September 5th, 2018 7:52 PM 11 COMMENTS

Sunil Bharti Mittal Optimistic About Profitability in Telecom Sector in a Few Years’ Time

The last two years have been a big one for the telecom industry since Reliance Jio stepped into a different segment altogether, two telecom giants finalised their merger and took the top spot from Bharti Airtel, and many small telcos were shown the exit after they weren’t able to survive the competition. Recalling all of this and commenting on the present state of the telecom Industry, Sunil Bharti Mittal, Founder... Read More

September 16th, 2016 4:12 PM 106 COMMENTS

Who will be the Ultimate Winner in Jio-triggered 4G Rate Race?

By now, you must be very well-versed with the term 4G or the fourth generation services and the speed (capable of offering up to 100 Mbps download speed and 40Mbps upload speed) which it promises to give, thanks to Reliance Jio for bringing the 4G revolution in the country, where every Tom, Nick and Harry is heading for a Jio SIM and swarming the retail stores in every nook and... Read More

July 5th, 2016 4:55 AM 35 COMMENTS

Airtel 4G VS Idea 4G in Kottayam, Kerala: Who is the fastest?

Kerala circle was the first circle in India to have four 4G operators(if you count Jio). While Idea had a near monopoly for 3G in Kerala, 4G story is a little different as all three incumbent operators are in battle field with their 4G service. We now bring to you our first speed test results from small city Kottayam in Kerala. The tests were conducted by our reader Sugu on his YU Yuphoria smartphone. Both Airtel... Read More

September 4th, 2015 5:40 PM 4 COMMENTS

Nokia Networks and TeliaSonera partner for demo of LTE-Advanced three-band Carrier Aggregation technology

Finnish vendor Nokia Networks and Nordic telecom group TeliaSonera have conducted a live demonstration of LTE-Advanced three-band Carrier Aggregation (3x CA) using Category 9 (CAT 9) devices. In the demonstration, data rates of 375Mbps on a commercial network was achieved, which is an industry-first in Nordic region. The end-to-end demo was performed on the commercial network in Helsinki, belonging to TeliaSonera’s local subsidiary, aggregated three LTE FDD carriers of 20MHz,... Read More

November 6th, 2014 2:37 PM 2 COMMENTS

Aircel to get $1.1-billion loan from six international banks

The telecom company, owned by Malaysia's Maxis and the Reddys of Apollo Hospitals, Aircel will raise nearly $1.1 billion from a clutch of six international banks. The company will get money from six international banks like China Development Bank (CDB), owned by the Chinese government, Nordic Investment Bank and Swedbank AB, according to a media report.The company will use this money to refinance its existing debt. Chennai-based Aircel has permits... Read More

May 25th, 2014 11:27 AM 29 COMMENTS

An Exclusive Look Inside Airtel Network Experience Centre [Pics]

The technology footprint has increased in leaps and bounds over a period of time and so is the complexity of service delivery. Smartphone boom, new network rollouts, multiple service delivery increases the complexity within the industry putting customer experience at risk. Inorder to provide the best in Class Customer Experience, Airtel has set up a first of its kind, state of the art Network Experience Centre (ANEC) in Manesar, Gurgaon. ANEC... Read More

May 17th, 2014 3:32 AM 65 COMMENTS

Serious Case of Identity Theft: Nine Vodafone Connections with Same Identity – Customer Story

A tweet from twitter user Ramki (@ramkid) helped us understand how identity theft occurs when people take mobile connections. Ramki expressed his annoyance when Vodafone deactivated his wife's only connection stating there were nine other connections with the same identity. Vodafone suspended wife's only number.Horrified to learn that there are 9 other connections using her identity. @VodafoneIN, explain.Pl RT. — Ramki (@ramkid) May 16, 2014 Inorder to understand the issue... Read More

December 23rd, 2013 11:00 AM 142 COMMENTS

BSNL Continues to Report losses, What Should be Next? Our Analysis

BSNL has been reporting straight losses consecutively for four years now. Though, loss for last financial year (2012-13) of Rs. 7884 Cr was lesser than the loss in 2011-12 (Rs. 8851 Cr), it is reported that it would take few more years for BSNL to be profitable again. While BSNL can get bailouts from Government like any ailing PSU, no amount of bailout would help in the longer run. A... Read More

January 20th, 2013 5:40 PM 3 COMMENTS

Nokia to Cut Workforce Globally, Appoints TCS to Manage IT Services

India's leading IT company Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is appointed as Nokia's long-term global IT partner with a target to transform and modernize Nokia's IT landscape. Under this partnership TCS' Nordic and Baltic sub-division will manage Nokia's core applications for enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relationship management (CRM), product lifecycle management (PLM), supply chain management (SCM), enterprise information management (EIM) and corporate functions (COF) across the world. TCS will also... Read More

June 16th, 2010 2:26 PM 3 COMMENTS

Telenor Selects Tata Consultancy to Modernise its IT

India's leading IT services, business solutions and outsourcing firm Tata Consultancy Services today announced that it has signed a multi-year outsourcing contract with Telenor to modernize its Telecom  IT application portfolio in Norway. The  TCS-Telenor contract comprises application maintenance and development services and will involve a modernization of Telenor’s Norway’s application portfolio across its OSS, Fixed, Mobile, Datawarehouse and Accounting system domains. The contract reinforces TCS leadership position in the... Read More

May 21st, 2010 5:17 PM 14 COMMENTS

Vodafone Launches Data Packages For International Roaming

This Holiday season, Vodafone India's post paid GSM customers traveling to international destinations can enjoy data services at most affordable rates through Vodafone Daily and Monthly Data Usage Packages. Through these Daily and Monthly Data Packs customers can pay a nominal daily rental and save up to 77% on their data usage while on international roaming. The Daily Data Usage Packages, priced between Rs 299 to Rs 1299, provide customers... Read More

November 4th, 2009 12:51 PM 3 COMMENTS

Sony Ericsson Unveils Its first Android Mobile Phone XPERIA X10

Sony Ericsson the leading Mobile Phone maker today reveled XPERIA X10, the first phone in a family of phones to deliver a consistent user experience where communication truly becomes entertainment. Building on Sony Ericsson’s entertainment heritage and combining rich graphics with intelligence capabilities, the XPERIA  X10 introduces a new UX platform that will evolve across the product portfolio and expand over time continuously introducing new features and capabilities. The UX... Read More

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