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Mobile services restored in Pakistan (Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Mobile phone services, which were suspended in Pakistan ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr to thwart possible terror attacks on markets and congregations, were restored Monday after a 14-hour ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Matrix offers 30 min free calling to India from US, Britain


August 13th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Matrix Cellular, provider of telecommunication solutions for Indians travelling abroad, Monday said it has launched a new service under which customers can avail 30 minutes ... 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...

Posted in World |

EGoM’s reserve price revision still high: GSMA


July 21st, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) The price range recommended by the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) for 2G spectrum is still very high in terms of international best practices and would ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Airtel to invest $25 million in Malawi


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Indian telephony major Bharti Airtel said Friday it will invest $25 million in Malawi to develop a 3G network and introduce a mobile commerce service, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

MasterCard, C-SAM to jointly offer mobile wallet service


May 18th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Mobile technology firm C-SAM Friday said it has joined hands with MasterCard to provide "mobile wallet" service in the Asia Pacific, the Middle East and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Airtel Nigeria to help fight AIDS (With Image)


April 27th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, April 27 (IANS) Airtel Nigeria, the Nigerian arm of Indian mobile services provider Airtel, and the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) have announced a joint initiative ... Read more...

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Reliance Communications to market Android devices in India


April 16th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Reliance Communications Monday announced its plans to market Android devices exclusively in India for the next two years, a company official said.Through a strategic collaboration with ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Contest Telenor’s demand for compensation: Unitech


February 16th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) A day after Oslo-based Telenor said it will seek indemnity and compensation following the cancellation of Uninor's 22 licenses by the Supreme Court, Unitech vowed ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Mobile marketing will grow 10-fold in India’


December 13th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) India's mobile marketing space, which some analysts estimate at Rs.600 million ($11 million), will grow 10-fold in the next five years, says the Finnish ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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 |

Court relief for Matrix Cellular


October 28th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has directed telecom major Vodafone to restore services of international SIM card provider Matrix Cellular's cell phone through which it provided ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Unitech moves company law board against Telenor


October 11th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Unitech, the Indian partner of mobile services firm Telenor, Tuesday said it has filed a petition before the Company Law Board (CLB) to restrain ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Bharti Airtel gets license for 2G, 3G services in Rwanda


September 8th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Telecom giant Bharti Airtel said Thursday it has been awarded a license by Rwanda's telecom regulator to operate 2G and 3G GSM mobile services in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BSNL not involved in 2G scam: Minister


September 7th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) is not involved in the 2G scam, Minister of State for Communications and IT Milind Deora said Wednesday.BSNL had, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Over 37,000 villages have no mobile phones


September 4th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Over 37,000 villages in the country have not got mobile phone connectivity till March 2011, according to data from the telecom department.Minister of State ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘MTNL sharing infrastructure with private operators’


August 19th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) State-run Mahanagar Sanchar Nigam Limited (MTNL) is sharing its passive infrastructure, including mobile towers with Reliance Communications, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular and Aircel in ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

13 million South Africans test for HIV


July 27th, 2011 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Pretoria, July 27 (IANS) More than 13 million people have tested for HIV in South Africa since the launch of counselling facilities in April 2010, the official BuaNews reported.Among the ... Read more...

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Telecom services industry grew 15 percent in 2010-11


July 24th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) In the midst of scams involving award of 2G spectrum coming to light last year, the Indian telecom services industry grew almost 15 percent to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Motorola XOOM tablet launched in India


June 28th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Mobile handset-maker Motorola Mobility India Private Limited Tuesday announced the availability of Motorola XOOM -- its wifi and third generation (3G) variant tablet -- in ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Airtel launches 3G international video calling


June 27th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Telcom giant Bharti Airtel, which has operations in 19 countries across Asia and Africa, Monday announced the launch of its international video calling capabilities on ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Airtel Bangladesh crosses five million subscriber-mark


June 25th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Telecom giant Bharti Airtel Saturday said its Bangladesh operations -- Airtel Bangladesh -- has crossed the five million subscriber-mark.The telcom operator which has operations in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Reliance Communications examining sale of controlling stake in arm


May 31st, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Leading mobile services provider Reliance Communications, part of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG), Tuesday said it has received offers from several companies for acquiring ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

MTV targets mobile generation with tech-savvy ‘Crunch’ show


April 19th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) With the youth getting hooked onto iPhones and social networking sites, MTV has decided to target this tech savvy segment with its new reality show "Crunch", ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pre-paid mobile phone service extended in Kashmir, northeast


April 2nd, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The government has extended the pre-paid mobile phone service in Jammu and Kashmir, Assam and other northeastern telecom service areas for two years.The extension of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Japan’s NTT DOCOMO to invest Rs.8 bn in Tata Teleservices


March 31st, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Japanese telecom giant NTT DOCOMO Thursday said that it will invest Rs.8 billion ($179 million) in Tata Teleservices (TTSL), in which the company holds a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Trinamool ropes in Hotmail co-founder Sabeer Bhatia


March 14th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 14 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress has roped in Hotmail co-founder Sabeer Bhatia to connect technologically with Gen Next voters and reach out to the masses through cyber space ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

FTC releases list of top consumer complaints of 2010


March 10th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Mar 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Consumer complaints received by the Federal Trade Commission in 2010 have been ranked and released.The commission received a total of about 1,339,265 complaints in 2010. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bharti Airtel launches 3G service in Delhi circle


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Telecom giant Bharti Airtel Thursday launched its third generation (3G) service in the national capital region spanning Delhi, Gurgaon, Faridabad and Noida."We are definitely witnessing ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sprint Echo The Dual Screen Smart Phone Launched


February 8th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sprint Nextel Corp. a leading mobile services operator on Monday took the veil off a new smart phone with dual screens named Echo. A screen ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Google receives a staggering 75,000 job applications in one week


February 5th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): As Google launches a huge recruitment spree, the Internet giant received as many as 75,000 job applications in a week, it has emerged.Previously, the company, based in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

U.S. Lawmakers To Debate Internet ‘Kill Switch’ Bill


February 1st, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Egyptian government's decision to shut down the Internet in the wake of the civil unrest last week had managed to shed shock waves in nations ... Read more...

Posted in World |

U.S. government issues travel alert for Egypt, warns against non-essential travel


January 29th, 2011 - 2:23 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. government on Friday issued a travel alert for Egypt, urging Americans to defer non-essential travel to the African country amid massive anti-government protests.Egypt plunged into ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Egyptian authorities ’shut down’ the Internet, suspend mobile services


January 28th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- Egyptian authorities on Friday basically 'shut down' the Internet inside the African country and suspended all mobile services, companies said, as anti-government protests continued.Popular social networking website ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bharti Airtel is not a price point player in 3G service


January 28th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 28 (IANS) Integrated mobile telephony major Bharti Airtel Ltd said Thursday that it is not a price point player though there may be price play in the company's strategy to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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