LG Upgrades The G2 Smartphone With 4G Support and 46K Price Tag

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LG Electronics has introduced a upgraded version of its flagship G2 Smartphone featuring support for 4G LTE Band.After launching 3G supported LG G2 in September last year, the company has now launched an 4G LTE supported version of the large–screen smartphone or phablet. The handset has been priced at Rs. 46,000 for the 16GB variant, whereas the 32GB variant will cost Rs. 49,000. Is the price justified?...
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Airtel Brings 4G Service To Mobile In Bangalore

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Airtel which has been offering its 4G services since July last year in India in Kolkata. The leading mobile service provider had launched 4G on desktops and laptops through data cards in 2013. Now, Airtel is bringing the 4G service to mobile phones that will allow users to access various features of the network on the go.The service will be rolled out in phases starting with Bangalore. Airtel has...
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Qualcomm Snapdragon Launches 64-Bit Snapdragon 410 Chipset For Mid Range Phones

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In a bid to bring faster data connection and faster performance to emerging markets, smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm has taken wraps off its latest Snapdragon 410 chipset processor which supports a 64-bit CPU. The company plans to launch the 410 as a manufacturing sample by the first half of next year, which means it could be in shipping phones by this time in 2014.Targeted at entry level smartphones,...
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Airtel Will Invest Rs.4000 Crore In Punjab In Order To Drive Adoption Of 4G LTE Technology

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Airtel has announced that they will be investing Rs. 4000 crore in Punjab over the next 5 years in order to bring 4G LTE services across the state. The company has signed an agreement with the Government of Punjab to the effect.The company launched their 4G services in Chandigarh earlier this March and may look at deploying the upgraded network capability across the country by next year. Meanwhile,...
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Asia To Have Half The World’s LTE Connections Within 3 Years: GSMA Study

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The Asian continent, comprising largely of India and China will soon house about half of the world’s mobile population wielding the ultra-high speed mobile broadband; 4th Generation or 4G LTE.As both the countries and more importantly the telecom companies therein, are readying their networks to deploy 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution), customers who sign-up for the same, could comprise about 47% of...
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India To Get Its First 4G Smartphone: Xolo LT900

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While 4th Generation (4G) Data Services have already made an entry into India, the country will shortly enjoy a whole host of services, including Voice, SMS and other ancillary options via a singular 4G platform. So far the country didn’t have an official 4G capable Smartphone. But this scenario too, will soon change.While international players like Samsung, LG, Nokia and others are playing the...
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Vodafone To Award NSN 2G And 3G Network Upgradation Contract Worth $ 200 Million

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Vodafone India is likely to soon award a huge contract worth US$ 200 Million (Rs. 1340 Crores). The most likely company to bag this will be Finland’s Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN). The massive budget allocation is meant primarily to upgrade the company’s 2G and 3G Networks across India.Finland based NSN has been Vodafone’s Mobile Infrastructure and Managed Services Delivery partner for...
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Global Smartphone Subscription To Hit 4.5 Billion By 2018: Ericsson Report

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We all know that smartphones have become ubiquitous. But, how ubiquitous exactly? According to a latest report by Ericsson the world will have 4.5 billion smartphone subscription by the end of 2018. Smartphones accounted for approximately 50 percent of all mobile-phone sales in Q1 2013, in comparison with roughly 40 percent for the whole of 2012.The research found that video was the key driver...
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Reliance Industries Is Said To Have Partnered With Samsung To Deploy 4G Services In The Country

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Okay, this is big! Close on the heels of Airtel and Videocon announcing 4G services in certain parts of the country, Reliance Industries, run by Mukesh Ambani, seems to have pulled off a big deal with Korean major, Samsung. The partnership deal seems to be confirmed but details are scarce for the moment except for the fact that Samsung will be providing its LTE platform and services to Reliance so...
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Videocon To Rollout 4G In Partnership With Nokia Siemens Networks

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Indian mobile network operator Videocon has announced that it will be rolling out 4G services in the country in association with Nokia Siemens Networks. The exact timeframe of the roll out has not been revealed but it may happen before the year is out. Nokia Siemens Network already provides 2G operations for Videocon. This news comes on the heel of Airtel announcing that it will be rolling out 4G services...
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