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Date: 9/2/2017

MapmyIndia releases eLoc, India’s first Nation-wide Standardized Digital Address System

Simple, precise and ready-to-use for free eLoc, is a unique, 6 character code for any address across India, removing complexity and hassles of providing multi-line, often misspelled addresses and searching and navigating to the doorstep of addresses in areas with confusing and conflicting address naming and ordering systems.

eLoc by MapmyIndia is simply put, the Aadhaar of addresses. eLoc of any place, be it a building/flat/office/business/city/village/locality/road and so on, is a short, 6 character code (for e.g. 8GDTYX, or MMI000), which is easy to remember, share, type and provide.

MapmyIndia has privately invested over 200 crores over the last 20+ years in advanced mapping technologies and professional field surveys to create India’s most comprehensive digital address database, as a result of which over 2 crore and counting eLocs, across all 7000+ urban towns and 6+ lakh villages in rural India, are already readily available for individual, business and government users to use instantly, for free. more...

Date: 9/2/2017

Next generation HTC 10 evo now available in India at Rs.48,990
HTC Corporation, a leading innovator in mobile and virtual reality technology, today announced the availability of the HTC 10 evo in India. The smartphone is attractively priced at Rs. 48,990 and features a metal unibody phone and sophisticated style with sound tuned to you. HTC 10 evo introduces the world’s 1st** USB Type-C dual adaptive earphones that tailor sound to your ears’ unique hearing abilities for a truly illuminating audio experience. The smartphone is an evolution of sculpted-by-light style that’s also water, splash and dust resistant*. The HTC 10 evo takes audio to an unprecedented new level with HTC BoomSound™ Adaptive Audio. It’s big, 5.5-inch display covered by Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 for increased resistance shows stunning visuals for vivid gaming, movies, and more.

Date: 8/2/2017

Cisco Mobile Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecasts Seven-Fold Increase in Global Mobile Data Traffic from 2016-21
Measurable 5G Impact on Mobile Growth Expected by 2020
Bengaluru, India – February 08, 2016 – By 2021, more members of the global population will be using mobile phones (5.5 billion) than bank accounts (5.4 billion), running water (5.3 billion), or landlines (2.9 billion), according to the 11th annual Cisco Visual Networking Index™ (VNI) Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast (2016 to 2021). Strong growth in mobile users, smartphones and Internet of Things (IoT) connections as well as network speed improvements and mobile video consumption are projected to increase mobile data traffic seven-fold over the next five years. 

Date: 2/2/2017

Budget reaction quote from Mr. Jay Chen, CEO, Huawei India
“We at Huawei Telecommunications India are pleased to note that the current budget strongly supports the progressive vision of a Digital India set by Hon’ble Government. The allocation of Rs 10,000 crore towards BharatNet will give an overall boost to broadband connectivity in the country. The success of the BHIM app and announcements related to its promotion, Aadhar based swipe machines, and tax exemption to those who use Aadhar based POS machines, will all help accelerate acceptance of digital payments. Furthermore, initiatives like ‘Digital Village’ and ‘Digi-Gaun’ will significantly extend the benefits of digitization to rural India and contribute to a Better Connected India”

Date: 30/1/2017

Statement from Vodafone plc on possible merger with Idea
Vodafone Group Plc (“Vodafone”) notes the recent media speculation regarding a potential combination of Vodafone India and Idea Cellular (“Idea”). Vodafone confirms that it is in discussions with the Aditya Birla Group about an all share merger of Vodafone India (excluding Vodafone's 42% stake in Indus Towers) and Idea. Any merger would be effected through the issue of new shares in Idea to Vodafone and would result in Vodafone deconsolidating Vodafone India. There is no certainty that any transaction will be agreed, nor as to the terms or timing of any transaction. This announcement contains inside information.

Date: 8/2/2016

TRAI's Regulation on differential pricing
TRAI’s regulation on Differential Pricing “Prohibition of Discriminatory Tariffs for Data Services Regulations, 2016”, is welcomed by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI)  as a bold and fair move. In a very clear and transparent ruling, TRAI has explicitly said “no service provider shall offer or charge discriminatory tariffs for data services on the basis of content” and “No Service provider shall enter into any agreement or contract, by whatever name called, with any person, natural or legal, that has the effect of discriminatory tariffs for data services being offered or charged to the consumer on the basis of content.” This move will ensure that the basic tenets of Net Neutrality are followed in India. The association had taken a ‘no exception standpoint’ against differential pricing. This ruling vindicates the associations stand on the issue. The internet Start-up eco-system and the internet user community are delighted. IAMAI has also welcomed the move that the TRAI will be the ultimate authority to decide the cases of violations of this ruling and that the decision of the authority is final and binding. However, the association has a slight concern on the exception and the exception to the exception as to how this entire thing will pan out. The association hopes that the exceptions to the rule will not be misused by the TSPs. The exception states “...regulation shall not apply to tariffs for data services over closed electronic communications networks...”

On the other hand Mr. Rajan Mathews, Director General, COAI has expressed telecom industry's disappointment with TRAI’s decision to rule out differential pricing. "COAI had approached the regulator with the reasons to allow price differentiation as the move would have taken us closer to connecting the one billion unconnected citizens of India. By opting to turn away from this opportunity, TRAI has ignored all the benefits of price differentiation that we had submitted as a part of the industry’s response to its consulting paper, including improving economic efficiency, increase in broadband penetration, reduction in customer costs and provision of essential services among other things. In our opinion, TRAI’s regulation on prohibiting differential pricing constitutes a welfare-reducing measure of high concern by blocking a possible avenue for our less-advantaged citizens to move to increased economic growth and prosperity by harnessing the power of the Internet. We believe that this measure will have an impact on the Government’s ambitious Digital India initiative.”  

Date: 3/2/2016


· FREE upgrade to 4G for customers along with high-speed 4G SIM
· Enjoy 3 months access to FREE TV, Movies & Music on VODAFONE PLAY as part of your Vodafone 4G subscription
· 100+ Live TV channels,
· HOOQ, premium video-on-demand service with over 35,000 hours of Hollywood blockbusters and popular local programs
· HUNGAMA PLAY, leading entertainment destination with over 7,500 movie titles
· VODAFONE MUSIC, stream your favorite music from over 1.2Mn songs
· Array of Data Packs ranging from 35MB at Rs 11 to a bonanza pack of 20GB at Rs 2499
· 4G Mobile Wi-Fi that supports connectivity for up to 10 devices
· Enhanced customer experience - immediate 4G SIM exchange at multiple touch points; same day door-step delivery of postpaid 4G SIMs (for requests received before 4:00pm that day)
· Country first: 4G customers can avail 4G international roaming in UK, Romania, Spain and Netherlands . more...

Date: 8/1/2016

Vodafone India, one of India’s leading telecommunication services provider, today announced the roll out of itsnext generation, high speed 4G networkin Karnataka beginning with Mysuru. This is following the successful launch of its services in Kerala in December 2015. Built on the efficient 1800 MHz band, this state-of-the-art network will enable Vodafone 4G customers to access internet via mobile with speeds across a range of smart devices including Mobile Wi-Fi. more...

Date: 8/1/2016

ZTE Receives Four IDG Awards at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show
ZTE Mobile Devices today announced it was the recipient of four awards from the International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading technology, media, events, and research company. The “Global Smart Connected Devices Top 10”, “Global Smart Phones Top 10”, “Global Top 50 CE Brands” and “Top 10 Brands from China” awards were presented to ZTE at the Global Top Brands Awards Ceremony during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016 in Las Vegas. more...

Date: 5/1/2016

Better Experiences Begin with MediaTek at CES 2016
MediaTek announces three new systems-on-chip at CES: One for the largest display in the home, one for the smallest screens and one to connect IoT devices in the home
It all starts with screens. How that information we view daily – on our TVs, mobile handsets, tablets or variety of other devices – is displayed. To deliver on its promise of making displays the best they can be, MediaTek is introducing three new SoCs at CES 2016. This trio of SoC’s create better experiences for consumers across all platforms and deliver better connectivity to the world around them.
1. Home Entertainment – MT8581 is the world’s first Ultra-HD 4K Blu-ray player SoC with High Dynamic Range; a revolutionary viewing experience similar to the leap from VHS to DVD
2. Wearables – MT2523 is the world’s first SoC that combines a high-resolution mobile screen, dual-mode Bluetooth and GPS, with industry-leading power efficiency.
3. IoT / Connected Home – MT7697 is an IoT bridge that will connect smart gadgets and appliances to tablets, smartphones and the cloud . more...

Date: 17/12/2015

Experience the World of Vodafone at your fingertips with ‘MyVodafone App’
· Enjoy a holistic customer experience – seamless login, intuitive and customised interface for post-paid/prepaid and non-Vodafone customers
· Track internet usage, manage multiple accounts, activate roaming packs and so much more
· Discover the World of Vodafone at your fingertips with the always active Zumi army ne SMS will get you 100MB of free data to connect with your loved ones this Diwali on November 11
The MyVodafone App is everything that a customer desires - see his/her usage, plan details, pay bills, buy recharges and bonus cards, get best offers, access their M-Pesa account, recharge/pay bills for friends and family and so much more, giving him/her the power to manage their Vodafone number with their fingertips! Easy to navigate with options suggesting next steps, its in-built smart analytics provides a detailed understanding to each customer about his/her usage of the pack/plan on real time basis, manage multiple accounts, track bill payments and recharges, subscribe to new products and services and make MNP requests. Users are also prompted a choice of best pack and plan options basis their past usage trend. more...

Date: 4/11/2015

One SMS will get you 100MB of free data to connect with your loved ones this Diwali on November 11
As lanterns light up and colourful rangoli adorns the houses, Vodafone India customers will experience a silent dhamaka this Diwali. As a gesture of gratitude for the love and support from 188mn customers, this Diwali, Vodafone India will offer free 100MB Data to its customers to celebrate the festival of lights with their loved ones. This special offer is available to all Vodafone customers on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 and they can avail the free 100MB data by just sending a SMS ‘DIWALI’ to 199. Customers can enjoy the web browsing experience; send Diwali e-greetings, and Diwali e-messages to wish their friends and family on the occasion for free. more...

Date: 29/10/2015

DataWind Receives International Award for Innovative Solution for Achievement of Digital India
DataWind has been recognized for the Most Innovative Solution for Achievement of Digital India. The award was presented by Mr Malcom Johnson, Deputy Secretary General, International Telecommunication Union, ITU Geneva during the 9th annual NTA ICT World Communication Awards 2015, in New Delhi, today. The award recognizes DataWind’s breakthrough web delivery platform, invented by its founder and Co-Chairman Raja Singh Tuli, which is covered by over 18 U.S. and international patents. Offered through DataWind’s UbiSurfer browser on its tablets and smartphones, this unique technology reduces bandwidth consumption by factors of 10x to 30x, allowing the delivery of web pages across even congested GPRS networks in 5 to 7 seconds (with even faster speeds on 3G and 4G networks). more...

Date: 29/9/2015

Aircel to have 1,000 Xpress Stores across India by Q1 2016
· Aims to serve customers with Xpress Stores every 4 kilometers
· Trend of launch-one-store-per-day to continue until exit 2017 with 2000+ stores
Aircel, one of India’s leading innovative mobile service providers, continues to expand its retail footprint across the country and aims to have more than 1,000 ‘Aircel Xpress Stores’ in its chain by Q1 2016. Launched last year, Aircel Xpress Stores are based on the low-cost FOFO (Franchisee Owned Franchisee Operated) model that aims at providing maximum ease to customers with its presence spaced every 3-4 kilometers in most cities across the length and breadth of the country. more...

Date: 24/9/2015

Round Round the clock fun and entertainment for around 2,50,000 people who cross Ahmedabad station each day
Now, stay connected through mobile internet at the railway station, for free! Vodafone India, one of India’s leading telecom service providers has collaborated with Indian Railways to set up India’s a Free Wi-Fi zone at Ahmedabad Railway station, Kalupur. Vodafone’s free Wi-Fi zone has been created on platform no. 1 of the Ahmedabad railway station situated at Kalupur area. Vodafone’s free Wi-Fi zone is network agnostic and any mobile phone user can avail of this benefit, regardless of which telecom service provider they are aligned with. Vodafone’s free Wi-Fi zone facilitates 100 MB or 20 minutes of uninterrupted usage, whichever lapses first. A mobile phone user can connect once in 24 hours from one unique number. Vodafone is one of the first telecom service providers in India to activate this innovative initiative linking branding and mass customer engagement, at a popular public outpostmore...

Date: 24/9/2015

DataWind Partners with Telenor to Provide Affordable Internet Access
Further bridges DIGITAL DIVIDE
DataWind Inc. (TSX: DW), a leading provider of low-cost internet connectivity and wireless web access products, today announced partnership with Telenor to offer free unlimited bundled internet browsing for one-year. This offer is available on any of its devices across six telecom circles where Telenor offers commercial mobile services. "This is a very exciting development for DataWind in India; we are making the internet more easily accessible to millions of people across the country, like never before," said Mr. Suneet Singh Tuli, President & CEO, DataWind. “By broadening our internet service coverage, we can add more customers to our already fast-growing customer base and, in turn, increase our revenue stream. We are confident we now have all of the key building blocks in place – the product range, inventory, distribution network and now India-wide internet service coverage – to drive accelerated growth” said Mr Tuli.   more...

Date: 24/9/2015
Silicon Valley Based Smart Remote Leader Peel Expands its Digital India Footprint
~ Acquires Hyderabad-Based Fission Labs R&D; Appoints UX & Cloud Expert Kishore Poreddy as Head of Peel India
~ ‘Make in India’ program fosters “perfect environment” for Global R&D Collaboration
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA and NEW DELHI, INDIA, 24 September, 2015 – Just days before the much-anticipated visit by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Silicon Valley to focus on supporting innovation & technology in India, Peel, Mountain View, Calif.-based makers of the world’s most popular smart remote, announced they are acquiring the Cloud R&D division of Hyderabad-based Fission Labs which will now become Peel India. With a three-year sales growth of 1607%, Alibaba-funded Peel ranked 287 among the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies this year.  more...

Date: 18/9/2015

MediaTek Chipsets Power New Amazon Devices
MediaTek’s powerful chipsets will be utilized in the new Amazon Fire TV, and Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 10 tablets
MediaTek, a pioneering fabless semiconductor company and a market leader in cutting-edge systems-on-chip (SoC), has announced that it will power an array of Amazon consumer products, including the Amazon Fire TV, and Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 10 tablets. These are the latest in a series of Amazon devices powered by MediaTek that offer consumers rich multimedia experiences with minimal power consumption. more...

Date: 16/9/2015

MapmyIndia launches SafeMate, a smart personal safety device for women, children and families, available exclusively on Flipkart
· Tiny, portable GPS-based device helps keep your loved ones safe and you worry-free
· Informs you where your loved ones are at all times and in case of emergency
· Available exclusively for sale on Flipkart
· Marks entry of MapmyIndia into the GPS-based IoT space
MapmyIndia, India’s leader in premium-quality digital maps, GPS navigation, tracking, location-based apps and GIS solutions, today announced the exclusive launch of SafeMate, a dedicated, personal safety device for women, children and families on Flipkart, India’s largest e-commerce marketplace ( and on the Flipkart shopping app. SafeMate is small, lightweight and portable – the size of a matchbox – and can easily be put in a school bag, purse or pocket. It has built-in GPS and Internet connectivity, using which it continuously and securely transmits the live location of your loved ones to your mobile phone and computer so that you know they are safe. more...

Date: 15/9/2015

- 75 lakh Vodafone pre-paid customers in Delhi& NCR can take the benefit of “All in One” roaming pack
- Exclusive festive offer for Vodafone Delhi & NCR pre-paid customers travelling or visiting their hometown
- Additional facility to extend validity of roaming pack, so customers can enjoy extended holidays without worrying about higher roaming tariff ediaTek announces HelioTM for India market and Micromax Canvas Fire 4G launched with MediaTek MT6735
With the onset of a four month long festive season, Vodafone India one of India’s leading telecom service providers, has introduced a first of its kind Vodafone ‘All in One’ Roaming pack to delight its pre-paid customers. This ‘All in One’ pack incorporates local talk time, STD, incoming and outgoing roaming minutes in a single Recharge, exclusively for Vodafone pre-paid customers in Delhi & NCR circle. With this pack, customers can enjoy their hometown talk time tariff while travelling anywhere in India. A never before feature being offered by Vodafone is the facility to extend the validity of the ‘All in One’ Roaming pack so customers can enjoy affordable talk time for an extended holiday/travel period.  more...

Date: 2/9/2015

MediaTek and Micromax Informatics Collaborate on Mid-to-Premium Range Smartphones to Fuel India LTE Market Growth
MediaTek announces HelioTM for India market and Micromax Canvas Fire 4G launched with MediaTek MT6735
In the pursuit to democratize India’s 4G LTE-ready smartphone market, MediaTek Inc., a global leader in fabless semiconductor design, today announced an enhanced strategic collaboration with Micromax Informatics, India’s leading handset player. The partnership aims to accelerate 4G accessibility and fuel faster smartphone adoption in India’s rapidly growing market.

As part of the company’s India roadmap, MediaTek announced the availability of the Helio family, the premium smartphone chipsets that deliver greater performance and efficiency; and the intention for Micromax Informatics to become the first Indian brand to launch a device on the new Helio premium platform using the Helio X10. In addition, the companies also released the latest mid-range 4G LTE phone – Micromax Canvas Fire 4G – running on MediaTek’s MT6735. The Canvas Fire 4G is an extension of Micromax Informatic’s Fire series, which has been custom built for music lovers. more...

Date: 1/9/2015
Karbonn introduces ‘Titanium S200' with HD display at just 4999, Device available exclusively at
Disrupting the budget smartphone market, Titanium S200 HD offers numerous features for a superior Smartphone experience. The device’s brilliant 12.7 cm (5’’) HD display brings alive images and colours for an immersive viewing experience making Video calling, gaming, watching videos and viewing images a delight. It also supports HD recording for making high quality videos with superior colour contrasts and clarity. Equipped with 8MP Auto Focus rear with dual LED Flash and 3.2 MP front camera, Titanium S200 HD enables users to click well lit beautiful photographs in diverse lighting conditions. Powered with 1.2GHz Quad core processor, the device offers a smooth lag free browsing and multi-tasking experience and 2600 mAh Li-polymer battery to support heavy usage. 

Date: 28/8/2015
Vodafone India confirms that it will launch its 4G services by end of the calendar year 2015. Important data markets including Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Kochi will be part of the first wave of the roll-out. In addition, Vodafone India will also roll out its own 3G networks in 7 circles - Assam, North East, UP West, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Kerala and Odisha, to expand its overall 3G footprint to 16 circles across the country. Testing of 4G services has commenced successfully. Vodafone India has partnered with leading global technology infrastructure service providers for the network roll-out. With some of the latest technological developments on the anvil; Vodafone is building robust and resilient network architecture with a strong backhaul to support the volumes and need for speed from customers. Vodafone India had successfully acquired additional 4G (LTE) spectrum in 5 circles viz. Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Kerala and Karnataka in February 2014 auctions. These circles together contribute close to 50% of the total data revenues for Vodafone India. 

Date: 26/8/2015
VODAFONE launched "Double Validity" on Rate Cutters (bonus cards)
The offer on rate cutter will enable customers to talk more at attractive rates, affordable prices and an opportunity to double the validity of rate cutter products at a nominal cost of INR 7. All pre-paid customers of Vodafone in Delhi NCR can avail this offer through any of the following routes (via 121, through the special offers section on the Vodafone website, My Vodafone app or by walking into any of Vodafone’s 48000 outlets, 50 Vodafone stores; 182 mini stores across Delhi-NCR) and can choose to double the validity of the selected voice rate cutter by paying just INR 7. This value offer is valid on the rate cutter pre-fixed with ‘DOUBLEVALIDITY’.

Date: 19/8/2015
VODAFONE India got licence from RBI for setting up a payment bank
Sunil Sood, MD & CEO, Vodafone India says “We are grateful to the RBI for giving us the licence for setting up a payment bank. With over 90,000 ‘M-Pesa’ agents, we are already providing people in remote areas a convenient way to, transfer money and make payments in a safe and secure manner. We have partnered with several government bodies to run pilots for enabling direct transfer of wages/subsidies. The payment bank licence will enable us to build on this further and offer a more comprehensive portfolio of banking and financial products and services, accelerating India’s journey into a cashless economy.”

Date: 10/8/2015

PHICOMM introduces ENERGY 653 for seamless entertainment access at 4999/-
The 4G LTE Android smartphone PHICOMM Energy 653, powered by a new generation Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 210 processor with 1.1 GHz speed and a brilliant HD IPS display is available on from 10 August 2015
This power packed smartphone is based on a Qualcomm Reference Design by Qualcomm Technologies Inc. (QTI) has a 5.0-inch HD display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution (IPS) and is powered by a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 210 processor with 4G LTE. PHICOMM Energy 653 features an 8 -megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash and a 2 - megapixel front-facing camera. With PHICOMM’s own EXPECT 5.0 UI over android lollipop and unique H.265 Hardware Decoder features, PHICOMM Energy 653 offers consumers a powerful multitasking device enabling enhanced viewing experience with lower bandwidth consumption. more...

Date: 7/8/2015
To further encourage adoption of data as well as to reward existing data users, Vodafone, Delhi’s leading telecom service provider has launched ‘Double Data’ offer. Under the offer pre-paid customers availing data recharge via 121 or through the special offers section on the Vodafone website and MyVodafone app, will enjoy double the value of the chosen data pack. This offer is valid on all Vodafone pre-paid data recharge packs offered in Circle name starting 8th of August till 2nd week of September. more...

Date: 7/8/2015

LG offers ‘best buy’ festive prices for G4 and G4 Stylus
In keeping with the upcoming festival season, LG Electronics is offering ‘best buy’ prices for its newly launched G4 and G4 Stylus smartphones. The LG G4 is now made available at Rs 45,000 (for the Leather back variant) and Rs 40,000 (for the Ceramic white variant), the LG G4 Stylus will be priced at Rs 21,000. With this, LG aims to give the consumers a chance to buy its best products at attractive festive prices. more...

Date: 6/8/2015


Government of Haryana ties up with Vodafone M-Pesa to ensure timely and transparent digital transfer of monthly disbursement to pensioners
Vodafone India today announced its partnership with the Government of Haryana to facilitate mobile-based disbursement of monthly social security pension. The initiative, activated through Vodafone M-Pesa, Vodafone’s mobile money transfer and payment service has been carried out as a pilot initiative, covering 868 beneficiaries at five villages in Karnal and Mahendragarh districts in Haryana. more...

Date: 5/8/2015

DataWind delivers on promise for Make in India, coupled with Digital India

Completes First Month of Full Scale Production of Internet-Enabled Tablets & Smartphones from New Assembly Facility in Amritsar
DataWind Inc. (TSX: DW), a leading provider of low cost internet connectivity and wireless web access products, has shipped the first 80,000 Internet-enabled tablets and smartphones from its newproduction facility that opened earlier lastmonth in Amritsar. After establishing India’s first and only manufacturing facility for touch panels in 2013, now by producing the majority of its products in India, DataWind has takena major step in the direction of realizingPrime Minister Narendra Modi’s Vision of ‘Make in India’. more...

Date: 30/7/2015

Celkon launches ‘Millennia 2GB Xpress’ a unique combination of Speed and Memory

~ ’Millennia 2GB Xpress’ is a one-of-its-kind Kitkat phone with 2GB RAM + 16GB ROM and Quad-Core processor ~
Celkon aims to bring features like 2GB RAM and 16GB ROM packed into a single model at affordable range. Millennia 2GB Xpress is dual SIM Kitkat model, upgradable to Lollipop powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor. The phone features 3G video calling and wi-fi making it the most efficient and stylish but pocket friendly smart phone. The highlight of the model is the inbuilt smart commands with Smart Assistant and Power Saving Mode, which promised to enhance the user experience. The model comes with a 5 MP BSI1 Auto Focus rear camera which enables High Definition (1080p) recording and playback. Celkon innovatively bundles features available in high end phones at an attractive price of just Rs 6222/-. more...

Date: 27/7/2015

MapmyIndia partners with VE Commercial Vehicles Limited (VECV) to secure School Children with Integrated Safety Solution

Ensures the safety of children from point of boarding till drop-off
MapmyIndia has partneredMapmyIndia has partnered with VE Commercial Vehicles Limited (A JV between Eicher Motors Ltd. and Volvo Group). Eicher is accredited for manufacturing the first safe school bus in India in 1996 in collaboration with IIT Delhi & Institute of Road Safety. The features introduced by Eicher in school buses have become a standard for all school buses across the country. Eicher buses offer a unique 37 safety features across the fully built up buses - Skyline Pro, Skyline and Starline. Being a pioneer in the safety Eicher has yet come up again with this initiative with Mapmyindia to provide a safe and secure transportation to school-going children by providing telematics solution. The solution provides a comprehensive safety veil for children right from the point they board the school bus till the time they come back home safe & sound, and everything in-between. more...

Date: 20/7/2015

1.2 Crore VODAFONE customers in U.P.West can save upon their mobile spends through VODAFONE 121

Vodafone 121 provides unique, customized plans, relevant to individual customer needs and usage
Vodafone India announced its ‘121 dial kiya kya, Kholo apne offers ka pitara” which has a unique proposition for each of the 1.2 crore customers in UP West circle. In a little over a month since its launch 30,00,000 customers have already started taking benefits of these unique offers. Through 121 , Vodafone customers can save on their mobile spends by taking their best fit offers on STD, local calling, 3G & 2G data, night calling, minutes pack, tariff cutters for the specific needs and usage patterns. Vodafone customers can dial *121# to avail the benefits of this service. more...

Date: 9/7/2015

Vodafone M-Pesa partners with Walmart India for hassle-free cash management

Several members including resellers/kiranas have gone live on M-Pesa, generating a very good response
Vodafone India, one of India’s leading telecom service providers, has entered into a strategic tie-up with Walmart India, the wholly owned subsidiary of world’s largest retailer Walmart Stores Inc. This tie-up will enable business members of six Best Price Modern Wholesale stores, owned and operated by Walmart India, to make payments using M-Pesa from their mobile anywhere, anytime. The first-of-its-kind partnership with Walmart India, gives all its members, including small businesses such as kiranas/resellers, the benefit of sending money through their mobile phones instantly & securely and run their customer facing businesses more efficiently and in hassle-free manner. more...

Date: 8/7/2015


Part of a larger initiative to make Trade Partners it’s brand icons
Taking its recent ‘Speed is Good’ campaign on ground to the people of Delhi and NCR, Vodafone India, undertook a major Speed Test drive reaching out to over 5200 Telecom Retailers across the city. Vodafone conducted a focused Retailer connect programme, meeting Retailers and taking them through a Live Demo of Vodafone’s Faster, Smarter, and Better 3G network. All Retailers have been given life sized Vodafone branded certificates attesting the data speed. It infuses a sense of pride amongst retailers and simultaneously helps engage with customers on Vodafone’s superior 3G speed. more...

Date: 6/7/2015

LINE partners with Games2win to bring local content for India

LINE, the world’s leading life platform announced a strategic partnership with Games2win, the largest mobile game company in India. LINE and Games2win present Power Cricket T20 League 2015 as the first game. Users can play against the best cricket teams from all across the world in three different modes – tournament, Super Scorer, and scenario. The integration with LINE is very innovative wherein users get the chance to buy free power-up for doing certain action in the form of immersive gaming on LINE platform. Line-6-7-2015.htm">more...

Date: 1/7/2015

PHICOMM enters India with their flagship smartphone Passion 660
PHICOMM, China’s leading provider of telecommunication equipment, terminals, and services launched its flagship LTE Android smartphone - PHICOMM Passion 660, in India. This versatile and easy to use smartphone based on a Qualcomm Reference Design by Qualcomm Technologies Inc. (QTI) has a 5.0-inch IPS LCD display with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution (FHD) and is powered by a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 615 processor with 4G LTE. Qualcomm Snapdragon is a product of Qualcomm Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated. PHICOMM Passion 660 features a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. With PHICOMM’s own EXPECT 5.0 UI, Global 4G Roaming supportand its unique pedometer, PHICOMM Passion 660 offers consumers a dream like technologically advanced device aimed to enhance their mobile experience. more...

Date: 25/6/2015

With 100B Commands on Peel Smart Remote App, Smartphones Fast Becoming the Preferred Remote for TV Viewers

Peel doubling India user base every six months; has over 25 million users in Asia controlling TV and other home devices
Peel, the California-based company funded by ecommerce giant, Alibaba, has announced that its Peel Smart Remote app has generated 100 billion remote commands since launch three years ago. Half of these remote commands have been registered in the last eight months only. While announcing these milestone numbers, Peel has also released a revamped version of its Android app, including a customizable remote widget that can appear on a phone’s lock screen without launching the app. Peel is also available as a free app on the iTunes App Store for Apple iOS devices. more...

Date: 25/6/2015

In a bid to strengthen its presence in India, PHICOMM has introduced around 107 service centers across more than 100 cities in India after making impressive sales in the first two weeks. The brand is expanding its network to more cities and the updates would be available online at the PHICOMM site. more...

Date: 25/6/2015

Mobile payments technology takes a giant leap with the launch of MOWA Wave, a Tap and Pay terminal from iKaaz

Consumers can make payments from their smart phone without installing any hardware
Enthused by the success of the MOWA mobile app aimed at simplifying the mobile payment process for customers, through their smart phone, iKaaz now announces the launch of the MOWA Tap and Pay terminal coined as “MOWA Wave” for merchants. The leading mobile payments company, iKaaz, providing innovative Tap & Pay solutions, presents this stand-alone terminal to enable merchants to accept payments without the need to install any additional hardware or software. more...

Date: 19/6/2015


Bollywood Superstar Amitabh Bachchan Launches G4 in India
LG Electronics India has launched it’s much anticipated, its first Leather and DSLR feature packed Smartphone, the LG G4, in India at a gala event at the NSCI Stadium in Mumbai. Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan unveiled the LG G4 in a gathering of approximately 2,000 guests from across India at the launch of the eagerly awaited smartphone device. The G4 is a successor to the super successful smartphone, LG G3 and it further elaborates LG’s endeavor to provide high quality, consumer centric products to the consumers.

Date: 11/6/2015


At INR 4999, ZTE Blade Qlux 4G is the most economical 4G smartphone in India
OZTE, a leading global device maker, today, announced the launch of its Blade range of smartphones in India with the announcement of Blade Qlux 4G. This dual SIM, 4G, smartphone will be exclusively available to consumers across India through and will go on sale starting June 16, 2015. With an impressive 4.5” IPS display, the ZTE Blade Qlux 4G smartphone integrates Mediatek MTK6732M 1.3 GHz Quad Core processor with a 1 GB RAM ensuring slick user experience. The ZTE Blade Qlux 4G supports 4G bands of 1800 MHz (Band Class 3) & 2300 MHz (Band Class 40) to offer great compatibility with existing and future 4G networks planned to be rolled out in the coming months.With the Blade Qlux 4G,users will be able to experience data speed of upto 150Mbps on LTE CAT 4 networks. more...  

Date: 27/5/2015

Study by Outbrain highlights online content consumption trends across India and Asia Pacific

Outbrain yearly report releases key facts, figures and trends in how people are reading and watching online content across India and other key markets
Outbrain, the world’s largest content discovery platform, today released a comprehensive report analysing the key digital content consumption trends in India. The precedent setting report is the first of its kind in the region and compares India to other mature markets: Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia, Australia, UK and the U.S. Based on Outbrain’s findings, the Indian market is clearly dominated by Android users, where a staggering 76% of the overall content consumed on smartphones is consumed on an Android device – second only to Malaysia. more...

Date: 25/5/2015

UST Global’s iSafe for police force wins award for ‘Best Use of Mobile Technology’ at Elets Knowledge Exchange Awards 2015

iSafe, the safety feature of the Thiruvananthapuram City Police mobile app, provides users with real-time police assistance during emergencies with the click of a button
UST Global, a leading digital technology services company that provides powerful solutions for Global 1000 companies, today announced that iSafe, the safety feature of the Thiruvananthapuram City Police mobile app, won the award for Best Use of Mobile Technology at the Elets Knowledge Exchange Awards 2015, Goa. iSafe was conferred the award in the Governance category at the ceremony co-hosted by Elets Technomedia and the Information Technology Department, Government of Goa. more...  

Date: 19/5/2015

NUBIA announces its entry into India

Nubia Z9 mini is a DSLR “camera in your pocket” with 16MP Sony ExmorR, 2.0 aperture, manual setting option camera
NUBIA, today, announced its debut in India with the launch of the much anticipated nubia Z9 mini. The nubia Z9 mini is powered by Android Lollipop 5.0 and nubia 2.8 UI out of the box. The dual SIM device features the Sony Exmor R 16MP primary and 8MP front camera supported by the NeoVision ™ 5.0 SLR System which enables the user with excellent manual photography possibilities. more...

Date: 7/5/2015

Innovative Mobile Media Group Launches in India NEWS REPUBLIC and APPY GEEK

With 1,100 licensed & trusted newsfeeds worldwide, News Republic shares 50,000 unique articles every day
News Republic, a much lauded and awarded global mobile media group and the Winner of “The Best Mobile Media And Publishing App” at Mobile World Congress 2015, is entering the Indian market. This innovative, “born mobile” company has operations in the Americas and Europe and it recently launched in both Russia and China. It will launch two free news apps: News Republic (focus: global news) and Appy Geek (focus: technology news). Both apps deliver fully licensed articles, photos and videos from over 1100 leading news organizations around the world (e.g. Reuters, BBC, AFP, Bloomberg, India Today, Guardian, HuffingtonPost, Mashable etc.) The content can be fully personalized for a news flow uniquely customized for each reader in a beautiful and seamless mobile interface. more...

Date: 5/5/2015

Vodafone launches new, responsive ‘M-Pesa App’ to enable convenient payment of bills & recharging on the move

Available across Android, iPhone, BB and Windows platforms
Vodafone has launched an all new, responsive ‘M-Pesa App’, which enables consumers to pay their bills and recharge their mobile from anywhere, anytime. The ‘new M-Pesa App’ welcomes all Vodafone users intuitively and prompts existing users to Login and new users to register for M-Pesa. Users can load their M-Pesa wallet through Net Banking/Debit Card absolutely free on the App. With the ‘M-Pesa App’, consumers can very conveniently recharge their mobile & DTH, pay their Post-paid, Electricity, Gas and Landline bills from their mobile with a click of few buttons. To start using M-Pesa, simply download the ‘M-Pesa App’ available across all major platforms viz. Android, iPhone, BB and Windows and register on mobile. more...


Anil Kapoor and Nargis Fakhri Announced the Availability of LG Flex2 in its true sense of Beast inside n Beauty outside and Showcase Short Films Shot on the Phone
LG Electronics announced the availability of its premium flagship smartphone, LG G Flex2 in India, powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 810 processor with X10 LTE, a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., at a celebrity studded event in Mumbai. Bollywood superstars Anil Kapoor and Nargis Fakhri showcased their directorial debut through 4K Ultra HD videos and still shots on the G Flex2. The two came together for the first time to showcase their directorial short films, shot on this revolutionary smartphone that boasts state of art curve design, 4K Ultra HD camera and a brilliant immersive screen. more...

Date: 30/4/2015


· Reduction of 40% in all incoming calls while roaming
· Vodafone customers will now pay 20· Vodafone customers will now pay 20% (local) & 23% (STD) less for calls and 75% less for texts on National Roaming
· Special Roaming Tariff Plan (SRTP) for Prepaid & Post-paid customers · Changes made in accordance with TRAI guidelines with effect from May 1, 2015
Vodafone India, one of India’s leading telecommunications service providers, has announced the revised roaming tariffs on National Roaming effective May 1, after the telecom regulator has slashed ceiling rates. Vodafone customers will now pay less for both local and STD calls on National Roaming. On roaming, for all outgoing local calls, a ceiling of 80 paise/minute has been fixed from the earlier Rs 1/min, and for STD calls it is Rs 1.15/min from earlier Rs 1.5/min. For incoming calls on roaming, a ceiling of 45 paise/minute has been fixed from the earlier 75 paise/minute. more...

Date: 29/4/2015

Celkon Launches Campus A518 with 5” Jumbo Display

A Very affordable smart phone with 5” DispA Very affordable smart phone with 5” Display with 3G video Calling and 1GHz processor
Campus A518 is a dual SIM model powered by a 1 GHz processor. The Kitkat model supports 3G video calling, wi-fi making it the most convenient pocket friendly phone loaded with the latest features. The highlight of Campus A518 is its 5” Capacitive Display. It makes this a delight for viewing videos, gaming and provides better controls. The model is backed by a powerful 2000mAh Lithium Ion battery. The internal memory of 4GB with expandable memory up to 32GB. Elegant & Stylish in design it comes in a White and Dark Blue variant. Besides packing in the delightful features, the all-in-one Campus A518 is priced at an astonishing figure of Rs 4400/- and will be available at all leading retail stores. more...

Date: 24/4/2015

COAI launches “Sabka Internet, Sabka Vikas” to connect 1 Billion Unconnected Citizens
Urges an enabling environment for the Industry tUrges an enabling environment for the Industry to fullfil Digital India vision, Demands Same Rules for Same Services
Elaborating its position on the ongoing public debate over net neutrality, and concerns over operators allegedly controlling consumers’ access to the Internet, the association stated: ~ We support an open Internet and believe that consumers should decide what to do online. Our job is to enable consumers to benefit from that freedom. ~ We offer choice and do not block or provide any preferential access to any web site or app. COAI also underlined its commitment to the Digital India programme and called for an open, inclusive and affordable access to the Internet for every Indian; emphasizing that India’s telecom revolution has empowered over 950 million citizens through affordable services and the Internet revolution must now touch every citizen of the country. more...

Date: 22/4/2015

Daring and Enjoyable, Gionee Pioneer P4s Now in India
Gionee, a leading global provider of mobile devices announced its latest smartphone the Gionee Pioneer P4S in India. The Pioneer series brings in yet another smartphone that is daring and enjoyable. Developed with the philosophy of providing flagship features in entry level smartphones, the P4S promises to deliver a whole new level of customer experience and flip fun. The Pioneer P4S is driven with the tagline ‘Flip.Enjoy.’ All you need to do is just flip the phone to transfer files, get the perfect photo, listen to surround music, stay secured in the cyber world and definitely flip to discover a sexy phone. The phone comes in with a window flip cover which makes it easy to see the time, date, weather and contacts during a phone call more...

Date: 18/3/2015

LG’s Curve Sensation – It’s Time to Welcome the G Flex2 to India
LG Electronics India showcased its futuristic technology at the third edition of annual technology convention – the LG India Tech Show 2015. At the event, LG launched its highly anticipated technological revolution LG G Flex 2. Speaking at the Tech Show 2015, Mr. Soon Kwon- Managing Director, LG Electronics India said, “LG Tech Show is all about reinforcing our commitment towards making life good and easy for our consumers. Thriving on Innovation for Better Life, the third edition of LG India Tech Show will bring path-breaking products driven by the concept of Internet of Things. “2015 started on a great note with LG being recognized as the most trusted brand in India; with the faith placed in us by consumers, we strive to work harder this year as a team to deliver the best possible products, service and quality in the industry.” He further added. more...

Date: 17/3/2015

DataWind boosts the vision for a Digital India with the launch of Free Internet Access on Reliance Communications’ GSM network
- Bundled with newly launched PocketSurfer 2G4 smartphone at Rs.1,999 and PocketSurfer 3G4 smartphone at Rs.2,999
Boosting the grand vision for a Digital India, DataWind (TSX: DW), a leading provider of low cost internet connectivity and wireless web access products, today redefined the meaning of affordability, with the launch of its most affordable smartphone range starting at just Rs 1,999. The new range of smartphones come powered with free unlimited internet browsing for one year on Reliance Communications, India’s most progressive mobile network. The revolutionary new range of PocketSurfer smartphones were unveiled by H.E. the High Commissioner for Canada to India, Nadir Patel, Parliament Secretary to Minister of International Trade, Canada, Mr. ParmGill, President & CEO of DataWind Suneet Singh Tuli, Prof NK Goyal, President of CMAI and Mr Sujith Haridas, Deputy Director General, Confederation of Indian Industries (CII). more...

Date: 11/3/2015

Peel Joins hands with Karbonn in India to introduce its "Smart Remote" app

Peel, worldwide leader in smart home control and television tune-in, today announced it is expanding the range of devices controlled on its smart remote app to include a variety of smart home electronics including thermostats, lights, air conditioners, and other home appliances. This announcement follows the unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the HTC One M9 smartphones in Barcelona earlier this month, both of which come pre-loaded with the Peel branded “Smart Remote,” and another announcement that Indian smartphone manufacturer Karbonn is joining Xolo, Celkon and Alcatel Onetouch in offering Peel Smart Remote capabilities in their products throughout India. Peel has over 100 million users worldwide who generate more than 7 billion remote commands a month. more...

Date: 10/3/2015

The LG G3 smartphone from LG ElectroThe LG G3 smartphone from LG Electronics (LG) was named Best Smartphone of the Year by the GSMA at the Global Mobile Awards during Mobile World Congress 2015 for its quality, variety of useful features and ease of use. The GSMA judges lauded LG G3 by calling it “Affordable excellence with winning design – its edge-to-edge screen offers the best quality mobile viewing experience around today”. “Since launch, the LG G3 has been critically acclaimed across the globe and its success has largely contributed to the 16 percent increase in annual global revenue,” said the GSMA in its award announcement. “It delivers an easy-to-use, intuitive user experience with its 5.5-inch Quad HD Display and 13-megapixel OIS+ Camera with Laser Auto Focus. It is also packed with innovations such as Smart Keyboard, Gesture for Selfie, Flash for Selfie and Knock Code™ to offer a simply convenient, simply clever and simply safer user experience.” more...

Date: 10/3/2015

US brand InFocus enters Indian MobilUS brand InFocus enters Indian Mobile Market launches the stunning M2 smartphone priced at INR 4,999
US based InFocus, announces the launUS based InFocus, announces the launch of its revolutionary smartphone M2; which is set to create a veritable disruption in the Indian smartphone market. Designed in America, this 4.2 inch marvel promises to be a true game changer thanks to its superlative specifications at an irresistible price of Rs 4,999. All InFocus mobiles are manufactured by Foxconn, the world’s largest Original equipment mobile phone manufacturer and therefore the devices come with the guaranteed top-of-the-line build quality. more...

Date: 6/3/2015

UST Global launches women’s safety app, iSafe, ahead of International Women’s Day
UST Global, an information technology and services company for Global 1000 enterprises, today announced the launch of its mobile-based app for women’s safety, ahead of the International Women’s Day on 8th March. The company is focused on empowering women across the global communities through jobs, technology and training. Alexander Varghese, Chief Administrative Officer & Country Head, UST Global said, “We believe that innovation and technology can go a long way in bringing sustainable transformations to communities. Our Code for Humanity initiative is aligned to creating an environment that encourages use of technology by citizens to improve their overall living conditions and access to primary public services. As we continue to innovatively disrupt this ecosystem, UST Global takes pride to gift women in our country the new, safety-feature app that would make their travel in the city safer and easier.” more...

Date: 4/3/2015

Celkon and Aircel join hands to bring Smart Offers

Celkon Mobiles has associated with Aircel for smart offers. With this association Celkon aims to strengthen its philosophy of making smartphones and cutting edge features accessible to all. Through this association with Aircel, Celkon has combined two models, Celkon Campus A356 and Celkon C329 at a exiting price point of only Rs 3,333/-. The offer includes smartphone with Kitkat and a feature phone. Aircel will offer upto 1.5 GB of 3G data on both phones for three months. more...

Date: 26/2/2015

LG L Bello and L Fino Smartphones now available at just Rs.13,250 & Rs.10,700 respectively
LG announces that it has slashed the price of its two mass market mid-segment smartphones – L Bello and L Fino to Rs. 13,250 and Rs. 10,700 respectively. With this, LG aims at tapping the mass market in India which is always on a look out for premium quality products at an attractive price. With this price move, LG smartphone portfolio has the widest variety of mobile phones available in India across price points. more...

Date: 4/2/2015

HDFC Securities launches mobile trading apps on IBM’s MobileFirst Platform
HDFC Securities Limited, India’s leading financial services intermediary and subsidiary of HDFC Bank, announced it teamed with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to launch a new mobile app that allows clients to securely trade stocks, track and manage portfolios and market movements, as well as analyze industry research and trends. India is the second largest mobile market in the world with 762 million subscribers. As smartphone use in India continues to rise, organizations are increasing their focus on creating comprehensive mobile strategies to better engage with their customers by building and designing more sophisticated apps that address evolving user expectations. more...

Date: 3/2/2015

Intex Technologies launches Aqua Power HD
Earmarking technological innovation in India, Intex TeEarmarking technological innovation in India, Intex Technologies announced the launch of Aqua Power HD today. Designed by one of the fastest growing Indian smartphone company, the Aqua Power HD is a feature rich phone, a step above the basic needs of a user. The device with a 5-inch HD display runs on Android 4.4.2 Kitkat and is loaded with 1.4 GHz supreme octa-core processor. Known for its battery, the Aqua Power range substantiates endurance and longevity. The 4000 mAh battery provides the verbose user a talk time of up to 20 hours along with a standby time of 500 hours. The Aqua Power HD encompasses smart charging and can also be used for charging other devices with the OTG support. more...

Date: 2/2/2015

'MapmyIndia Polling Booth Locator’ to guide Delhi’s voters during the 2015 Delhi Assembly Elections
In a unique initiative to convenience/facilitate the citizens of Delhi to cast their votes during the upcoming Delhi Assembly Elections MapmyIndia, India’s leader in premium quality map data, Car GPS Navigation, GPS Vehicle Tracking, GIS Enterprise Solutions and Location Aware Web and Mobile Applications, has launched the mobile friendly web application MapmyIndia Polling booth locator ( The locator is equipped with MapmyIndia’s unmatched house-level data which will take you from your doorstep to the poll booth. more...

Date: 2/2/2015

Jivi introduces a whole new range of affordable smartphones!
Jivi, one of the leading players in feature phones, and now smartphones too, has introduced a whole new range of smartphones to cater to the burgeoning market of affordable smartphones in India. Mr. Pankaj Anand, CEO, Jivi Mobiles, said, “Buoyed by the phenomenal success of our lowest priced Android phone and the lowest priced quad-core Android phone, we intend to extend the benefits of technology to the masses at prices that don’t burn a hole in their pockets.The objective is to trigger one of the largest conversions of feature phone users to smartphone users.”  more...

Date: 14/1/2015

Celkon launches its First Octa-Core model
Celkon Mobiles (, one of the leading Indian mobile brands; today launched yet another exciting model for selfie lovers - Millennia OCTA 510. OCTA 510 is Celkon’s first and much awaited Octa-Core phone. This exciting model was unveiled by the popular bollywood and tollywood star Ms. Tamannaah Bhatia Apart from being a perfect selfie model, the OCTA 510 also packs-in delightful features and exciting specs for the range. The dual sim model comes with a 1.4GHz octa-core processor with Android’s Kitkat as the operating system. The phone also has an 8 MP Autofocus Rear Camera with an active Flash and a 3.2 MP Front Camera that has gesture controls & listens to voice commands which makes this an absolute delight for selfie lovers. more...

Date: 7/1/2015

MediaTek Introduces MT2601 in Support of Google’s Android Wear Software
**Higher energy efficiency and reduced component count of MT2601 in relation to competition translate into significant cost, size and usage time benefits**
MediaTek, a leading fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions, today announced its MT2601 System on Chip (SoC) for wearable devices based on Google’s Android Wear software. By enabling Android Wear on MT2601, MediaTek is offering a comprehensive platform solution for device makers to implement their own hardware and software, and introduces a multitude of possibilities in Android Wear devices for the fast-growing consumer class globally. more...

Date: 23/12/2014

Jivi launches India’s lowest priced quad-core smartphone
Jivi, one of the leading players in feature phones, and now smartphones too, has shattered the price barrier yet again and announced the launch of Jivi JSP Q56, India’s lowest-priced quad-core smartphone. It has exceptional build quality; latest version 4.4 KITKAT Android OS; big and bright 4.5” (11.43 cm) display that produces vivid colours to bring pictures and videos to life; and a full touch capacitive screen that makes navigation smooth enough. This 3G phone is available in Black and Blue colour exclusively on for Rs 4399 only. The dual front speakers are loud enough for an awesome video and gaming experience. What’s more, it is sleek too, measuring just 9.9 mm in thickness. more...

Date: 22/12/2014

MapmyIndia partners with India's leading premium inbound tours & travel company, Le Passage To India; to implement fleet tracking solutions for ensuring safety & security of tourists
MapmyIndia, India’s leader in premium quality map data, Car GPS NavigatiMapmyIndia, India’s leader in premium quality map data, Car GPS Navigation, GPS Vehicle Tracking, GIS Enterprise Solutions and Location Aware Web and Mobile Applications, has tied-up with Le Passage To India (LPTI), India's leading premium inbound tours & travel company. The solution provides highly accurate, best-in-class real-time vehicle/fleet tracking built on top of India’s most accurate, comprehensive and rich map data. Users can know the location, speed, route etc of the vehicle from a smartphone or a connected device anytime, anywhere. The product is equipped with battery back-up that ensures operation in-case of disconnection. If need be the user can also remotely immobilize the vehicle. “With a view to address the increasing security concerns, our tracking solutions have been especially designed to ensure accuracy and facilitate immediate action. more...

Date: 19/12/2014

LG Mobiles invites India to click a selfie and be a part of history in making. 
Consumer Electronics major and world’s leading smartphone maker, LG Electronics India today launched ‘The Great Indian Selfie’ campaign, in an attempt to create the largest online selfie canvas in the world. LG invites smartphone users across India to be a part of the world’s largest selfie canvas by simply clicking their best selfie at an LG Selfie Smile Click Studio in their cities or click a selfie anytime, anywhere and upload on the The Selfie Smile Click Studios will be set up in 11 Indian cities which include Gurgaon, Jaipur, Kolkata, Pune, Bangalore and Chennai between 19th to 21st December and in Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Cochin between 26th to 28th December. more...

Date: 9/12/2014

--This alliance would benefit Telits customers in Antenne design, development and testing services.  
Telit Wireless Solutions, a global enabler of the Internet of the Things (IoT), today announced that it has entered into a strategic alliance with Thiagarajar Telekom Solutions Limited (TTSL) to provide Telit customers antenna design & development and Testing services. TTSL is India’s leading research-driven wireless design company offering state-of-the-art antenna design, RF component & system design and transmitter & receiver design services for a range of current and emergent wireless applications like space, defense, vehicular tracking and in-building solutions.more...

Date: 4/12/2014

Gionee ELIFE S5.1 launched in India
Gionee, the leading global designer and manufacturer of mobile devices proudly brings you Gionee ELIFE S5.1. With its stunning design, the Gionee ELIFE S5.1 is their slimmest phone till date. Flawlessly armored with a metallic frame and glass body and donning a 5.1mm thickness, the smartphone emanates style and is the perfect accomplice for the chic urban crowd. The ELIFE S5.1 will come in the incredibly thin 5.1mm shell, quite similar to ELIFE S5.5 flagship and utilizing both glass and metal. The ELIFE S5.1 packs a 4.8" AMOLED display of 1280 * 720 pixels resolution and runs on the 1.7GHz Octa Core processor supported by 1GB of RAM together with 16GB of built in storage for documents. The handset runs Android 4.4 with Gionee's Amigo 2.0 UI. Other features include an 8MP rear camera and 5MP front camera, 16GB non-expandable storage, and 2050 mAh battery. more...

Date: 1/12/2014

Celkon’s first ever Windows phone WIN400 Launched
Celkon Mobiles (, one of the leading Indian mobile brands, today launched WIN 400 - its first ever Windows based phone, powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 200 processor. Qualcomm Snapdragon is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. Through this partnership, Celkon will not only explore newer segments but will also be better positioned to give a wide range of offerings to its existing customers. more...

Date: 27/11/2014

India’s lowest priced Android smartphone receives phenomenal online sale response
Jivi, a feature-phone brand with global footprint, has received phenomenal response for its first smartphone model – the JSP 20. The brand sold over 7000 units of India’s lowest price Android smartphone exclusively on leading to a complete stock out in the first week itself. Priced at Rs 1999, the Jivi JSP 20 also happens to be the slimmest and the only smartphone with OGS display in the 3.5” segment. JSP 20 is the only phone in its segment to have an OGS (One Glass Solution) display wherein one of the glass layers in the capacitive touchscreen stack gets replaced by thin insulating material, Indium Tin Oxide, a rare metal, reducing its thickness. What’s more, it’s not just light on pocket but in weight as well- measuring around 95 grams only.  more...

Date: 25/11/2014

IBM and Ericsson collaborate on 5G antenna designs
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today a collaboration to jointly research phased-array antenna designs for 5G, allowing networks to provide customers with data speeds orders of magnitude faster than what is available currently. As mobile device manufacturers race to provide the latest features and applications to consumers, and wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) technologies are increasingly used in many areas of society, operators will see rapid growth in data and bandwidth demands. According to the June issue of the Ericsson Mobility Report, by 2019 there will be a ten-time growth in mobile data traffic and the 200 million M2M devices in use at the end of 2013 will grow by three to four times, before 5G even arrives. more...

Date: 19/11/2014

Millennia Epic Q550 - An Epic addition to Celkon’s Stable
Celkon Mobiles, one of the leading Indian mobile brands; today added another flagship model to their Millennia series – Epic Q550. The model was launched by Mr. Murali Retineni (ED – Celkon) in presence of Mr. Rajiv Makhni and many renowned Bloggers at a grand event in New Delhi. The new Epic Q550 is designed to be a smartphone of epic proportions with super advanced features and tremendous style quotient.

At just 8mm in thickness, Epic is one of the Slimmest At just 8mm in thickness, Epic is one of the Slimmest models around in the category. The model packs in a Mega 3500mAh Battery to last up to 3 days on Standby. The Millennia EPIC has a 13.9cm (5.5 Inch) HD IPS-OGS Display (1280 x 720 resolution) running on Android Kit Kat which makes watching videos and gaming a pleasant experience. The Quad Core 1.3GHz Cortex A7 Processor with 1GB RAM and 16GB Internal Memory with Expandable Memory up to 64GB supports seamless multitasking and using heavy applications. more...

Date: 18/11/2014
Ericsson Mobility Report: 90 percent will have a mobile phone by 2020 2020
· By 2020, 90 percent of the world‘s population over 6 years old will have a mobile phone, and smartphone subscriptions are expected to top 6.1 billion
· India and China show fastest growth for new mobile subscriptions with 18 million and 12 million net additions in Q3 2014
· 800 million new smartphone subscriptions in 2014 brings total to 2.7 billion worldwide
· Mobile video traffic to increase t· Mobile video traffic to increase tenfold and constitute 55 percent of all mobile data traffic by 2020

The latest edition of the Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) Mobility Report, a comprehensive update on mobile trends leveraging big data from live networks worldwide, launches today and reveals that proliferation of mobile technology continues at a rapid pace: 90 percent of the world’s population over six years old is predicted to have a mobile phone by 2020. Furthermore, by 2020 smartphone subscriptions are forecast to top 6.1 billion. more...

Date: 14/11/2014
Gionee announces its LTE portfolio V6L & P5L
~Gionee also announced the P4S & P6 in India ~Also showcases the much awaited Gionee ELIFE S5.1
Gionee, A leading global design and manufacturing company continues with its endeavor to expand its product portfolio in India. Gionee announced 4 new smartphoneswith a clear focus on its LTE portfolio which witnessed 2 devices includingV6L LTE, P5L LTEalong with which P4S and P6 were also announced and the devices will be available by mid-December. Also showcased were the much awaitedGionee ELIFE S5.1 and S5.5 LTE devices from its S Series focusing on style. Gionee announced that from 2015 onwards all the devices above Rs. 10,000 will be LTE enabled.

Date: 13/11/2014
Slimmest design packed with hot features; Videocon Mobile Phones launches its slim Smartphone – the Infinium Z50Quad
~The device is powered by 1.3 GHz Quad-core processor and Android Kit Kat 4.4.2 OS for better-than-the-best smartphone experience
Videocon Mobile Phones Division, from the house of a 6 billion dollar Videocon Group launches its slim Smartphone Infinium Z50Quad featuring 5-Inch qHD IPS Capacitive Touch Screen, 8GB internal memory and 5MP auto-focus rear camera with LED Flash, face detection, panorama shot and face beautification features. One of brand’s slimmest Smartphone, which can surely add a style quotient to your personality comes equipped with a 2MP front camera to click perfect selfies and is powered by a 1.3GHz Quad-Core processor to complete the task in jiffy.

Date: 17/10/2014
Apple launched iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones in India at midnight
People qued up at midnight to be the first buyers of Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Customers who pre-booked the models received their phones. According to sources some 25000 handsets were pre-booked through retail and on-line bookings. The phone comes in three colors Space Grey, Silver and Gold. iPhone 6 Plus has display size of 5.5 inch, resolution 1080x1920 pixels while iPhone 6 has screen size of 4.7 inch and resolution of 750x1334 pixels. The devices come with Apple A8 processor, M8 motion co-processor, iOS 8, 8 MP camera, 1 GB RAM, Apple pay feature with Apple account, Touch ID and NFC. The 4.7 inch iPhone 6 with 16GB, 64GB & 128GB storage capacity is priced at Rs.53,500, Rs.62,500 & Rs.71,500 repectively whereas the 5.5 inch iPhone 6 Plus is priced at Rs.62,500, Rs.71,500 & Rs.80,500 for 16GB, 64GB & 128GB capacity.

Date: 16/10/2014
Now enjoy the best festive buying & gifting experience with Karbonn’s stylish smartphones and sparkling consumer offers
This festival season, make your loved ones' celebration more special by wishing them in Karbonn style. Now create precious moments with your family, friends or colleagues, share laughs, and have an amazing experience of being together with Karbonn’s super cool smartphones, all available at exciting festive prices and consumer offers. Multiplying the celebratory indulgence, Karbonn is ready to brighten up your festive season with new discount offers on its existing smartphones and with exclusive offerings on newly launched devices. more...

Date: 15/10/2014
Full mobile portability by March 2015
The Telecom department has approved full mobile portability (MNP) that will get implemented by March 2015 by which consumers will be able to retain their mobile number when they relocate to any other part of the country. That is mobile phone users will be able to change their telecom operator but retain their number even if they are relocating to areas outside their current service providers' operations. At present, mobile subscribers have restricted facility of retaining their number within same service area using mobile number portability (MNP). The Department of Telecom has set a target date of March 31, 2015 to implement the full mobile number portability (MNP). As per Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), about 13 crore people have requested for MNP facility as on August 31.

Date: 14/10/2014
LG launches its latest L Series Smartphone in India, L Bello
An affordable and powerful smartphone with Premium UX Features / Class-leading Cameras and Powerful Quad-Core Processors
Based on the concept of ‘Affordable yet Powerful, Quality for All’ the newly launched L Bello smartphone offers a premium design and smart user experience to mass consumers in India. Developed as an affordable yet powerful alternative to LG’s G3 flagship, the LG L Bello is a mid-tier smartphone that inherits the best of the G3’s design and innovative UX features. The L Bello smartphone is now available in India at an MRP of Rs.18, 500. more...

Date: 14/10/2014
Celebrate 'appiness this Diwali with Windows apps
Festivity is in the air and it is time to refresh your apps to get ready for the celebration ahead! There are new apps to help make this Diwali memorable, organize a great get together with family and friends, and to find the perfect gift for your loved ones. Windows 8.1 devices have a wide array of apps that will make your Diwali fun and memorable. E-vent is a quick event management application. Use NonStopMusic app on the Windows store to create your own music mixes. Browse hundreds of thousands of recipes from your favourite magazines, world-famous chefs, bloggers and fellow home cooks and prepare scrumptious meals for your guests using MSN Food & Drink app. For capturing and sharing those cherished moments with memorable photography use Lumia Selfie app, PhotoFunia and Instagram.

Date: 13/10/2014
MediaTek’s True Octa-core™ 4G LTE SoC MT6595 Now Commercialized in India
Delivering aDelivering a premium user experience for consumers in the Indian market by end of the year
MediaTek Inc., one of the largest fabless semiconductor companies in the world, today announced that its MT6595, the world’s first True Octa-core™ 4G LTE System on Chip (SoC), has reached commercialization in India. Devices embedded with MT6595 are expected to arrive in the Indian market by the end of the year. First announced in February 2014, the introduction of this premium chipset in the Indian market will accelerate the transition to 4G LTE in the country and create limitless opportunities for Indian device makers to manufacture high-performance handsets in the segment. MediaTek’s 4G LTE products allow consumers to embrace the improved speed from 4G LTE and parallel computing capability. MediaTek is looking forward to associating with Indian Smartphone makers and leading the industry in delivering premium mobile user experiences.  more...

Date: 8/10/2014
Aircel customers to win a car, gold and extra talktime this festive season
Aircel launches a new contest “Aircel ON, Gift ON
As part of its unwavering commitment to its customers, Aircel, one of India’s leading innovative mobile service providers, launched a unique and exciting consumer engagement offer – Aircel ON, Gift ON. All Aircel customers, new and existing, can participate in the contest by simply dialing *121# from their Aircel number and answering an easy question to qualify for the contest. The customers will have a chance to win a grand prize of a Car worth Rs. 4 Lakhs, Gold worth Rs. 25,000 every week, Talktime worth Rs.250 every day or simply just a free Aircel to Aircel minute. The contest for the customers will continue till 25th December 2014 to celebrate the festive season including Dussehra, Bakrid, Diwali and Christmas. The customers need to do register just once during this period to confirm participation. more...




















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