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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...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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...

Posted in Business |

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 |

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...

Posted in Business |

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...

Posted in Business |

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...

Posted in Business |

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...

Posted in World |

Kids’ home computer access lowers test scores


June 19th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Children with access to computers at home are likely to have lower test scores, according to a new American research.The study, conducted by scholars at Duke ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Kids with home computers score lower marks


June 19th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS) While education activists worldwide seek to bridge the "digital divide" by ensuring universal access to home computers, students are found to post lower scores once these technologies ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Wireless broadband will be a game changer in India (Special)


June 13th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Prasanto K. Roy In India's spectrum auction, broadband wireless access hitched on to third generation (3G) telephony as a poor cousin - a seemingly dull sequel of the high-profile 3G spectrum auction ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BWA spectrum auction fetches Rs. 38,300 crore


June 11th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): The Union Government on Friday raised over Rs 38,300 crore from the Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) spectrum auction.The 16-day long auction came to an end today.The ... Read more...

Posted in National |

BWA auction ends, government reaps $8.5 bn


June 11th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The auction for government broadband wireless access (BWA) services ended Friday, swelling the government exchequer to Rs.38,543.31 crore (over $8.56 billion). The pan-India license price stood be at ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BWA auction accruals at $ 8.51 bn


June 10th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The Indian government's provisional revenue from the sale of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services Thursday reached Rs.38,323.71 crore ($8.51 billion) and the pan-India licence price ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BWA auction completes 110 rounds, accruals at $6.89 billion


June 9th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The Indian government's provisional revenue from the sale of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services Wednesday reached Rs.31,038.33 crore ($6.89 billion) and the pan-India licence price ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BWA auction fetches at $7.67 bn


June 8th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The Indian government's provisional revenue from the sale of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services Tuesday reached Rs.34,553.7 crore ($7.67 billion) and the pan-India licence price ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BWA auction earns $5.14 bn, pan-India licence $1.9 bn


June 3rd, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The Indian government's provisional revenue from sale of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services Thursday reached Rs.23,169.75 crore ($5.14 billion) and the pan-India licence price was ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Revenue from BWA auction at $5.3 bn, pan-India licence price at $1.7 bn


June 1st, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Indian government's provisional revenue from the sale of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services Tuesday reached Rs.23,829.18 crore ($5.3 billion) and the pan-India licence price ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Revenue from BWA auction at Rs.15,735 crore


May 28th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Indian government's provisional revenue from the sale of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services Friday reached Rs.15,735.30 crore ($3.4 billion) and the pan-India licence price ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UN agency wants broadband access for half the world by 2015


May 25th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 25 (IANS) International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a United Nations agency on information and communication technologies (ICT), wants broadband internet access for half the world's population by 2015. ITU's World Telecommunication/ICT Development ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pan-India BWA licence price up at Rs.2,353 crore (Lead)


May 24th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) India Monday concluded five rounds of an auction of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services, with the provisional winning price for a nation-wide licence reaching Rs.2,353.18 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Auction for BWA begins; Rs.15,000 crore expected


May 24th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, May 24 (IANS) The Indian government expects a revenue of Rs.15,000 crore ($3.2 billion) from the auction of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services which kicked off Monday, Communications ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US unveils new broadband plan


March 16th, 2010 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington/San Francisco, March 16 (DPA) The US government has unveiled a new plan for high-speed internet access that will give the US "the fastest and most extensive wireless network in the world", ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Google plans superfast internet


February 11th, 2010 - 3:40 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 11 (DPA) Google plans to build a fibre optic broadband network that will connect customers to the internet at speeds 100 times faster than most existing broadband connections ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Journalists covering G-20 summit give mixed reactions about facilities


April 3rd, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashLondon, Apr 3 (ANI): Journalists from across the globe, who have gathered in London to cover the G-20 Summit, gave mixed reactions about their experience on Thursday.The huge entourage of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

London’s dull and drab Excel Centre is no elegant Vigyan Bhavan


April 2nd, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashLondon, Apr.2 (ANI): It is huge, dull and drab. The venue for the G-20 summit looks more like an aircraft hanger than a venue for a prestigious event such ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India showcases low-cost laptop to bridge digital divide


February 4th, 2009 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 3 (IANS) A novel version of the laptop, built by India's premier science and technology institutes and to be priced between Rs.500-1,000 (approx. $10-20), was showcased Tuesday in Tirupati town.The ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

World’’s first ever watch-model mobile phone unveiled


December 30th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): Get ready for a mobile video phone that can be worn on the wrist just like a watch, all thanks to a South Korean technology firm that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tata Teleservices launches services in Assam


November 4th, 2008 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Leading telecom services provider Tata Teleservices Ltd (TTSL) Tuesday announced it has launched CDMA services in Assam with an initial investment of Rs.1 billion.“To expand its national ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India begins process to auction 3G airwaves Monday


September 7th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Indian government is set to begin here Monday the process to e-auction radio frequencies for telecom operators to start third-generation (3G) mobile services across the country ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

US firm adds India to medical travel destinations


August 21st, 2008 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) India has been added to the list of possible destinations for surgery and other medical care at a fraction of the US cost by American medical travel company ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

3G, Wimax guidelines in a week: minister


July 4th, 2008 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The broad guidelines for implementation and auctioning of radio spectrum for 3G and Wimax have been devised and the final draft will be approved and released within ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Etisalat introduces one Gbps Internet leased lines in UAE


May 28th, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, May 28 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) based telecom services provider Etisalat has announced the launch of high speed Internet leased lines with speeds up to one Gbps (gigabit per ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Tata-led Neotel launches consumer range in South Africa


May 23rd, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by admin
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, May 23 (IANS) The Tata-led consortium Neotel Friday made available a range of telecommunication products and services that gives consumers here a choice for the first time after decades ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nethotzone launches free Internet kiosk for farmers


May 5th, 2008 - 11:49 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, May 5 (IANS) City-based Nethotzone Monday announced that it would launch a free internet kiosk at an agricultural fair being held in Vadodara to provide valuable information to farmers free of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Pay Nothing or Pay Through the Nose: In-Room Internet Access at Hawaii Hotels


January 9th, 2008 - 5:31 am ICT by admin
HONOLULU, Hawaii - Jan. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Travel Hawaii LLC (Travel-Hawaii.com), a leading Hawaii Internet booking service, guests at Hawaii hotels can enjoy free high-speed internet access in their ... Read more...

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