TRAI issues draft regulations on Quality of Service for mobile data services

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released draft regulations on Standards of Quality of Service for Mobile Data Services Regulations. There is no quality of service standards for the mobile data services compared to wired Internet such as broadband. TRAI has decided to benchmark the quality of service parameters for mobile data services such as 2G, 3G and the 4G LTE services based on BWA (Broadband Wireless Access) spectrum. Continue reading “TRAI issues draft regulations on Quality of Service for mobile data services”

Airtel offers Double data on GPRS packs in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh

Airtel has doubled the data benefits on its GPRS packs for its pre-paid customers in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. These packs range from Rs 12 to Rs 98 that would offer double data. Rs 149 will continue to offer 4GB of data including 2GB of night data (11 PM to 6AM) and 200 MB of Facebook data. Continue reading “Airtel offers Double data on GPRS packs in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh”

Airtel offers manual GPRS settings for Non-OTA devices

Airtel has offered Manual Mobile Office Setting instructions for Non-OTA devices after they received complaints about problem in GPRS settings on certain devices. Since the automatic GPRS settings doesn’t work on some devices, these instructions would help the customers to set manual settings for the these devices. Continue reading “Airtel offers manual GPRS settings for Non-OTA devices”

Nano SIM card coming soon !

While the whole mobile industry was taken surprise when the microSIM card made it’s way onto the Apple iPad and the iPhone 4. Fast forward 2011 , we have the world’s largest handset maker going with a microSIM slot in it’s latest smartphones including the Nokia ,N9, Lumia 800 and Lumia 710. Motorola used a similar SIM card slot in the DROID RAZR. Now a German company Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) has come up with the World’s first Nano SIM card which is significantly smaller than even a microSIM card.The main reason handset makers go with a microSIM card is to reduce the thickness of the device. With a Nano SIM card , they are only going to get even more thinner rather anorexic ! Continue reading “Nano SIM card coming soon !”

Lufthansa FlyNet to offer In-flight WiFi along with GSM/GPRS connectivity

Lufthansa will be the first airline to offer in-flight internet access on intercontinental routes.The service will be offered under the banner FlyNet in partnership with Panasonic Avionics. FlyNet will be initially available only on select North Atlantic routes but they plan to offer it on the airline’s entire intercontinental network by end of 2011. Continue reading “Lufthansa FlyNet to offer In-flight WiFi along with GSM/GPRS connectivity”

Uninor finally launches GPRS Service on Prepaid

Uninor has finally launched GPRS Services on Prepaid in 8 circles UP (West), UP (East), Bihar, Orissa, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh. The plans certainly look attractive. No unlimited plans but you can get 60MB for just Rs.9 while Rs.90 will get you 3GB of usage of 30 days. Uninor is highlighting the fact that their network is Uncongested but they certainly need to work on improving their network coverage as signal strength is a issue with Uninor from my personal experience Continue reading “Uninor finally launches GPRS Service on Prepaid”

Vodafone Unlimited GPRS for Kolkata at Rs.21 and Rs.251

Vodafone users in Kolkata can now get Unlimited GPRS with new bonus cards for as low as Rs.21 for 2 days. Did you ever want to try Mobile Internet and were afraid of Huge bills. If you happen to be in West Bengal’s Capital you can definitely try now as Vodafone Essar has launched two new Bonus Cards for its customers in Kolkata.These Bonus Cards come in two denominations of Rs.21 and R.251 and offer unlimited mobile Internet browsing for prepaid customers. Continue reading “Vodafone Unlimited GPRS for Kolkata at Rs.21 and Rs.251”

Porsche Design P9522 by Sagem

The new Porsche P9522 handset is a candy bar that looks good. Made out of a single block of aluminium, this hand assembled handset has a touch screen.


Specs & features at a glance:

2.8 inch mineral glass touch screen

Biometric fingerprint scanner to unlock the phone Continue reading “Porsche Design P9522 by Sagem”

Samsung Pixon – 8MP & Touch – Lethal!

Touch phones are becoming the order of the day.

When until a few months ago, the touch technology was touted as the ‘next best thing’ with HTC leading the way, other Mobile manufacturers are following the trend with enhanced capabilities to make these handsets a “must want” on several lists.

After the high profile launch of the Samsung Omnia in India a few days ago, Samsung Pixon has now been launched officially. Although there is no word on the official India launch yet, one can be sure it will make its way to us, “the fastest growing Mobile market of the world.”

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Nokia launches two high end handsets Nokia N79 and N85

Nokia launched 2 new handsets the Nokia N79 and N85.

The N79 is a candy bar handset where as the N85 is a dual slider much like the N95.

Touted to be a multimedia phone, the handset comes with changeable back covers in five colours: Light Sea Blue, Espresso Brown, Olive Green, White and Coral Red.

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New Nokia 3640 fold economy flip phone

Nokia is due to launch the 3640 fold economy flip phone across its markets.

Specs & features at a glance:

• GSM handset
• Internal display of 2 inches with 256K colours
• External 1.36-inch display with 265k colours
• Analog clock exterior screensaver
• 1.3 megapixel camera Continue reading “New Nokia 3640 fold economy flip phone”

Nokia N96 to be launched in October

Nokia has officially announced that it will launch the N96 in October in the UK.

The hi-tech handset is an upgrade to Nokia N95 dual slider, which has been very popular with buyers.

This super slick looking handset boasts of some amazing features as well.

Specs & features at a glance:

• 2.8-inch QVGA display
• 240 x 320 pixel resolution
• 16 million colours
• 3.5mm earphone socket that doubles as TV out Continue reading “Nokia N96 to be launched in October”

Spice S-707n with m-commerce launched

As the Indian government regularises m-commerce, Spice Mobiles has launched a new handset – the Spice S-707n with the feature. Spice Mobiles has tied up with ngpay, one of the leading mobile commerce services in the country.

Spice S-707n allows its users to transact through fast, simple and secure means with the pre-loaded ngpay feature enabling them to book railway, airline and bus tickets, make bank transactions, send gifts, pay bills, book hotels, movie tickets and more.

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