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

India’s top law officer clears way for Rs 3,050 crore penalty on Airtel, Vodafone, Idea: Reports


India’s Attorney General (AG) – the government’s top law officer—has reportedly allowed the telecom department to levy of penalties on Bharti Airtel Ltd, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular for denying adequate connectivity to Reliance Jio Infocomm. The AG has informed…

January 15th, 2017 12:31 PM 60Comments

Trai now allows special tariff vouchers with 365-days of validity


The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has given its permission to special data vouchers with longer validity of 365 days, as compared to the current validity of 90 days, according to a report by wire service ANI. The regulator…

January 15th, 2017 7:09 AM 51Comments

BSNL launches new project to enable Aadhar-based eKYC and digital customer engagement


State-run telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL has launched its Customer Acquisition and Customer Communication Management (CACMS) project in partnership with Intense Technologies to enable Aadhar-based eKYC and digital customer engagement. BSNL said that customer on-boarding is now being…

January 14th, 2017 5:13 PM 7Comments

Reliance Jio service impacted data consumption on top telcos’ networks, set to get 100 million users by March 2017


Reliance Jio’s 4G offering is gaining traction and it has already impacted data consumption on existing telcos’ networks. The Mukesh Ambani-led telecom operator is likely to see its subscriber base double by the end of this financial year, JP Morgan…

January 14th, 2017 1:06 PM 89Comments

Reliance Jio to invest Rs 30,000 crore more to expand 4G coverage and capacity


Reliance Jio on Friday said that it will invest Rs 30,000 crore more into networks to enhance coverage and capacity across the country. Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), the parent of Jio, has already infused Rs 1,71,000 crore in the telecom…

January 14th, 2017 12:42 PM 37Comments

BSNL users can now access 44 million WiFi hotspots in 100 countries


State-run telco Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) said it has deployed Tata Communication's Wi-Fi+ and Wi-Fi cloud communication solution, giving its subscribers seamless access to 44 million Wi-Fi hotspots in more than 100 countries including international flights and rail systems.…

January 14th, 2017 7:38 AM 19Comments