That India is a humungous cell phone market is sort of old news now.
Touted to be one of the fastest growing mobile markets of the world (a DoT study shows we should be about a billion mobile users by 2014), it will come as no surprise that Indians have arrived on the mobility telcom map. Also consider the fact that several mobile companies have been launching their handsets in India along with their global launches and in some cases even before the global launch. Recall Sony Xperia!
Recently though, a very interesting Press Release arrived at our doorstep that informed us of how 1 in every 6 BOLT users were from India
SMS – basically it was being evolved to convey short messages and over passage of time, its been used as a means of passing time, in fact teens are now seen texting every where and every time, doesn’t matter whether they are in school, sleeping, eating, playing or even studying.
Students, specially teens are seen glued with their mobile phone with a good ‘Unlimited’ sms plan on their mobile phone. That’s it. These unlimited SMS plans are adding fuel to the fire.
Remember the Most Vulnerable Flaw discovered in Nokia 1100. At that point of time, though the news was not confirmed, it was suspected that there is a dangerous flaw in one of the most popular black and white models of Nokia – Nokia 1100.
MTS, also known as the million minutes talk time operator has started offering its services in Kolkata. Since long, the launch of MTS in Kolkata circle was awaited and finally now, the news is official.
BSNL has been in the forefront of revolutionising the telecom sector for the past few years or so. After the launch of their IPTV services and 3G in the recent past, they have now tied up with IT solutions major Sai Infosystems India to launch voice-and-video facility on BSNL broadband service in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Continue reading “BSNL Video Telephony service now in Gujarat”
Yes, that’s right, Airtel to Airtel STD calls under the H-17 CUG Plan will now cost you 50 paisa per minute and National SMS 30 paisa at a monthly rental of Rs. 199 only. Airtel has some really good CUG plans for customers who live outside their home town or have special ones in another state(s). Continue reading “STD calls @ 50p and National SMS @ 30p”
Over 8,000 employees of the state-run Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) were on strike for the second consecutive day Tuesday, affecting consumers of telephone and internet services in Delhi. No word if the mobile connections were affected.