September 29th, 2017 12:19 PM 6 COMMENTS

Apple Approaches Trai for the Inclusion of DND App on iOS App Store: Report

Trai recently introduced DND app in order to keep a check to spam calls and messages. However, Apple refused to include the application on App Store because the app violates Apple's privacy policies. Apple said that the application seeks user's private data. It is now reported that the Cupertino giant has approached Trai for ‘more consultation’ on including the application officially on the App Store. Trai's DND application keeps a... Read More

September 29th, 2017 10:51 AM 102 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio Sets After FUP Speed of 64 Kbps for the Rs. 149 Plan

While everyone is aware of Reliance Jio's attractive tariff plans of Rs. 309, Rs 399, and Rs. 509, the company is also offering an entry-level plan of Rs. 149 for users who don't use much data on a monthly basis.  Earlier, Reliance Jio did not offer any FUP speed, meaning when you exhaust the allotted 2GB data, you won't get any additional data like other Jio plans such as Rs.... Read More

September 29th, 2017 7:20 AM 4 COMMENTS

Monthly ARPU of GSM Service Providers in India Declined by 3.75%, From Rs. 83 in QE March 2017 to Rs. 80 in QE June 2017

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) today released “Indian Telecom Services Performance Indicator Report” for the Quarter ended June 2017. In the report, the regulator revealed that telephone subscribers in India increased from 1,194.58 million at the end of March 2017 to 1,210.84 million at the end of June 2017. Telecom operators have registered a growth of 1.36% over the previous quarter. This reflects year-on-year (Y-O-Y) growth of 14.25%... Read More

September 28th, 2017 8:35 PM 4 COMMENTS

Huawei is Working With Indian Telecom Operators and Helping the Country Become Part of Globally Unified 5G Ecosystem

Huawei India, at the ongoing India's first-ever global mobile, internet and technology event in India – India Mobile Congress 2017, reinforced its commitment to bring world-class innovation to India and helping the country become part of a globally unified 5G ecosystem. Huawei has been a pioneer in the 5G development across the world, and it is one of the recognised telecom gear makers since 2009. The company has confirmed to... Read More

September 28th, 2017 7:04 PM 1 COMMENTS

Panasonic P99 With 4G VoLTE, 5-inch HD Display, 2000mAh Battery Announced at Rs. 7,490

Panasonic India is looking for a massive festive season as the company is launching smartphones for fun these days. Just in the last 10 days, the brand has launched four smartphones, which also includes today's Panasonic P99 smartphone. The Panasonic P99 is yet another entry-level smartphone from the company, priced at Rs. 7,490. The Panasonic P99 is already up for sale in the Indian market in the offline market and... Read More

September 28th, 2017 4:38 PM 2 COMMENTS

Indian Telecom Industry Still Some Quarters Away to Completely Stabilise: ICRA

It has been one year since Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. (Reliance Jio) launched its operations in India, and during this period the Indian telecom industry has witnessed a phase of severe turbulence. The period was characterised by heightened competitive intensity, pricing pressures, and a decline in revenues and profitability, all at a time when the industry was already saddled with elevated debt levels. Going forward, ICRA expects that the stabilisation... Read More

September 28th, 2017 2:28 PM 2 COMMENTS

Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Will be Released Before the End of 2017

At the start of this month, HMD Global, the current parent of Nokia officially confirmed that its three mid-range smartphones- the Nokia 3, the Nokia 5, and the Nokia 6 will receive Android 8.0 Oreo update. However, the company did not reveal when they are planning to release the update for the smartphones. Today, HMD officially confirmed that the Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6 will get Android 8.0... Read More

September 28th, 2017 1:09 PM 1 COMMENTS

Manoj Sinha: Indian Mobile Sector Expected to Create 5 Million Jobs and $217 Billion Economic Value by 2020

Indian mobile industry, the fastest growing industry in the world is expected to create an economic value of $217 billion by the end of 2020. It is also expected to create 5 million jobs by 2020 as said by Manoj Sinha, the minister of communication. "The Indian mobile industry is expected to create a total economic value of Rs 14 trillion, about USD 217.37 billion, by the year 2020. It... Read More

September 28th, 2017 11:07 AM 16 COMMENTS

HMD Global Officially Announces 3G Variant of the Nokia 3310; Will be Available from Mid-October

As it was rumoured a couple of months ago, HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones today officially introduced the Nokia 3310 3G, a 3G variant of the standard Nokia 3310 (review) launched back in February 2017. After launching the Nokia 3310 at the MWC 2017 event, several Nokia fans were left disappointed because the feature phone arrived with just a 2G connectivity option in this modern 4G era. The... Read More

September 28th, 2017 10:45 AM 9 COMMENTS

Huawei Honor 7X With 18:9 Bezel-Less Display Officially Confirmed to Launch on October 11

Huawei' sub-brand Honor officially confirmed that it will launch the Honor 7X mid-range smartphone on October 11. Although this launch at the moment is in China, the company will launch the device in India by the end of this year or early next year. Huawei's Honor 6X is still one of the best mid-range camera smartphones available in the Indian market right now. [caption id="attachment_166994" align="aligncenter" width="782"] Representational image[/caption] Huawei... Read More

September 27th, 2017 6:40 PM 3 COMMENTS

IMC 2017: LG Launches LG K7i Smartphone With Mosquito Away Feature in India at Rs. 7,990

LG recently launched a Smart TV with Mosquito Away feature, and today, the company is bringing the same technology to smartphones. At the ongoing Indian Mobile Congress (IMC) in New Delhi, LG has launched a new smartphone dubbed LG K7i with Mosquito Away feature. The LG K7i is priced at Rs. 7,990 and it's a variant of the LG K8 (2017) launched last month in India. Besides the Mosquito Away... Read More

September 27th, 2017 4:39 PM 29 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel to Launch VoLTE Services in Chennai Soon

Earlier this month, Bharti Airtel launched VoLTE services for its Mumbai subscribers. At the same time, Airtel confirmed that it will expand the VoLTE support to other cities such as Chennai and Kolkata very soon, eventually rolling out across the country by March 2018. Industry sources now say Chennai is next in the queue for Airtel VoLTE services. Airtel VoLTE tests are in advanced stages in Chennai, and the services... Read More

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