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Date: 27/9/2007 
Tata Indicom Goes with Samsung Flo - Max Style, Max Security 
Bangalore, September 27, 2007: Providing another avenue for mobile users to switch to Tata Indicom and experience the superior CDMA service, Tata Teleservices, India's fastest growing telecom service provider today launched Samsung Flo, a slim and sleek slider that maximises the style quotient and is empowered to protect itself with the revolutionary Mobile Tracker. more...  
 
Date: 25/9/2007 
TI Power Management Fuel Gauge Accurately Predicts Battery Life in Smart Phones and Other Handhelds 
Bangalore September 25, 2007 – How much battery life do I really have left? Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) answers the question by introducing its system-side fuel gauge integrated circuit (IC) with Impedance Track™ technology for smart phones and other handhelds. The 2.5 mm x 4 mm gauge predicts battery life with 99-percent accuracy to extend run-time, protect data and provide a better user experience for mobile handheld users. more... 
 
Date: 24/9/2007 
GIORGIO ARMANI AND SAMSUNG ANNOUNCE NEW STRATEGIC ALLIANCE 
~ To Create Innovative Portable and Home Consumer Electronics Products  
~ Giorgio Armani-Samsung luxury mobile phone and luxury LCD television  
New Delhi, September 24th, 2007: Samsung Electronics, a market leader in consumer electronics, and Giorgio Armani, one of the world’s leading fashion and lifestyle design companies, have today announced a groundbreaking strategic alliance for the development of innovative portable and home consumer electronics products, founded on the combination of Giorgio Armani’s iconic design aesthetic and Samsung’s cutting edge technology. more...  
 
Date: 21/9/2007 
TI’s New Single-Chip Direct Down-Conversion Architecture Reduces Component Count by 75 Percent 
New Device Enables Direct RF to Baseband Signal Conversion in 3G Base Stations 
Bangalore  (Sept. 21, 2007) – Expanding its broad portfolio of analog and digital signal processing products for wireless infrastructure base station manufacturers, Texas Instruments (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today introduced a new monolithic, high-linearity quadrature demodulator for direct down conversion applications.  The new device reduces the component count of the receive signal chain in 3G base stations by at least 75 percent, compared to superheterodyne architectures. The TRF3710 demodulator improves the RF receive signal chain by integrating all the devices required to go directly from RF to baseband onto one chip. With the addition of this device, TI now offers a more complete analog signal chain for wireless infrastructure. more... 
 
Date: 20/9/2007 
O2 Xda Flame set to fire up the mobile industry 
Just when technology fans think they’ve seen it all, O2 once again affirms its industry leading position by introducing the trailblazing Xda Flame, the company’s latest star product. It is the first PDA-phone to harness the full multimedia capabilities of a 3D graphics processor. "The Xda Flame encapsulates everything O2 stands for – innovation and performance in a sleek, desirable package. It has all the qualities O2 fans have come to love about our brand and products," said Mark Billington, CEO of O2 Asia Pacific and Middle East. "As O2 continues to evolve its product line through close customer feedback and trend studies, you will begin to see more and more cutting-edge devices like the Xda Flame. This is the beginning of what we believe will be another market leading series of PDA-phones from O2" he added. more... 
 
 
Date: 19/9/2007 
All India mobile phone subscribers' figure reaches 19.69 Cr. 
According to the latest figures released by COAI and AUSPI, the all India mobile phone subscribers' figure reaches 19,69,43,207 out of which 14,77,02,024 are GSM connections while 4,92,41,183 are CDMA connections. Interestingly the growth rate of both GSM and CDMA services last month was 4.2%. The entry of Vodafone is expected to bring in a lot more dynamism in the coming months in this already very competetive market.  
 
Date: 18/9/2007 
Bharti Airtel Signs USD 150 million Managed Network deal with Huawei  
New Delhi, September 18, 2007: In its endeavour to offer world-class mobile services and products to customers in Sri Lanka, Bharti Airtel Lanka Private Limited, a subsidiary of Bharti Airtel Limited, one of Asia’s leading integrated telecom services companies, today announced that it has signed a managed networks deal for its Sri Lanka operations with Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. (“Huawei”), a leader in providing next generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world.  The three-year deal is valued at approximately USD 150 Million and includes telecom applications and software. With the network deal in place, customers in Sri Lanka can look forward to a host of innovative products and services at an affordable price from Airtel’s vast portfolio. more... 
 
Date: 18/9/2007 
TI Makes Wireless MCU System Development Faster and Easier With New USB Stick Tool 
Flexible, Low-cost Tool Provides a Complete Development Solution With Optional Stand-Alone Operation 
Bangalore (Sept. 18, 2007) — Making development even easier for low-power systems, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today announced a new tool for designing embedded systems that combines ultra-low-power MSP430 microcontrollers (MCU) with wireless communications.  At the low cost of $49, TI’s new eZ430-RF2500 development tool, packaged in a convenient USB stick form factor, offers two radio frequency (RF)-enabled microcontroller target boards and a PC debugging interface that may be used to develop stand-alone wireless projects. more... 
 
Date: 13/9/2007 
Tata Indicom presents Mobile Internet ' Like Never Before'... in association with Samsung on the new 'Explore' handset 
India’s 1st Web browser optimized to display all websites on Explore—a slim and sleek Handset with Multimedia, FM & Customized-for-India Applications.  
Read, Surf, Browse, e-Mail Friends and much more… at a price of Rs 5,499 !! 
Hyderabad, September 13, 2007: Tata Teleservices, India’s fastest-growing telecom service provider, today unveiled the country’s first Mobile Web Browser, fully optimized for mobile Internet, in association with Samsung Telecommunications India on ‘Samsung Explore’ — a sleek feature-rich handset priced at only Rs 5,499/. This new-age browser is designed to provide mobile users a true Web experience at speed 3-4 times faster than GPRS, with access to all websites—and all this on a stylish multimedia device from Samsung, at a very affordable price.  more... 
 
 
Date: 11/9/2007 
Bharti Airtel Appoints Chairman & Country Head  for its Sri Lanka Operations 
New Delhi, September 11, 2007: Bharti Airtel, India's leading integrated telecommunication service provider, today announced that it has appointed Olof Haag as Chairman & Country Head of Bharti Airtel Lanka Pvt. Ltd. A seasoned telecom industry professional, Olof will spearhead Bharti Airtel's foray into the Sri Lankan telecom market. Welcoming Olof's appointment, Mr. Sanjay Kapoor, President, Mobile Services, Bharti Airtel Limited said "We are delighted to have Olof on board. I am confident that his rich experience in the telecom sector will go a long way in fulfilling our objective of providing world-class services to customers and becoming a leading player in the Sri Lankan market.'' more... 
 
Date: 11/9/2007 
TI Boosts Portable Audio Performance with 2.7-W Constant Output Power Class-D Amplifier 
Bangalore (Sept. 11, 2007) – Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE:TXN) today introduced a monolithic, filter-free, Class-D audio power amplifier with an integrated boost converter, which provides constant output power for portable applications such as personal navigation devices, PDAs, mobile phones, portable media players and handheld gaming devices. The combination of the 2.7-Watt (W) Class-D amplifier and integrated boost converter provides 85 percent overall efficiency, with little heat dissipation, to prolong battery life when the user is playing music or in a phone conversation. more... 
 
Date: 11/9/2007 
BT EXPANDS ON INDIAN SUBCONTINENT 
New Delhi, September 11, 2007 –BT today announced the increase of connecting points (nodes) for its multi-protocol label switching (MPLS) infrastructure, which is the basis for high quality video and voice services over the internet, bringing the number to 14 in India. Six cities including New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai and Pune will have multiple nodes plus an additional one in Kolkatta, making BT the global network IT service provider with the highest number of connecting points in India. BT’s network capabilities will be further extended with Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka receiving independent nodes by the end of April 2008. more... 
 
Date: 10/9/2007 
BPL MOBILE LAUNCHES ‘MINI VALIDITY’ 
Mini validity lowers the cost of staying mobile @ just Rs. 3/ per day, offers unparalleled convenience & flexibility to prepaid users 
Mumbai, Sept 10th, 2007: BPL Mobile, Mumbai’s leading cellular service provider today announced the launch of one of its kind ‘Mini Validity’ transforming the paradigm of pre-paid usage. BPL mobile’s unique & easy-to-use ‘Mini- Validity’ liberates its pre-paid customers from the inconvenience of managing their validity expiry by enabling the customer to be mobile by the day. Currently in the pre-paid market if a customer’s talktime gets over, he can buy talktime through a mini recharge/top-up facility. However, in the current scenario incase the validity expires, a customer has to invest a minimum of Rs.199 to buy 30 days validity recharge. more... 
 
Date: 6/9/2007 
HTC Celebrates 10 Years of Mobile Innovation with Anniversary Bash 
New global headquarters and R&D center opened to commemorate 10-year milestone 
New Delhi - September 6, 2007 - HTC Corp. (TAIEX: 2498; “HTC”), the world's leading provider of Microsoft® Windows Mobile® smart devices, today celebrated its 10th anniversary with the grand opening of its new global headquarters and R&D center. Many of HTC’s world-class partners and customers from around the world attended the festivities, which were hosted by Cher Wang, Chairperson of HTC and Peter Chou, CEO of HTC. more...  
 
Date: 6/9/2007 
TI Power Management Technology Increases System Safety When Charging a Cell Phone 
Innovative Charger Front-End Circuits Add Protection from Input Over-Voltage, Over-Current and Battery Over-Voltage Conditions 
BANGALORE (September 6, 2007) -- Texas Instruments (TI) (NYSE: TXN) introduced today a family of battery charger front-end integrated circuits, which dramatically increases protection when charging a cell phone or other portable electronic device. The 2 mm x 2 mm safety circuits protect a system from input over-voltage, over-current and battery over-voltage conditions, which may result from a power spike during charging, or a defective or incorrect wall adapter. more... 
 
Date: 5/9/2007 
Tata Indicom Launches Stylish Kyocera K122 Handset + Go Life Connection for Rs. 1099/- 
Chennai, September 5, 2007: Tata Indicom, India’s fastest growing telecom service provider, announced another affordable offer for its prepaid customers in Tamil Nadu (TN). Under this offer, customers can buy the smart Kyocera K122 handset combined with a Go Life connection with free incoming facility for life, for only Rs.1099/-. As part of this exciting offer, customers can also benefit from special tariffs like 50paisa/min to all mobiles in Tamil Nadu (TN), 40paisa/min to all T2T mobiles in TN(8:00am to 10:00pm) and 9paisa/min to all T2T mobiles in TN (10:00pm to 8:00am), by using special STV (Special Tariff Vouchers) of Rs. 30 valid for 30 days. more... 
 
Date: 30/8/2007 
LG set to dazzle India with "Shine" 
Following the phenomenal success of the first handset from the Black Label series, the LG Chocolate phone, LG Electronics today announced the India launch of LG Shine, the latest handset in its premium Black Label series of mobile phones developed on total style. A global best seller, Shine is India's first and only full metal bodied phone with a Multi Function Scroll Key.  

Unveiled at a glittering launch by Mr. Bo H. (Bo-Hwan) Choi, LG Mobile Communications' Vice President of Asia, the Middle East, and Africa and LG India's Managing Director Mr. Moon B Shin, Shine will be available both in a slider phone and bar phone  version . more...

 
Date: 29/8/2007 
SAMSUNG DEMONSTRATES THE FUTURE OF MOBILE TV 
Samsung Electronics Co.Ltd  is once again breaking new ground. At the IFA in Berlin (August 31 through September 5, 2007) and at the IBC broadcasting trade show in Amsterdam (September 7 through 11, 2007), the world's leading provider of mobile phones and telecommunication systems will treat visitors to a peek into the future of interactive mobile TV in Germany. For the first time, Samsung mobiles now also support the reliable, open OMA BCAST standard. In Berlin, live demonstrations of TV broadcasts using the new DVB-H-based standard will be staged on Samsung's own booth (IFA: Hall 20) and on the booth of T-Systems (IFA: Hall 6, 6.2/103, IBC: Hall 1, 1.279). more... 
 
Date: 27/8/2007 
Sharat Chandra, joins GTL International as President and  COO 
Mr. Sharat Chandra, former Director Operations, India, Motorola, has joined as the President & Chief Operating Officer, of GTL International Limited. The company is an international subsidiary of GTL Limited and will manage the international acquisitions and business development. GTL International Limited also has  the vision of being at the forefront of Systems Integration in the 2G/3G Cellular and 4G technology platforms globally. more... 
 
Date: 24/8/2007 
No More Handset Thefts, Mobile Tracker from BPL Mobile is right here... 
It's time to heave a sigh of relief. BPL Mobile, Mumbai's leading cellular service provider rolls out Mobile Tracker-the ultimate lost mobile tracking solution to track and recover the lost mobile handset. Compatible with all Symbian operating system (O.S) handsets, the BPL Mobile Tracker works with the O.S of these phones. Currently, 35 odd medium to high-end Symbian handsets can avail the BPL Mobile's Mobile Tracker service. Soon more handsets would get to avail this innovative tracker service. more...  
 
Date: 24/8/2007 
BPL Mobile Launches Mobile TV 
BPL Mobile, Mumbai's leading cellular service provider is all set to roll out Mobile TV service this July for their valued customers. With this, BPL Mobile becomes one of the very few GSM operators to introduce Mobile TV in 2-2.5 G environment.  
The need for remaining abreast with the latest happenings and at the same time remaining entertained has been increasing in leaps and bounds for people who are always on the move. BPL Mobile's Mobile TV service is all set to take care of the rising needs of the highly mobile customers at large.more... 
 
Date: 24/8/2007 
SAMSUNG MOBILE ENHANCES INDIAN R&D CENTRE 
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Korea, a leading provider of mobile phones and telecom systems, today announced its expansion of Research and Development (R&D) Centers in India, China and Poland. Samsung's existing R&D centers in India and China will increase number of engineers and enhance its facilities, while at Warsaw, Poland a new Telecom R&D organization will be established. The R&D centers will start their projects from this autumn. New R&D organizations will focus on Software Engineering of mobile phones and customization of applications for its respective markets. more... 
 
Date: 23/8/2007  
BPL MOBILE UNVEILS ITS BRAND NEW LOOK-'GET INTO THE LOOP' 
BPL Mobile, Mumbai's leading cellular service provider is all set to rejuvenate the brand through its brand refresh campaign which was unveiled today. The campaign targets the vibrant, fresh and energetic youth and young at heart customers and aims at touching their lives by bringing them together "in the loop" to celebrate the joy of togetherness. more... 
 
Date: 23/8/2007 
SONY AND BT GET SET FOR THE GO! MESSENGER WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS PACKAGE FOR PSP 
23 August, 2007: At today's Leipzig Games Convention, BT and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) unveiled details of the Go!Messenger product, a wireless communications package for the PSP (PlayStation®Portable) gaming device. more... 
 
Date: 21/8/2007  
Airtel Introduces Happy Hours SMS Pack 
Airtel announced the launch of 'Happy Hours SMS Pack', which aims at providing an exciting value-for-money option to its Pre-paid customers in the Delhi & NCR region. Airtel customers' subscribing to the latest Happy Hours SMS Pack will enjoy unlimited exchange of SMS between 6 AM to 10 AM daily @20p/sms with a validity of 1 month at a cost of Rs. 31 /-only. Additionally, on Saturday and Sunday the cost of an SMS for those who have opted for Happy Hours Pack will be 20 paisa throughout the day. more... 
Date: 20/8/2007 
Standard Chartered Bank chooses BT for high performance resilient network services 
BT today announced that Standard Chartered Bank, an international bank with operations in more than 50 countries worldwide, has signed a global network services contract with BT. BT has been selected to supply international network services to Standard Chartered Bank in 16 countries, including UK, Singapore, Hong Kong, India, and Malaysia. A highly resilient MPLS (Multi-Protocol Label Switching) network, in addition to existing infrastructure, was put in place to eliminate single points of failure and minimize risk globally. This strategy guarantees the quality and availability of critical services that are used for access to centralized banking applications and systems in Standard Chartered's Global Data Centres and Shared Service Centres. more... 
 
Date: 16/8/2007 
SAMSUNG SGH-U700 IS HONOURED AS THE 'EUROPEAN MOBILE PHONE 2007-2008'  
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a leading provider of mobile phones and telecom systems, is proud to announce that the SGH-U700, the slimmest HSDPA mobile phone, has been awarded the 'European Mobile Phone 2007-2008' by the European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA). The award recognizes excellence in handset design and technology innovation. more... 
 
Date: 10/8/2007 
AIRTEL ANNOUNCES INDEPENDENCE DAY SPECIAL OFFER FOR ITS CUSTOMERS 
Airtel, India's leading mobile service provider today introduced Easy Recharge 1947 for its Pre-paid customers in the Delhi & NCR region. The launch coincides with the occasion of India's 60th Independence Day and gives Airtel customers the freedom from recharging their mobile for two years. more... 
 
Date: 8/8/2007 
AIRTEL LAUNCHES RC 102 VALUE VOUCHER WITH TRIPLE TALKTIME 
Airtel, India's leading mobile service provider today launched RC 102 Value Voucher which aims at further driving affordability and offer value to its customers in the Delhi & NCR region. The latest value voucher priced at an attractive Rs. 102 comes with one-month talktime validity and free local talktime worth Rs. 306 (Airtel-to-Airtel). The call rates and SMS rates being the same, the new Value Voucher - RC 102 provides a better option to high-usage Airtel customers in Delhi & NCR. RC 102 Value voucher will be valid for all prepaid customers, except those who have chosen the Lifetime option. more... 
 
Date: 2/8/2007 
Tata Indicom and Samsung unveil India's First Touch Screen based Dual SIM Smart World Phone 
Providing another avenue for mobile users to switch to Tata Indicom and experience the superior CDMA service, Tata Teleservices, India's fastest growing telecom service provider today and Samsung Telecommunications announced the unveiling of India's first touch screen based Dual SIM smart world phone - Samsung Duo for customers in India. Set to revolutionize the Indian market, the Dual SIM phones contain 2 SIM slots, unlike normal phones, which have only one. more... 
 
Date: 2/8/2007 
Fisherman Friend application and REACH 
QUALCOMM, MSSRF, Tata Teleservices and Astute System Technology are collaborating on Fisher Friend, a BREW®-based mobile application that empowers fishing communities in India. QUALCOMM and M.S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) have joined together to create the Fisher Friend project and Fisher Friend Application. The Fisher Friend application was demonstrated at the QUALCOMM India booth, in the technology pavilion at Mission 2007. The application, currently being trialed on the Tata Teleservices network and leveraging QUALCOMM's BREW solution, will undergo pilot testing in Tamil Nadu where MSSRF already has existing outreach and initiatives with the fisherman community. more... 
 
Date: 31/7/2007 
Airtel deploys BubbleTALK 'Voice SMS' over Fixed Line 
Service Allows Customers to Send Voice SMS Messages from Fixed Line Phone 
'Voice SMS' pioneer, Bubble Motion has been selected by India's Number One Service Provider, Airtel, to deploy 'Voice SMS' over fixed line.  This deployment means that Airtel customers will be able to send Voice SMS messages to any mobile - and soon they will also be able to send messages to other Airtel Fixed Line customers.  

To use the service, the customer dials * followed by the mobile number of the customer they wish to send the Voice SMS to.  The recipient then receives an SMS alert on his mobile phone, notifying them that they have a new Bubble message.  The recipient then retrieves the Voice SMS by dialing *0* from their mobile. more... 
 

Date: 31/7/2007 
TI Introduces Crosspoint Switches to Support Data Rates up to 4.25 Gbps 
Devices Provide Low Power and Flexibility for High-Speed Applications 
Texas Instruments introduced two new crosspoint switches supporting data rates up to 4.25Gbps. The four-by-four and two-by-two switches provide an exceptional combination of high speed, low power and low jitter performance for applications such as XAUI signal buffering/muxing, backplane redundancy and high-speed network routing in end equipment such as wireless base stations and IP network routers. The SN65LVCP404 and SN65LVCP402's ability to function as either a crosspoint switch or buffer will give designers the flexibility to use the devices in a wide variety of applications in the mass market. more... 
 
Date: 30/7/2007 
AIRTEL & NOKIA ANNOUNCE LIFETIME VALIDITY BUNDLING OFFERS 
Airtel, India's leading mobile service provider today announced its initiative to drive affordability through bundling with Nokia. This latest initiative aims to further fuel the growth of teledensity and penetrate the mobile market in Delhi & NCR region. This bundling offers a wide choice of handsets as well as validity. The offers are starting at an attractive price point of Rs. 1599 and are available on four of the mass-selling Nokia mobile handsets - Nokia 1110, Nokia 6030, Nokia 2626 and Nokia 5070. The handsets will be offered with a free Airtel Prepaid SIM Card with validity options ranging from 18 months to lifetime. If that is not all, this offer comes with pre-loaded local calls worth Rs. 300 for Airtel to Airtel. more... 
 
Date: 25/7/2007 
Bharti Airtel announces results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2007 
Bharti Airtel has once again maintained its strong growth momentum. The consolidated total revenues for the quarter ended June 30, 2007 of Rs.5,905 crore grew by 53% and EBITDA of Rs.2,447 crore grew by 63% on a year on year basis. The cash profit from operations of Rs.2,622 crore grew by 97% over last year. The net profit for the quarter was Rs.1,512 crore, a growth of 100% over last year. more... 
 
Date: 24/7/2007 
Sony Ericsson launches 8 high-technology handsets 
Sony Ericsson Mobile Communication India Pvt Ltd., a leading GSM handset player in India, today launched 8 new high-technology handsets in India, consolidating its presence in the Music, Imaging and Smartphone categories. The company also announced the launch of new emotive series that focuses on individuals who love indulgence and pampering. The new models embody the latest technology and features, with attractive designs. The new launches include the much awaited next generation smartphone - P1i with 3 way-input and Business Card Scanner; 3 new additions to the WALKMAN® series -  W580i with shake control technology; W910i with SensMe technology and the Music storehouse W960i. more...
 
Date: 24/7/2007 
Ericsson and Texas Instruments to Co-develop Innovative 3G Solutions for Handset Manufacturers 
Bangalore (July 24, 2007) -- Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC), the world's leading telecom supplier, and  Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE:TXN), the global leader in silicon solutions for wireless communications, today announced that the companies will form a strategic technology engagement to develop custom solutions for new Open OS enabled 3G devices.  
  
Solutions from the technology created by the two companies will combine small and power efficient 3G modems from Ericsson Mobile Platforms with high-performance OMAP(tm) applications processors from TI. Solutions from the joint engagement will include OMAP, custom basebands and connectivity technologies and will be capable of supporting the major Open OS, which offer easy access to a rich array of applications and services.  The result of this joint effort will enable all device manufacturers to offer advanced Open OS handsets for both the high-end and the rapidly growing mid-range market. more... 
 
Date: 19/7/2007 
Bharti appoints Inder Walia as Group Director, Human Resources 
Bharti Enterprises, one of India's leading business groups, today announced the appointment of Inder Walia as Group Director, Human Resources - Bharti Enterprises, effective 6th August 2007. Inder's responsibilities will primarily encompass Human Resources and Integration for Bharti Group. In due course, he is expected to take additional responsibilities within the Group. Given the significance of this role, Inder will also be a member of the Bharti Management Board (BMB). more... 
 
Date: 18/7/2007 
Nokia Nseries announces 'Art Meets Intelligence' Design Fest 
Nokia Nseries, the premium multimedia sub-brand of Nokia, today announced a first-of-its-kind initiative - 'Art Meets Intelligence' Design Fest for aspiring designers in the country in association with Elle Décor. India's leading young Design Gurus - Abraham & Thakore, Anthony Lopez, Arzaan Khambatta, Michael Foley, Mukul Goyal and Thukral & Tagra launched this initiative with Nokia Nseries by unveiling a unique collection of mobile themes inspired by the stylish N76. These exquisite designer themes, comprising of three screens each, will be showcased on the Nokia Nseries website and can be downloaded by Nseries users free of cost to accessorize their devices. more...  
 
Date: 15/7/2007 
Bharti Airtel inducts senior managerial talent 
Bharti Airtel, announced the appointment of Syed Safawi as Executive Director, Northern Hub. He will report to Sanjay Kapoor, President, Mobile Services, Bharti Airtel. Syed Safawi will succeed Sanjay Nandrajog, who has taken over as Executive Director, International Operations & Managed Services, for Bharti Airtel. Sanjay Nandrajog, will report to Sanjay Kapoor, President, Mobility, who is responsible for International Operations, along with India, for Mobile Services. more... 
 
Date: 13/7/2007 
Samsung Telecommunications Reports Second Quarter Results 
The Telecommunication Network Business posted an operating profit of 350 billion won on revenue of 4.50 trillion won. On a consolidated basis, operating margins show a steady performance of 500 billion won. Robust sales of premium handsets, including the "Ultra Edition," and a solid performance in emerging markets helped boost sales to a record of 37.4 million units for a single quarter. This strong performance led the company to increase its annual sales target to more than 150 million units. more... 
 
Date: 12/7/2007 
Airtel introduces GPS based Navigation on Mobile Handsets 
Bharti Airtel announced the launch of GPS based Navigation Application on Mobile handsets in collaboration with Wayfinder Systems AB of Sweden. The application turns the compatible mobile phone into a complete GPS-based navigation system with detailed maps and Points-of-Interest of a number of cities in India. The navigation system provides all users with continuously updated, real-time content and geographical data via the wireless network using EDGE/GPRS. To start with, the application shall be available on BlackBerry 8800. more... 
   
Date: 11/7/2007 
Samsung Launches New 3G Phone for Mobile Blogger 
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a leading provider of telecommunication network systems and handsets, introduced SGH-L760, a new 3G mobile phone, which offers essential features for today's mobile users. SGH-L760 satisfies the end users' needs of having a user-friendly hardware & software menu interface, up-to-date multimedia features and stylish design. The phone also meets the mobile service carriers' needs to encourage their customer's mobile data usage through fun and convenient mobile data experience. more... 
 
 
 
Date: 7/7/2007 
Reliance Communications and QUALCOMM Collaborate On CDMA2000 Expansion In India 
-Mass Deployment of Next- Generation Wireless Communication and High-Speed Wireless Data Services- 
Reliance Communications, among Asia's five most valuable telecom companies, and QUALCOMM Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies and data solutions, today announced their plan to grow CDMA2000® technology in India.  At the same time, Reliance also announced their world leading CDMA2000 network expansion, covering more than 20,000 towns in India. more... 
 
Date: 3/7/2007 
Temasek Holdings to buy 4.99% in Bharti Airtel 
Bharti Enterprises is pleased to announce that one of its group companies has decided to grant an option to acquire an indirect stake in Bharti Airtel Limited to a wholly owned subsidiary of Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited, Singapore. The option arrangement envisages acquisition  of such number of shares which, on exercise, will result in a beneficial stake in Bharti Airtel Limited to the extent of 4.99%. more... 
 
Date: 1/7/2007 
Bharti Airtel Ranked 3rd on Shareholder Returns in BusinessWeek IT 100 List 
Bharti Airtel, India's leading telecom service provider, has been ranked 3rd globally for best returns to the shareholders by the BusinessWeek Magazine in ' The Infotech 100' list. The BusinessWeek IT 100 list is an annual ranking of best performing technology companies across the globe. The companies featured in the BusinessWeek IT 100 ranking were selected from 28000 listed companies worldwide. more... 
 
  
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