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Airtel-Aircel 4G spectrum trading deal cleared by Telecom Ministry

The Telecom Ministry has approved the 4G spectrum trading deal worth Rs. 3,500 crore between Airtel and Aircel. At the time of the approval, Ravi Shankar Prasad was still the IT minister. The two companies had reached an agreement where Airtel acquired rights to use...

Alcatel ‘Pop Star’ 4G Smartphones launched at Rs 6999

Alcatel has announced the launch of its new Smartphone range titled the ‘POP STAR.' It is an extension of the Pop Series and will help to boost the sales of the POP line. The POP STAR Smartphone will be available exclusively on Gadgets 360 at...

Intex launches 4G enabled Aqua Secure smartphone at Rs 6499

Intex Technologies in India have launched Aqua Secure a 4G enabled smartphone. The smartphone priced at Rs 6,499, also comes with a fingerprint sensor. The smartphone with bio-metric security will be available via retail stores and e-commerce website across the country. The new smartphone comes...

DoT plans to provide 3G/4G mobile data packs at cheaper rates

The Department of Telecommunications is on the verge of taking a huge step towards Digital India. Shri NK Yadav, Member Services, Dot, and CMD, MTNL said that to spread the use of internet in the rural areas beyond its current 10% mark, the data...

YU Yureka Note (YU6000): Specifications, features, price and release date details

Micromax has launched its first 6-inch display device, the YU Yureka Note, which company claims to offer great multimedia and gaming experience. Priced at Rs. 13,499, the smartphone will be available in single color option i.e. Black. On the specifications front, YU Yureka Note (YU6000)...

4G/3G customers in India to cross 300 million by March 2018: CLSA

4G/3G customers in India to cross 300 million by March 2018: CLSA
As per a report by brokerage and investment group, Credit Lyonnais Securities Asia (CLSA) India's 3G and 4G subscribers have increased threefold to 120 million in 2 years. The report said as affordability for 3G as well as 4G data rises, driving data usage...

Idea Cellular partners Nokia to rollout 4G services in Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Haryana

Idea Cellular partners Nokia to rollout 4G
In a significant achievement, Nokia (HEL: NOKIA) has bargained a 4G rollout for three circles from Idea Cellular. The implementation has come for Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Haryana and hovers alongside system modernization ones crosswise over six circles for 2G and four circles for...

Telenor India to roll out 4G LTE services in 6 telecom circles by the end of 2016

Telenor India
Telenor India, which claims to be the most economical telecom network, anticipates to have 4G services in six circles by this fiscal's end. Sharad Mehrotra, Chief Executive Officer of Telenor India, said that currently 7,000 mobile sites are Long Term Evolution(LTE) ready. The company...

BSNL 4G services to hit 14 telecom cities, competition to Bharti Airtel, Vodafone?

bsnl 4g
BSNL will soon be launching 4G services in 14 telecom circles. Previously, BSNL soft launched 4G services in Chandigarh. With its 20 MHz liberalized spectrum in 2,500 MHz band the Company is exploring the use of either the revenue sharing model or the capex...

Free Hi-Speed WiFi services launched at Srinagar International Airport

Tourists can now access hi-speed free 4G Internet services at Shrinagar international Airport for the first 15 minutes, thanks to BSNL. Available free of cost for the first 15 minutes, the service was inaugurated by Asgar H Samoon, who is the Divisional Commissioner for...

Idea launches 4G LTE services in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

Idea has launched 4G LTE services in 29 towns in Tamil Nadu and Chennai. Since its first announcement in December 2015, the service provider has expanded its 4G LTE services in the four telecom circles: Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Earlier this year,...

Cisco: Indian mobile phone users to grow to 990 million by 2020

Indian mobile phone users
As per a recently released report by Cisco, the number of mobile users in India is expected to reach 990 million by 2020 from the current 799 million users as of 2015 statistics. This means that nearly 71% of the country's total population will...

Idea Cellular rolls out high-speed 4G services in 39 towns in Karnataka

Idea Cellular rolls out 4G services
India's third largest telecom operator, Idea Cellular, launched 4G services in Bengaluru on Thursday and had plans of rapidly expanding its services to various cities in the country like Bellary, Bijapur, Udupi-Manipal and 18 more towns by this financial year end. Along with Bangalore,...

Vodafone India rolls out 4G-ready SIMs in Delhi-NCR ahead of official launch

Vodafone India rolls out 4G SIMs in Delhi-NCR
Vodafone India has started introducing 4G ready SIM cards in Delhi and NCR circle ahead of its official launch. These services would be started on 1800MHz band that Vodafone won in March 2015 spectrum auction. As part of the exchange process, existing customers are...

Vodafone starts doling out 4g-ready SIMs in Mumbai

Vodafone is giving final touches for launching its 4G services in Mumbai. It has announced today that it will be making available 4G SIMs for its consumers. Consumers can have these 4G SIMs from any of Vodafone’s 56 exclusive stores situated at prominent locations...

Telecom Ministry says Defence likely to release 150 MHz Spectrum for betterment of 3G/4G Data Services

There is a new experience expected to take place in all types of mobile services, including 3G and 4G. However, this will only be practical if the Defence releases 150 Mhz of spectrum in 1700-2000 Mhz bands, a move that the telecom ministry says...

Idea Cellular introduces its high speed 4G services in 75 cities

Idea Cellular 4G Pc-Tablet Media
Idea Cellular made available its fourth-generation (4G) LTE services across 75 cities in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, covering four telecom circles. Idea Cellular, which is the third-largest telecom company in India, on Wednesday took over its opponents to enter the 4G...

Entry of Big Players in the 4G Arena means more hiring and more jobs

Mukesh Ambani Reliance Jio 4G Pc-Tablet Media
Mukesh Ambani-run Reliance Jio has asked TRAI to abolish cap in airways owed in a particular band. At the same time, it also suggested retaining the 25% spectrum cap on airwaves owned by a particular band. The forthcoming 4G service release by Reliance is being...

Idea Cellular to launch 4G services in 750 towns by early 2016

Idea Cellular to roll out 4G services
Idea Cellular on Wednesday announced its plans to launch 4G services in 750 towns across ten circles within the first half of 2016. Focusing on the regional and vernacular content, the third largest mobile operator, Idea also unveiled plans to introduce it branded digital...

Airtel offers 4G services with data packs as low as Rs 25 across the country

Bharti Airtel 4G
Bharti Airtel, the giant telecom provider in India, at a news event announced on Thursday that they have successfully launched the new generation of communications services (4G) across 296 towns in India. At the launch event, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of...

Airtel to open 1000 new Stores by December to promote its 4G LTE services

To counter the threat posed by Reliance Jio, its competitor Bharti Airtel will start 1000 more company-owned stores in cities across India according to report on Economic Times dated August 3, 2015. Reports suggest the stores will be up and running before December 2015 and...