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Over 20,300 cases of SIM cloning reported so far: Deora


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Over 20,300 cases of cloning SIM cards have been reported till now, with Delhi registering the maximum violations, Minister of State for Communications and IT ... Read more...

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India set to be one of top ten users of broadband in the world: Broadband Forum


March 25th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 25(ANI-Business Wire India): India's phenomenal growth in broadband in 2010, second only to China and the United States, is leading towards the country soon becoming one of the top ... Read more...

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Sibal stresses on urgent need for finalization of national broadband plan


January 19th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): Union Minister for Communication and Information Technology Kapil Sibal on Wednesday emphasized the urgent need for finalization of broadband plan including strategy for roll out of optical ... Read more...

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TRAI targets 100 mn broadband subscribers by 2014


December 7th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) India's telecom regulator Tuesday said it was targeting a 10-fold increase in broadband subscribers to 100 million by 2014.The country has 10.29 million subscribers now. "We will ... Read more...

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Broadband users to grow to 275 mn by 2015: Report


July 23rd, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The broadband subscriber count in the country is likely to rise to 275 million by 2015 from the current nine million, says a report. The ... Read more...

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India needs to allocate more spectrum for digital dividend


July 22nd, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) India needs to allocate more spectrum to achieve its target of 100 million broadband subscribers by 2014, Robindhra Mangtani, senior director of GSM Associations, said Thursday. GSM ... Read more...

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MTNL, Novatium introduce MTNL nova navigator


July 7th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): Novatium Solutions Private Limited on Wednesday announced the launch of MTNL Nova Navigator Service for the MTML broadband subscribers in Delhi and Mumbai.It can be used ... Read more...

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Sify offers revenue opportunities for cyber cafes


July 3rd, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) In order to arrest the closure of its franchisee-owned cyber cafes owing to increased costs, city-based internet services company Sify Technologies Saturday launched 'Sify mylife' that enables a ... Read more...

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BSNL hit by Gorkhaland stir, faces Rs.2.4 cr loss (Lead, superseding earlier story, correcting figures)


February 5th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 5 (IANS) State-owned telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) faced a revenue loss of Rs.2.4 crore in the Darjeeling Hills during 2008-09 financial year due to the ongoing agitation ... Read more...

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Government sets target of 250 mn broadband connections by 2012


January 28th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) As broadband penetration in India hasn't picked up in proportion to the growth of mobile subscribers, the government Thursday said it has set a target of 250 ... Read more...

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Telecom subscriber base growth dips in May


June 19th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Over 11 million telephone connections were added in May, though the increase was slightly less than that registered in the previous month, India's telecom regulator said Friday. "A ... Read more...

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Number of new telecom subscribers dips in April (Lead)


June 1st, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Indian telecom industry saw a dip in the number of new subscribers in April - 11.75 million telephone connections were added, compared to 15.87 million in ... Read more...

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Number of new telecom subscribers dips in April


June 1st, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Indian telecom industry saw a dip in the number of new subscribers in April - 11.75 million telephone connections were added, compared to 15.87 million in ... Read more...

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Web-based malicious attacks on rise in India: study


May 4th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 4 (IANS) India remains a soft target for Internet threats, as evident from the steep rise in malicious attacks from web-based sources originating mostly from the US and China, a ... Read more...

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Telecom growth continues with 15.87 mn new connections


April 22nd, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Continuing the telecom growth story, India added 15.87 million telephone connections during March as compared to 13.82 million a month earlier, says the Telecom Regulatory Authority of ... Read more...

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BSNL launches BlackBerry services


March 20th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 20 (IANS) State-run telecom major Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) Friday launched BlackBerry services in the country. "BlackBerry services bring together smart phones and software services to provide customers with easy ... Read more...

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India registers slight slowdown in new telecom connections


March 19th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) India's telecom operators managed to add 13.42 million new subscribers to the network in February, which was lower than the 15.26 million new connections during the previous ... Read more...

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Google launches a mobile internet bus in Tamil Nadu


February 3rd, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 3 (IANS) Google India Tuesday unveiled an Internet bus, a mobile vehicle designed to provide information on Internet and computer to people in cities across Tamil Nadu. Dubbed as 'Google ... Read more...

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India adds 10.66 mn telephone subscribers in December


January 21st, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) India's telecom industry continued its robust growth in December by adding 10.66 million new subscribers, an official statement said here Wednesday.The country registered 2.84 percent growth last ... Read more...

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Services sector will prop growth rate: Industry report


December 28th, 2008 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Despite the global economic slowdown, some segments of India's services sector, including IT, education and organised retail, retained "high" growth rate of 10-20 percent this fiscal, an ... Read more...

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India will have 200 mn rural telecom connections by 2012: Raja


September 24th, 2008 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The government Wednesday expressed concern over the divide between the urban and rural areas in terms of telecom connectivity, and said the country would have 200 million ... Read more...

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9.16 mn mobile subscribers added in August


September 24th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Indian telecom industry continues to record an upward trend with mobile operators adding 9.16 million subscribers in August, making India the second largest wireless market in ... Read more...

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India adds 27.45 mn more mobile subscribers


July 3rd, 2008 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) India added 27.45 million mobile subscribers in the quarter ended March 31, taking the total number of connections to 261.07 million, new data showed Thursday. Accordingly, the ... Read more...

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India registers 272.87 mn telephone users


April 10th, 2008 - 9:17 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) India has registered a total telecom subscriber base of 272.87 million for the quarter ending December 2007 as against 248.65 million for the quarter ending September 2007, ... Read more...

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India’s largest consumer mobile expo opens Friday


February 29th, 2008 - 1:29 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The capital is gearing up for India's largest consumer exhibition on mobile phones and accessories - Mobile Asia 2008 - to be held at Pragati Maidan from ... Read more...

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Redback to provide services for 2.5 million BSNL broadband subscribers


December 5th, 2007 - 4:51 pm ICT by admin
San Jose (California), Dec 5 (ANI/Business Wire India): Redback Networks announced that Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) will use its SmartEdge(R) routers to deliver broadband services to 2.5 million users. Redback Networks is ... Read more...

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