June 6th, 2012 2:13 PM 15 COMMENTS

Empowered Group of Ministers Decision Positive For The Sector, Opines Barclays Research

The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) decision, which met on Tuesday, to sell up to 13.75 MHz of spectrum in the 1800 MHz band, is “incrementally positive” for the sector, according to a note by Barclays Research. “We believe that this should be able to satisfy the current demand of the 2G spectrum both from new players and existing participants. Further, if the entire 13.75 MHz is taken, there would not... Read More

June 5th, 2012 7:05 PM 4 COMMENTS

ABP Launches Bengali iOS app for Apple iPhone and iPad

ABP Group, the largest media conglomerate of eastern India has launched all new app for Apple iPad and iPhone to cater to the wide and rapidly growing global Bengali mobile internet consumers.With a growing market of over 55 million iPads globally, the company feels that it is absolutely essential to provide the Bengali users with an app optimized for their iOS devices (iPads/iphones/iPods). My Anandabazar' is the first Bengali language... Read More

June 4th, 2012 6:49 PM 3 COMMENTS

RIM India Inaugurates First BlackBerry Exclusive Store in Bangalore

Research In Motion today announced the opening of the first BlackBerry exclusive store in Bangalore, inaugurated by south Indian film stars, Ms. Sumalatha Ambarish and Ms. Ruby Parihar. Located at Quick Connect, No. 542 Chirag, Indiranagar 1st stage CMH Road Bangalore. The store will feature the entire BlackBerry product portfolio offering a holistic consumer experience on BlackBerry consumer and enterprise services to its consumers. A unique experience destination, the store... Read More

May 31st, 2012 1:33 PM 25 COMMENTS

Samsung Galaxy S III Launched in India For Rs.43180

Samsung  today launched Samsung Galaxy S III in India for Rs.43180 , as the company announced the next gen flagship Android smartphone in an event in Delhi. The most powerful and awaited Android 4.0 smartphone Samsung Galaxy S III is super-hyped as there were continuous fakes, outright leaks and even event re-scheduling – all prove the crazy levels of interest behind the device. It is expected this smartphone will cement Samsung’s lead over... Read More

May 31st, 2012 1:03 PM 2 COMMENTS

Alcatel Lucent To Make Airtel’s CEN Based IP Network To Boost Mobile Broadband

Airtel has selected Alcatel Lucent to create CEN based IP access network which will now enable Airtel to deliver faster mobile broadband speeds to its customers. This IP network will allow Bharti Airtel to meet the surging bandwidth requirements of customers while accessing data, video and Internet services on an array of devices, such as smart-phones, tablets and laptops. The key elements of the Bharti Airtel mobile backhaul network are... Read More

May 28th, 2012 6:34 PM 11 COMMENTS

Tata Docomo GSM Customers Now Can Recharge & Activate Services with use of Hashtags on Twitter

Tata Docomo, that has always adopted a different approach to bringing best in class services to its customers, today announced a first of its kind initiative. The company introduced a Twitter application for its GSM Prepaid customers that will allow them to recharge and activate a Value added service/ application through Twitter. The e-commerce initiative called Twittcom, has been developed indigenously by the team at Tata Teleservices. For registering their... Read More

May 20th, 2012 1:06 AM 18 COMMENTS

Calcutta Telephones Shares EVDO Location Details, Only 45% BTS in the Metro Are EVDO Enabled

Calcutta Telephones – the Kolkata metro unit of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited has listed the details of CDMA 1x and EVDO BTS location on their website. As per information given there, CalTel has installed 316 CDMA BTS, among them 143 BTS are EVDO enabled, while 173 BTS are just equipped with CDMA1x. That means only 45.3 % BSNL’s CDMA BTS are EVDO enabled. It also reveals that in Bidhannagar, City,... Read More

May 17th, 2012 12:00 AM 21 COMMENTS

BSNL Celebrates World Telecom Day, To Launch Updated New Website

BSNL, country's largest telecommunication company is going to launch its company's new website on World Telecom Day, 17th May. The new website of BSNL is web standard supported and will available in English and Hindi. For the last 9 months BSNL has been testing its Beta portal , TelecomTalk has also learnt that BSNL is now going to give an aggressive campaign (more…) Read More

May 16th, 2012 2:56 PM 0 COMMENTS

Will 4G in India go 3G’s way? In Depth Analysis By CARE Research

More than a year after its launch, 3G adoption in India remains subdued at 10-12 million users due to various issues like poor network quality as operators are cash-strapped to spend on 3G expansion, low penetration of 3G enabled handsets, unavailability of local content, absence of a killer application (similar to what SMS was for 2G) etc. Higher spectrum prices also forced operators to offer 3G services at a premium... Read More

May 9th, 2012 11:31 AM 0 COMMENTS

Interview With Stephen Hire General Manager Aeroflex Asia – India

Recently Telecom Talk went behind the scenes to have an exclusive ‘talk’ with Mr. Stephen Hire General Manager of Aeroflex Asia – India. Mr. Hire has been involved with the TD-SCDMA/TD-LTE mobile phone standards championed by China for more than ten years.He was also responsible for developing Aeroflex’s TD-LTE product strategy and market launches. Tell us about Aeroflex and your plans for the India Market? Stephen Hire : Aeroflex Incorporated is... Read More

May 4th, 2012 3:02 AM 44 COMMENTS

Samsung Galaxy S III Unveiled

So Samsung Galaxy S III is here, as the company announced the next gen flagship Android smartphone in an event called ‘Samsung Mobile Unpacked 2012.’ in London, England. The smartphone is super-hyped as there were continuous fakes, outright leaks and even event re-scheduling – all prove the crazy levels of interest behind the Galaxy S3. It is expected this smartphone will cement Samsung’s lead over its rivals like Nokia, Apple... Read More

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