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Govt Launches Text-To-Speech Software, Online OCR For Indic Languages

Friday, September 23, 2011 | More »

The Indian government has announced it is offering CDs containing text-to-speech software for six Indian languages – Hindi, Marathi, Bangla, Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam. An online Optical Character Recognition service (OCR) for Hindi and Punjabi was also launched. The Minister of State for Com...

Radiation Levels Will Now Be Displayed On Handsets: Sachin Pilot

The Indian government has announced new guidelines for handset makers and telecom tower manufacturers in light of health concerns related to radiation from cell phone towers and devices. This follows a World Health Organisation(WHO) report stating radiation from cell phone towers and devices may lea...

6 June, 2011 | More »

Government May Auction Off Additional 2G Spectrum

The minister for communications and informational technology, Sachin Pilot, informed the Rajya Sabha that the government is considering the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) recommendations on ‘spectrum pricing’ and may auction off surplus spectrum to telecom service providers. Th...

7 March, 2011 | More »

MTNL, BSNL Lost 2.3L Customers In A Month

Number portability has come with significant churn for both MTNL and BSNL. MNP, or Mobile Number Portability, services were launched in January 2011, and in just a month MTNL and BSNL have collectively lost 2,34,179 subscribers (see chart). The main reasons for porting out include network and covera...

25 February, 2011 | More »