telecommunication services

Two dead, 10 missing in China storm


August 19th, 2012 - 4:26 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) Two people died and 10 others were missing Saturday in China following a rain storm, authorities said.The storm triggered landslides, flash floods and mud and rock ... Read more...

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New telecom policy to make India roaming-free (Roundup)


May 31st, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The Indian government Thursday unveiled a new, consumer-friendly telecom policy, paving the way for free roaming and nation-wide mobile number portability."Affordability of the consumers ... Read more...

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New telecom policy seeks to remove roaming charges (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday approved a new telecom policy that seeks to do away with roaming charges across the country and simplifies the licencing policy, ... Read more...

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New Zealand consumer prices fall


January 19th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Jan 19 (IANS) A sharp drop in the price of vegetables caused a dip in prices for New Zealand consumers in the last quarter, according to figures from the ... Read more...

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Cold wave grip continues on Himachal (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 12 (IANS) The cold wave Thursday continued to grip the entire Himachal Pradesh with Keylong, headquarters of Lahaul and Spiti district, being the coldest with a minimum ... Read more...

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Telecom services hit in northeast due to employees’ strike


December 16th, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 15 (IANS) Telecommunication services were affected Thursday in the northeastern region as over 2,200 engineers and employees of the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) observed a strike protesting ... Read more...

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China’s 3G phone users exceed 100 mn


October 26th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 26 (IANS) China's 3G mobile phone users reached 102 million by the end of September, authorities said.Xiao Chunquan, a senior official, said Wednesday that the 3G network covered ... Read more...

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China to launch CSI Consumer 360 Index


October 20th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 20 (IANS) China Securities Index Co Ltd (CSI) Thursday announced the launch on Nov 11 of the CSI Consumer 360 Index, said the China Securities Journal.The index is ... Read more...

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Special attention to IT sector: Gilani


August 5th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Pakistan was paying special attention to the IT sector, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said while inaugurating a project that helped provide telecom services to ... Read more...

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Balochistan to lay 5,500 km of optic fibre cables


July 14th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) About 5,500 km of optic fibre cables will be laid in Pakistan's Balochistan province as part of a major telecommunication project.Prime Minister Yousuf Raza ... Read more...

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China has over 73 million 3G users


June 28th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 28 (IANS) The number of 3G users in China topped 73.76 million by the end of May, authorities said.3G, or third-generation mobile telecommunications, is a generation of standards ... Read more...

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Boom in Indian telecom industry to continue


June 12th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Revenues of the Indian telecom industry, that includes telecommunication services and handset markets, is likely to reach Rs. 2,88,832 crore or $63 billion in 2012, ... Read more...

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EU announces trade agreement with Colombia and Peru


April 13th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union on Wednesday finalized a trade agreement with Colombia and Peru that will open up markets and will include a series of far-reaching measures.The trade relationship ... Read more...

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Imam in Dubai jailed for possessing nude photos


February 7th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb 7 (ANI): An imam in Dubai has been acquitted for seducing women to have sex with him using his BlackBerry but was jailed him for possessing nude photos.Court's Presiding Judge ... Read more...

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Facebook to patent the word ‘face’?


November 25th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): It may sound ridiculous at first, but Facebook is planning to trademark the word 'face' because it wants to stop other companies using the term in a ... Read more...

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U.S. report says China ‘hijacked’ 15 percent of global Internet traffic during brief period in April


November 18th, 2010 - 1:28 am ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. web traffic was 'hijacked' or rerouted by Chinese telecommunication services earlier this year and included highly sensitive traffic involving U.S. military and government networks, the U.S.-China ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Mobile Company Ncell Assures 3G Network On Mount Everest!


November 1st, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The mountaineers have a reason to rejoice as with the advent of technology the telecommunication network has expanded its horizon to the peak of World's highest ... Read more...

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Now, Internet access on Everest summit


October 29th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 29 (ANI): Climbers would now be able to make video calls and surf the Internet on their mobile phones while at the top of Mount Everest, thanks to a Nepalese ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi launches 3G services in Amethi


September 3rd, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
By Rajul NigamAmethi (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 3 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi has launched 3G services in his parliamentary constituency of Amethi.Rahul said telecommunication services have played an important role ... Read more...

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Telecom services can bridge rich-poor divide: Rahul


September 2nd, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Amethi, Sep 2 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Thursday launched 3G-services in his parliamentary constituency, noting that telecommunication services play an important role in development as they can bridge the ... Read more...

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China to mourn mudslide victims Sunday, flags to be at half-mast (Lead)


August 14th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) China will fly its national flag at half-mast Sunday in its offices in the country and abroad to mourn the death of over 1,200 people and misery of ... Read more...

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China to mourn nationwide for mudslide victims Sunday


August 14th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) China will hold mourning ceremonies Sunday to remember the over thousand people who died in mudslides that struck Zhouqu county last week. The mudslide, which hit Zhouqu in Gannan ... Read more...

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China’s 3G users hit 25.2 million by end of June: MIIT


July 20th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 20 (ANI): China's third-generation (3G) mobile phone service subscribers numbered 25.2 million at the end of June, up 40 percent from the first quarter.Xinhua quoted Zhang Feng, a senior ... Read more...

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BSNL employees strike hits services in northeast India


April 20th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Guwahati, April 20 (IANS) Telecommunication services were affected in northeast India Tuesday as the employees and officers' associations of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) struck work indefinitely to oppose the proposed disinvestment ... Read more...

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Pak cell phone service affected by Indian bandwidth interference


February 18th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 18(ANI): The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has reportedly complained that bandwidth interference from Indian territories is affecting the service of some cellular companies here.According to reports, service in parts of ... Read more...

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Most illegal telecom towers to be regularised in Delhi


February 5th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) The capital's mobile users can heave a sigh of relief for now. The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Friday said it would not compromise connectivity and would ... Read more...

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Quake survivors spend night in Haitian streets


January 15th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 15 (IANS/EFE) Bodies of victims started swelling in the heat as thousands of survivors spent the second night in the streets of Haiti's capital which was devastated by a high-intensity ... 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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AT&T Webmail Service Outage For Cyber Cut


November 17th, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov. 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Technical problems leading to the outage of different web based services is nothing new to internet users. Recently, the website of the telecommunication company, AT&T underwent ... Read more...

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Federal Communications Commission investigates Google Voice calling restrictions


October 10th, 2009 - 3:28 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has opened an investigation into alleged Google Voice calling restrictions, the agency said on Friday. Google immediately replied on ... Read more...

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BSNL employees strike affects telecommunication services in country


August 19th, 2009 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Kolkata, Aug.19 (ANI): The strike call given by employees of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) affected telecommunication services across the country on Wednesday.While the United Forum of BSNL Unions has called ... Read more...

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World Bank refuses 102 million dollar loan to Pak


July 29th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 29 (ANI): The World Bank (WB) has refused to grant a loan of 102 million dollars to Pakistan.Sources said the refusal came after the government failed to meet certain requisite ... Read more...

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Government clears development of new communication satellite


July 24th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The government has approved development of the advanced GSAT-11 communication satellite for augmenting telecommunication services in the country. The clearance for undertaking design and development of the ... Read more...

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Approval for GSAT-11 communication satellite


July 24th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today approved undertaking design and development of GSAT-11 communication satellite at a total cost of Rs. 500 crores.The GSAT-11 is an advanced communication satellite, ... Read more...

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Pre-paid mobile phone licences renewed for northeast, Kashmir


February 19th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 19 (IANS) The central government has renewed pre-paid mobile licences of cell phone service providers for one more year in the militancy hit northeastern states and Jammu and Kashmir, officials ... Read more...

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