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12 smartphones launched in 2.3 GHz LTE band

12 smartphones launched in 2.3 GHz LTE band

September 2, 2013 at 5:43 pm 0 comments

According to GSA (Global Mobile Suppliers Association) LTE TDD has 12 smartphones commercially available in 2.3 GHz band. LTE operators in India has been talking about lack of device ecosystem in 2.3 GHz but as per GSA 147 devices have been launched globally as of July, 2013. This number isRead More

Samsung bags 20,000 LTE base stations from Reliance Jio

Samsung bags 20,000 LTE base stations from Reliance Jio

September 2, 2013 at 4:10 pm 0 comments

Samsung has bagged 20,000 LTE base stations from Reliance Jio Infocomm, India’s only pan India BWA (broadband wireless access operator) in the country. The deal is worth US $140 million and will be deployed in top 10 cities of the country. Reliance Jio is planning to deploy a total ofRead More

Celkon to launch ‘RahmanIshq’ smartphones after A R Rahman

Celkon to launch ‘RahmanIshq’ smartphones after A R Rahman

August 29, 2013 at 3:43 pm 0 comments

Hyderabad based mobilephone maker Celkon Mobiles has roped in music legend A R Rahman for the next series of its smartphone offerings. To be branded as ‘Rahman Ishq,’ the smartphone series from Celkon Mobile would be launched in the middle of September, sources closed to the development said. As theRead More

John Chambers, executive chairman, Cisco

Cisco eyes India as its manufacturing hub

August 29, 2013 at 12:35 pm 0 comments

Cisco is looking at India as a manufacturing hub in near future. The company aims at catering to markets like India, SAARC, Middle East and Africa from this facility, highly placed sources in the industry said. The company is in advance discussions with EMS players like Flextronics, Jabil Circuit andRead More

Bharti airtel brings Manoj Kohli back to India

Bharti airtel brings Manoj Kohli back to India

August 28, 2013 at 5:09 pm 1 comment

Indian telecom behemoth Bharti Airtel today decided to bring back Manoj Kohli to India. Kohli, the joint managing director of Bharti Airtel is in charge of the company’s international operations, that include Africa, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Kohli would be relocating to India effective January 1, 2014, the company saidRead More

Nikhil Jain, COO, Elitecore Technologies

Elitecore launches diameter signaling controller

August 27, 2013 at 10:07 am 0 comments

Elitecore Technologies, an OSS/BSS solution provider has launched a diameter signaling controlling solution named EliteDSC. EliteDSC comes with new features including a software-based approach along with virtualization technology to support flexibility, scalability, low TCO and high availability needs of operators across 4G, LTE and IMS networks. As compared to legacyRead More

MTS Q2 revenue at Rs 291 crore, down 17 percent

MTS Q2 revenue at Rs 291 crore, down 17 percent

August 26, 2013 at 5:41 pm 1 comment

Sistema Shyam TeleServices (SSTL), which operates its telecom services under the MTS brand in India has achieved consolidated quarterly revenues of Rs 291 crore, a drop of 17 percent quarter-on-quarter (q-o-q) due to reduction in footprint. However, revenues in 9 operational circles grew by 2.4 percent q-o-q. Consolidated OIBDA lossRead More

Mahindra Comviva extends partnership with Vantrix

Mahindra Comviva extends partnership with Vantrix

August 26, 2013 at 5:27 pm 0 comments

Mahindra Comviva, the global leader in providing mobile solutions beyond VAS, today announced that it has extended its partnership with Vantrix, a pioneer in mobile video optimization and delivery solutions. Through this extended association, Mahindra Comviva will effectively manage, optimize and monetize the explosive growth of video traffic that serviceRead More

Vodafone and ICICI to bring M-Pesa across India in 12-18 months

Vodafone and ICICI to bring M-Pesa across India in 12-18 months

August 22, 2013 at 7:03 am 0 comments

Vodafone India, India’s second largest service provider and ICICI Bank, India’s largest private sector bank have announced to launch M-Pesa across India in the next 12-18 months. Speaking to TeleAnalysis, Rajiv Kohli, operations director – north, Vodafone Mobile Services said, “We plan to launch M-Pesa across India in the nextRead More

GSAT-14 will affect tele-education and tele-medicine

GSAT-14 will affect tele-education and tele-medicine

August 21, 2013 at 10:08 am 0 comments

The delay in launch of GSAT-14 due to leak in the UH25 fuel system of the liquid second stage during the pre-launch pressurisation phase on the vehicle will affect tele-education and tele-medicine sectors. Both tele-education and tele-medicine needs a big boost in India due to lack of quality teachers andRead More