mobile phone market

Data, not voice, will now drive telecom growth: Report


December 13th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Value-added services like mobile banking will drive the growth of India's booming telecom sector in the next phase, with the market for such offerings ... Read more...

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Chinese cell phones’ demand may dip soon: S Mobility


October 13th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 13 (IANS) The demand for low-cost Chinese cell phones in India may come down soon, said an official of mobile phone maker S Mobility here Thursday.Speaking to reporters ... Read more...

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Apple ousts Nokia as world’s largest smartphone vendor


July 30th, 2011 - 2:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) Apple has ousted Nokia as the world's largest smartphone maker as global mobile phone market grew more than 11.3 percent in the second quarter of 2011, ... Read more...

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Sony Ericsson launches Xperia Arc, Play in India


April 7th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Mobile handset manufacturer Sony Ericsson Thursday launched its Xperia range of mobile phones including -- Xperia Arc -- and playstation certified gaming smartphone -- Xperia ... Read more...

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India has 706 million mobile connections: TRAI


December 27th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) India's mobile phone market added 18.98 million new subscribers to its network in October, taking the total number of connections to 706.69 million, official data has showed.According ... Read more...

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Choice the buzzword, as consumers pampered like never before (2010 in Retrospect)


December 25th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Sahay and Rohit Vaid New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Choice was the buzzword for the Indian consumer who in 2010 was mollycoddled like never before, with companies offering a range of ... Read more...

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Bhushan Kumar Is “Ready” To Take Over Bollywood


November 22nd, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 22, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): Strategically making music the backbone of other platforms like television, telecom and radio T-Series today enjoys unparalleled monopoly in a 750 crore music industry. Thanks to his ... Read more...

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iPhone outsells BlackBerry globally


October 30th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 30 (IANS) Within a week after Apple boss Steve Jobs declared victory over BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM), new numbers released Friday have confirmed that the iPhone ... Read more...

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India now has over 650 million mobile phone connections (Lead)


September 8th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) India's mobile phone market continued to expand at a robust pace with total connections estimated at 652.42 million as on Aug 1, thanks to 16.92 million new ... Read more...

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A mobile that will operate with gaze of an eye


June 13th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Dass Helsinki, June 13 (IANS) In the not so distant future you would only need to look at your spectacles intently to read your mobile messages or watch a video clip, ... Read more...

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Google’s Android outsells iPhone, threatens BlackBerry


May 11th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 11 (IANS) Though the Canadian icon BlackBerry continues to maintain its lead in the US smart phone market, handsets with Google's Android operating system may upset it soon, says a ... Read more...

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BlackBerry plans to hit 100-million user base


April 28th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 28 (IANS) Facing fierce competition from Apple's iPhone, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) Tuesday announced it will more than double its customer base. Currently, BlackBerry has 41 million users globally ... Read more...

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Videocon launches nine more mobile handsets


March 17th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Electronics major Videocon Wednesday launched nine more handsets, including a triple SIM CDMA phone, thus enhancing its current offering from 12 handsets to 21. Other key highlights of ... Read more...

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iPhone set to surpass BlackBerry in mobile market


March 6th, 2010 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 6 (IANS) Apple's iPhone is set to overtake Research In Motion's BlackBerry in the global smart phone market by next year, according to Forbes online. Currently, BlackBerry enjoys about three percent ... Read more...

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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...

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Dhaka telecom regulator okays Bharti Airtel’s entry


January 5th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 5 (IANS) Bangladesh's telecom regulator has approved Indian firm Bharti Airtel's $300 million initial investment proposal to buy a 70 percent stake in Warid, the fourth largest mobile company in ... 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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Samsung eyes growth in touch phone segment


December 9th, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) Mobile phone maker Samsung Electronics is upbeat about the Indian market and hopes to grow over 18 percent in value terms this fiscal, a top official said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Samsung Electronics triples its profit


October 30th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Oct 30 (DPA) Samsung Electronics Co's profit more than tripled in the third quarter to hit a record 3.72 trillion won ($3.14 billion), the company said Friday. Rising prices for memory chips ... Read more...

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Nokia reports pre-tax loss for first quarter


April 16th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, April 16 (DPA) Citing an "exceptionally tough environment", Nokia, the world's largest maker of mobile phones, Thursday reported lower sales and a sharp drop in operating profit for the first quarter ... Read more...

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Nokia lowers outlook for global mobile phone market


November 14th, 2008 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Nov 14 (DPA) Finland-based Nokia, the world's largest maker of mobile telephones, Friday lowered its forecast for the fourth quarter and revised its 2009 estimates for the global handset market.Nokia said ... Read more...

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Asia-Pacific tops in various telecom sectors: UN report


September 1st, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Sep 1 (DPA) The Asia-Pacific region is the world's largest broadband market with 39 percent of the total, the largest mobile phone market with 1.4 billion subscribers and claims 42 percent ... Read more...

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Mobile phones still being used primarily for conversations


August 18th, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Montreal, Aug 18 (ANI): Mobile phones are primarily used for conversations, despite also being equipped to let people watch videos, listen to music, surf the Internet and check e-mail. "I look at ... Read more...

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Apple unveils new version of iPhone


June 10th, 2008 - 4:44 am ICT by IANS
DPA San Francisco, June 10 (DPA) Apple chief executive Steve Jobs Monday unveiled a less expensive, faster and more powerful iPhone, almost a year after the original device helped spark a surge of ... Read more...

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Samsung plans to double market share in a year


May 29th, 2008 - 6:53 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) Samsung Telecommunication India Pvt Ltd plans to double its market share for mobile handsets from the present seven percent in a year's time, its country head Sunil Dutt ... Read more...

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Vodafone to bring Apple’s iPhone to India


May 6th, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) India's mobile phone users will be able to switch to Apple's eagerly awaited iPhone later this year, courtesy telecom operator Vodafone. The British telecom giant Tuesday announced ... Read more...

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Mitsubishi to make cell phones in Bengal


May 5th, 2008 - 10:28 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) With India adding eight million mobile phone connections every month, Japan's Mitsubishi Corporation will set up a cell phone making unit in West Bengal by 2010. The company ... Read more...

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India surpasses US as second largest wireless market


April 11th, 2008 - 10:47 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) India has added a massive 7.6 million new mobile phone users under the GSM technology in March, surpassing the US as the second largest wireless market, the ... Read more...

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Intel puts PC in your pocket


April 2nd, 2008 - 11:39 pm ICT by admin
By Praveen Chopra New York, April 2 (IANS) US chip maker Intel has unveiled a range of wireless internet devices to fill a gap between smart phones and laptops, and to cash in ... Read more...

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Indian company interested in buying Motorola’s mobile phone business


April 2nd, 2008 - 6:38 am ICT by admin
DPA New York, April 2 (DPA) Indian electronics firm Videocon is interested in buying US company Motorola's struggling mobile phone subsidiary, the company's chairman said Tuesday. Venugopal Dhoot told the Financial Times that ... Read more...

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‘India will be 2nd largest mobile phone market’


March 24th, 2008 - 9:02 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) India is set to emerge as the second largest mobile phone market in the world after China in April with the subscriber base already crossing the 250-million ... Read more...

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India should not delay allotting 3G spectrum: Mittal


March 14th, 2008 - 9:35 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) India should not delay allotting third-generation (3G) radio frequency or spectrum to telecom operators and lose out on its business potential, Bharti Airtel chief Sunil Mittal said ... Read more...

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India adds six million GSM mobile phone users in February


March 10th, 2008 - 8:00 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) India added six million GSM mobile subscribers in February to reach 184.67 million, industry body Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) said Monday. This, however, excludes the ... Read more...

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Nokia signs $2 bn deal with Chinese group


March 7th, 2008 - 8:44 pm ICT by admin
DPA Helsinki, March 7 (DPA) Finland-based Nokia, the world's largest mobile phone maker, said Friday it has signed a sales and cooperation deal with China's leading mobile phone distributor worth $2 billion. According ... Read more...

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Mobile Asia attracts tens of thousands of visitors


March 3rd, 2008 - 12:20 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) India's largest consumer exhibition on mobile phones and accessories - Mobile Asia 2008 - Sunday attracted tens of thousands of gizmo geeks and enthusiastic traders at the ... Read more...

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