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Jio launch boosts demand for VoLTE-enabled smartphones, says report

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Demand for smartphones compatible with the voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) technology in the country has surged after the rollout of Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd’s 4G services in India, according to market research firm Counterpoint Technology. Counterpoint Technology said 80% of all LTE-compatible smartphone...

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Reliance Jio Infocomm applies for unified licence, seeks to offer voice services besides 4G

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio Infocomm (RJI), the telecommunications arm of Reliance Industries Ltd, has applied to the department of telecom (DoT) for a unified licence. This unified licence will help Reliance Jio offer voice-based services on the broadband wireless access spectrum besides 4G data...

23 August, 2013 | More »

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Aakash 4 promises video calling, 4G connectivity; are you even interested?

After the flop show called the Aakash tablet, the Department of Electronics and Information Technology is once again trying to come up with a new device. The device will be called Aakash 4 and the department has already revealed a list of proposed specifications. In addition, the government has aske...

2 July, 2013 | More »

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Airtel slashes 4G data tariff to match 3G; should online video streaming sites rejoice just yet?

Telecom operator Airtel has lowered the tariff plans for 4G services for both prepaid and postpaid subscribers in Bangalore, Kolkata, Pune and Chandigarh (the cities it is currently offering 4G services). Post reduction, the cheapest 4G plan is now available for Rs 450 and will provide users with fr...

24 June, 2013 | More »

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Digital advertising defies downturn in Britain

Advertising spending on the internet jumped 12.5 per cent in Britain last year, defying a flagging economy as companies battled to reach consumers spending more time on smartphones and tablet computers. The Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) said on Wednesday a study conducted by PwC showed spending ...

10 April, 2013 | More »

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Top Indian technology trends we won’t be seeing in 2013

We’re now full swing into the New Year, past the slew of the majority of trend predictions for the year in this or that area of work, from media to education. Many of those predictions are coming true, others aren’t, and most still remain to be seen. Last week, I wrote my own set of […]...

30 January, 2013 | More »

No boom for telco equipment firms in 4G revolution

With data traffic from video downloads and on-the-go web surfers clogging up telecoms networks, mobile equipment makers such as Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia Siemens Networks NOKI.UL should be booming. But while iPhone-maker Apple Inc’s shareholders are waxing rich on a communications revolution dr...

18 July, 2012 | More »

Aircel slashes rates to join 3G price war

Aircel, India’s fifth largest telecom company by subscribers has joined the on-going 3G price war by cutting data plan prices for both prepaid and postpaid subscribers. In May, Bharti Airtel, India’s largest telecom firm by subscribers, had kick-started the 3G price war, forcing Idea and Vodafon...

5 June, 2012 | More »

Sony unveils LTE smartphones Xperia GX & Xperia SX running on Android ICS

Sony Mobile Communications has announced two new Xperia smartphones – Xperia GX and Xperia SX – both running on the Android operating system. These will be available in Japan in the coming months but no India launch date has been announced yet. The devices are the first Sony-branded LTE mobile p...

10 May, 2012 | More »

After Kolkata, Airtel Brings 4G To Bangalore

After launching India’s first 4G service in Kolkata last month, telecom operator Bharti Airtel has today launched it in Bangalore, India’s IT hub. The company has introduced a 30GB pack priced at Rs 2,999 (for heavy data users) in addition to the existing plans that were introduced in Kolkata. A...

7 May, 2012 | More »

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