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Google unveils new ultra-high speed internet


July 27th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, July 27 (IANS) After more than two years of anticipation, Google finally announced Thursday that the company's ultra-high speed internet service Google Fiber would become available to the residents ... Read more...

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Idea Cellular slashes 3G tariffs by 70 percent


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) After Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular became the second operator to have slashed its 3G tariffs in order to draw demand.The operator slashed its tariffs on ... Read more...

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Airtel unveils 4G service in Bangalore


May 7th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 7 (IANS) Telecom major Bharti Airtel Limited Monday launched its 4G service in this tech hub, offering high-speed wireless broadband service to access high-definition video streaming, rapid photo ... Read more...

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Qualcomm to get BWA spectrum shortly: DoT


April 19th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) US-based chipmaker Qualcomm would soon be able to roll out high-speed Internet services with the government willing to provide the firm broadband wireless access (BWA) ... Read more...

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Don’t artificially control spectrum availability: Airtel


April 10th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) Telecom Major Bharti Airtel said Tuesday there should not be any "artificial control" over the 3G and 4G spectrum allocation and that the services would become ... Read more...

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Submarine cable fault affects Internet services in east Africa


February 28th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Feb 28 (IANS) A fibre-optic undersea cable cut has severely disrupted east Africa's high-speed internet services after a ship dropped its anchor onto the cables off the Kenyan coastal ... Read more...

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Qualcomm to get license after clearing Rs.410 crore dues


February 24th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Indian government Friday agreed to accept chipmaker Qualcomm's offer to clear the Rs.410 crore ($83.5 million) its partner Tulip Telecom owed as license fee, ... Read more...

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China aims for high-speed internet


February 17th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 16 (IANS) China will provide faster and cheaper internet services over the next five years, an official said Thursday.Qin Hai, vice chief of industry and information technology ministry, ... Read more...

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Nokia seeks price correction in 3G services


January 17th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) The world's largest cellphone maker Nokia Tuesday asked for a quick price correction in 3G services in India to make it affordable to the lower-end consumers."Pricing ... Read more...

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Mexican telecom giant to invest $5.4 bn in Brazil


December 28th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian subsidiaries of Mexican telecom giant America Movil are planning 10 billion reais ($5.4 billion) worth of new investment in 2012, a media report ... Read more...

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C-DOT transfers optical fibre technology to firms


December 5th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Government-aided autonomous research organisation Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT) Monday transferred indigenously designed broadband internet technology to state-run firms and private players to expedite ... Read more...

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Entertainment to be increasingly accessed via internet gizmos: Survey


November 19th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Consumers around the world will increasingly access media content and live entertainment through next-gen smart devices like tablets and internet-connected television, making standalone devices irrelevant, ... Read more...

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Finnair introduces special facilities at 13 airports


November 5th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Nov 5 (IANS) To showcase its high service standards and cater to passengers in holiday and peak travel season, Nordic carrier Finnair has introduced various facilities for its customers ... Read more...

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Idea Cellular reaches 1 million 3G subscribers mark


April 28th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Telecom service provider Idea Cellular Thursday said it has registered one million third generation (3G) subscribers within the first month of it launching the service ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel to launch iPhone 4 in the India


April 11th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Telecom giant Bharti Airtel Monday said it will launch Apple's iPhone 4 in the Indian market in the coming months.iPhone 4 is the ... Read more...

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Working Saturday? Fans turn to gadgets for grand finale


April 1st, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) A number of Delhi residents, working or travelling on Saturday, will depend on their mobiles, tablets, i-Pads and laptops to monitor each and every ball ... Read more...

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CVC probing BSNL’s WiMAX tender: Kamat


March 4th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Central Vigilance Commission is enquiring into irregularities in alloting state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd's WiMAX (Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access) franchises, parliament ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Five-deck Marquette ‘floating community’ brings back memories of Mark Twain’s era


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Marquette, a luxury 'river city' worth 109 million dollars, would reportedly cruise on America's waterways all year round, bringing back memories of the Mark Twain era.This kind of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Aircel targets 2G client base for 3G service


February 22nd, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 22 (IANS) Mobile telephony provider Aircel, which plans to roll out its 3G services across 13 circles by March, expects a sizeable chunk of its existing client base to opt ... Read more...

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Americans must unleash creative spirit to protect jobs in shifting global economy: Obama


January 26th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.26 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has called on Americans to unleash their creative spirits, set aside their partisan differences and come together around a common goal of out-competing other ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel launches 3G services in Karnataka


January 24th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Telecom giant Bharti Airtel Monday launched its third generation (3G) services in Karnataka - its largest circle by revenue - and said that it will launch 3G ... Read more...

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National broadband plan framework by fiscal end: Sibal


January 19th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Wednesday said the framework for the National Broadband Plan (NBP) will be ready by the end of this fiscal."The framework for the National ... Read more...

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Gadkari lays stress on accountabilty in party work


January 3rd, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Monday interacted with ten state party units through video conferencing and called upon party functionaries to strive for "accountability ... Read more...

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Tata Docomo launches 3G service in Punjab, Haryana


November 9th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 9 (IANS) Tata Docomo, the GSM arm of Tata Teleservices Limited (TTSL), Tuesday launched its 3G services in the Punjab and Haryana circles.Tata Docomo's 3G services are powered with ... Read more...

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Beaver Island: Where Technology Has Made Small Inroads


November 9th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is quite hard to imagine a province of the united states where residents are living happily without technology that has otherwise become a part and ... Read more...

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Tata Docomo to launch 3G services on Nov 5


November 3rd, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Tata Docomo, the telecom joint venture between Tata Teleservices Ltd (TTSL) and Japan's NTT DOCOMO, will launch its third generation (3G) services on Nov 5, enabling subscribers ... Read more...

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S Tel launches WAP-enabled services in Himachal


November 1st, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 1 (IANS) Mobile service provider S Tel Monday launched WAP and GPRS-enabled services for its subscribers in Himachal Pradesh.The services are available under brand name 'S Tel e. Life' and ... Read more...

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Now, Internet access on Everest summit


October 29th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 29 (ANI): Climbers would now be able to make video calls and surf the Internet on their mobile phones while at the top of Mount Everest, thanks to a Nepalese ... Read more...

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Men ‘more likely to rate technology as a necessity of life than women’


October 19th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 19 (ANI): A new survey has found that men are more likely to consider technology as a necessity of life in comparison to women.The UMR Research survey indicated that men ... Read more...

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UN wants broadband for half the world by 2015


September 20th, 2010 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 20 (DPA) Half of the world's population should have access to high-speed internet within five years, the UN said Sunday. The world's governments should put internet access at the ... Read more...

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Delhi 2010 Main Press Centre to be operational from September 23


September 6th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 6 (ANI): The Organising Committee of the CWG 2010 Delhi has made elaborate arrangements for the international and national media that will be converging on the city for the ... Read more...

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Hindus want Internet access as fundamental right


September 3rd, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept 3 (ANI): Hindus want high-speed Internet access as a universal fundamental right.Noted Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that global disparity in broadband ... Read more...

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A fish that ‘walks’ in water


August 27th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) The angler fish, which is mostly found in the ocean depths, appears to saunter along on four legs on the ocean floor, new pictures have revealed. But the angler ... Read more...

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Digikore Studios launches VFX division


August 21st, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Digikore Studios Limited (www.digikore.com), one of India's leading Creative Services Companies, has recently launched its Visual Effects division (www.digikore.com/vfx.html). Located in Pune, India, Digikore VFX will enable ... Read more...

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Jamia Milia gets grant of Rs.54.2 crore


August 12th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The University Grants Commission (UGC) has allocated a special grant of Rs.54.2 crore for Jamia Millia Islamia University, an official said here Thursday. "The fund has been allocated ... Read more...

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