, 3G and 4G Mobile Internet Service Standards

Now, there seems to be good news for all the 2G, 3G and 4G Mobile Internet users, India’s telecom watchdog Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) today issued guidelines on Minimum Quality Benchmark for Mobile Internet services - GPRS, 2G and 3G / EVDO and 4G Data service. With the new regulation - “Standards of Quality of Service for Mobile Data Services Regulations, 2012” TRAI will monitor Quality of Mobile... Read More

July 6th, 2012 4:11 PM 18 COMMENTS

TT Impact: Bharti Airtel Cuts Down 4G/LTE Device Prices to Rs 4999

A week back, we covered a story - 'Five moves Airtel can think about for better 4G penetration', and it seems Airtel is thinking seriously to be leader in wireless broadband segment. Airtel cuts down the 4G-LTE devices pricing to Rs 4,999 from earlier Rs 7999 (dongle) and Rs 7750 (WiFi router). With the price cut Airtel also revised the discounts on Breakfree Ultra and Ultimate plans for postpaid users.... Read More

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