mobile industry

EGoM’s reserve price revision still high: GSMA


July 21st, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) The price range recommended by the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) for 2G spectrum is still very high in terms of international best practices and would ... Read more...

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BlackBerry makers to set up innovation zone in Kochi


May 30th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 30 (IANS) The manufacturers of BlackBerry, Research in Motion (RIM), will Thursday open an innovation zone for BlackBerry technologies with a view to motivating young Indian entrepreneurs.'Rubus Labs' ... Read more...

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Mobile phone towers in Chandigarh homes to stay, for now (Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) In a relief to the telecom service providers and mobile phone users, the Supreme Court Thursday ordered status quo thereby red-flagging the removal of 180 ... Read more...

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Microsoft, Google win Indian developer awards


April 18th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 18 (IANS) Global software major Microsoft and global search engine Google bagged the Great Indian Developer Awards 2012 for innovative products and applications at the IT developers' fifth ... Read more...

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Operators want total spectrum available to be auctioned


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The government should auction the entire amount of spectrum, including the spectrum to be made available after the cancellation of 2G licences and the one ... Read more...

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Operators at loggerheads over 2G spectrum auction


February 16th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Sharp differences between old and new telecom operators came out in the open Thursday over the forthcoming 2G spectrum auction following the Supreme Court's order ... Read more...

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Older players should be invited for 2G auction: Vodafone


February 15th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) All existing telecom operators and even new players should be invited for the auction of 2G spectrum as and when the government decides to do ... Read more...

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Micromax appoints new CEO


December 27th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Domestic handset manufacturer Micromax Tuesday said it has appointed Deepak Mehrotra as its chief executive officer (CEO) to firm up its leadership position in the ... Read more...

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Apple gets setback in patent war


December 10th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Dec 10 (IANS) Apple Friday suffered a setback in its global patent war, as a German court ruled over its copyright infringement battle in favour of Motorola Mobility.The ... Read more...

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Facebook is partnering with HTC for a Smartphone


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Social network giant Facebook reportedly plans to come out with its smartphone next year. The company has subsequently contracted HTC to manufacture the handset which is ... Read more...

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Mobile number portability will improve quality of service (Comment)


November 28th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjit ChatterjeeIn the early 1970s when my father got married, among the pieces of advice he received from his uncle, he recalls one the most: "Young man, now that you are ... Read more...

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RIM launches new BlackBerry smartphone in India


October 14th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Research In Motion (RIM) Thursday launched BlackBerry Torch 9800, the first BlackBerry smartphone with the new BlackBerry 6 operating system.The 3G-ready device priced at Rs.35,000 will be available ... Read more...

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Smartphone application market grows to $2.2 billion in first half of 2010


August 25th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by BNO News
BERLIN, GERMANY (BNO NEWS) -- A report released on Wednesday revealed that the worldwide smartphone applications market grew more than $2.2 billion dollars within the first six months of the year.According to ... Read more...

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Facebook rules UK mobile use


February 7th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 7 (ANI): Facebook is a hot favourite amongst mobile users in the UK, with the social networking website accounting for nearly half of all the time spent using phones, ... Read more...

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Google smart phone may be launched Tuesday


December 31st, 2009 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 31 (IANS) Apple's iPhones will have a big competition on their hands as Google is set to launch its much discussed smart phone next week. The new smart phone, Nexus ... Read more...

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Apple sues Nokia over cellphone technology


December 12th, 2009 - 2:28 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Dec 12 (DPA) Apple has sued Nokia for allegedly infringing on 13 patents, less than two months after the Finnish cellphone giant charged in a lawsuit that Apple's iPhone violated ... Read more...

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Nokia sues Apple for iPhone patent violations


October 23rd, 2009 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 22 (DPA) Finnish phone giant Nokia filed suit against Apple Thursday, alleging that the iPhone infringes on 10 of its patents. Nokia filed the lawsuit in the Federal District Court ... Read more...

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Samsung optimistic about cell phones business


August 29th, 2009 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) Electronics major Samsung India Friday said it expected its mobile phone business to contribute 25-30 percent of its $2.5 billion turnover this year. "We have targeted a total (consumer ... Read more...

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India’s telecom sector earnings to cross $30 bn by 2013: Gartner Inc


June 18th, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) India will continue its robust telecom story with the sector's revenue to be more than $30 billion by 2013, according to a global information technology research and ... Read more...

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Indian telecom industry grew 24 percent to top $24 bn: Survey


June 1st, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Despite the overall slowdown and driven by unprecedented demand for mobile phone connections, the Indian telecom equipment industry grew 20 percent last fiscal to top $24 ... Read more...

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Tax hike would help grey market: mobile phone body


September 24th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 24 (IANS) The increase in Value Added Tax (VAT) in Uttar Pradesh will lead to a flourishing grey market and the government will suffer substantial revenue losses, an official of ... Read more...

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India second-largest wireless market in the world: study


August 8th, 2008 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
By Frederick Noronha Bangalore, Aug 8 (IANS) Mobile telephony has grown rapidly in India, especially during the last three years, with India becoming the second-largest wireless market in the world, says a World ... Read more...

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Next-gen Linux-based software for mobile phones launched


July 11th, 2008 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, July 11 (IANS) While iPhones are still making headlines, the mobile industry has already started talking about introducing the next-generation mobile consumer experience: the Linux mobile operating system! Azingo Inc, a ... Read more...

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