October 11th, 2014 2:53 PM 18 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio to start 4G service in Kerala on December, 28 ?

Manorama, one of the leading newspapers in Kerala, has reported that Reliance Jio will start its 4G services in Kerala on 28th December 2014. As per the report this will be part of the pilot launch of its 4G services throughout the country. Initially the service will be available in select cities in each circle which would later be extended to other cities before the mid of next year. Reliance has chosen December 28th... Read More

October 11th, 2014 3:56 AM 15 COMMENTS

Vodafone India Calls Govt’s Favourable Stand Towards Relaince Jio As Unfair

Vodafone India has accused the regulatory structure of Indian telecom and said that the government has not been fair with its favourable stand towards Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio Infocomm. The company pointed out that Mukesh Ambani run Reliance Jio Infocomm was awarded voice facility on its ISP licence without having to pay any higher spectrum usage charges like other telcos have been subjected to. Besides this, Vodafone India will also... Read More

October 9th, 2014 1:36 PM 12 COMMENTS

Vodafone India Requests for Immediate Allotment of 1800Mhz Spectrum in Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata

Vodafone India has formally requested the Department of Telecommunications and regulator TRAI for immediate allotment of the 1800MHz spectrum, which it had won in auctions. With only 7 weeks left, when as per DoT, the presently deployed spectrum in 900MHz is to be replaced by 900MHz won in auctions. Hence, timely earmarking of the spectrum won is essential for the company to replace existing spectrum which is in full operational use... Read More

October 9th, 2014 12:52 AM 2 COMMENTS

Nokia Lumia 830 now available for purchase in India for Rs. 28,799

The Nokia Lumia 830 which was announced at IFA 2014, is now available for purchase in India through the company's official website for Rs. 28,799, though only the black colour variant. Other colour variants of the Lumia 730 are being labelled as 'Coming Soon'. Microsoft unveiled the Lumia 830 alongside the Lumia 730, Lumia 730 Dual SIM, and the Lumia 735. The Windows Phone 8.1 powered smartphone is described as an "affordable... Read More

October 9th, 2014 12:14 AM 0 COMMENTS

The new Apple iPad might be revealed during the October 16 event

According to media reports, Apple has sent out media invitations regarding an event which is to be held on the 16th of October in the company's Cupertino Town Hall Auditorium. Apple will most likely introduce its next generation line-up of iPads during the event, including the iPad Air and the iPad Mini. The Apple iPad Air 2nd Gen might feature a new A8 processor with faster GPU, 2GB of RAM and... Read More

October 8th, 2014 11:44 AM 21 COMMENTS

Vodafone invests $1 billion to upgrade networks and retail stores in India

Vodafone is investing $1 billion to upgrade its network and retail store units in India. However, the company is mired with other obstacles in India. The company predicts that 3G usage is going to rise in the country, and hence the company needs to upgrade its network, it is not getting enough returns from customers. Vodafone India’s chief executive officer Marten Pieters said that, “It’s all about data. That’s the... Read More

October 8th, 2014 1:21 AM 0 COMMENTS

Specifications and images of Samsung Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7 Leaked

Due to continuing criticism from experts and consumers, it appears that Samsung is finally working on smartphones with premium external materials (read metal). It appears that Samsung has realised that you can't cram in components in to a plastic case and sell it as a smartphone. The company now seems to pay attention to how it feels in the hands. Over the past one week, a lot of details about Samsung's upcoming smartphones... Read More

October 6th, 2014 6:43 PM 19 COMMENTS

Oplus XonPhone 5 flash review: One among the herd

The Oplus XonPhone 5 competes against the likes of Micromax Canvas Unite 2 A106, Asus Zenfone 4 and the Xiaomi Redmi 1S. The company had sent me a unit of the XonPhone 5 for a couple of weeks and here are my impressions about it. Build Quality & Design The XonPhone 5 has a metallic rim in the sides and perforated dots on the back offering a solid grip. The bezels on the side are minimal so... Read More

October 5th, 2014 8:38 PM 2 COMMENTS

BlackBerry flaunts 91 million active BBM users, outs new beta version

BlackBerry has officially announced that there are 91 million active BBM users right now. John Chen, CEO of BlackBerry is trying hard on increasing its subscriber base with new features like the BBM Store and BBM Stickers. As of now, there are 55 sticker packs available to users, with each week witnessing additions of at least two new packs. As a glimpse of where BBM is possibly headed, in Indonesia, BBM Money made a debut. They... Read More

October 5th, 2014 7:37 PM 19 COMMENTS

1 lakh units of the Asus Zenfone to be available from October 6 on Flipkart

Asus had launched its Zenfone line-up in India in early July of this year and all of them turned out to be best-sellers. The sales graph of the Asus Zenfone smartphones reached over 2 lakhs units in the month of September. Customers have been complaining about how Asus wasn't able to keep up with enough supplies of Zenfone in the India. So Just in time for the Diwali festive season, Asus has announced they will stock 1 lakh units of Zenfone from 6th... Read More

October 5th, 2014 10:46 AM 4 COMMENTS

Interview: Niyati Shah Of Shotformats On How They Are Helping VAS Content Discoverability

There has been tremendous changes in the VAS industry since TRAI's epic ruling. What are VAS companies doing now to survive? To find out, TELECOMTALK interviewed Niyati Shah, founder of Shotformats Digitals, a digital distribution and a new media company. Teletomtalk (TT): You raised an undisclosed sum from Matrix Partners last year, how are you utilising that money? Niyati Shah (NS): The money has been utilized across various verticals i.e. Technology,... Read More

October 3rd, 2014 12:29 PM 5 COMMENTS

RCOM To Reduce Debt To Rs 20,000Cr; To Roll Out 4G Next Year

Anil Ambani, Chairman, Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, address back to back AGMs and said that RCOM would bring down its debt below Rs 20,000 crore in next 2 years. Currently, RCOM has a debt of Rs 35,000 crore. “Non-core businesses like real estate and DTH will be monetised. We are looking at various options to monetise these two assets. One option is demerger of land banks from the company and... Read More

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