January 4th, 2018 11:54 AM 0 COMMENTS

LG Rebranding its Flagship G Series Starting With the So-Called LG G7

LG is planning to rebrand its flagship G series with the launch of its new smartphone at MWC 2018. The South Korean electronics giant is planning a new name to compete with likes of Apple and Samsung according to a report emerging from South Korea. An LG official confirmed to The Investor, that LG is indeed ditching the flagship G series moniker. Although the new brand name is yet to... Read More

January 4th, 2018 10:56 AM 7 COMMENTS

Samsung Exynos 9810 Top-Tier SoC Brings Support for Artificial Intelligence Applications and Industry’s First 6CA LTE Modem

As expected, Samsung today announced its high-end in-house Exynos 9 Series 9810 chipset ahead of CES 2018, which will be powering the South Korean giant's upcoming flagship smartphones such as Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+, and Note 9. The Exynos 9810 is an upgrade to last year's 8895 SoC. Samsung says that the Exynos 9810 SoC brings the next level of performance to smartphones and smart devices with its powerful third-generation... Read More

January 4th, 2018 9:43 AM 4 COMMENTS

Average Monthly Data Usage Per Subscriber in India Increased to 1.6GB in September 2017 Compared to 70MB Three Years Ago

India is now the top country in terms of data consumption. The average monthly data usage per subscriber has increased to 1.6GB in September 2017, as compared to 70MB three years ago. The massive data consumption is due to the strong growth in subscriber base and affordable tariff plans from telecom operators in the country. IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has conveyed this news to Lok Sabha. He also said... Read More

January 4th, 2018 7:20 AM 3 COMMENTS

The Google Pixel 2 at Rs 39,999 is a Better Option than Apple iPhone 8 in the Compact Flagship Category

Homegrown online retailer Flipkart kicked off its 2018 Mobile Bonanza sale today which last tills January 5. Flipkart is offering huge discounts on a wide array of smartphones from flagships to many budget and entry-level devices. These include Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, Samsung Galaxy S7, Xiaomi Mi A1, Moto G5 Plus and many others. Google’s current flagship smartphone, the Pixel 2 is available for a price as... Read More

January 3rd, 2018 9:19 PM 1 COMMENTS

National Telecom Policy: Trai Seeks Stakeholders’ Views via Consultation Paper

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Wednesday issued a consultation paper to seek from all stakeholders on the new telecom policy (NTP). The NTP is being formulated by the Department of Telecom (DoT) department. The Department of Telecommunications, through its letter dated August 21, 2017, requested the regulator to suggest its policy inputs for the formulation of National Telecom Policy- 2018. Based on preliminary discussions with various stakeholders... Read More

January 3rd, 2018 8:38 PM 0 COMMENTS

Idea Cellular Says Board Meet on Thursday to Consider Fundraising Proposal

Idea Cellular, the Aditya Birla-owned telecom service provider's board will meet on January 4 to consider a proposal for fundraising through various routes including preferential allotment and rights issue. In a BSE filing, India's third largest telecom operator said, "A meeting of the Board of Directors of the company will be held on January 4, 2018...to consider a proposal for fundraising through a preferential allotment, qualified institutional placement, rights issue... Read More

January 3rd, 2018 7:53 PM 2 COMMENTS

ACT Fibernet Upgrades Broadband Plans Across Vizag, Vijayawada, Eluru and Guntur in Andhra Pradesh

ACT Fibernet upgraded its broadband plans in four cities of Andhra Pradesh. The four cities are Vizag, Vijayawada, Eluru and Guntur. The newly upgraded plans will allow the existing and new customers to enjoy faster internet speeds with additional FUP limit at no extra cost beginning January 2, 2018. In Vizag, under the monthly retail broadband plans ACT SILVER is upgraded to 200GB FUP limit with 20 Mbps speed from... Read More

January 3rd, 2018 5:39 PM 34 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio to Focus on Raising ARPU, 4G Feature Phone Base in 2018: CLSA

Reliance Jio, the LTE-only operator will focus on raising average revenue per user (ARPU) from its smartphone users and ramp-up in its 4G feature phone users in the country in 2018, besides making efforts to launch home-broadband or FTTH service and enterprise solutions to further monetise its wide optic fiber network, CLSA said in a note on Wednesday. The telecom operator has over 150 million subscribers, while its sister company,... Read More

January 3rd, 2018 4:06 PM 21 COMMENTS

RCom 2G Customers Can Now Port Out to Other Networks Till January 31 as Trai Extends Deadline

Telecom regulator Trai (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) today announced that RCom 2G subscribers can now port out from the network to another network until January 31, 2018. Earlier today, Trai asked RCom not to kill the 'Unique Porting Codes' until January 31. The porting codes were supposed to expire on December 31, 2017. To recall, Reliance Communications led by Anil Ambani, a couple of months ago announced the shutdown... Read More

January 3rd, 2018 2:32 PM 3 COMMENTS

Idea Cellular Announces Rs 93 Recharge Pack With 1GB Data, Unlimited Voice Calls for 10 Days

Indian telecom operators ushered in New Year with a slew of new and revamped prepaid recharge plans as the tariff wars continue in 2018. Idea Cellular announced its all-new Rs 93 recharge plan aimed at competitors Airtel and Reliance Jio under their unlimited prepaid packs. Idea’s Rs 93 Unlimited Pack offers unlimited voice calling for both local and STD for a period of 10 days. [caption id="attachment_171130" align="aligncenter" width="782"] Idea... Read More

January 3rd, 2018 1:56 PM 0 COMMENTS

Xiaomi Mi 7 Confirmed to Come With Wireless Charging Feature

With Xiaomi becoming a member of Wireless Power Consortium, it's highly anticipated that the upcoming Xiaomi Mi 7 will feature wireless charging, at last. And a new leak has now confirmed the wireless charging feature on the Xiaomi Mi 7, which is expected to launch sometime in April 2018. An image leak from China reveals that Xiaomi will be using wireless charging module from IDC, but the module details are... Read More

January 3rd, 2018 12:56 PM 0 COMMENTS

LG Announces Raspberry Rose Colour Variant of the LG V30 Ahead of CES 2018

South Korean electronics giant, LG has announced a new Raspberry Rose colour variant of its latest flagship smartphone, the LG V30 today. LG stated that the new colour option variant would be showcased at the CES 2018 booth scheduled to kickstart next week. To recall, LG launched the V30 flagship device at the IFA 2017 show in Berlin in four colour options- Aurora Black, Cloud Silver, Moroccan Blue and Lavender... Read More

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