April 8th, 2012 10:50 AM 30 COMMENTS

4G in India – Success Depends on Operators’ Strategy

So it is official that Airtel will roll out TD-LTE (Time Division Long Term Evolution) based 4th generation mobile broadband services in Kolkata in this month. We also suggested that tariffs of Airtel 4G would be affordable as in that way they can bring mobile revolution. Though our readers are not keeping hopes with Airtel as the largest operator in India believes in premium pricing. Recently GSMA predicts that within... Read More

April 4th, 2012 1:40 PM 13 COMMENTS

ZTE To Manage 4G Network For Airtel Kolkata

Rumor came true as Airtel has selected ZTE Corporation to supply and deploy its 4G network in Kolkata we already informed about the development back in March 22 and now its official.  The forthcoming launch of 4G services, will allow Bharti Airtel subscribers to experience, high speed wireless internet access that can support bandwidth intensive applications, support video streaming and high-definition video conferencing. Airtel will launch 4G services using TD-LTE... Read More

March 28th, 2012 3:11 AM 63 COMMENTS

Why Should Airtel 4G Be Affordable ?

As everything goes perfect, Airtel will be the first operator in India to launch LTE based wireless broadband services in April, 2012. From our readers reaction we can say people are not very much excited with 4G roll out like they were during 3G roll out. Reason is simple, 3G is not affordable and hence people are not betting high on 4G, at least not from Airtel 4G. Many readers... Read More

March 23rd, 2012 2:35 PM 13 COMMENTS

Hands On – Apple New iPad With Airtel Presence Team

Wait is over Apple fanboys! time to rejoice - Apple's latest tablet iPad 3 is with us.The new iPad was unveiled by Apple CEO Tim Cook on March 7 as the successor of iPad 2. The new iPad comes with dual core A5X processor, quad core graphics and a Retina display with resolution of 2048x1536 pixels. We tested The New iPad (iPad3) at Airtel office at Gurgaon with Airtel Presence... Read More

March 22nd, 2012 3:56 PM 35 COMMENTS

Airtel 4G Due On First Half of April, 2012

If you are disappointed to know Airtel did not launch 4G on March 20, be excited as it is coming fast. As per our sources Airtel may launch LTE-TDD based wireless broadband services in the first half of April, 2012 in Kolkata. Last week the rumor of Airtel's 4G launch in Kolkata hit internet and a lot of people, if not everyone had gone crazy to hear it. Airtel had... Read More

March 19th, 2012 1:25 PM 17 COMMENTS

Airtel’s 4G is Not coming on March 20th

We are sorry to tell you that 4G is not coming to India tomorrow  there was a rumour on internet that Airtel will be launching 4G services in Kolkata on 20th March. The news was also covered by a leading newspaper which took as a fire in the Indian internet space and Mass media. As you know 3G was not so popular in India due to several factor ranging from... Read More

March 8th, 2012 1:35 AM 6 COMMENTS

Apple Introduces New iPad with Retina Display, 4G and Better Camera

Apple today introduced much awaited new version of iPad dubbed as the "new iPad", the third generation of its category defining mobile device, featuring a stunning new Retina™ display, Apple’s new A5X chip with quad-core graphics and a 5 megapixel iSight camera with advanced optics for capturing amazing photos and 1080p HD video. The new iPad with Wi-Fi + 4G connects to fast networks worldwide, including AT&T’s and Verizon’s 4G... Read More

March 7th, 2012 8:35 PM 22 COMMENTS

Did We Catch 4G Signal in India?

Today we got a scoop from one of our reader, Amit Shah who sent us a snap showing Airtel 4G signal. He is located at Kandivali, sub-urban of Mumbai west and the signals are live on Mumbai-Maharastra circle border. He also cited that the signals are available during early morning hours but he did not able to latch to it as the signal is very poor and remains for a... Read More

February 29th, 2012 5:45 PM 16 COMMENTS

Airtel Appoints NSN To Manage 4G Network In Maharashtra

Bharti Airtel has selected Nokia Siemens Networks to build and operate its TD-LTE (time division duplex long term evolution) network in Maharashtra. TD-LTE is a 4G mobile broadband technology that delivers instant internet access and can support video streaming and high-definition video conferencing. The launch of commercial TD-LTE services later this year will offer Bharti Airtel subscribers in Maharashtra a much improved experience when using bandwidth-intensive applications, with more consistent... Read More

February 21st, 2012 3:03 PM 9 COMMENTS

NSN HSPA+ Multiflow – Lets One Device Connect to Two BTS Simultaneously

Nokia Siemens Networks and Qualcomm introduces the world’s first "HSPA+ (4G) Multiflow" which may offer Data Rates Upto 600 Mbps and also provide some relief from depressed data network connectivity while on move. Known as HSPA+ Multiflow, it allows devices located close to the edge of a mobile base station’s cell to connect with a second /another base station serving a neighboring cell. The ‘Multiflow’ name refers to the two... Read More

January 19th, 2012 12:08 AM 12 COMMENTS

Axiata Eyeing Indian 4G Market via Tikona

It seems that 4th generation mobile communication is going to be a serious play for all telecom players.Airtel, Vodafone and Idea are fighting against TRAI to enable Intra Circle Roaming Agreement to offer commercial 3G services in those circles they do not have 3G spectrum. Experts are saying if 3G roaming can be made legal, it would be easier to make the roaming pact on upcoming 4G services legally acceptable.... Read More

January 3rd, 2012 4:28 PM 23 COMMENTS

RIL Infotel – Network18 Deal to Offer Live TV on 4G Wireless Broadband

Pan India Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) Spectrum winner Infotel Broadband Services Ltd. (Infotel), a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Ltd. today said that a part of the interest owned by it in the ETV Channels is being divested to TV18 Broadcast Limited (TV18) to offer Live TV and Multimedia contents over its up-coming 4G Wireless Broadband service. Infotel expects to take a leadership position in content distribution through 4G Wireless broadband... Read More

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