April 16th, 2020 9:57 AM 0 COMMENTS

Apple is Making Use Of Data From Maps to Curb Coronavirus Spread

Apple has been actively participating in helping people at the time of the current global pandemic. The Cupertino giant has already donated over 20 million face masks to people in need and is manufacturing face shields designed by its team of own experts. Apple also helped Stanford Medicine by developing its first app so that the responders can screen the symptoms of COVID -19 and also if needed, schedule an... Read More

March 31st, 2020 7:32 PM 19 COMMENTS

BSNL and Vodafone Idea Change Network Operator Name: Check What’s New

State-owned telecom operator BSNL and private TSP Vodafone Idea have changed their network names in order to generate awareness among users regarding COVID-19. The government has imposed 21-day lockdown to stop the spread of Coronavirus. To support the decision by the government, BSNL has changed its network name from BSNL Mobile to 'BSNL Stay at Home'. Similarly, Vodafone Idea has added a suffix in their network name to spread awareness... Read More

March 26th, 2020 1:36 PM 4 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio and Airtel Offer Coronavirus Symptom Checker Tool

Indian telecom operators Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel have launched Coronavirus self diagnostic tools that lets users declare their health parameters and receive recommended steps based on their health status. As India is currently under a 21-day lockdown, the tools would certainly assist the government’s bid to contain the virus and ensure more citizens stay at home. Coronavirus has reached almost every Indian state and it is spreading at a rapid... Read More

March 26th, 2020 12:34 PM 0 COMMENTS

Xiaomi Cancels Mi 10 India Launch on March 31

Xiaomi has officially called off the Mi 10 launch which was scheduled for March 31 in India. The much-anticipated smartphone from Xiaomi was all set to debut in the Asian sub-continent at the end of this month, however, due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the company had to postpone the event. Not only Xiaomi, but Realme also postponed the launch of its Narzo series. For the unaware, Realme Narzo 10 and... Read More

March 25th, 2020 5:22 PM 7 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea Get Huge Relief from AGR Dues Amidst Coronavirus Outbreak

The global spread of Covid-19 has created instability in various industries around the world, including the Indian telecom sector. Indian Government has recently declared 21 days lockdown to fight back the deadly virus. Telecom Industry which is worst hit by Covid-19 is also facing operational issues as millions of people are using networks at the same time. According to an ET Telecom report, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has subsided... Read More

March 22nd, 2020 7:26 AM 2 COMMENTS

D2h Users Facing Service Issues as Company Faces ‘Very High Traffic’

Dish TV-owned D2h has a bad past when it comes to providing services to the users. In the latest development, D2h users are facing service disruption as the company faces 'Very High Traffic.' This will surely irk a lot of D2h customers because a lot of residents in the country are working from home. This news is from Saturday as one of our reader who happens to be a customer... Read More

March 21st, 2020 4:42 PM 10 COMMENTS

Coronavirus Impact: Airtel, Jio and BSNL Might Face Slowdown in Adding New Subscribers

Covid-19 or Coronavirus has been creating a hassle for every industry around the globe. The telecom industry, which is one of the significantly affected industry, might see a substantial drop in the number of new subscribers due to the virus outbreak. To ensure maximum safety, the government has already shut down malls, theatres, schools around the Nation. Not only this, but multiple organisations have also declared work from home. Telecom... Read More

February 13th, 2020 9:53 AM 0 COMMENTS

GSMA Cancels MWC 2020 Tech Show Over Coronavirus Concerns

As expected, the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2020 has been cancelled over growing Coronavirus concerns. GSM Association (GSMA), which conducts the show every year, has confirmed the news officially. Over the last few weeks, we have seen brands withdrawing their participation from the world's largest phone show over the deadly Coronavirus fears. And GSMA has cancelled the show entirely saying it will be 'impossible' to hold the event. The death... Read More

February 11th, 2020 3:40 PM 1 COMMENTS

Vivo Withdraws Participation from MWC 2020 Over Coronavirus Fears

Chinese brand Vivo became the latest smartphone brand to withdraw participation from the upcoming Mobile World Congress 2020 tech show. The reason behind Vivo pulling at the last minute is Coronavirus. Already, smartphone brands like Sony, LG and other companies like Intel, NTT DoCoMo and Ericsson withdraw their participation from MWC. The Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia (NCP) outbreak has put the entire MWC show in jeopardy as the companies feel it's... Read More

February 5th, 2020 9:41 AM 0 COMMENTS

LG and ZTE Withdraw Participation from MWC Due to Coronavirus, GSMA Urges to Adopt No-Handshake Policy

The impact of the Coronavirus outbreak is now visible as two major brands- ZTE and LG are moving away from taking part at the upcoming Mobile World Congress tech show which will kickstart on February 24 in Barcelona. MWC is the world's largest tech show for smartphones and various brands take part. South Korean brand, LG, has been an integral part of MWC every year, but this year, it will... Read More

January 31st, 2020 1:30 PM 23 COMMENTS

Coronavirus Contamination Causes Concern for Indian Telcos Airtel and Vodafone Idea Over 4G Expansion

Coronavirus outbreak may likely affect Airtel, Vodafone Idea’s 4G expansion and rollout as Chinese vendors will be unable to supply network gear over the period of time. Reliance Jio Infocomm not likely to be impacted as it sources gear from South Korea’s Samsung, which we are already aware of. Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea are staring at costlier 4G expansion and rollout plans on account of coronavirus disruption in China... Read More

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