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[29 Mar 2013 | No Comment | 513 views]
DoT rejects Vodafone’s application for service renewals in three service areas

Vodafone Group PLC’s (VOD.LN) Indian unit has disclosed this Friday that Indian Regulator DoT has rejected its permit letter, disallowing it to continue its services in three service areas. Vodafone wants license for the continuation of its services in Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata. The present licenses are going to expire in November 2014.

Vodafone is India’s second largest telecommunications company by number of its users. This is big setback for the company, affecting the subscribers as well.
“This decision is against the interests of our several million customers in these cities/circles,” says …


[29 Mar 2013 | No Comment | 460 views]
BSNL customer care centers to collect bills on Sundays too

BSNL customer care centers are to remain open on Sundays and holidays too for the collection of bills in this month. Through this step, users will be able to enjoy broadband, landline and mobile services efficiently.

“The customers can pay their bills at any customer care centre of the SSA and in case of any inconvenience can contact the Area Divisional Engineers or Accounts Officers. This is being facilitated to offer uninterrupted services like broadband and landline connection and postpaid mobile connectivity to its customers.” says BSNL.

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[29 Mar 2013 | No Comment | 511 views]
BSNL to commence 3D Data STV ‘Yuva’ again

BSNL is planning to commence 3G Data STV ‘Yuva’ once again. It was launched in October 2012 also.

It was offered in two variants:

1.     INR 120 STV:

It offered 1500 MB data where 250 3G data was for 1 day use. The remaining 1250 MB 3G data is for night usage (11 o’clock night to 7 o’clock morning). The validity is for 30 days.

2.     INR 599:

It offered 3000 MB data. 4000 MB 3G data is for night usage (11 o’clock night to 7 o’clock morning). Hence it becomes 7000 MB of data …


[29 Mar 2013 | No Comment | 434 views]
TRAI extends the date for comments about lowering tariff rates

TRAI has intended to consider more reviews about tariff lowering. TRAI has extended the date to 5th April for giving opinions about tariff rates while on roaming. Written comments are to be submitted by 18th March.

“Keeping in view the request of stakeholders for extension of time for sending their comments, it has been decided to extend the last date for submission of written comments up to April 5, 2013 and for counter-comments up to April 12, 2013,” TRAI said in a statement.
TRAI has proposed to lower call and SMS rates …


[29 Mar 2013 | No Comment | 661 views]
Airtel Offers 3G Dongle & 2GB Data in MTS shut down services circles

3G Dongle and 2 GB data is being offered by Airtel to MTS Mblaze Users. This offer serves to hit inactive MTS Dongle MBrowse and MBlaze users. Airtel intends to put forward this offer for those in shut down services circles.

Terms and conditions:

Pay Rs. 450 and get Airtel 3G dongle free, 2 GB of 3G data for a month free.
Offer is available for postpaid customers only.
Airtel has added Rs. 225 cash back in 2 months.
For more details, visit Airtel showroom or call toll free number 1800 104 0305.

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Google expected to launch $50 Nexus Smartphone

Google has been accused much for not yet launching Nexus low cost Smartphone in India.
Google’s Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said in Delhi that such Smartphone at $50 with web browser and client Apps will be launched soon. He added, “Google has always encouraged phone makers to produce cheaper sets with web-browsing features so that mobile-based internet penetration gets a further fillip,”

Demand of Smartphones in and web usage: As Asia, Africa and Latin America are the countries who have been much interested and been growing much in internet usage, there is …

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[29 Mar 2013 | No Comment | 1,229 views]
Hungama launches next generation free-to-download ‘Music App’ has launched a new Music App for Android, iOS and BlackBerry 10. Hungama provides digital access to Bollywood, Regional (Telugu, Bhojpuri, Tamil, Malayalam and others) and South Asian music pursuit. It is a free-to-download ‘Music Application’. This new, next generation App is going to change our music experience in a total way! introduces very unique and totally new features. It allows you to watch videos and even socialize while you are enjoying music from any corner of the Earth.

Loyalty feature: loyalty feature, introduced for the first time, rewards …


[29 Mar 2013 | No Comment | 683 views]
MTNL’s new Prepaid 3G Pack for Rs.127 with per Second pulse

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) has launched a new starter up prepaid pack with per second pulse. You can make Home and Roaming calls only for Rs. 127.

MTNL Starter Pack 127 details:

Price Rs. 124
Free 3G SIM card
Free plan voucher (FRC)
127 Min Local on nay network
127 Min STD Calls,
127 Local SMS on nay network
127 National SMS
 127 MB 3G Data (valid for 30 days from the date of activation)
Local voice and video on-net calls plus video off-net calls will be charged at 1p/sec.
STD and National Roaming all network call will be …


[29 Mar 2013 | No Comment | 576 views]
Vodafone India to bid spectrum, extension of licenses rejected

The Department of Telecom has rejected the extension of service licenses of Vodafone in Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata. Vodafone will now have to bid spectrum to continue its services.
Loop Mobile (Mumbai) and Bharti Airtel are feared to get the same orders. Vodafone, Loop Mobile and Airtel have contacted the court too. They have registered their complaint against Government of India who plans to auction the spectrum that is held by these companies.

Vodafone, Loop Mobile and Airtel have requested the court to extend their licenses using the same spectrum in Mumbai, …


[29 Mar 2013 | No Comment | 368 views]
Up to 90% less roaming charges with Sabeer Bhatia’s Jaxtr Global SIM card

Jaxtr Inc has launched a global SIM card which gives 90% off rates on roaming charges! Jaxtr Inc was co-founded by Hotmail fame Sabeer Bhatia , who has done a lot in internet field. He made personal email a free commodity; he did this by introducing Hotmail and later on sold it to Microsoft. He started Jaxtr, a free messaging App for everyone.
This time, with the invention of Jaxtr Global SIM he has enabled Indians to travel at the minimal charges across foreign destinations. It is a very cheap mode …

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