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No mobile service in 15 Pakistani cities for a day


September 21st, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Mobile phone services have been suspended in 15 Pakistani cities to prevent any adverse incident Friday when millions are expected to hit the streets to condemn ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Virtual classroom solution, location-based mobile service get Microsoft awards


June 7th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 7 (IANS) A virtual classroom solution for cloud computing that enables the conduct of live, HD quality, two-way audio/video interactive classes at as low as 200 Kbps speeds ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New service gives parents control over kids’ mobile use


May 21st, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) A new mobile service will soon give parents control over their children's cellphone use, whom they chat with or text and also allow them to switch ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

After bribe revelations, Army chief talks about army welfare


March 31st, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon (Haryana), March 31 (IANS) After causing a storm in military and political circles at the beginning of the week with his revelations about receiving a bribe offer, Chief of ... Read more...

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India adds 8.44 mn GSM subscribers in January


February 24th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India's GSM subscriber base grew by 1.32 percent in January with addition of 8.44 million mobile phone users, of whom Uninor alone signed up over ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UK Government worried about Internet meltdown during Olympics


February 6th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The British government is concerned that the upcoming Olympic Games could bring additional burden on the country’s Internet load. In a document highlighting how to take advantage ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

In Singapore, get secret HIV test done in van


December 8th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Dec 8 (IANS) In a first-of-its-kind service in Southeast Asia, a community organisation in Singapore has launched a mobile service van that would conduct HIV tests and also keep ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistani ban on 1,000 words lampooned


November 19th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) A government move to ban the use of more than 1,000 "derogatory" words in SMS messages has run into a wall of furious netizens.On micro blogging ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Court notice to Vodafone


November 17th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has issued notice to telecom major Vodafone over its failure to restore services of international SIM card provider Matrix Cellular's cell ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Lewis Hamilton to zoom in Bangalore Sept 27


September 18th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 18 (IANS) British Formula One racing driver Lewis Hamilton will treat Bangaloreans to speed thrills Sep 27 when he zooms in a McLaren Mercedes on a fast ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Watchdog wants government to cancel more telecom licenses


July 15th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) In what could land more mobile service firms in trouble, the telecom watchdog has recommended the cancellation of at least 53 licenses, against 13 being ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BSNL offers mobile coverage to Amarnath pilgrims (Lead)


June 23rd, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The over three lakh pilgrims to the Amarnath shrine this year need not worry about keeping in touch with their kin. The BSNL is ... Read more...

Posted in National |

BSNL offers mobile coverage to Amarnath pilgrims


June 23rd, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Over three lakh pilgrims to the Amarnath shrine this year need not worry about keeping in touch with their kins across the country. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Airtel bets on World Cup, IPL to flag 3G service


January 26th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Jan 26 (IANS) India's largest mobile service operator Bharti Airtel is betting on the upcoming World Cup and Indian Premier League (IPL) to hook customers on to its 3G ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mahindra Navistar to beef up product distribution range


January 24th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) Commercial vehicles manufacturer Mahindra Navistar Automotives Ltd (MNAL), which is to launch a 49 tonne truck soon, will have an entire range of tippers, tractor trailers and rigid ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Centre launches unique identification number in Tripura


December 13th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Tripura, DEC.13 (ANI): The Central Government has launched a Unique Identification (UID) number under the 'Aadhar' scheme to help people get government jobs and other related facilities in Tripura.A 12-digit identification ... Read more...

Posted in National |

RCom, Genpact bag Symantec luminary awards


December 2nd, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) India's leading telecom firm Reliance Communications (RCom), back office leader Genpact and mobile service operator Aircel Thursday bagged the 2010 India Luminary Awards instituted by global security solutions ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Brazilian funeral home broadcasts burials


November 22nd, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Nov 22 (IANS/EFE) A funeral home in a Brazilian city has begin to broadcast funerals live for the family members of the deceased who are living abroad, a media report ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Everest Connected Via 3G


November 1st, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 1, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The world’s highest peak is in news once more. This time for reasons electronic in nature. A certain telecom company has now ensured that ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

RCom sets up 3G innovation lab in Mumbai


August 30th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group firm Reliance Communications (RCOM) has set up an integrated third generation (3G) innovation laboratory to develop applications for mobile services consumers. "The objective ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tata, Future Group launch GSM mobile service


June 19th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 19 (IANS) Leading telecom operator Tata Teleservices Limited (TTSL) and retail giant Future Group Saturday launched a mobile telephony service under the brand name T24. Under the first of its kind ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Telecom operators worry as Dhaka plans tough law


June 13th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 13 (IANS) Investors and telecom service operators in Bangladesh are worried at the government's move to bring in a stringent law that has provision of arrest without warrant, no scope ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Apple Takes iPhones To A Whole New Level


June 7th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by GD
The gizmo freaks who have been gorging on every bit of information that is leaked about the to-be released iphone by Apple have lots to cheer about as Apple has recently ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Sistema Shyam to invest $1 bn in India


June 2nd, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 2 (IANS) Sistema Shyam Teleservices, promoter of the MTS mobile service brand, will invest around $1 billion in its India operations over the next one year, a company official said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Google Sued By Woman For Providing Wrong Road Direction


June 1st, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Park County, June 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Walking down a busy rural highway, Lauren Rosenberg was hit by a speeding car, but that was not the fault of the lady but ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Texting, browsing may soon be permitted on New Zealand flights


May 28th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, May 28 (ANI): Passengers flying on some Air New Zealand planes will be able to send text messages and emails mid-flight by the end of 2010.The national carrier plans to permit ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Videocon plans Rs.14,000 crore investment in mobile service


April 18th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 18 (IANS) The Videocon group envisages investment of Rs.14,000 crore in its mobile services over the next three years and plans an investment of around Rs.1,000 crore for its 2.75G ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Maoists blast mobile towers in Orissa


January 22nd, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by ANI
Malkangiri (Orissa), Jan 22 (ANI): A group of armed Maoists damaged telecom mobile towers of BSNL and Airtel at Kudumulguma town in Malkangiri District of Orissa.The activists blasted the equipment box and ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Now, mobile service that lets you dial 1 for relaxation!


December 17th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 17 (ANI): Phone company Orange is providing a new service to help its users relax this Christmas.The 'Relaxation line' allows users to listen to the soothing sound of the sea.Customers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Omar to hold talks with Home Ministry over ban on pre-paid mobile connections


November 9th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Nov 9(ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said he would hold talks with Union Home Ministry over its decision to ban pre-paid mobile service in the State ... Read more...

Posted in National |

S Tel achieves financial closure


November 6th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 6 (IANS) S Tel, one of the new entrants in the Indian mobile telephony space, Friday said it has achieved financial closure for its Rs.2,000-crore project and that it would ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ban on pre-paid mobile connections in Jammu and Kashmir leaves many jobless


November 3rd, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Nov 3(ANI): The Union Home Ministry's decision to ban pre-paid mobile service in Jammu and Kashmir from November 1, has resulted in complete chaos as thousands of people who were associated ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Shyam Sistema to launch mobile telephony in Kolkata


April 22nd, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Shyam Sistema Teleservices Ltd, a joint venture between the city-based Shyam Group and Russia's Sistema, Wednesday announced its plans to launch mobile services in Kolkata next month. The joint ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Airtel launches lifetime prepaid plan at Rs.99


January 12th, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Airtel has slashed the one time processing fee for lifetime validity customers from Rs.295 to Rs.99, the company said in a statement Monday.According to the new tariff ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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