National Telecom Policy: Trai Seeks Stakeholders’ Views via Consultation Paper


The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Wednesday issued a consultation paper to seek from all stakeholders on the new telecom policy (NTP). The NTP is being formulated by the Department of Telecom (DoT) department. The Department of Telecommunications,…

January 3rd, 2018 9:19 PM 1Comment

Idea Cellular Says Board Meet on Thursday to Consider Fundraising Proposal


Idea Cellular, the Aditya Birla-owned telecom service provider's board will meet on January 4 to consider a proposal for fundraising through various routes including preferential allotment and rights issue. In a BSE filing, India's third largest telecom operator said, "A…

January 3rd, 2018 8:38 PM 0Comment

ACT Fibernet Upgrades Broadband Plans Across Vizag, Vijayawada, Eluru and Guntur in Andhra Pradesh


ACT Fibernet upgraded its broadband plans in four cities of Andhra Pradesh. The four cities are Vizag, Vijayawada, Eluru and Guntur. The newly upgraded plans will allow the existing and new customers to enjoy faster internet speeds with additional FUP…

January 3rd, 2018 7:53 PM 2Comments

Reliance Jio to Focus on Raising ARPU, 4G Feature Phone Base in 2018: CLSA


Reliance Jio, the LTE-only operator will focus on raising average revenue per user (ARPU) from its smartphone users and ramp-up in its 4G feature phone users in the country in 2018, besides making efforts to launch home-broadband or FTTH service…

January 3rd, 2018 5:39 PM 34Comments

RCom 2G Customers Can Now Port Out to Other Networks Till January 31 as Trai Extends Deadline


Telecom regulator Trai (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) today announced that RCom 2G subscribers can now port out from the network to another network until January 31, 2018. Earlier today, Trai asked RCom not to kill the 'Unique Porting Codes'…

January 3rd, 2018 4:06 PM 21Comments

Idea Cellular Announces Rs 93 Recharge Pack With 1GB Data, Unlimited Voice Calls for 10 Days


Indian telecom operators ushered in New Year with a slew of new and revamped prepaid recharge plans as the tariff wars continue in 2018. Idea Cellular announced its all-new Rs 93 recharge plan aimed at competitors Airtel and Reliance Jio…

January 3rd, 2018 2:32 PM 3Comments

Xiaomi Mi 7 Confirmed to Come With Wireless Charging Feature


With Xiaomi becoming a member of Wireless Power Consortium, it's highly anticipated that the upcoming Xiaomi Mi 7 will feature wireless charging, at last. And a new leak has now confirmed the wireless charging feature on the Xiaomi Mi 7,…

January 3rd, 2018 1:56 PM 0Comment

LG Announces Raspberry Rose Colour Variant of the LG V30 Ahead of CES 2018


South Korean electronics giant, LG has announced a new Raspberry Rose colour variant of its latest flagship smartphone, the LG V30 today. LG stated that the new colour option variant would be showcased at the CES 2018 booth scheduled to…

January 3rd, 2018 12:56 PM 0Comment

OnePlus 5 Stable Oreo Update Roll Out Cancelled Because of a Bug; Company Promises OxygenOS 5.0.1 Update Very Soon


OnePlus has done it again. The Chinese company has cancelled the roll out of OxygenOS 5.0 update based on Android 8.0 Oreo for the OnePlus 5 because of a bug. Earlier today, a staff member of OnePlus posted this news…

January 3rd, 2018 12:16 PM 1Comment

Gujarat State Should Double the Mobile Towers to Connect the Unconnected and Implement New Technologies: TAIPA


Tower and Infrastructure Providers Association (TAIPA), industry association for leading Telecommunication Infrastructure Providers such as Bharti Infratel, ATC towers, GTL Infrastructure, Reliance Infratel, Indus Towers and Tower Vision etc., today highlighted that existing Gujarat tower policy dated October 3, 2012,…

January 2nd, 2018 10:31 PM 7Comments

Nokia 6 (2018) Confirmed to Be Powered by Snapdragon 630 SoC, 4GB of RAM, and Android 8.0 Oreo by Geekbench Listing


HMD Global’s upcoming Nokia 6 (2018) smartphone is expected to launch in January itself. While there have been a number of leaks including from China’ TENAA, a new Geekbench benchmark confirms some of the specifications. An alleged Nokia 6 device…

January 2nd, 2018 9:17 PM 14Comments

Trials for Panic Button Feature on Mobile Phones in India to Begin From January 26


Union Minister Maneka Gandhi today stated that a pilot project to test the 'panic button' feature on mobile phones would kickstart from January 26. The project will be rolled out in a phased manner, and it will kickstart from Uttar…

January 2nd, 2018 7:40 PM 0Comment