June 9th, 2010 12:08 PM 15 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel Readies For African Immigration Through Zain, Now Ranks 5th

Bharti Airtel, India's largest telecom firm completed acquisition of Kuwait based Zain Telecom's African business for $10.7 billion (about Rs 48,000 crore). This buyout not only makes Bharti to put footprint in Africa, but also positioned it as world's fifth largest wireless company with operations across 18 countries and a subscriber base of around 180 million. Of the $10.7 billion enterprise value of Zain, Bharti will be paying $8.3 billion... Read More

May 26th, 2010 3:59 PM 18 COMMENTS

S Tel Set to Invest Rs. 700 Cr In 3G Mobile Services

STel, the youngest telecom operator to have bagged 3G licenses in the recent spectrum auctions in India, today announced its plans to invest Rs. 700 crores for acquisition of 3G spectrum and roll out of services. The company plans to raise Rs. 338 crores through a 1:1 debt to equity ratio towards license fee payment for the three circles of Bihar & Jharkhand, Odisha and Himachal Pradesh. S Tel is... Read More

May 26th, 2010 1:09 PM 0 COMMENTS

VISA and Monitise to Launch Financial Services on Mobile Phones in India

Visa Inc, the world's largest retail electronic payments network, and Monitise, leaders in the development and operation of "Mobile Financial Services", today announced the formation of a joint venture that will provide a technology platform for financial institutions and Mobile network operators in India to offer a range of mobile financial services to consumers. The joint venture builds on an existing partnership between Visa and Monitise, and will give providers... Read More

May 15th, 2010 1:17 PM 36 COMMENTS

Tata Docomo Launches Online Recharge Service For Prepaid

Tata Docomo, the GSM Mobile Service brand of Tata Teleservices Limited (TTSL) today announced the launch of on-line recharge facility for its prepaid subscribers in all telecom circles across India except Mumbai and Maharashtra circles. Now all Tata Docomo prepaid customers in TTSL operating circles can recharge or top-up their prepaid mobile service accounts & by clicking over Internet. To use the on-line recharge service; Tata Docomo prepaid customers needs... Read More

May 10th, 2010 3:46 PM 96 COMMENTS

BSNL 3G Mobile Services Now in 65 Cities of Bihar and Jharkhand Circle

India's National Telecom Backbone and leading telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) announced that it's 3G GSM mobile and High Speed Wireless Internet services (3.5G Data services) are now available in 65 cities/towns across the Bihar and Jharkhand telecom circle on postpaid and prepaid platform. The next generation BSNL 3G Mobile and High Speed 3G Wireless Broadband Data services are now available in Patna, Saharsa, Bhagalpur, Gaya, Hajipur, Katihar,... Read More

April 29th, 2010 6:23 PM 71 COMMENTS

BSNL 3G Mobile & Data Services Now in 44 Cities of West Bengal Circle

India's National Telecom Backbone and leading telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) today announced that it’s 3G GSM mobile and High Speed Wireless Internet services (Data services) are now available  in 44 cities/towns on postpaid and prepaid platform across the West Bengal telecom circle. The next generation BSNL 3G Mobile and High Speed 3G Wireless Broadband Data services is now available in Durgapur, Haldia, Behrampur, Asansol, Burdwan, Midnapur, Krishnagar,... Read More

April 13th, 2010 4:03 PM 12 COMMENTS

BSNL Expands e-PCO Service Network in Karnataka

In a bid to create employment opportunities and bridge the digital divide while enhancing information technology adoption in semi-urban and rural areas, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) Karnataka circle today announced the expansion of its e-PCO facility to the Maysore city and semi urban areas. Initially BSNL e-PCO concept was launched in 2008-09 in Bangalore, Kodage and Maysore districts in partnership with Intel, BSNL- Karnataka PCO Association, and ItzCash. The... Read More

April 9th, 2010 12:49 PM 20 COMMENTS

India –3G Auction Arrives Finally

After being postponed several times in the last two years, the long-awaited 3G & Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) spectrum auction is finally happening today. While commercial usage is only permitted from September 2010 onwards, a successful auction should lay the groundwork for faster internet connectivity and data transfer on mobile phones, boosting usage of data services in the cellular market. While the purpose of the auction was to facilitate the... Read More

April 1st, 2010 2:33 AM 13 COMMENTS

TTSL Recognized As The Most Innovative Organization Of The Year By Business Standard

[caption id="attachment_23569" align="alignleft" width="190" caption="Mr.Anil Sardana,MD,TTSL Receiving The Award For The Most Innovative Organization Of The Year"][/caption] Tata Teleservices Limited was recognized as the Most Innovative Organization of the Year by Business Standard for its GSM brand Tata Docomo, which redefined the rules of the game in the mobile phone industry by introducing the first per second billing plan. After their initial resistance, its larger competitors followed suit. The awards... Read More

March 23rd, 2010 6:15 PM 3 COMMENTS

Informate Reports claims Mobile Internet is Most Popular in India

With the high rate of innovation in handset features and upsurge of VAS services in the telecom market, there exists a need to tap the user behavior and preferences towards these products and services. Informate Mobile Intelligence a Mumbai based mobile consumer usage research firm provides vital insights to the various players, including telecom operators, handset manufacturers, VAS application developers, Advertisers, etc. Informate Mobile Intelligence reports claims that in India... Read More

March 4th, 2010 5:22 PM 19 COMMENTS

BSNL Launches 3G Mobile Services In Erode (Tamilnadu)

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) today expands its 3G coverage in the state of Tamilnadu by launching its 3G mobile services in the textile & turmeric city of Erode which comes under Tamil Nadu telecom circle.The operator introduces next generation mobile services with lowest Video and Voice tariff plans for its postpaid and prepaid GSM mobile subscribers. In an Exclusive talk with our Senior Editor  BSNL Erode SSA’s Assistance General... Read More

February 25th, 2010 11:48 AM 9 COMMENTS

BSNL Intros Fibre To Home (FTTH) Services In Hyderabad

In a bid to attract corporate and business customers towrdas its next generation telecom network, India's National Telecom backbone and largest telecom service operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) launches Fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) triple play services in Hyderabad Telecom District (HTD) of Andhra Pradesh circle. The FTTH network has been built on the Gigabyte Passive Optical Technology (GPON) concept. The FTTH service relies on a Self-Healing Network,which is able to provide... Read More

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