CES 2017: Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon 835 Chipset – Enhanced Battery and VR Support


At the CES 2017, Qualcomm launched a new chipset under its Snapdragon lineup - the Snapdragon 835, which is a successor to the Snapdragon 820. With this new chipset, smartphone makers will be able to execute their plans for future-ready…

January 4th, 2017 5:02 PM 6Comments

Reliance to Soon Launch Lyf Water 7S with 3GB of RAM and Octa-Core Chip at Rs. 7,499


Reliance Retail has been aggressively expanding their product portfolio by launching Lyf smartphones now and then. The company recently launched the Lyf F1s smartphone in India at Rs. 9,599 and it is the cheapest smartphone right now in the country…

January 4th, 2017 3:46 PM 5Comments

Airtel launches V-Fiber in Bhopal, customers can avail 100Mbps speed on home broadband


After the recent launches in Pune and Indore, Airtel has launched ‘V-Fiber’ on home broadband in Bhopal, announces a release from the company. V-Fiber will deliver speeds of up to 100 Mbps over Airtel’s existing broadband enabling fast HD video…

January 4th, 2017 1:11 PM 6Comments

Paytm Finally Gets RBI Approval to Launch the ‘Paytm Payments Bank’ Service


Paytm, the recognized digital wallet app in India finally received the approval they are looking after. Yes, Reserve Bank of India (RBI), today approved the company’s plan to launch the ‘Paytm Payments Bank’ service. The news was informed by the…

January 3rd, 2017 10:50 PM 5Comments

Airtel launches ‘V-Fiber’ in Indore, plans starting from Rs. 999 to offer speed up to 100 Mbps


Airtel today announced launch of ‘V-Fiber’ in Indore, to offer superfast broadband to its customers which will deliver speeds of up to 100 Mbps over Airtel’s existing broadband footprint in the city. This launch is an important milestone in Airtel’s journey,…

January 3rd, 2017 11:59 AM 14Comments

Idea Cellular to now raise Rs 1000 crore via NCDs to fund 4G expansion in India


Idea Cellular on Monday informed the stock exchange that it is planning to raise Rs 1,000 crore from the market via issuance of unsecured Redeemable Non-Convertible Debentures (“NCDs”). The telco had last month raised Rs 1,500 crore through the same…

January 3rd, 2017 8:23 AM 12Comments

Idea Cellular adds 7.43 million new users in November, pips Airtel and Vodafone


Idea Cellular, the country’s third largest telecom carrier, acquired 7.43 million subscribers in the month of November with 4.12% of monthly growth, pipping bigger rivals Bharti Airtel and Vodafone India that added 1.08 million and 0.89 million net subscribers in…

January 3rd, 2017 5:13 AM 18Comments

Telenor now begins talks with Bharti Airtel to sell India unit: Report


Norway-based Telenor has reportedly begun discussions with India's leading telco, Bharti Airtel, to sell its Indian unit for around $350 million. The latest acquisition talks come a few days after a report which said that Telenor held similar discussions with…

January 2nd, 2017 7:37 PM 21Comments

Jio Welcome Offer Users Are Now Being Converted to ‘Jio Happy New Year Offer’


Reliance Jio, the high-flying telecom network in India has been unstoppable ever since its official launch. On December 1, the Mukesh Ambani-led company announced the extension of their ‘Welcome Offer’ till March 31 under the new name- ‘Jio Happy New…

January 2nd, 2017 6:44 PM 91Comments

Here’s What You Can Expect from Reliance Jio in 2017


Reliance Jio, the sole reason for all the recent happenings in the Indian telecom sector. The Mukesh Ambani’s brainchild is delivering free 4G services for all the Indians from the last five months, and the same will continue until March…

January 1st, 2017 12:36 PM 127Comments

Telecom department mulls re-auction of super premium 700 MHz band in 2017: Report


The Department of Telecommunications or DoT is mulling over conducting fresh round of auction to sell the entire spectrum left unsold in the last sale, including in the super premium coveted 700 Mhz band, according to a report by the…

December 31st, 2016 3:39 PM 27Comments

Google enabling direct carrier billing for Airtel, Vodafone customers in India: Report


Google, the dominant mobile app store provider, has reportedly enabled carrier billing service for Bharti Airtel and Vodafone postpaid customers in India, following its recent partnership with Idea Cellular, the country's third largest telco. The deployment to Airtel and Vodafone…

December 31st, 2016 1:43 PM 11Comments