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Notice to governments on mobile phone towers


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notices to the central and the Delhi governments on a plea to ban high-frequency mobile phone towers in ... 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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Income tax department attaches Unitech shares in Uninor


March 28th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Mobile service provider Uninor Wednesday said the income tax department had "attached" shares owned by Unitech in its joint venture with Norway's Telenor company."Uninor ... Read more...

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Etisalat writes off $827 mn, evaluates India options


February 9th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Abu Dhabi-based telecom firm Etisalat Thursday wrote off its investments worth $827 million in the mobile company Etisalat DB and said the company is evaluating ... Read more...

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Airtel Nigeria to help combat fake drugs


December 16th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, Dec 16 (IANS) As part of its corporate social responsibility, Airtel Nigeria, the Nigerian arm of Indian mobile service provider Airtel, is joined forces to fight the huge problem ... Read more...

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Smartphone users hit 20 mn mark in South Korea


October 31st, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Oct 31 (IANS) The number of smartphone subscribers in South Korea surpassed 20 million last week, with about 40 percent of South Koreans carrying the mobile device, the ... Read more...

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Colas to consumer goods firms piggyback on Durga Puja


October 2nd, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 2 (IANS) From virtual puja platforms to attractive promotional offers to eye-catching advertisements, corporates are going all out to rake in the moolah during Durga Puja.Banking on ... Read more...

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RComm, Coolpad launch Android CDMA phone in Kolkata


September 8th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) Reliance Communications Ltd, India's number two mobile service provider, and China-based Coolpad Overseas will roll-out India's first fully loaded Android CDMA phone in eight cities in ... Read more...

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2G scam: Maran denies wrongdoing, opposition demands he quit (Roundup)


June 1st, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran Wednesday vehementally denied allegations of receiving kickbacks for issuing a 2G licence to private a operator when he was telecom ... Read more...

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Reliance Communications revenue rises 4.4 percent in 2010-11


May 30th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Leading mobile service provider Reliance Communications, part of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG), Monday reported a 4.4 percent increase in its revenue at Rs.23,108 crore ... Read more...

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Reliance draws second tranche of loan


May 12th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) Leading mobile service provider Reliance Communications, part of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG), Thursday said it had drawn the second tranche out of a $1.93 ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan: Endorsing The Campaign Of ‘Save Our Tiger Telethon’ On TV


December 13th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
 December 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Amitabh Bachchan, the megastar of Bollywood leaves no stone unturned in whatever project he lends his hands to. Thus, it was on Sunday, the 12th of December that ... Read more...

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S Tel launches WAP-enabled services in Himachal


November 1st, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 1 (IANS) Mobile service provider S Tel Monday launched WAP and GPRS-enabled services for its subscribers in Himachal Pradesh.The services are available under brand name 'S Tel e. Life' and ... Read more...

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Indian tax authorities ask Vodafone to pay over Rs.112 bn (Lead)


October 22nd, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Indian tax authorities Friday asked global mobile firm Vodafone to pay over Rs.112 billion (around $2.53 billion) as tax in the 2007 purchase of Hutchinson Whampoa's mobile ... Read more...

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Now, feel your lover’s heartbeat through a digital heart!


October 20th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 20 (ANI): A Japanese mobile service provider has created a device, known as 'Taion Heart', that can transmit your partner's pulse through a phone app so that you can physically ... Read more...

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Aircel to spend $500 million for 3G service in 2011 (Lead)


September 29th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi Sep 29 (IANS) Mobile service provider Aircel Wednesday said it will invest over $500 million to roll out third generation (3G) service in the country in the January-March quarter of ... Read more...

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Digital wallets will subsume paper money in 30 years: Sam Pitroda (Interview)


September 11th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) With some five billion mobile phones in use today globally and over 10 billion credit and debit cards issued each year, tech evangelist ... Read more...

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NCP, MNS activists protest insult to National Anthem by mobile company in Pune


June 8th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, June 8 (ANI): The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Maharashtra Navanirmana Sena (MNS) activists vandalised the office of a private mobile service provider company here on Tuesday in protest of relaying ... Read more...

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Videocon to invest Rs 400 crore in Kerala


June 5th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi (Kerala), June 5 (ANI): India's leading business conglomerates, Videocon, which launched its GSM mobile services in Kerala, will be investing Rs 400 crore in the state with over 1500 signal towers ... Read more...

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Cheap call rates eat into Bharti Airtel profits


April 28th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) The net profit of Bharti Airtel, the country's largest mobile service provider, dropped eight percent to Rs.2,055 crore for the quarter ended March compared to Rs.2,239 crore in ... Read more...

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Maoists torch mobile tower control room


January 20th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 20 (IANS) Armed Maoists Wednesday torched the control room of a private telecom company in Orissa's Koraput district, police said. Over a dozen rebels of the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist ... Read more...

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Sprint Nextel Plans Adding 100 Workers To Its Customer Care Team


December 17th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Leading mobile service provider Sprint Nextel, based in Kansas has decided to add 100 jobs to its call center located in Hampton. The third biggest wireless network ... Read more...

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Airtel looking at expanding to other SAARC countries


December 16th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Leading mobile service provider Bharti Airtel Wednesday said it was looking at expanding its base in various SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) countries and would ... Read more...

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Are we all militants, ask Kashmir’s pre-paid mobile subscribers


October 31st, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu/Srinagar, Oct 31 (IANS) A wave of anger has swept through Jammu and Kashmir with the central government deciding to ban pre-paid mobile connections in the state from Sunday due to ... Read more...

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FBI files 26/11 case in US, questions Pakistanis


August 20th, 2009 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has filed a case in connection with the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, in which six American nationals were among those ... Read more...

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Aircel launches Delhi operations


March 18th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Telecom operator Aircel wednesday launched its GSM mobile services in Delhi, its 14th service area. Launching the services, Aircel chief operating officer Gurdeep Singh said the company would ... Read more...

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Virgin Mobile launches ‘New Thumb Rule’ SMS offer


January 22nd, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 22 (IANS) Mobile service provider Virgin Mobile Thursday announced the India launch of 'New Thumb Rule', its latest SMS proposition that allows subscribers to send 100 national and 100 local ... Read more...

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Docs in Bihar to be given free mobiles to keep track of their whereabouts


December 20th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 20 (ANI): Doctors in the northern Indian state of Bihar will be given free mobile phone services to try to cut down on their truancy, the government has said.It ... Read more...

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3G: The Untold Story and What it means to a Mobile User (Special)


December 11th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Today (Dec 11, 2008) is a big day. Third generation or 3G mobile networks are finally here, for MTNL users in parts of Delhi and NCR. Mumbai will follow as soon as ... Read more...

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Senior journalist feared trapped in Mumbai hotel


November 28th, 2008 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Sabina Sehgal Saikia, a senior journalist, is feared to have been trapped inside the Taj Mahal Palace and Tower Hotel, which has been targeted by terrorists, her husband ... Read more...

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Cell phone connections zoom to 88 million in Pakistan


July 22nd, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) From just 300,000 eight years ago, the number of mobile phone connections in Pakistan has grown to 88 million in 2008 covering over half of the ... Read more...

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Locals told robbers about cash in Gurgaon bank: police


July 3rd, 2008 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 3 (IANS) A day after unidentified robbers decamped with Rs.10.4 million from a bank here, the Gurgaon police Thursday said the information about the cash was leaked to the burglars ... Read more...

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Rajshri Media makes entertainment content for mobile phones


June 26th, 2008 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Rajshri Media, web and mobile studio and part of leading Bollywood's production house Rajshri, has launched India's first made-for-mobile show, "Akbar Birbal Remixed", in a collaborative venture with ... Read more...

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Former child labourers manage to go to school


June 12th, 2008 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Amid all disheartening facts and figures being highlighted on World Day against Child Labour Thursday, Swarupa and Minarul are a beacon of hope. Former child labourers themselves, ... Read more...

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Airtel launches smart phone with HTC Corporation


May 22nd, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) India's largest private mobile service provider Airtel Thursday announced its tie-up with Taiwan-based phone company HTC Corporation to offer a new smart phone which will have PC-like ... Read more...

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