Tata Docomo to slash 2G, 3G Internet rates by 90% from 1 July

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Tata Docomo has joined other prominent Indian telecom operators in slashing mobile data rates. It has announced that it will be slashing 2G and 3G data (only certain packs) transmission rates by 90% . his data tariff cut will be applicable for GSM customers, with effect from July 1.The revised tariffs will be applicable on 2G data packs – RC (recharge coupons) of 126 (2GB for 30 days), 149 (2.5...
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Airtel Follows Vodafone, Cuts Prepaid 2G Charges By 90% In Punjab, Haryana

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Airtel has slashed the 2G data rates up to 90 percent on select plans for pre-paid customers in Punjab and Haryana, reports The Times of India. This comes after Vodafone’s move to cut 2G data rates up to 80% for the Pay as you Go (PAYG) in Karnataka, UP West and Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh circles for both pre-paid and post-paid customers. Vodafone is also similarly expected to roll out...
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Nimbuzz Mulls Over Adding Internet Telephony To Its Existing Communication Services

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Internet communications company, Nimbuzz is considering buying the new Unified Licenses for an amount of 15 crores so that it can start offering Internet telephony services in the country. The unified license was announced by the Indian Government recently but it still has to detail the guidelines and other important agreements. After reviewing these conditions, the company is likely to go ahead and...
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Tata Docomo Partners With Saavn To Roll Out Special Plans For Music Streaming

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In an initiative to capitalize the ever increasing music streaming industry, Tata Docomo has tied up with music streaming service Saavn to launch a range of data plans, which allow users to stream music and access exclusive international music content. The company claims this is the first time any telecom operator has tied up with a music streaming service.Available only for Tata Docomo users, the...
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TRAI Says UP And Tamil Nadu Has Most Mobile Phone Users In India

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Uttar Pradesh has emerged as country’s number one mobile phone users according to TRAI. Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Bihar followed UP and together accounted for almost half of the total wireless connections. With 121.60 million mobile subscribers UP accounts for the largest number of mobile subscribers followed by Tamil Nadu with 71.81 million subscriptions. Maharashtra...
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Asian School Of Cyber Laws Conducts Cyber Security Survey Across Schools In India

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The Asian School of Cyber Laws (ASCL) recently conducted a survey based on Cyber Security and what it means for school children across India. The survey covered more than 13,000 students of 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th standards in cities such as Pune, Mumbai, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Patiala, Bhatinda and Nellore. The participants were also given out bookmarks specifically designed for the purpose and theme...
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Government Denies Extension To 2G License Of Airtel & Vodafone

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Vodafone & Airtel both face an uncertain future thanks to India’s Department of Telecommunications (DoT) rejecting their requests for interim extension of 2G licenses. What’s going to hurt these companies further is that these licenses are for the prime circles of Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata.Why are these players being targeted? Vodafone as well as Airtel has always been one the most active...
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BlackBerry India’s Managing Director Quits Two Weeks After Company’s Crucial Product Launch

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BlackBerry India Managing Director(MD) Sunil Dutt, who recently unveiled the company’s next generation of smartphones with the launch of the BlackBerry Z10, has resigned. He had joined the company in December 2011. The BlackBerry Z10 has been seen as an important launch for the beleaguered company, as it fights to gain back the market share against market competitors such as Apple’s iPhone...
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Bharti Airtel Looking To Sell Up To 25% Of Stake In DTH

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Indian Telecom giant Bharti Airtel is planning to divest around 20-25% stake in its satellite Direct-To-Home (DTH) television arm and is currently in talks with several potential buyers for the stake. Airtel has also inked a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) with about seven 7 strategic and private equity firms for the stake sale. With this 25 percent stake sale in Airtel Digital TV, Bharti Airtel expects...
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IP Addresses Set To Become Cheaper Thanks To Indian IT Ministry

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The government’s IT Ministry Division has officially launched the National Internet Registry (NIR) at Vigyan Bhawan yesterday. The NIR has been launched under the National Internet Exchange (NIXI) and will facilitate allocation of IP (Internet Protocol) addresses in India. It will be called ‘Indian registry for internet names and numbers’ (IRINN) in India. The basic aim of this division...
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