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Soon, swipe cell phone to pay for shopaholics’ purchases!


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 23 (ANI): A mobile phone that can be swiped at the till to make instant purchases may soon end the need to carry cash - or even a wallet.Although it ... Read more...

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BlackBerry snaps up California app store developer


August 25th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 25 (IANS) With even its updated App World platform offering just 9,500 apps as compared to Apple's 225,000 and Android store's 65,000, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) has acquired ... Read more...

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BlackBerry standoff: Some questions and answers


August 22nd, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Prasanto K. Roy While India's 800,000 BlackBerry users struggle to figure out what the government wants and what its Canadian developer Research in Motion (RIM) has featured in these devices, here are ... Read more...

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Only RIM can provide solution to BlackBerry issue: Bharti Airtel


August 21st, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 21(ANI): Leading telecom operator Bharti Airtel has said that only the Canadian maker of BlackBerry, Research In Motion (RIM), and not service providers, can provide technical solutions to give ... Read more...

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India’s death threat for the BlackBerry (Comment)


August 12th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Prasanto K. Roy So the die is cast. In a meeting on Thursday, India's home ministry asked the Department of Telecom (DoT) to read the riot act to mobile operators running ... Read more...

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Qualcomm sells 26 percent stake to Global Holding and Tulip


July 30th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) California-based cellphone chipmaker Qualcomm Friday sold 26 percent stake in its Indian arm to Global Holding Corporation and Tulip Telecom to form a joint venture to roll ... Read more...

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Bangladesh has nearly 60 mn mobile users


July 21st, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 21 (IANS) Bangladesh added 13.29 million new cellphone subscribers during July 2009-June 2010, taking the total number of users to 59.98 million. The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission's data, released Tuesday, showed ... Read more...

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Tariff wars eat into revenues, telecom industry grew 2.5 percent


July 11th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Tariff wars ate into the revenues of telecom operators in 2009-10, with the industry logging only a modest 2.5 percent growth, having grown even in the year ... Read more...

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Court orders de-sealing of mobile phone towers (Lead)


July 8th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday directed the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) to de-seal the illegal mobile phone towers in the capital within five days if the ... Read more...

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Court says no to de-sealing of Delhi mobile phone towers


June 14th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) In a setback to mobile phone operators, the Delhi High Court Monday refused to give any interim relief to them by directing the Municipal Corporation of ... Read more...

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TRAI to start spectrum audit in three to four months


June 8th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) will start an audit of spectrum available with the service providers in the next three to four months to find out ... Read more...

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Consumer court urges curb on overcharging by mobile operators


May 30th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Delhi State Consumer Commission has urged the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) to curb the practice of overcharging by private mobile operators who include undue ... Read more...

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Fate of illegal mobile towers to be decided Monday


May 30th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court is likely to decide Monday the fate of mobile towers in the capital, which are under threat of sealing by the Municipal Corporation ... Read more...

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3G-auction closes after ensuring over Rs 70,000 crore revenue to Centre


May 19th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): The auction for 3G licence concluded on Wednesday with bids for pan-India licence touching to the tune of Rs 16,828 crore.The bidding ensures the Union Government a ... Read more...

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Delhi Municipal Corporation asked to explain rationale behind raising mobile tower installation fee


May 19th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought an explanation from the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) for raising charges for allowing mobile operators to install towers.The MCD ... Read more...

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No sealing of Delhi’s illegal mobile phone towers till Monday


May 19th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Delhi High Court Wednesday stayed the sealing of illegal mobile phone towers by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) till Monday. Staying the sealing drive, Justice Kailash Gambhir ... Read more...

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Court stays sealing of illegal mobile towers


May 13th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday stayed the sealing of illegal mobile towers here and asked the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) and the Cellular Operators Association to ... Read more...

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Delhi’s unauthorised cell phone towers to be sealed


May 11th, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) will seal illegal cell phone towers within its administrative jurisdiction, an official said Tuesday. As per the new cell phone tower policy ... Read more...

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Now give a mobile audition and be a singer


April 30th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) For all those aspiring to become the next singing sensation of the country, the way is now just a mobile button away. The Sangam Kala Group, which ... Read more...

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Flytxt launches latest version of mobile marketing platform


April 28th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 28 (IANS) City-based technology company Flytxt Wednesday launched the latest version of its mobile marketing platform, Neon, which is more agile and effective than existing systems. With Neon, mobile operators ... Read more...

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Reliance Communications to distribute official ICC World Twenty20 mobile content


April 19th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Apr. 19 (ANI): With two weeks to go before the West Indian party begins at the ICC World Twenty20 2010, ICC global partner Reliance Communications is set to bring the unique ... Read more...

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Another illegal mobile phone tower sealed in Delhi


March 18th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Mar 18 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Thursday sealed one more illegal mobile phones tower in central Delhi. Over 220 such illegal mobile phone towers have already been ... Read more...

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Government gives its nod to three private operators for 3G services


February 25th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): The government on Thursday invited applications from the mobile operators to take part in the 3G spectrum auction and gave its nod to the three private players ... Read more...

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BJP questions Raja’s silence over alleged NDA-era scam


October 31st, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 31 (ANI): Countering allegations levelled by Telecom Minister A Raja that the BJP-led NDA government was involved in the "biggest ever spectrum allocation scam", BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi ... Read more...

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Reducing global warming primary responsibility of developed nations: Ramesh


October 31st, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, Oct. 31 (ANI): Reacting to the statement of India's Telecom Minister A Raja that a controversy over spectrum allocation took place during their stint, the main opposition questioned why he ... Read more...

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UK mobile networks asked to cut off sex trade before London Olympics


August 18th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.18 (ANI): City Hall chiefs have called on top phone companies to help crack down on prostitution and trafficking in the lead up to the 2012 London Olympics.The Telegraph quoted Kit ... Read more...

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India’s GSM user base rises by nearly 9 mn


July 13th, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India's GSM-based mobile subscriber base grew by 8.89 million in June, as compared to the 8.3 million added in May, an industry body said here Monday in ... Read more...

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BSNL, MTNL sign data roaming pact with Asian operators


June 26th, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) State-run telecom operators Bharat Sanchar Nigam and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MNTL) have entered into a pact with a pan-Asia mobile operators alliance to offer pay per ... 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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Tata Communications ties up with Polish telecom firm


March 4th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Tata communications has signed an agreement with Poland-based mobile phone operator Play to route the latter's entire international call traffic, it was announced Wednesday. Play will ... Read more...

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Watchdog asks mobile operators to curb call drops


February 6th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) India's telecom watchdog has asked mobile telephony operators to prevent network congestion and ensure calls by subscribers do not get disconnected abruptly. Taking note of complaints regarding ... Read more...

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Soon, youll be able to talk on mobiles across the seas


February 4th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Irish mobile maritime communications company Blue Ocean Wireless has teamed up with picocell developer ip.access to develop a system that would enable mobile connectivity over the seas.For ... Read more...

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No impact of World Bank ban on business, says Megasoft


January 12th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Hyderabad, Jan 12 (IANS) Indian technology firm Megasoft Ltd Monday said there would be no financial impact on its operations from the World Bank decision to debar it from outsourcing services.The list ... Read more...

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HT Media forms joint venture with UK firm


November 21st, 2008 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) HT Media Ltd Friday announced the creation of a new joint venture company for mobile marketing in collaboration with Velti Plc, a Britain-based provider of software platforms, ... Read more...

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IT Minister reiterates allocation of 3G spectrum


November 7th, 2008 - 8:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 7 (ANI): Union Minister of Communications and IT A. Raja reiterated on Friday that India will allocate spectrum for next generation wireless networks as planned earlier.Successful bidders would ... Read more...

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