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Government approves semicon fab worth Rs 51,550 crore

Government approves semicon fab worth Rs 51,550 crore

September 13, 2013 at 9:21 pm 0 comments

The Indian government has approved setting up of two semicon fab manufacturing facilities in the country worth Rs 51,550 crore. Jaiprakash Associates and Hindustan Semiconductor Manufacturing are the two consortiums approved by government of India for semicon fab. Both these facilities are expected to provide a big boost to theRead More

Train ticket booking now through Windows phone

Train ticket booking now through Windows phone

September 13, 2013 at 4:42 pm 0 comments

Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), a public sector undertaking of the Ministry of Railways has launched a new app for booking train tickets through Windows phone. The new app would be available for Windows Phone and Windows 8 devices to facilitate users with new ways of booking e-ticketsRead More

BlackBerry 9720 launched in India

BlackBerry 9720 launched in India

September 12, 2013 at 11:05 pm 0 comments

The original smartphone maker BlackBerry on Thursday launched one more smartphone in the Indian market. The mid segment model – BlackBerry 9720 is priced at Rs 15,990 and for the first time sports a dedicated BBM key. Specification wise the BlackBerry 9720 features a 2.8 inch touchscreen display with 480X360Read More

Elitecore recognized as ‘Sample Vendor’ in Gartner report

Elitecore recognized as ‘Sample Vendor’ in Gartner report

September 12, 2013 at 5:10 pm 0 comments

Elitecore Technologies, a global provider of OSS/BSS solutions, announces it has been identified as a ‘sample vendor’ in Gartner Hype Cycle Report for Communications Service Provider Operations, 2013 in the category, Integrated Policy and Charging Solutions. Kamlesh Bhatia, research director, Gartner said, “Integrated policy and charging control solutions are ofRead More

MTS launches live darshan of 500 shrines

MTS launches live darshan of 500 shrines

September 12, 2013 at 4:47 pm 0 comments

Sistema Shyam TeleServices (SSTL), which provides telecom services under the MTS brand has launched live darshan of 500 shrines pan India. The service called called “MTS iDivine” is available for MBlaze customers and is launched in partnership with Shemaroo Entertainment and enables MBlaze customers to have live darshan from popularRead More

Nokia 114, first mobile phone with Urdu language support

Nokia launches low-cost phone with Urdu language support

September 12, 2013 at 4:45 pm 0 comments

Nokia today launched a low cost feature phone that supports Urdu language. This is the first mobile device in the country to support the language, claimed Nokia. Priced at Rs 2,579, the new device- Nokia 114- was launched by telecom minister Kapil Sibal at an event in Delhi. Nokia 114Read More

Nokia introduces EMI Scheme in India

Nokia introduces EMI Scheme in India

September 12, 2013 at 2:18 pm 0 comments

Following the footsteps of Apple and Samsung, Nokia on Wednesday started offering EMI schemes for its perspective customers in India. However, the EMI scheme is limited to  Nokia Lumia 925 smartphone only. The EMI scheme offers payment on six EMIs at zero % interest and without involving any processing fee.Read More

Hathway selects STMicroelectronics’ HD STB

Hathway selects STMicroelectronics’ HD STB

September 10, 2013 at 7:02 pm 0 comments

Hathway, a leading cable Multi-System Operator (MSO) with more than six million digital subscribers has chosen STMicroelectronics’s highly integrated systems-on-chips (SoC) to power entry level and advanced high-definition set-top box or HD STB. ST’s STiH273 (Palma) drives Hathway’s newest HD entry-level STB and the STi7141 forms the heart of theRead More

Hughes offers managed tele-education to DAMS

Hughes offers managed tele-education to DAMS

September 10, 2013 at 11:53 am 0 comments

Hughes Communications India has announced that it will provide managed tele-education network to Delhi Academy of Medical Sciences (DAMS) for post-graduation medical coaching. The satellite-based, online service will assist medical students in attaining success in NEET/AIIMS/PGI and other post-graduate medical exams. With a network of over one million schools andRead More

India has 55.5 crore mobile and 14.3 crore Internet users

India has 55.5 crore mobile and 14.3 crore Internet users

September 9, 2013 at 11:11 am 0 comments

India has 55.5 crore mobile users and 14.3 crore Internet users according to a research conducted by online research firm, JuxtConsult Research & Consulting. India has 55.48 mobile users as per India Mobile Landscape (IML) 2013 study. As per the research, 29.8 crore or about 54 percent of device ownersRead More