Bharti Airtel: Mobile Tariff Cuts Limited

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Recently, it was speculated, by many mobile experts that roll out of new service providers and the upcoming mobile number portability (MNP) may lower the mobile tariffs further.

But in a press release, top officials of Bharti Airtel, India’s top mobile service provider said “does not expect the entry of new players in an already competitive market to drastically push down mobile tariffs”. Continue reading “Bharti Airtel: Mobile Tariff Cuts Limited”

India on the map again: 1 in 6 BOLT users is INDIAN!

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

Now that’s quite amazing too. What’s BOLT you may ask? Continue reading “India on the map again: 1 in 6 BOLT users is INDIAN!”

Teens Embrace SMS, Ignorant of Consequences

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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.

Continue reading “Teens Embrace SMS, Ignorant of Consequences”

Possible 5th Gen Apple iPod and 3 iPhone Variants Leaked

According to iLounge , the specs of the next gen iPhone and 5th Gen iPod have been leaked.

5th Gen Ipod

The ipod is illustrated above.

Major changes

  • Wider Screen means change in aspect ratio(in landscape mode) , good news for all those cursing the 4th gen nano.
  • Inbuilt Camera on the back – We guess VGA or 1.3 MP
  • No touchscreen
  • Smaller click wheel

Next Gen iPhone Rumors getting stronger

With the days nearing to the WWDC event the rumors just don’t stop coming.

iPhone 3.0

  • Expected in 2 storage options (32GB and 64 GB )
  • Might be 3 new variants ex:the nano, pro and pro extreme (for apple fanboys)
  • We might finally get a cheaper iPhone as its the worst selling phone in India due to the insane price
  • But the models for the various countries will be decided by apple.
  • Macrumors reported that China is getting a Matte plastic iPhone

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Light Hands On With The Nokia N97 with Pics – FoneArena Exclusive

We had an early hands on with the Nokia N97 and while we can’t give you much in details in terms of software, we can say that the hardware on this phone is amazing.

The unit was the black one , and we have exclusive pics for your viewing pleasure !

Everything from the chrome trim to the slide mechanism for the keyboard was fantastic. It truly felt like a phone worthy of it’s price tag. Continue reading “Light Hands On With The Nokia N97 with Pics — FoneArena Exclusive”

Nokia 1100 security exploit confirmed by investigators

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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.

But, now experts confirm about the flaw that made many people across the globe loose their private banking information. Continue reading “Nokia 1100 security exploit confirmed by investigators”

Three Touch Screen Phones Star,Star 3G and Beat DJ Launched by Samsung

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Samsung recently launched three new touch screen phones named Samsung Star, Star 3G and Samsung Beat DJ. As you can view in the image above, all these three phones come with full touch screens.

During the launch, Sunil Dutt, Country Head, Samsung mobile says:

Samsung Star and Samsung Star 3G are significant additions to our full-touch screen mobile portfolio, featuring all the essential functions in one single device. At Samsung, our effort is to deliver full touch products for every consumer lifestyle”. Continue reading “Three Touch Screen Phones Star,Star 3G and Beat DJ Launched by Samsung”

The Vodafone ZooZoos Win PETA Award

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You must have heard about Vodafone Zoozoos that’s creating a buzz across the blogosphere. And, presently, it is not only the bloggers talking about the Zoozoo ads.

If you are a Zoozoo fan, then you will be happy to know that the Zoozoo Ads have won the PETA award (People for Ethical Treatment for Animals). Continue reading “The Vodafone ZooZoos Win PETA Award”

MTS Expands its Presence in Kolkata

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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.

During the launch, the company official said that MTS aims to gradually spread its coverage across the country. Continue reading “MTS Expands its Presence in Kolkata”

BSNL Video Telephony service now in Gujarat

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”

Will the Blackberry Storm 2 Launch by this month end?

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In one of the recent post, Varun mentioned about Blackberry Storm 2 and all its new features. After reading it out, many blackberry lovers described their willingness to know more about this phone. Continue reading “Will the Blackberry Storm 2 Launch by this month end?”

STD calls @ 50p and National SMS @ 30p

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”

MTNL Strike affects consumers in Delhi

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.

The workers’ union of MTNL went on strike Monday, demanding pay revision according to the recommendation of the sixth pay commission. Continue reading “MTNL Strike affects consumers in Delhi”