April 5th, 2017 11:28 PM 16 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio’s 72 Mn Prime Users With At Least Rs. 303 Plan Can Account For Rs. 213 Bn Revenue By March 2018: Moody’s

A significant portion of Reliance Jio's 72 million subscribers are likely to opt for the Rs 303 plan, given that is the minimum plan that gives complimentary services for three months, Moody’s Investors Service said in a note. The ratings agency said that the Jio-Prime membership will need to continue to be competitive and service quality will need to be maintained at high levels in order to retain customers, considering... Read More

April 5th, 2017 10:30 PM 9 COMMENTS

Airtel, Aircel, and RCom Did Not Meet TRAI’s Norms for 2G Service Quality in Q4 2016

Leading Indian telecom operators, Aircel, Airtel, and Reliance Communications did not meet the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India 's (TRAI) quality norms for 2G services in various circles where they offer the 2G facilities, according to PTI. This report is based on the Q4 2016 report of TRAI. For the unknown, TRAI audits the performance of all the telecom operators including the government-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam... Read More

April 5th, 2017 9:53 PM 1 COMMENTS

Aditya Birla Idea Payments Gets RBI Nod To Start Payments Bank In India

The Reserve Bank of India has granted the licence to Aditya Birla Idea Payments Bank to start payments bank in the country. Aditya Birla Idea Payments Bank is a 51:49 joint venture between Aditya Birla Group-owned Aditya Birla Nuvo and Idea Cellular, respectively. "This is to inform you that the Reserve Bank of India... has granted a licence to Aditya Birla Idea Payments Bank Ltd to carry on the business... Read More

April 5th, 2017 6:41 PM 4 COMMENTS

Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 With Massive 6600mAh Battery and Hexa-Core MediaTek SoC Goes Official

Xiaomi has finally updated its Mi Pad series after nearly two years. The Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 comes as an upgrade over 2015’s Mi Pad 2. However, you won’t notice any huge changes as the Mi Pad 3 features the same metal bodied design and display, only with slightly upgraded internals. The Mi Pad 3 comes with a 7.9-inch display with a resolution of 1536 x 2048 pixels, which is... Read More

April 5th, 2017 4:09 PM 12 COMMENTS

Nokia 3310 to Go On Sale Globally by the End of April; Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6 to Follow

HMD Global announced three new smartphones- the Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and the iconic Nokia 3310 at MWC 2017 event. At the same event, the company also made the Nokia 6 Global, which was launched back in January as an exclusive to the Chinese market. According to a new leak from Neowin, the Nokia 3310 will hit the markets by the end of April, and that other Nokia phones will... Read More

April 5th, 2017 1:05 PM 33 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio and Airtel are Looking to Disrupt the DTH Sector in India Soon

With the advent of Reliance Jio, the telecom sector in India has grown by leaps and bounds, thanks to the free 4G services for six months. However, Jio is not only trying to make its presence felt in the telecom sector but is also betting big on the digital content services. If the rumours are believed to be true, Reliance Jio Infocomm’s (RJIL) next service might be Jio DTH, and... Read More

April 5th, 2017 11:01 AM 3 COMMENTS

Hike Messenger Brings Back the ‘Status Updates and Feed’ With the Latest Version

Hike Messenger, one of the leading instant messaging platform in India has announced that they are bringing back the old-age 'Status Updates and Feed,' feature which apparently was removed five months ago in favour of the new trend- Stories. However, Hike claims that most of the people are asking for the feature, much like what people did with WhatsApp. Recently, WhatsApp removed its trademark status feature and introduced 'WhatsApp Stories.'... Read More

April 5th, 2017 6:38 AM 36 COMMENTS

BSNL Silently Combats Rivals With Unlimited Voice Calls for 26 Hours at Just Rs. 26

BSNL, on April 1 has extended the validity period of its various promotional plans for another three months. Included in the list is the affordable STV 26 pack, which offers unlimited voice calls for 26 hours. First announced a few months ago, the STV 26 pack was supposed to expire on March 31, 2017. But BSNL has extended its validity for another three months. The extension of a promotional plan... Read More

April 4th, 2017 8:03 PM 4 COMMENTS

Jio Creating Global Centers of Excellence To Drive Innovation Around SDN/NFV

Reliance Jio, India’s newest 4G service provider, is forming alliances at the global level to build a strong ecosystem around its network in the country. It has now joined hands with AT&T and the Linux Foundation through the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) Project. The latest partnership will help the Mukesh Ambani-led telecom operator to drive innovation around software-defined networks (SDN), and network functions virtualization (NFV). It will also be... Read More

April 4th, 2017 7:23 PM 5 COMMENTS

Vivo Launches IPL Limited Edition of Vivo V5 Plus In Black Matte Color

Chinese smartphone maker, Vivo has announced the limited edition of its Vivo V5 Plus phone. The limited edition V5 Plus comes in Matte Black color and is to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Indian Premier League (IPL). The limited Black Matte edition also features IPL logo on the rear side of the phone. It will be sold from April 10, and the price of the phone shall be revealed on... Read More

April 4th, 2017 7:14 PM 18 COMMENTS

MTNL looking to sell land to reduce debt worth over Rs 19000 crore: Report

Mahanagar Telecom Nigam Limited, also known as MTNL, is reportedly looking to monetise its surplus land in a bid to reduce debt, which stood at over Rs 19,000 crore at the end of December 31, 2016. The state-run telecom operator, which has operations in Mumbai and Delhi and offers wireless and wireline services, has reached out to the government with a proposal on the same, having approached the Department of... Read More

April 4th, 2017 6:34 PM 12 COMMENTS

Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro Now Official in India, Priced at Rs. 8,490

Adding yet another device to the Galaxy J series, Samsung India had today launched the Galaxy J3 Pro in India. It will be up for grabs in three different colour variants: Gold, Black, and White exclusively on Paytm Mall for Rs. 8,490. The Galaxy J3 Pro comes loaded with Samsung’s ‘Make for India’ features such as Ultra Data Saving (UDS) mode and S bike mode. For the unaware, UDS help... Read More


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