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MTS Operator Raises Rs 1280Cr To Scale Up, Repay Loans

Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited (SSTL), that nationally operates its telecom services under the MTS brand, has raised a loan amounting to Rs 1,280 crore through Non Convertible Debentures (NCD), the company said on Thursday. Deutsche Bank was the lead banker to the NCD issue which was partially s...

12 January, 2012 |More »

Nokia & Sony Unveil Latest Smartphones; How Do They Stack Against Apple & Samsung?

Nokia and Sony have unveiled their first smartphone offering for this year at the on-going Consumer Electronics Show (CES). While Lumia 900 further expands Nokia’s range of Windows based Lumia mobile phones, the Xperia S is the first mobile phone from Sony after the company ended its joint mobile ...

11 January, 2012 |More »

Broadband Users At 13.13M; 5.22M Disconnect Mobile, 2.67M Switch Cellular Operator In Nov

India added 1.5 lakh new broadband subscribers in the month of November to take the total user base of high speed Internet to 13.13 million, according to the latest report released by telecom regulator. According to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), there has been a growth of 1.21 per ce...

10 January, 2012 |More »

One Year Old Start-up Mobuute Launches Mobile Content Sharing & Back-up Apps

Bangalore based technology start-up, Mobuute Tech Solutions Pvt Ltd, focused on providing mobile solutions ­­­has unveiled its Mobuute Technology Platform along with two sets of apps Bute Secure and Bute Share. Bute Secure: It allows mobile users back up and manage all their contacts (SIM & m...

9 January, 2012 |More »

Bookmyshow.com Launches Windows Mobile App; Eye On Nokia, Samsung & HTC Users?

Entertainment ticketing portal Bookmyshow has launched an app for Windows Phone users to get information about movie, synopsis, reviews and also bookings. Right now, the application is offering movie ticketing for theatres across India and eventually it would be upgraded to book tickets for plays, c...

9 January, 2012 |More »

New iPhone Doubles Data Consumption

Apple’s new iPhone 4S consumes on average twice as much data as the previous iPhone model and even more than iPad tablets due to increasing use of online services like the virtual personal assistant Siri, an industry study showed. When Apple rolled out the iPhone 4S in October, its small impro...

6 January, 2012 |More »

Samsung Unveils Galaxy M Style and Galaxy Ace Plus

Samsung has started the New Year by further expanding its Galaxy range of smartphones by unveiling two new handsets Galaxy M Style and Galaxy Ace Plus. Both the mobile phones run on the Android operating system and while Galaxy Ace Plus should be targeted at the mid-price range segment of the market...

5 January, 2012 |More »

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Exclusive: Michael & Susan Dell Foundation Invests In Mobile Payments Platform BASIX Sub-K

BASIX Sub-K iTransactions Limited, a mobile payments platform promoted by Vijay Mahajan’s BASIX Group, has raised an undisclosed amount of equity investment from Michael & Susan Dell Foundation. Sub-K provides residents of rural, urban and semi-urban areas with a mobile technology based tr...

5 January, 2012 |More »

Texting Profits At Risk As Users Look Elsewhere

Text-messaging has long been a big-time profit generator for US mobile operators, but they now risk losing these profits as consumers find cheaper ways to communicate. SMS — short message service — is no longer all the rage, but it still generates an estimated 12 per cent of service reve...

5 January, 2012 |More »

Iris Developer Dexetra Partners With ChaCha To Power Answers

Bangalore-based mobile app developer Dexetra has joined hands with real-time Q&A service ChaCha for adding a new element to its existing app Iris (that uses artificial intelligence for personalised search on mobile). The agreement will allow users of the voice-powered question-and-answer app...

4 January, 2012 |More »