With the aim of democratizing the use of mobile internet, Nokia has annexed another model to its Asha series- Nokia Asha 202. Nokia Asha 202 is a dual SIM-touch & type phone designed for cost effective web browsing, social networking, gaming & entertainment.
MTNL has relaunched Weekly STD pack for prepaid mobile customers in Delhi circle. The weekly STD pack with MRP of Rs.55 gives free 150 STD minutes valid for 7 days. These free minutes can be used on any network in India . With this pack customers can make STD calls at effective rate of 37 paise. So the plan is good for heavy STD callers as it brings down the STD bill substantially. The customers can make any number of recharges without any restriction however the validity of coupons do not accumulate.
To adjust the increase in service tax, MTNL has passed on the burden to customers by reducing the talkvalue in top up coupons. In the recent budget , Service tax has been increased from 10.3% to 12.36%. To cover up for this increase in service tax , MTNL has reduced the talkvalue in majority of the top up coupons without changing the denomination.
LinkedIn , the world’s most popular professional network, has launched an app for iPad with a view to assist professionals in getting useful professional info while on move. This new app will help professionals in better decision making.
Out of total traffic on LinkedIn around 22% comes from mobile devices. Seeing this trend it was imperative for LinkedIn to launch apps.
With a view to rope in more customers to its 3G network and also to provide some other value for money offers, MTNL is soon going to launch two new 3G data plans. Out of these two plans one is for mild users while other one is for heavy users. The detail of the proposed plas is:-
The prolonged logjam at BSNL. MTNL over the issue of absorption of ITS officers have now seemingly reached to a solution. Delhi High court has given ITS officers two weeks time to decide their employer. Within this time frame they will have to decide whether they want to get absorbed with BSNL,MTNL or want to stay with DoT .
RIM( Research in Motion) has today launched low cost smartphone BlackBerry curve 9920 to compete with the popular Android handsets. This smartphone offers all the leading BlackBerry messaging and social-centric features that people love in India. The phone also boasts of longest battery life offered in any BlackBerry curve model so far. The battery gives users up to 7 hours of talk time or up to 28 hours of music playback or FM radio listening on headphones
An Indian student studying in 10th standard has developed a security programme for Apple which would make it tough for hackers to get into. The IT experts from Apple too appreciated the quality of the security programme. Indian Student Rahul Agrawal who is studying in St. Georges school at Agra has developed the programme after toiling on it for around seven months. He has been invited by Apple to attend the World Developer Council which will happen in the month of June this year.
Bharti Airtel has given a new face to its enterprise business by carving out a separate brand airtel business. With this Airtel aims to give a thrust to its enterprise business. ‘ Creating more smiles per cubicle ‘ is the positioning statement for new brand which it says its customers would attain as Airtel’s solution would help organisations in leveraging their human capital.
airtel business offers a wide portfolio of services that cater to the needs of businesses across vertical including M&D, IT, ITES, Government, FMCG, BFSI and Media
You must have heard of clearance sale for clothing, footwares etc ,but clearance sale for mobile phones- does it sound a little unusual or unheard of ? But why not, if consumer is king, all her whims will be served.
The savings on some of the models is substantial for example Nokia C6-00 is available for Rs.10475 while same is priced Rs. 12915 at flipkart and Rs. 12950 at naptol.com . Micromax Van Gogh is available for Rs. 1995 and the same at flipkart is priced at Rs.3310 @ flipkart and for Rs.3329 @naptol.com. Similarly on other brands as well there is huge saving.
If you are relocating from one state to another in India , the one thing you won’t have to bother much about is getting new mobile connection, given you have Vodafone postpaid connection.
Vodafone has today launched relocation service for its postpaid mobile customers by which customers relocating from one circle to another will get new number without any need to make visits to customer care centre. All a customer need to do is make a request for the same at her current location. Once the request is placed in CRM system executives at new location will collect the documents and allocate new number.
Idea customers can know the best available offer at any point of time before going for recharge by dialing *147*99# from their mobile phones. This way they can grab value by taking benefit of prevailing offer. Retailers can dial *147*77# for knowing the offers.
Bharti Airtel is all set to launch India’s first 4G services in Kolkata today. With this India moves to next genre of technology after witnessing huge excitement over launch of 3G services. Though the excitement did not translate into customer uptake but that is another story.
So the buzz for today is the launch of 4G services in India by Airtel , a technology which will enable customer to download at the speed of 100 Mbps while on move and 1Gbps while at a fixed location. This speed is quite unfathomable for a country where anything above 256 kbps is defined as broadband .
The number of people viewing video content on mobile phone has increased significantly in India. One of the biggest beneficiary of this emerging trend is Apalya Technologies, the company which has tied with almost all leading mobile service providers in India for delivering Mobile Tv service.
Fourth year on a row, Apalya Technologies is the official mobile video streaming provider for IPL event. The mobile users can watch all the IPL matches live on their mobile phones through Mobile Tv app of apalya technologies.
Subscribers will be able to watch it on the mobile through their existing mobile service providers, as Apalya has tied-up with all the leading telecom partners in India to enable the DLF IPL Mobile stream on the existing Mobile TV service. To avail this, subscribers can SMS TV to 58888.
One of the key factor behind the phenomenal success of Micromax is its ability to come out with innovations which cater to some latent needs of customers. The latent needs are those which customer herself doesn’t know about till she actually sees the solutions which add some more value or convenience. The company was the first to launch phones with marathon battery, Dual SIM phones, affordable smartphones, cheapest Android phones and many more such offerings.