April 15th, 2014 4:24 PM 55 COMMENTS

Hike Messenger Goes Aggressive By Offering Unlimited Free SMS To Users

Although WhatsApp, LINE and WeChat are considered as the major contenders in the IM (instant messaging) space, no one has won the war yet. There are still a number of IM apps that want to acquire a majority of the market share. Hike is a cross platform IM app co-developed by Bharti Airtel & SoftBank to stop users from flocking to other services like WhatsApp and WeChat. [caption id="attachment_116071" align="aligncenter" width="560"]... Read More

January 1st, 2014 5:05 PM 3 COMMENTS

Some of the Exclusive TelecomTalk Stories Of 2013

When it comes to bringing some exclusive stories we always try to hard to go behind the scene and bring it first before its made public. In 2013 many such stories was done and we made sure you read it first before it was launched ...Some of them are listed below. December, 2012 –  Vodafone India Launches Online Customer Care Live Chat Support. January 2013 - More than 400% Tariff Hike on... Read More

December 13th, 2013 11:54 AM 0 COMMENTS

TRAI fines Major Operators for non-compliance of pesky calls

TRAI has recently fined BSNL, MTNL, Airtel, Aircel, Vodafone India, Idea, Reliance, Tata Teleservices, Unitech Wireless, Videocon Telecommunications, Sistema Shyam Teleservices and Loop Telecom for non compliance with regulation to pesky calls and SMS. TRAI has put down a revised framework on pesky calls and SMS for commercial communication back in September 2011 Minister of State for Communications and IT Milind Deora said in a written reply to Lok Sabha.... 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

August 22nd, 2013 6:16 AM 26 COMMENTS

GSM Operators Add 1.49 Million Subscribers in July; Aircel Leads the Chart

According to data released by industry body the Cellular Operators’ Association of India (COAI), Aircel adds maximum subscribers in July 2013, leaving Bharti Airtel and Uninor behind at 2nd and 3rd spot respectively. The company adds 755,523 users during the month, taking its total to 61.73 million. The total GSM subscriber base of India stands at 672.63 million recording a 0.22 per cent rise from the previous month with the... Read More

June 30th, 2013 11:23 AM 4 COMMENTS

Weekly Telecom Bytes: APAC region to reach 1.9 billion unique mobile subscribers, IDEA Cellular rolls out Choice Recharge

Bharti Airtel Misses out on License to run telecom Service in Myanmar In a recent development to the allotment of Myanmar telecom License, Bharti Airtel, India’s India's biggest mobile phone company lost the race to Norwegian firm Telenor and Qatar Telecommunications. The government of Myanmar received application from 91 entities for two telecom license out of which 12 including Vodafone, SingTel, Telecom-Orange and Marubeni Corporation were shortlisted. Telenor and Qatar... Read More

January 10th, 2013 11:23 AM 38 COMMENTS

Tariff Hike and Other Policies: Why Are Regulators Silent?

India's telecom happening was going great, and one day the bubble bursts. Then it is again a dull story. Supreme Court's cancellation of 122 licenses was catastrophic to the sector. As new players left, the market turns to consolidate a bit, and incumbent ones seem to in the seat of driver. That’s not a good advertisement for Indian telecom which attracted many inside and overseas investment options. SMS Termination Charge... Read More

December 29th, 2012 10:18 AM 56 COMMENTS

BSNL Revises Postpaid Combo Broadband Plans – Now Free Calls Limited to BSNL Network Only

India's largest telecommunication company, state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is in loss, and tring hard to improve its financial status by following top private players like Airtel, Vodafone and Idea. BSNL took some moves which are never going to be popular among subscribers - charging Rs 100 for 2G SIM replacement (that's probably highest among mobile operator), Blackout days extended to voice calls along with SMS (Idea and Airtel... Read More

September 9th, 2012 4:16 PM 91 COMMENTS

Who is the final victim between Operator and Customer?

Dear TT users, now let me for some time think in a common man perspective – No offence. I’m a normal user who uses a Mobile for making calls, sms and Data whatever service it might be.  On one unlucky day like any other normal day I activated DATA pack and it seems strange that sometimes my phone though connected to the Network don’t respond to the WebPages and act dumb... Read More

February 29th, 2012 7:44 PM 10 COMMENTS

Exclusive : Idea Launches Only BBM Plan For Rs.99

Idea Cellular today launched its exciting and most affordable BlackBerry service plan – Only BBM-99 for its postpaid customers in Gujarat telecom circle. Only BBM Plan-99 offers Unlimited FREE access to BBM (BlackBerry Messenger), one of the largest mobile social networks. This unique plan  which is launched today in Gujarat circle & will be launch or available in other circles soon. BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) is an instant messaging app just... Read More

December 9th, 2011 5:21 PM 128 COMMENTS

Balance Reduction – Vodafone India’s Favourite Foul Play!

Vodafone Essar the Second largest Telecom Operator in India is Feared to lose its GPRS/ Prepaid Blackberry Subscribers (BIS399/BIS299) due to its negligence and false or wrongful prepaid balance reduction act due to a recent software upgrade or bug in their IT system. To Recap, Vodafone did a software upgrade on its system on 21 Nov 2011 on 22nd morning users started getting a flash SMS which showed the data... Read More

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