October 17th, 2013 2:35 PM 17 COMMENTS

Vodafone and SingTel Want Their 100% Owned Subsidiary in India

UK based global telecom major Vodafone Group Plc wants to invest more than $2 billion in its Indian venture and becomes the first mobile operator to have the advantage of 100% foriegn direct investment. Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal informed this in Delhi. In August this year India's Telecom Commission approved the removal of limit of foriegn direct investment in telecom sector. Earlier it was capped at 74%. Telecomtalk forcasted that... Read More

October 16th, 2013 1:48 PM 42 COMMENTS

4G Round up: Reliance Jio Clears All Hurdle for Offering Voice Services

Reliance Jio, the pan India 4G operator has received a letter of intent (LoI) from TRAI as an approval of unified license which will allow them to offer voice services as well. RJIL has to pay one-time entry fee of Rs 1673 crore along with performance bank guarantee of Rs 220 crore and a financial bank guarantee of Rs 44 crore. RJIL is testing voice and messaging services to be... Read More

October 16th, 2013 12:46 PM 2 COMMENTS

India’s WoNoBo to take on Google Street View, Launches 360-degree-View Platform

India’s very own  geospatial solutions company Genesys, today announced the launch of WoNoBo.com, offers 360-degree ‘walkthroughs’ of streets across 54 Indian cities just like Google Street View. WoNoBo users will be able to search, explore and share ‘points of interest’ across the length and breadth of the country. At launch, the service will be available for 12 major Indian cities and will soon be expanded to 54 cities. WoNoBo.com also... Read More

October 14th, 2013 3:32 PM 1 COMMENTS

Vodafone India Launches AppStar Contest, Invites App Developers to Submit their Mobile Apps to Its Own App Store

Vodafone India today announced the launch of Vodafone AppStar - an annual mobile app developer contest to encourage local adoption of mobile Internet by focusing on the developer ecosystem. This is a global initiative by Vodafone that provides a platform for all mobile app developers to showcase their talent to a larger global audience. This is an industry first move by Vodafone to engage with the developer community and ensure... Read More

October 8th, 2013 1:39 AM 1 COMMENTS

Micromax Canvas Turbo A250 with 1080p display is coming soon

Micromax is the leading indigenous smartphone manufacturer. It holds 22% of total market shares of the Indian smartphone market that places it on the second spot, right behind Samsung. This year, Micromax has launched a wide range of new high end and budget smartphones with the aim to widen its portfolio and reach out to a larger segment of Indian consumers. Also, it is working hard to grab the top... Read More

October 7th, 2013 1:15 PM 22 COMMENTS

Videocon Telecom Plans to bid for the 900 Mhz license for Delhi

Videocon Telecom is planning to bid in the upcoming licence auction. Videocon Telecom has recently made a comeback into the Telecom industry and has a strategic presence across the Northern corridor of the country forming the Hindi speaking belt. The company has been making huge investments in the business & has successfully rolled out 3 out of 6 license acquired in Nov’12 auction. The brand has almost doubled its Network presence... Read More

October 6th, 2013 12:16 PM 21 COMMENTS

The real deal behind Nokia Lumia 925 and 625 exchange offers

Since times immemorial, Nokia has been one of the most trusted mobile handset brands in India. It is known as much for its dynamic pricing tactics as for top notch, durable handsets. However, recently something transpired on the marketing communication front which makes the claims made by Nokia look fishy.  In order to match up with the schemes offered by rest of the smartphone makers and to boost the sales... Read More

October 5th, 2013 5:24 PM 20 COMMENTS

LINE Messaging App Hits 10 Million Users Mark in India, Adds Video Calling and More Features

LINE the cross-platform free calls and messaging app, today announced that the number of users in India has reached 10 million mark. The company expects  to cross 20 million users by the end of the year in India. Japanese messaging application LINE is aiming to become the No. 1 smartphone communication app in India, and is shoring up its plans for further marketing development and also rops in Bollywood actress... Read More

October 4th, 2013 2:03 PM 37 COMMENTS

MTS India (SSTL) Becomes the First Telecom Operator In India To Get A Unified Telecom License

Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited that provides telecom services under the brand name MTS today announced that it has received its Unified Telecom License effective from 3rd October, 2013. The Unified License will enable MTS India (SSTL) to provide technology neutral telecom services (GSM/CDMA/LTE) for a period of 20 years in 8 circles – Delhi, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Kolkata, Tamil Nadu, UP (West) and West Bengal. With this development, SSTL becomes... Read More

October 2nd, 2013 2:30 PM 105 COMMENTS

Vodafone India to Hike 2G Data Tariff by 50%

The good days of low mobile Internet tariff tariffs for 2G subscribers seems to be coming to an end, Vodafone India all set to hike its 2G data tariff by reducing free 2G Data usage up to 50% per cent in its most popular 1GB Mobile Internet - 2G Data pack of Rs.125. Vodafone make a hike on 2G data tariff in the form of cutting down bundled usage on... Read More

October 2nd, 2013 6:08 AM 23 COMMENTS

Vodafone India Portrays Their “Made For the Young” in the Best Possible Way

Lets rewind a little and look where Vodafone started from and where it is right now. The company has outgrown itself from winning the “Best 3G service operator”, “Retailer of the year”, “Best employer of choice”, “Golden peacock award” and the list goes on. Vodafone has become one of the most loved brands in the telecom circle that started out 19 years earlier with not many customers and now is... Read More

September 27th, 2013 2:38 AM 74 COMMENTS

Analysis on Indian Operators Who Messed Up with Call Management Services

Ever wondered if you are on a call and can check another incoming call in the background, put the present call on hold and answer the call which is waiting in the background, swap the calls, Divert the call to another number or finally join a conference to speak with more than a person at a time? Yes, all this is possible with Call Management Services provided by the Operators.... Read More

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