Airtel upgrades network in Rajasthan using “Dual Carrier” technology


Bharti Airtel has deployed 'Dual Carrier' technology and additional spectrum in Rajasthan, says a release from the company. The new technology will enable the subscribers in Rajasthan to enjoy 4G-like speed while on 3G network. Technically, the dual carrier technology…

January 18th, 2017 7:36 PM 8Comments

Now, Idea Cellular moves to TDSAT against Trai for allowing Jio’s promotional offers


Idea Cellular has moved telecom dispute tribunal, the Telecom Disputes Settlement Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) against the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) allowing Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio to continue free promotional offer beyond stipulated 90 days. The country's third largest…

January 18th, 2017 4:54 PM 17Comments

Airtel appoints Raj Pudipeddi as Director – Consumer Business & Chief Marketing Officer


Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s largest telecommunications services provider today announced the appointment of Raj Pudipeddi as Director – Consumer Business & Chief Marketing Officer for its India operations w.e.f. February 6, 2017. Raj will be a part of the Airtel…

January 18th, 2017 12:38 PM 2Comments

Vodafone is trying to stay ahead of competition with its data-centric offers


Currently, Indian telecom sector is on a massive conversion phase, thanks to Reliance Jio and its completely free 4G services. The new entrant created a lot of buzzes, not only in terms of pricing but also in terms of the…

January 18th, 2017 12:04 PM 20Comments

MTNL partners with NDMC to offer free public WiFi and FTTH services in Delhi


State-run telecom operator Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) has joined hands with New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) to offer free internet connectivity through Wi-Fi service in public places and FTTH (Fibre to the Home) services to Delhi residents in certain…

January 18th, 2017 7:05 AM 4Comments

Vodafone India is now offering four times more data with every pack; 4GB 4G data at Rs. 250


Vodafone India, India’ second largest telecom network today announced yet another bonanza offer where the company is offering four times more data for their Vodafone SuperNet 4G customers. That said, this offer is applicable only for the areas where Vodafone…

January 17th, 2017 9:08 PM 82Comments

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro, the company’s first 6GB RAM phone launched in India for Rs. 36,900


It looks like Samsung is on a song at the moment. The South Korean smartphone company, today morning unveiled the entry-level Galaxy J2 Ace and Galaxy J1 4G smartphones in India, and at the end of the day, we have…

January 17th, 2017 7:10 PM 17Comments

Samsung Launches 4G VoLTE-enabled Galaxy J2 Ace and Galaxy J1 4G in India, Starting at Rs. 6,890


Samsung has come up with two entry-level smartphones in the J-series - the Galaxy J2 Ace and Galaxy J1 4G. Both the phones are priced at Rs. 8,490 and Rs 6,890 respectively. The Samsung Galaxy J2 Ace features a 5-inch…

January 17th, 2017 3:39 PM 23Comments

“Take corrective actions instead of blaming Airtel for call failures,” Airtel hits back at Reliance Jio


The Points of Interconnect (PoIs) issue between Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio seems to be an unending war with both service providers blaming each other for the call failures on the networks. Yesterday, Reliance Jio pointed out that the calls…

January 17th, 2017 3:27 PM 71Comments

Videocon Telecom to shut down their operations in Punjab by mid-February, urges its customers to choose MNP


Videocon Telecom, the subsidiary of Videocon group, will close down their services in the entire Punjab state with effect from February 15, 2017. The company released a public statement on their official website. In the same statement, the company is…

January 16th, 2017 7:32 PM 33Comments

Airtel upgrades to ‘Dual Carrier’ technology in Delhi to offer superior customer experience


Airtel, today rolled an upgraded mobile network in Delhi-NCR. As part of the network upgrade, Airtel has deployed state of the art ‘Dual Carrier’ technology to combine the spectrum capacities of two 5MHz carriers in the 2100 MHz band. Airtel…

January 16th, 2017 2:02 PM 54Comments

India require over 80 lakhs new WiFi hotspots to reach global level of WiFi penetration: Study


A joint study by ASSOCHAM-Deloitte said that India needs over 80 lakhs hotspots to reach the global level of one Wi-Fi hotspot penetration for every 150 people. Currently, there are just about 31,000 hotspots installed in the country. The study…

January 15th, 2017 5:56 PM 3Comments