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Date: 27/12/2006 
Hutchison group's 67% stake in Hutchison-Essar is up for sale  
The Hong Kong based Hutchison group's 67% stake in Hutchison-Essar is up for sale. According to industry sources,  the Essar group which has the first right of refusal, made an offer yesterday to buy the said stake at an estimated enterprise value of $17-18 billion. The offer was made through Morgan Stanley and Bear Stearns who are the advisors. The Essar group is believed to have received a line of credit of about $10 billion from Citibank and Morgan Stanley.  

The Essar group has the first right of refusal if the stake is sold to an Indian bidder while Hutchison is free to sell it to foreign bidders. 
The parties that have shown interest in the bid so far include Vodafone, Reliance Communications and Texas Pacific-led consortium with Malaysia’s Maxis. Hutch's advisor is Goldman Sachs. The talks are on but no formal bids have been placed yet by anybody except Essar.  
 

Date: 26/12/2006  
DOPOD International opens office in India  
Dopod International Corporation, a leading PDA phone and Smartphone provider today announced the appointment of Ajay Sharma as the Regional Sales Manager, Dopod Communications (India) Private Limited, to oversee its Indian operations. In India, Dopod International will be based out of New Delhi. The new office will offer wide range of converged devices and PDAs. The New Delhi office joins Asia offices in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Australia. more...  
 
Date: 21/12/2006  
Bharti becomes the first Indian telecom operator to launch 3G services - Starts 3G operations in Seychelles   
Bharti has become the first Indian telecom service provider to launch 3G services. Telecom Seychelles, a subsidiary of Bharti Global, has launched 3G operations in Seychelles. The Company, which has been has been providing telecom services in Seychelles since 1998 under the Airtel brand, has made significant investments for rolling out state-of-the-art 3G services. Telecom Seychelles is also the first telecom operator to launch 3G services in the island nation.   
   
According to Mr. Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chairman & Group Managing Director, Bharti Enterprises, “This is a proud moment for Bharti and the Indian telecom industry. This launch demonstrates that Indian telecom industry is ready to introduce world-class 3G services. Our 3G operations in Seychelles will provide us with valuable experience, which will be extremely beneficial for rollout of our 3G services in India.”  more...   
 
Date: 15/12/2006  
Electricity bill payment and Movie Ticket bookings now through Reliance Mobile  
In line with its endeavour to offer the power of convenience to its many million customers, Reliance Communications today added a few more mass-market Mobile Commerce (M-Commerce) applications on the Reliance Mobile World platform. The company has tied up with Reliance Energy to offer the convenience of electricity bill payments which would benefit roughly 2.5 mn customers of Reliance Energy in Mumbai. Through another tie-up with leading multiplex cinemas including Adlabs, Fame Cinema and PVR, Reliance Mobile customers would now be able to book movie tickers on click of a button, anytime anywhere. more...  
 
Date: 11/12/2006  
GSM subscriber base crosses 100 million mark in India  
According to latest COAI release, total GSM subscriber base in India crossed 100 million mark in the month of November 2006, well ahead of expectations. The GSM industry has added 5 million subscribers last month. In terms of the GSM subscriber base, India is now placed third after China and Russia. On the other hand CDMA subscriber base stands at around 35 million as per AUSPI figures.  
 
Date: 7/12/2006  
Reliance Communications adds a record 1.35 mn subscribers in November  
Reliance Communications, ranked among Asia’s 6 topmost valuable telecom companies, today announced a record 1.35 million net subscriber additions on its wireless network, the highest growth seen across all telecom operators during November 2006. Sustaining the growth momentum, Reliance Communications monthly net subscriber additions have experienced a growth rate of 17%, over previous quarter. more...  
 
Date: 6/12/2006  
Reliance Communications launches Festive Bonanza Reliance Hello ‘Unlimited Onnet STD’ Offer  
With the festive season just round the corner, the celebrations have already begun for customers of Reliance Communications. In a move that would benefit many million Reliance Communications’ subscribers, the company today announced the launch of Reliance Hello ‘Unlimited Onnet STD Offer’. With a monthly rental of Rs. 1500, Reliance subscribers opting for this innovative offer will be able to make unlimited calls to any Reliance phone anywhere in India absolutely free. This offer with a choice of postpaid or prepaid payment options will be available to Reliance Hello subscribers in the telecom circles of Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. more...  
 
Date: 4/12/2006  
Samsung Unveils Ultra Options for Every User  
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. today unveiled three new additions to the Ultra portfolio: Ultra Music, Ultra Video, and Ultra Messaging.   
The Samsung Ultra Music is a complete music player with superb sound quality. It is equipped with digital power amp offering dedicated music user interface that makes it easy to navigate through the song list. Additionally, it has a stereo FM radio and a Quick PC Sync allowing users to create a music library and play lists. Ultra Music still has all the extra features consumers have come to expect, including a 2.0 mega-pixel camera, long-lasting battery life and Bluetooth. The handset design is clever, with a dual face that's both unique and stylish. On one side is a large, clear screen with a sweep touch key that makes navigation very intuitive. On the other side is the fully functional phone that can be used while listening to music. more...  
 
Date: 30/11/2006  
Alcatel and Lucent complete merger creating world's leading communication solutions provider  
Alcatel and Lucent Technologies today announced the completion  of  their  merger  transaction  and  that  they  will  begin operations  as  the  world's leading communication solutions provider on December  1st,  2006. The  new company Alcatel-Lucent, with one of the largest  global  R&D  capabilities  in  communications  and the broadest wireless,  wireline  and  services portfolio, is incorporated in France,  with  executive  offices located in Paris. The company will be traded on Euronext Paris and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) from December 1st,  2006  under  a  new  common ticker (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU).  As a result  of the merger, each outstanding share of Lucent common stock has been  converted  into  the right to receive 0.1952 of an Alcatel ADS. In connection with the merger, Alcatel has issued approximately 878 million shares,  which  is equivalent to the total number of ADS to be issued to  the  holders  of  Lucent  common  stock. Following the completion of the merger, approximately 2.31 billion ordinary shares of Alcatel-Lucent are outstanding. more...  
 
Date: 28/11/2006  
Alcatel demonstrates Europe's first live Mobile TV in S-band  
Paris, November 28, 2006 - Alcatel (Paris: CGEP.PA and NYSE: ALA) announced today the successful demonstration of Europe's first broadcast of live TV channels on mobile handsets in S-band. The demonstration took place in Alcatel's UK premises. It is using the new DVB-SH standard (Satellite services for Handhelds), which is currently being drafted by the DVB Project. To perform this demonstration, Alcatel was assisted by UK broadcasters Sky, ITV and BBC. more...  
 
Date: 28/11/2006  
Tegic Introduces Hindi T9® Predictive Text Input On New LG Phones  
Tegic Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of AOL, today announced that LG Electronics has launched Hindi T9® Text Input software in its latest GSM phone model, LG KG110. Hindi T9 predictive text input software was ported to the LG GSM handset by local LG engineers at the LG engineering center in Pune, Maharashtra State, India. more...  
 
Date: 26/11/2006  
Reliance Communications launches Free term Life Cover insurance Policy for its CDMA subscribers  
Reliance Communications Limited has announced today the launch of a unique scheme that offers 'Free Group Term Life Cover' (TLC) exclusively to more than 25 million  CDMA subscribers of Reliance Mobile and Reliance Hello. This, first of its kind scheme in the country, offers Reliance Communications' customers an insurance cover of upto Rs 50,000 merely through an SMS without paying any premium. more...  
 
Date: 24/11/2006  
Reliance Communications offers FREE unlimited STD calls  
In a move that would benefit millions of customers of Reliance Communications, the company today announced the launch of Free STD calling facility at night. Using the Reliance STD Call Card of Rs 675 (offering full talk time of Rs 601) Reliance customers will be able to call any Reliance phone anywhere in India completely free between 11.00pm to 6.00 am.  And that's not all, for all other calls at any time in the day; the subscriber would pay just Re 1 per minute. more...  
 
Date: 22/11/2006  
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS ANNOUNCES THE 9th TEXAS INSTRUMENTS DEVELOPER CONFERENCE (TIDC) 2006, INDIA  
Texas Instruments Incorporated is pleased to bring to you the Texas Instruments Developer Conference (TIDC) India to be held from 30th November - 1st December 2006 at the NIMHANS Convention Centre, Bangalore. The Pre-TIDC India hands-on tutorials will also be held at the NIMHANS Convention Center two days prior to the event on 28th and 29th of November 2006. more...  
 
Date: 17/11/2006  
Texas Instruments Single-Chip Cell Phone Technology Will Make Multimedia Phones Affordable for Mass Market  
During the 3G summit of wireless industry leaders held in Mumbai, Bobby Mitra, MD of Texas Instruments Incorporated India, touched upon  the new OMAP-Vox(tm) single-chip solution designed to foster development of lower-cost multimedia-rich feature phones.  Codenamed 'eCosto', the new single-chip platform is leveraging TI's innovative DRP(tm) technology which is successful with the 'LoCosto' value platform in volume production today.  The 'eCosto' platform also leverages the multimedia capabilities of the OMAP-Vox(tm) platform in volume production today with the OMAPV1030 solution.  The first product in the new 'eCosto' platform will be the OMAPV1035 single-chip solution, which will be manufactured in 65-nanometer (nm) and will support GSM, GPRS and EDGE standards. more...  
 
Date: 15/11/2006  
3G CDMA Technology Helps Drive Economic Growth and Transform Communications Worldwide  
QUALCOMM, a leading developer and innovator of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) and other advanced wireless technologies, announced today that it will showcase some of its latest innovations in 3G CDMA wireless technology, as well as its efforts towards empowering underserved populations, during the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit 2006, in Hanoi, Vietnam, November 16-19, 2006.  The Company said it expects that sustained interest and uptake in 3G will continue to propel economic development and transform communications for societies worldwide. more...  
 
Date: 14/11/2006  
Hutch & Nokia come together to launch 'INDISMS', local language SMS service  
Hutch and Nokia today announced an alliance to offer - INDISMS - Local Language SMS service for Hutch customers who use Nokia phones. This service will enable Hutch post- & pre paid customers to send and receive SMS in 9 Indian languages - Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam, Gujarati, Bengali, Tamil and Telugu, on their Nokia phones. more...  
 
Date: 13/11/2006  
British Telecom applies for NLD & ILD licenses in india to provide End-To-End Managed Services  
BT today announced it has lodged applications with the Indian Department of Telecommunications for national long distance and international long distance licenses.  When granted, the licenses will enable BT's newly-formed joint venture company, BT Telecom India Pvt. Ltd., to offer services for the first time directly to multisite corporate customers in the Indian market. more...   
 
Date: 13/11/2006  
Texas Instruments to Highlight Sasken Partnership at the TIDC India 2006  
Furthering its commitment to accelerate wireless growth in India and high-growth markets worldwide, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) [NYSE:TXN] today announced that it will showcase its partnership with Sasken at the Texas Instruments Developer Conference (TIDC) India (Please visit ti.com/tidc/india2006 for more details) to be held on November 30th and December 1st 2006 at the NIMHANS Convention Centre, Bangalore. Sasken, one of TI's leading application software providers, offers a scalable, integrated application suite to boost development of affordable multimedia feature phones. more...  
 
Date: 10/11/2006  
Reliance Communications adds 1.25 million wireless customers  
Reliance Communications, ranked among Asia's 6 topmost valuable telecom companies, continuing the trend of consistent growth acceleration added over 1.25 million wireless subscribers on its network, during the month of October 2006. The superior value driven offerings from Reliance Mobile resulted in an 8% growth in average monthly subscriber additions of previous quarter (July - September 2006). Reliance Communications commenced services in over 200 towns during October and expanded its coverage to 6000 towns. more...   
 
Date: 10/11/2006  
Samsung and Government of Tamil Nadu sign a MOU to build a manufacturing complex in Chennai  
The digital technology leader, Samsung India Electronics Pvt. Ltd. today announced that it has completed a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") with the Government of Tamil Nadu, India to set up a second manufacturing complex in Sriperumbudur, Chennai, India to cater to the fast growing requirements for the company's consumer electronics products in India. The project could mean an investment of up to US$ 100 Million over a five year time frame. more...  
 
Date: 9/11/2006  
Highest ever GSM Additions in Oct. 2006  
COAI is pleased to announce that the GSM industry continues to sustain its aggressive growth in subscriber additions. The month of October 2006, saw the GSM industry set a new record by adding 4.7 million subscribers (which is even higher than the 4.4 million subscribers added in the month of September 2006).With this the All India GSM subscriber base has touched the 96 million as on end October 2006 as compared to 91 million as on end September 2006.   

October 2006 also saw the mobile industry achieve another milestone as the total mobile subscriber base in DELHI (both GSM as well as CDMA) crossed the 10 million mark.  DELHI thus joins the elite club of cities having more than 10 million subscribers - of which 7 million are on GSM. more...  
 

Date: 3/11/2006  
IDEA introduces 'Night Chat Recharge'  
India's leading cellular operator and a Aditya Birla Group company Idea Cellular Ltd.  has launched Night Chat Recharge to add to the zest and spice of the festive season. Priced at an affordable Rs. 46, this product promises to change night time calling pattern of Idea Pre-paid customers. The benefits include free all local Idea-to-Idea calls and SMS,  all local mobile calls @ 49 paisa / min and STD calls @ 99 paisa / min. more...  
 
Date: 2/11/2006  
Reliance Communications brings MMS Interoperability to India  
In a pioneering move in the Indian mobile communication space, Reliance Communications today announced the launch of Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) Interoperability for its subscribers and many hundred million mobile subscribers world over. With the launch of the MMS interoperability service Reliance Mobile customers would be able to share their MMS pictures, videos and tones with subscribers of global telecom majors like China Mobile, China Unicom, Digi-Malaysia, Telstra - Australia and MTNL, to name a few. Reliance is currently in discussion and also, testing interoperability with other operators in India. more...  
 
Date: 2/11/2006  
Reliance Board approves transfer of wireless towers and related infrastructure to a 100% subsidiary  
The Board of Directors of Reliance Communications Limited ("RCOM") today approved a scheme for the transfer of the existing wireless towers (CDMA and GSM) and related infrastructure of the Company, to a 100% subsidiary, subject to necessary approvals. Commenting on the development, Anil D. Ambani, Chairman, said, "This is the first of a series of initiatives we will be taking to remain asset-light, and enhance our competitiveness, ultimately leading to unlocking of further value for the benefit of our nearly 2 million shareholders." more...  
 
Date: 1/11/2006  
IDEA launch in UP (East) Unifies Uttar Pradesh  
IDEA Cellular Ltd., a leading cellular operator and an Aditya Birla Group company, today announced the launch of its mobile services in UP (East). With this launch, Idea has united UP East with UP West, where it is the leader. Close on the heels of the launches in Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan, Idea, the fastest growing operator in India, now achieves near total coverage across North, Central, and West India. more...  
 
Date: 1/11/2006  
Reliance  Communications Introduces Gas Booking  Service on Mobile Phones  
In a move that would benefit the 2.6 crore customers of Reliance Communications (RCL) and strengthen its B2C mobile application suite, Reliance Mobile World (R World) introduces yet another mass market utility service - Gas Booking via the mobile phone . After Railways and Airline bookings, India Speed Post tracking, bill payment and mobile banking, cooking gas booking is being extended to the Reliance customers as another convenience on the go. To start with Hindustan Petroleum (HP) gas customers using Reliance Mobile World and SMS can make use of   options like gas bookings, queries on  on-mobile phones, real-time complaint registrations and many more. Currently, there are approximately 2.25 crore HP gas customers nationwide. more...  
 
Date: 31/10/2006  
LG presents the 'Dynamite' Series - KG 300 & KG 200  
LG Electronics India Pvt. Limited (LGEIL), Leading Consumer Electronic, Home Appliance & Mobile Handset Co. and the fifth largest Handset manufacturer in the world, today launched its powerful feature packed phones - the KG 300 and KG 200, better known as the 'Dynamite Series'.   

"The Dynamite series encapsulates the world's best technology, wrapped in a stunning style. The phone has unique features like Video Caller ID, Call Conversation Recording, Intelligent Call and FM Recording, which is exclusive to LG. According to Mr. H. S. Bhatia, National Product Group Head, GSM Mobile Phones, "With the sweet success of 'Chocolate' LG is now geared with an aggressive strategy for the GSM Market. India Markets are craving for stylish and feature packed phones. The Dynamite KG300 is extremely fascinating in terms of style, fully loaded with unique features and is available at unbeatable price." more...  
 

Date: 30/10/2006  
Reliance Communications Limited announced its unaudited consolidated financial results for the quarter  
Reliance Communications Limited ("RCOM") today announced its unaudited consolidated financial results for the quarter ended 30th September, 2006. The highlights of financial performance are: Net Profit of Rs. 702 crore (US$ 153 million), compared to a loss of Rs. 19 crore (US$ 4 million) in the corresponding quarter last year; EBITDA at Rs. 1,353 crore (US$ 294 million), growth of 216% over the corresponding quarter last year; Revenue growth of 40% at Rs. 3,526 crore (US$ 767 million) compared to Rs. 2,522 crore (US$ 549 million); EBITDA margin expands to 38% from 17% in the corresponding quarter last year, with strong contributions across all businesses - Wireless, Global and Broadband.  
   
Commenting on the results, Mr Anil Dhirubhai Ambani, Chairman, Reliance Communications Limited said: "The Reliance Communications growth engine is poised to deliver accelerated profitability and even greater momentum in the years ahead. Our unique fully integrated telecom operations, differentiate us from mainly mobile operators, and will deliver unmatched value to our over 2 million shareholders." more...  
 
Date: 30/10/2006  
Alcatel and Samsung partner to develop Mobile TV handsets in the S-Band  
Paris and Seoul, October 30, 2006 : Alcatel (Paris: CGEP.PA and NYSE: ALA) and Samsung Electronics (Seoul KSE: 005930 and London GDR: SMSN) today announced that they have signed an agreement to develop mobile handsets compatible with the evolution of the DVB-H standard in the S-Band. This is part of Alcatel's Unlimited Mobile TV solution. more...  
 
Date: 25/10/2006  
MOTOKRZR leads Motorola's Hot New Portfolio Delivering Style for All  
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT), a global leader in wireless communications, today introduced its hottest portfolio to date with a kaleidoscope of 'must-have' mobile devices and accessories that will set new standards in style for Indian consumers. In the spotlight of Motorola's new portfolio is the hotly anticipated, ultra slim MOTOKRZR.  Available in India at a recommended retail price of Rs 16,990, MOTOKRZR provides the ultimate blend of design and functionality with a unique solid glass front, full suite of multimedia services, premium craftsmanship, precision detailing and elegant finish. With a stunning reflective blue casing, MOTOKRZR features a high resolution 2.0 megapixel camera, stereo Bluetooth® headset support1, an updated phone directory, new messaging applications, integrated music player and expandable memory up to 1GB. This phone comes equipped with EDGE technology. more...  
 
Date: 18/10/2006  
Reliance Mobile World Launches 300 Downloadable Content Services for Diwali  
Reliance Communications introduces over 300 special downloadable services for this Diwali for its subscribers. The total number of applications available on the Reliance Mobile World has now touched a new high of 2300 options to choose from.  For this Diwali, Reliance Mobile customers can also enter a slew of contests, which can win them a trip for two to Mauritius. more...  
 
Date: 13/10/2006  
Reliance Communications launches Mobile Blogging  
Reliance Communications, India's largest integrated telecommunications service provider launched its maiden mobile blogging service - Mblog. Subscribers can now transmit images, videos and their thoughts with a group of friends or with everyone on the World Wide Web by posting the content on the Internet from their mobile phones.  Reliance Communications is the first telecom service provider in India to provide mobile blogging service on a pan-India basis without any cumbersome registration process. more...  
 
Date: 12/10/2006  
IDEA launches its 10th Circle in Rajasthan  
Following the crossing of 10 Million subscriber landmark and the launch of its operations in Himachal Pradesh, IDEA Cellular Ltd, India's leading cellular operator and an Aditya Birla Group company, today announced the launch of its services in Rajasthan at the hands of Her Excellency, Smt Pratibha Patil, Governor of Rajasthan and the President & CEO of IDEA Cellular Mr. Vikram Mehmi. more...  
 
Date: 10/10/2006  
Airtel Crosses 2.5 Million-Customer Landmark In Delhi  
Airtel, India's leading mobile services provider, today announced its achievement of becoming the first mobile service operator in a metro circle to cross the 2.5-million customer mark in Delhi. The milestone is a testimony to its world-class infrastructure & service deliveries with a strong focus on quality, customer service and innovation. more...  
 
Date: 9/10/2006  
All India GSM subscribers figure reached 9.1 cr  
With another 43.9 lakh subscribers additions last month, the all India GSM cellular subscribers figure reached 9.1 cr. Airtel, BSNL, Hutch and IDEA are leading players with 29.73%, 23.16%, 22.37%, 11.39% GSM market share respectively. The CDMA subscriber base in the country is around 3.1 cr where Reliance and Tata are the main service providers.   
 
Date: 6/10/2006  
Hutch to Launch BlackBerry in India  
Hutch, one of India's leading mobile service providers, and Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM), a global leader in wireless innovation, today announced plans to launch BlackBerry® on the Hutch GPRS and EDGE networks. With the launch of BlackBerry, Hutch's customers will be able to enjoy the trusted BlackBerry solution that supports wireless access to email, phone, text messaging, browser, organizer and other mobile applications. more...  
 
Date: 6/10/2006  
Samsung launches P310 card size phone in India  
Samsung Telecommunications India (STI) a dominant player in Indian mobile industry, today announced the launch of SGH-P310 - a credit card size phone. This phone illustrates Samsung's sensitivity to Indian fashion conscious business professional's need for mobile phones having stylish exteriors, embedded with cutting edge features and longer battery life.      

Samsung's P310 offers superior portability with its slim form factor at a mere 8.5mm thinness with an elegant chrome and black exterior. Resembling a sleek and smart credit card, the P310's modern design is bound to attract the fashion-conscious business professionals. The exquisitely designed P310 is the perfect companion for working professionals and business users fulfilling their desire for a stylish premium feather-light mobile having longer talk time and serving their needs anytime, anywhere. The handset will be available to the customers at Rs 21,499/- only. more...

 
Date: 5/10/2006  
Hutchison Essar Acquires Essar Spacetel  
Hutchison Essar Limited, one of India's leading cellular service provider, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Essar Spacetel Limited ('Essar Spacetel'). Essar Spacetel has applied for licenses in Madhya Pradesh, North East, Himachal Pradesh, Bihar, Orissa, Assam, and Jammu & Kashmir - circles which are not serviced by Hutch right now. more...  
 
Date: 4/10/2006  
IDEA crosses the 10,000,000 Landmark  
Having recently launched its' 9th Circle in Himachal Pradesh, Idea Cellular an Aditya Birla Group company and India's leading cellular operator today announced that it has crossed the 10 million-customer milestone and has more than a million customers in 7 out of 8 circles. The journey to the 10 million milestones has been phenomenal with Idea continuously adding customers and raising its market share in the mobility market. Between April '06 - August '06, Idea added the highest number of net adds among all operators in the Idea territory. In addition to the world-class customer care, Idea provides customers with a complete mobile experience synergizing innovative services with revolutionary and affordable tariffs. more...  
 
Date: 4/10/2006  
Jarrett Appleby, Head - Strategy, MCI (Verizon) joins Flag Telecom   
Moving a step further on the growth plans to enhance its bouquet of offerings to emerging Next Generation Services, FLAG Telecom - a subsidiary of India's largest integrated telecom service provider Reliance Communications, has appointed former Head - Strategy of MCI (Verizon), Jarrett Appleby, as Senior Vice President, Marketing and Strategy and a member of the company's Executive Team. more...  
 
 
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