Indicom Goes with Samsung Flo - Max Style, Max Security
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...
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...
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
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...
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...
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...
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.
Airtel Signs USD 150 million Managed Network deal with Huawei
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...
Makes Wireless MCU System Development Faster and Easier With New USB Stick
Low-cost Tool Provides a Complete Development Solution With Optional Stand-Alone
(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...
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 !!
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
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.''
Boosts Portable Audio Performance with 2.7-W Constant Output Power Class-D
(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.
BT EXPANDS ON INDIAN
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...
MOBILE LAUNCHES ‘MINI VALIDITY’
validity lowers the cost of staying mobile @ just Rs. 3/ per day, offers
unparalleled convenience & flexibility to prepaid users
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...
Celebrates 10 Years of Mobile Innovation with Anniversary Bash
global headquarters and R&D center opened to commemorate 10-year milestone
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...
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
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.
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...
set to dazzle India with "Shine"
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.
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...
DEMONSTRATES THE FUTURE OF MOBILE TV
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).
Chandra, joins GTL International as President and COO
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 Handset Thefts, Mobile Tracker from BPL Mobile is right here...
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...
Mobile Launches Mobile TV
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.
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...
MOBILE ENHANCES INDIAN R&D CENTRE
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...
MOBILE UNVEILS ITS BRAND NEW LOOK-'GET INTO THE LOOP'
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...
AND BT GET SET FOR THE GO! MESSENGER WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS PACKAGE FOR
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...
Introduces Happy Hours SMS Pack
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...
Chartered Bank chooses BT for high performance resilient network services
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
SGH-U700 IS HONOURED AS THE 'EUROPEAN MOBILE PHONE 2007-2008'
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...
ANNOUNCES INDEPENDENCE DAY SPECIAL OFFER FOR ITS CUSTOMERS
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.
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.
Indicom and Samsung unveil India's First Touch Screen based Dual SIM Smart
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.
Fisherman Friend application
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...
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
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.
Introduces Crosspoint Switches to Support Data Rates up to 4.25 Gbps
Provide Low Power and Flexibility for High-Speed Applications
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.
& NOKIA ANNOUNCE LIFETIME VALIDITY BUNDLING OFFERS
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...
Airtel announces results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2007
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...
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...
and Texas Instruments to Co-develop Innovative 3G Solutions for Handset
(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.
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...
appoints Inder Walia as Group Director, Human Resources
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...
Nseries announces 'Art Meets Intelligence' Design Fest
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.
Airtel inducts senior managerial talent
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...
Telecommunications Reports Second Quarter Results
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...
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...
Launches New 3G Phone for Mobile Blogger
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.
Communications and QUALCOMM Collaborate On CDMA2000 Expansion In India
Deployment of Next- Generation Wireless Communication and High-Speed Wireless
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...
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...
Airtel Ranked 3rd on Shareholder Returns in BusinessWeek IT 100 List
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...