February 20th, 2013 11:18 AM 2 COMMENTS

BIG Data – A BIG Opportunity for Telcos

Operators are under immense and ever increasing pressure as a result of the changing competitive landscape, with the commoditisation of traditional services and over-the-top (OTT) players such as Google and Skype eating into their revenues. Operators are no longer simply worried about reducing costs; they are competing to deliver value-added offerings, improve customer experience and ultimately to retain and grow a profitable customer base. Data has been described as the... Read More

February 8th, 2013 5:50 PM 15 COMMENTS

Smartphone Review – Lava Iris 501 #AwesomeValueforMoney

Few days back I shared some exclusive hands-on and unboxing pictures of Lava Iris 501 - company's first 5 inch phablet. May be Lava is a bit late to join the phablet party, yet it's first offering Iris 501 has its own uniqueness to impress people. In the box there are neatly packed smartphone with transparent screen cover, 2300mAh battery, charger cum USB cable, 4GB microSD card, a protective case,... Read More

January 17th, 2013 4:00 PM 4 COMMENTS

Sanjay Kapoor to Quit Bharti Airtel, Gopal Vittal to Become CEO at Airtel India

Sanjay Kapoor, the CEO of Bharti Airtel's India and South Asia unit is going to leave his position by 28th February, 2013 ending a 15 year long relation with Airtel. As per company statement Mr. Kapoor will be available to assist on key matters for another a month. He is going to move to the Board of Indus Towers Ltd and Bharti Global Ltd. Gopal Vittal, currently Group Director of... Read More

January 2nd, 2013 12:46 PM 3 COMMENTS

Airtel Launches mEducation makes education accessible for the masses

Airtel today announced the launch of its mEducation services which will now enables Airtel mobile customers across the country to easily access a host of education services with just a few clicks on their mobile phones. Customers can now easily improve their capabilities with new skills and build self-confidence by improving their use of English language, through test preparations for entrance exams or personality development sessions. MBA aspirants can now... Read More

December 12th, 2012 7:00 AM 10 COMMENTS

Review: Mobikwik Android App V 2.0.1

Mobikwik, one of the most loved Online Recharge Sites is India has come up with a very new, attractive and user friendly Android Application that looks and works very much as that of the Web Interface. I have been using Mobikwik Android App since 2 weeks and found it as an interesting change to share with you readers. Team Mobikwik tried to resemble the Android App just the same way... Read More

November 19th, 2012 11:22 PM 4 COMMENTS

MTS India Announces Financial Report for Q3 2012, ARPU Rs 78 & MoU 263

Sistema Shyam Teleservices, which operates under MTS India brand name and offers voice and data services on CDMA platform has published the company's Q3 2012 financial result. MTS India currently operates nationally but all of its licenses except in Rajasthan were cancelled in February 2012 by Supreme Court's order. The services will be uninterrupted till January 18, 2013. The consolidated revenue is down by 3.3% Q-o-Q to Rs 404 crore,... Read More

October 29th, 2012 4:34 PM 10 COMMENTS

Microsoft Launches Windows 8 in India

Microsoft has announced the availability of Windows 8 for its customers in India and around the world. Windows 8 has to offer a beautiful new UI, a wide range of apps with the grand opening of the Windows Store, available on a variety of Windows 8 certified PCs and Tablets. With Windows 8, Microsoft wants to ensure that its new operating system runs on all form factors - desktops, notebooks... Read More

October 12th, 2012 12:06 PM 33 COMMENTS

App Review: Paytm Mobile Recharge (Android)

Last year I covered a review of the Online Recharge Site - Paytm. As the technology is tending more towards mobiles and tablets every day the need for a mobile Application with respective web services is also increasing and so did Paytm with their Mobile App as a solution for Android platform. Though an app of Paytm is previously available, it lacked many features but it’s not the case with newly... Read More

October 11th, 2012 2:04 PM 1 COMMENTS

Vodafone India Launches Three New Special International Roaming Pack

Vodafone today launched three new Unlimited Data Packages for its customers in India visiting Japan and Saudi Arabia priced at Rs.1499, Rs.2499 and Rs.3499.  Vodafone said that following appreciation from customers on the 60% discount on international tariffs that were introduced in June 2012, this new Unlimited International Roaming Data Package offer will be one more customer-friendly offering (more…) Read More

September 18th, 2012 7:44 AM 50 COMMENTS

Review: Online Recharge Portals of Airtel, Tata Docomo & Uninor

Online Recharge -That service which can be used while relaxing at our desk and just another privilege added for customers’ benefit. I have chosen three Telecom players namely Airtel, Tata Docomo and Uninor. From the above three operators Tata Docomo is the first operator to implement a full fledged online Recharge facility. Though Airtel previously offered a similar kind of service it is restricted to very few recharge amounts. Uninor... Read More

August 22nd, 2012 11:28 AM 14 COMMENTS

Ban on Bulk Messages – a case of killing the messenger?

Killing the proverbial messenger has never done anything good for anyone. And especially in this case, it could even cause uncertainty and unrest. Case in point: the deplorable violence and the subsequent rumors of more unrest spreading through social networking sites and SMS. But what we, as a country, need to do is sit down and analyse how we can prevent such attempts to attack the solidarity of India. In... Read More

August 17th, 2012 4:02 PM 198 COMMENTS

Bulk SMS, MMS Banned In India for 15 Days, Now You Can Send Only 5 SMS In One Go

If you are a high SMS user, its time to rethink on how you going to communicate with your friends. India's Home Ministry today banned all Bulk SMS and MMS services for 15 days across the country to curb spread of rumours which has led to exodus of North Eastern people from certain parts of country. According to Union Home Secretary, Mr. R.K. Singh,  "from today onwards, No one will... Read More

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