mobile internet

Data services to be next big revolution: Sibal


September 6th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Data services will be the next big revolution after voice services, Minister of Communications and IT Kapil Sibal said Thursday."India is at the threshold of ... Read more...

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Uzbekistan suspends mobile, internet, SMSes for exams


August 1st, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Tashkent, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Uzbekistan's mobile operators were ordered to cut off mobile internet, text message and MMS services for five hours for all subscribers while applicants undertook university ... Read more...

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Phones to beat computers for surfing net in China


July 3rd, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 3 (IANS) The number of Chinese people accessing internet on cell phones will exceed those doing so on computers in the next two to three years, experts have ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel forays into mobile advertising segment


May 27th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel has forayed into Indai's mobile advertising segment, a company official said here Sunday.Airtel's m-Advertising platform is designed to meet demands ... 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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Video accounts for half of mobile data traffic


February 24th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 24 (IANS) Half of all data traffic on mobile networks now is video recording, an indication of users' growing demand for mobile content, said a report ... Read more...

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China’s Baidu posts $326 million profit in Q4


February 18th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) China's largest search engine site Baidu's profits surged by 77 percent to 2.05 billion yuan ($326.3 million) in the fourth quarter of last year.Baidu, which has ... Read more...

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Google, O-Zone tie up to provide free Wi-Fi access


January 12th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Google and public Wi-Fi provider O-Zone Networks have tied up to provide free Wi-Fi access to customers at select locations.As part of the deal, all ... Read more...

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China’s 3G phone users exceed 100 mn


October 26th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 26 (IANS) China's 3G mobile phone users reached 102 million by the end of September, authorities said.Xiao Chunquan, a senior official, said Wednesday that the 3G network covered ... Read more...

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MTS launches two Android phones for below Rs.5,000


August 31st, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited (SSTL), operating its telecom services under the MTS brand in India, Tuesday launched two Android-based smarphones -- MTAG 3.1 and ... Read more...

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China has over 73 million 3G users


June 28th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 28 (IANS) The number of 3G users in China topped 73.76 million by the end of May, authorities said.3G, or third-generation mobile telecommunications, is a generation of standards ... Read more...

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Spice to invest Rs.1,000 crore in 2011-12


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Mobile handset manufacturer Spice Mobility Monday said it would invest Rs.1,000 crore to ramp up its research and development facilities, creation of value-added services and ... Read more...

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Reliance Communications’ R World to break language barrier


February 15th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) Reliance Communications Tuesday announced plans to launch a next generation mobile portal (R World) with multi-lingual capabilities to break the language barrier.Using Motricity's m-core platform to enable a ... Read more...

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Reliance Communication partners to provide 3G data on R World


December 3rd, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Telecom service provider Reliance Communication Friday said it has partnered with mobile data service provider Motricity to deliver 3G (third generation) data services on its portal R ... Read more...

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Wireless ‘body-to-body networks’ can revolutionize mobile communication


October 29th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): If every human being were to carry with him or her, a wearable sensor, they could communicate with each other to create potentially vast body-to-body networks (BBNs), forming ... Read more...

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‘Wireless’ humans could backbone new mobile networks


October 29th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS) People could form the backbone of powerful new mobile internet networks by carrying wearable sensors. The sensors could create new ultra high bandwidth mobile internet infrastructures ... Read more...

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Pakistani office-goers waste maximum time on Facebook


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Facebook is right on top of the list of activities on which office-goers in Pakistan waste their time, a survey said Friday.The Daily Times undertook a survey ... Read more...

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Mobile phones users prefer using handsets for net surfing to PCs


September 21st, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 21 (ANI): The days are long gone when mobile phone use was restricted to just talking and texting, for it is now barging into the territory of PCs, so much ... Read more...

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Acer launches Liquid E Ferrari special edition smartphone


September 14th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Taiwan based electronics major Acer Tuesday launched its latest Liquid E Ferrari special edition smartphone. Acer collaborated with luxury car maker Ferrari to design the smartphone which uses ... Read more...

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Brits spend 7hrs a day on TV, Internet, mobile phones


August 19th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 19 (ANI): The Office of Communications in Britain has revealed that Britons spend seven hours a day watching TV, surfing the net and using their mobile phones.From data collected, the ... Read more...

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China’s e-commerce volume surged to 2.25t Yuan in first half of 2010


August 18th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing,Aug 18 (ANI): A China e-Business Research Center report has revealed that the nation's e-commerce sales volume surged by 60 percent in the first half of the year to 2.25 trillion Yuan."E-commerce ... Read more...

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US surfers prefer online gaming and socializing to e-mail


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:17 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 3 (DPA) The Twitter generation doesn't have much time for e-mail. According to a survey released Monday by ratings firm Nielsen, internet users in the US spend more time ... Read more...

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More than 277 million Chinese have access to third-generation network


July 16th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 16 (ANI): The increasing popularity of devices such as the iPhone and the expansion of the third-generation network have divulged more than 277 million people to access the internet via ... Read more...

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Free facebook access for Airtel users for two months


July 5th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Leading telecom operator Bharti Airtel has made access to online social networking site Facebook free for its over 130 million subscribers, the company said Monday. The offer ... Read more...

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Sudeep to anchor village-based reality show (Kannada Movie Snippets)


May 7th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 7 (IANS) Southern star Sudeep is set to make his small screen debut as the host of the Suvarna Channel's new reality show and says he is curious to see ... Read more...

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Transfer ‘anything’ using Tranz for free


February 22nd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 22 (IANS) You can now share your files, transfer pictures, music, videos and documents instantly using Tranz, a latest technology developed by young IT entrepreneurs at Innoz Technologies Pvt. Ltd ... Read more...

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Facebook to launch ‘Zero’ version for mobile phones


February 17th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 17 (ANI): Facebook has announced the creation of its new site "Zero", a low-bandwidth and text-only version for mobile phone users.The world's biggest social network revealed details about the ... Read more...

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Intel announces new Atom processors


January 3rd, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Santa Clara (California), Jan 3 (DPA) Intel, the world's biggest manufacturer of computer chips, has announced a new line of powerful, energy-saving processors for popular mini-notebooks and starter computers. The first devices with ... Read more...

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Google reportedly planning to launch its own mobile


December 27th, 2009 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 27 (DPA) Google reportedly hopes to strengthen its presence in the world of mobile telephony with plans to introduce its own high-tech phone sometime in 2010, according to press ... Read more...

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Get live news on your mobile as you get on TV


November 3rd, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) English news channel NewsX has now made its videos available on mobile phones with just a 30-second delay from what is seen on the TV. The service ... Read more...

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Airtel brings HTC Magic to India


June 23rd, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Taiwanese handset major HTC Corp, in collaboration with Bharti Airtel, Tuesday launched HTC Magic, India's first smartphone that will run on Google's Android operating system. The device is ... Read more...

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Pressmart to provide news on Motorola phones


February 24th, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Motorola India and the city-based digital publisher Pressmart Media Ltd Tuesday announced that the live news-on-the-mobile service would now be available on Motorola phones in the country. The service ... 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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Sri Lanka calls for TV, radio sponsorship bids for Indian series


January 16th, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Friday called for bids for international television, radio and other sponsorship rights for the upcoming five one-day series against India, to begin later this ... Read more...

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Datawind launches PocketSurfer2 in India, promotes internet on the move


January 16th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Datawind Ltd, a provider of wireless web access products and services, Friday launched PocketSurfer2, a device to surf the Net while being on the move. Priced at ... Read more...

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