March 13th, 2018 10:08 AM 51 COMMENTS

Close to 10 Lakh Aircel Customers Ported to Vodafone in Tamil Nadu

Aircel will stay in the industry for a few more months as subscribers started making their way to other networks. S Murali, Business Head, Vodafone India said that the telco managed to add close to 10 Lakh Aircel subscribers in the last few weeks. Vodafone currently has 27% subscriber market share and 23% revenue market share in Tamil Nadu circle as per the company representative. Vodafone is also expecting that... Read More

March 13th, 2018 8:05 AM 3 COMMENTS

The Asus Zenfone 5 (2018) Could Give a Tough Fight to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro in India

Asus launched its new Zenfone 5 series smartphone range at MWC in Barcelona. Right at the top is the flagship grade Zenfone 5Z, while the company also brought two other options in Zenfone 5 and Zenfone 5 Lite. Asus has implemented the iPhone X-like top-notch screen design for its Zenfone 5 series making it one of the hottest devices in mid-range series. However, the Asus Zenfone 5 (2018) will be... Read More

March 12th, 2018 9:16 PM 4 COMMENTS

Honor 7C With Snapdragon 450 SoC and Android Oreo Goes Official

Honor has been on a launch spree in recent times. Today, the Chinese company silently launched an entry-level device dubbed as Honor 7C in its homeland China. The highlight of the Honor 7C is the Snapdragon 450 chipset because its been a while since Honor released a smartphone with Snapdragon chipset on board. The last one, I remember was the Honor 5X smartphone released at the start of 2016. Since... Read More

March 12th, 2018 8:25 PM 30 COMMENTS

Vodafone to Launch 4G VoLTE Services in Tamil Nadu This Year

Vodafone India is currently in the process of rolling out VoLTE services to every corner of the country. Today, one of Vodafone Tamil Nadu official said that the company will launch its Super VoLTE service in the state this year. S Murali, Business Head, Vodafone, Tamil Nadu when asked about the rollout of VoLTE in Tamil Nadu this year, he replied as "(we) should be (launching it)". "You will get... Read More

March 12th, 2018 7:28 PM 11 COMMENTS

Samsung Galaxy J8 Plus With Snapdragon 625 and Android Oreo Spotted on Geekbench

Samsung is yet to announce a powerful mid-range smartphone in the Galaxy J series this year. Today, an unknown and upcoming Samsung smartphone with the model number, Samsung SM-J805G passed through the benchmark site Geekbench. This mysterious smartphone, for now, is said to be the mid-range Galaxy J8 Plus and it's running Android 8.0 Oreo at the time of benchmark. The benchmark listing also revealed key specifications of the J8... Read More

March 12th, 2018 6:03 PM 1 COMMENTS

Excell Broadband is Offering 100 Mbps Speed With 600GB Download FUP at Rs 1,999

There' no shortage of local broadband service providers in India. In fact, local ISPs are providing much better service and affordable broadband plans than the pan-India players. One of the local service provider offering services in several parts of Andhra Pradesh & Telangana is Excell Broadband whose broadband plans start at as low as Rs 499 with 300GB monthly FUP and goes up to Rs 3,000 with 1.2TB FUP per... Read More

March 12th, 2018 4:16 PM 27 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel Informs BSE About Rs 16,500 Crore Fund Raise Through Non-Convertible Debentures

Bharti Airtel board today approved the company's plans to raise up to Rs 16,500 crore through privately placed non-convertible debentures (NCDs) and a foreign currency bonds float. The fundraising is to conduct treasury operations including refinancing of debt and spectrum liabilities. The board of directors at Airtel in its meeting held today approved the NCDs issuance of Rs 10,000 crore along with the issuance of foreign currency bonds up to... Read More

March 12th, 2018 3:48 PM 0 COMMENTS

Leaked Images of Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S Suggest iPhone X-Esque Rear Camera Design

Xiaomi is set to launch its Mi Mix 2S on March 27 in Shanghai, China. Ahead of the launch, more leaks and images of the phone have surfaced on the Chinese microblogging site Weibo. New images of the alleged Mi Mix 2S, first spotted by Slashleaks tease its front and rear design. As expected, the front panel is seen sporting a nearly bezel-less display. The top and side bezels are... Read More

March 12th, 2018 2:36 PM 19 COMMENTS

Honor 7X Receives Face Unlock Feature With a New OTA Update

Honor 7X, the mid-range smartphone will be receiving a new over-the-air (OTA) update in the next couple of days which will bring the much-hyped Face Unlock feature to the smartphone. Honor says that the OTA update has started rolling out at the moment and will be completed by mid-March 2018. Notably, the same feature was rolled out to Honor View 10 and Honor 9 Lite smartphones very recently. And now,... Read More

March 12th, 2018 2:13 PM 3 COMMENTS

Google Testing Payments Feature on its Android Contacts App

Google rolled out an update last year which allowed the users to send money to Android messages using Google Wallet. Now, it appears that Goole might be testing similar feature for the Google Contacts app in Canada. A report from Android Police indicated that a certain user came across the “Send” option on their Google Contacts app. The UI on this icon seems to be similar to the one which... Read More

March 12th, 2018 1:39 PM 0 COMMENTS

Reliance Retail Purchases 16% Stake in KaiOS Technologies for $7 Million

Reliance Retail, the parent company of Reliance Jio bought a stake of 16% in the KaiOS Technologies (KTI) a couple of days ago. The deal is worth about $7 million, and it's an all-cash deal. On last Friday, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) sent a notice to the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) that Reliance Retail (RRL) bought 19,04,781 shares of KTI at $3.675 per share. In the BSE filing, RIL stated... Read More

March 12th, 2018 12:40 PM 56 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel Launches VoLTE Services in Kolkata, More Than 100 4G Smartphones are Now Compatible

Bharti Airtel, on the verge of expanding its VoLTE coverage on a pan-India basis today announced the service roll out in Kolkata. Airtel VoLTE services, which was launched last year works over 4G and will enable customers to experience HD voice calls with super fast call connect time. Customers in Kolkata circle can call any mobile, landline network using Airtel VoLTE. Alongside this announcement, Airtel also stated that over 100... Read More

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