October 4th, 2017 9:05 AM 47 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel Registers Highest Download Throughput Speed of 7.5 Mbps in Trai’s Independent Drive Test Conducted in Jodhpur City

Telecom regulator (Trai) through its agency conducted Independent Drive Tests (IDT) in the city of Jodhpur in Rajasthan License Service Area. This Independent Drive Test has been carried out by M/s PhiMetrics Technologies Pvt Ltd during August 1, 2017, to August 5, 2017. It covered a route of approximately 610kms and data tests conducted on 6 hotspots. Cellular mobile telephone service providers included namely Aircel, Airtel, Idea, BSNL, Tata, RCom,... Read More

October 3rd, 2017 8:47 PM 3 COMMENTS

HTC U11 Life Will be HTC’s First Android One Smartphone; Complete Specs Leaked Online

Right after Xiaomi launching the Xiaomi Mi A1 Android One smartphone, Taiwanese brand, HTC is also said to be working with Google for an Android One device. And here's the HTC smartphone which will be part of Google's Android One project- HTC U11 Life. The U11 Life is said to be released on November 11, alongside another HTC flagship phone, the HTC U11 Plus, an incremental upgrade to the HTC... Read More

October 3rd, 2017 7:25 PM 4 COMMENTS

Trai Plans to Strengthen its MySpeed App; Seeking Methodology From Ookla and Others

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) today revealed its plans to strengthen its MySpeed app. The My Speed app of Trai measures mobile data speeds of Indian telecom operators. Recently, the application was criticized by the operators saying that the testing methodology is wrong. RS Sharma, the Chairman of Trai said that the regulator is looking to make the evaluation method more transparent after consultation with operators. He also confirmed... Read More

October 3rd, 2017 5:33 PM 5 COMMENTS

Honor Holly 4 With VoLTE Support, 3020mAh Battery Launched as an Offline-Only Model at Rs. 11,999

Right before its major launch in the Indian market, Huawei' sub-brand Honor has launched a budget smartphone in the country. Dubbed as Honor Holly 4, this smartphone will be sold in the offline market at a price of Rs. 11,999. The smartphone will be available in three colours- Grey, Gold, and Silver across 30,000 retail stores in India. P Sanjeev, Vice President - Sales, Huawei Consumer Business Group India, commented... Read More

October 3rd, 2017 1:23 PM 68 COMMENTS

After Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular Announces Rs. 198 Plan With 1GB Data and Unlimited Voice Calls for 28 Days

In recent times, the telecom operator Idea Cellular is losing subscribers in a big number. One reason for that is the telecom operator is not launching new tariff plans to lure the customers. However, Idea has now come up with new tariff plans of Rs. 198 and Rs. 357 to compete with Airtel's Rs. 199 plan and Reliance Jio's Rs. 149 plan. Talking about the Idea's Rs. 198 plan first,... Read More

October 3rd, 2017 10:26 AM 3 COMMENTS

Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Front View and High-Resolution Renders Leaked Ahead of October 4 Launch

It's Google week. We're hours away from Google unveiling its next generation Pixel smartphones, a new laptop, an Amazon Echo Show competitor, a Google speaker, and several other products. What excites us more than anything is the Pixel 2 smartphones. As it was rumoured earlier, Google is rumoured to launch two Pixel smartphones this year as well- Google Pixel 2 with codename Walleye and Google Pixel 2 XL codenamed as... Read More

October 3rd, 2017 7:00 AM 74 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel Again Counters Reliance Jio With a New Rs. 199 Plan Offering 1GB Data and Unlimited Voice Calls for 28 Days

Leading telecom operator, Bharti Airtel has come up with new tariff plans for its subscribers. Countering Reliance Jio, Airtel is now offering a Rs. 199 plan (might be applicable for select customers) that offer benefits which are on-par with Reliance Jio's Rs. 149 plan. While the Rs. 199 is valid for existing Airtel customers, the operator has a Rs. 178 plan which is applicable for new customers. The Rs. 199 plan... Read More

October 2nd, 2017 1:17 PM 7 COMMENTS

Purported Images of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 With Dual Rear Camera Leaked Online

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is the next much-anticipated smartphone from the house of the Xiaomi. The company is expected to announce the smartphone later this month or in early November. Usually, Xiaomi announces a new Redmi Note smartphone in August every year, but this year, the Chinese firm has changed its plans. [caption id="attachment_168667" align="aligncenter" width="690"] Image Source: Weibo[/caption] Xiaomi has already launched the Redmi Note 5A smartphone with entry-level... Read More

October 1st, 2017 8:05 PM 101 COMMENTS

RCom Aiming to Adopt a 4G-Focused Mobile Strategy, Calls Off Merger With Aircel

Reliance Communications (RCom) led by Anil Ambani today revealed the company's future plans. The Board of Directors of Reliance Communications Limited (RCom) had a meeting in Mumbai earlier today and reviewed the ongoing strategic transformation programme and even considered alternate plans for debt reduction. Here are the announcements made by RCom today. Mobile Business The board of directors decided that RCom will evaluate an alternate plan for its mobile business,... Read More

October 1st, 2017 7:02 PM 152 COMMENTS

Exclusive: Reliance Jio Limiting Voice Calls to 300 Minutes Per Day For Those Misusing the Unlimited Calling Scheme

Reliance Jio is the only telecom operator in India offering free voice calls. Back in September 2016, Mukesh Ambani said that voice calls will be completely free on Jio network for the lifetime. Since its entry into the Indian market, the operator offered free voice calls, because Jio makes voice calls over data with a technology named VoLTE, which everyone is aware of. But here comes a slight twist because... Read More

October 1st, 2017 4:55 PM 2 COMMENTS

Huawei Mate 10 Pro First Press Render Leaks Out; Confirmed to Feature F/1.6 Dual Rear Cameras

Huawei has already set the launch date for the Mate 10 series for October 16. The Chinese company already confirmed various details about the series such as Kirin 970 SoC, 18:9 display, and dual rear cameras. However, we haven't seen any of the Mate 10 devices in real life nor renders. But that has changed today. Evan Blass, the popular tipster posted an image of the Huawei Mate 10 Pro earlier... Read More

October 1st, 2017 2:45 PM 9 COMMENTS

Excell Broadband is Offering 100 Mbps Internet Plan With 400GB Monthly FUP Limited at Rs 1099 in Hyderabad

Excell Broadband, a Hyderabad-based broadband ISP updated its tariff plans with better data and speed offering. Excell's broadband plans in Hyderabad start from Rs. 499 and goes all the way up to Rs. 4999 offering a maximum speed of 100 Mbps and maximum FUP of 1TB. Excell Broadband also has operations in several cities of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Key cities include Tenali, Vijayawada, Vishakapatnam, Kakinada, and Tirupati. And the... Read More

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