The world cup cricket excitement is nearing its end. Semi finals of the 2011 matches will start from 29th March, and the first game will be played between Sri Lanka and New Zealand. But People are eagerly waiting for the second semi final between India and Pakistan. The match has already gained much public attention and is scheduled for 30th. ESPN is the official broadcaster of the cricketing event in Indian sub content. They provide live online streaming of world cup 2011 through the internet and their mobile application ESPN Mobile TV. Continue reading →
Finally, MNP has become a reality in India. MNP or Mobile Number portability let users to change mobile network without changing their number. So those who kept their connection only for the sake of the number can now switch to a different operator of their choice. In India, Airtel is the largest mobile provider, and they manage around 30% of connections out of 650 million. New GSM providers like Tata Docomo, Uninor, Videocon, were waiting for the MNP launch to take their subscriber base to the next level. Today MNP was launched in Haryana, and it will be available in other parts of the country by January 2011. BSNL and Tata Docomo has announced attractive offers and tariff plans for customers willing to switch to their network using MNP. The procedure, charges for MNP in India and offers from some operators are given below.
Tata Docomo excited the Indian telecom scene by debuting pay per second tariff plans in 2010. As of 2012, they have around 90 million customers in India, and around 45,45 million people are actively using their services. The company now operates its CDMA and GSM sections under Tata Docomo brand and offers high-speed data plans in both segments. Tata Docomo’s parent company Docomo is one of the pioneers in 3G technologies, and in India,India the alliance is among the first private providers to launch 3G enabled services. Tata Docomo owns the 3G license in Kerala, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Goa, Rajasthan, Chattisgarh (Madhya Pradesh), Karnataka and the roll-out is almost complete in all major cities of these states. You can either use your mobile phone or a Tata Photon device to access Docomo 3G. With Tata Docomo network and a compatible hardware, you can access 3G at a speed up-to 21.1 Mbps.
SBI Life operates different ULIP and other investment based insurance plans in India. SBI Life customers can register on the online SBI portal to get policy status, renewal dates, fund value at other details. Recently, SBI Life introduced SMS based mobile update service for all ULIP and non ULIP customers. Now all customers can check the growth of their investments, after completing one time registration from their mobile phone. Continue reading →
Global telecom giant Huawei today launched Hangout and Android series of mobile phones in India. Currently, Huawei sells handsets in India through their business partners. For instance, the Huawei U7510 is a 3G phone that is already available on BSNL network. As per the new plans, Huawei will sell mobile phones directly to the open market using their extensive retail chain. Huawei mobile devices will be designed for the mass segment, and the cost the devices are expected to be at the lower side. The handset maker has decided to make use of QUALCOMMBrew OS and the Android OS. Continue reading →
Airtel Digital TV is in Indian DTH market from the last few months. Airtel’s entry was a little bit late, but they managed to gain good market share in a very short span of time. Their STB uses the future ready DVB-S2 technology. In order to provide better services and facilities to their DTH users, Airtel launched Airtel digital TV Recorder. The new Airtel digital TV Recorder can record live TV shows in DVD quality and store them to inbuilt 160GB hard disk. Users can schedule video recording, pause, rewind and fast forward the parts of their favorite TV shows that are recorded. Moreover, Airtel digital TV Recorder offers HDMI port that can be used to connect the device to external High Definition Televisions. All Airtel Digital TV DTH customers can upgrade to the latest device for at a very nominal price.
Popular mobile service provider of middle-east, Etisalat will soon launch services in India, under brand name Cheers Mobile. Etisalat Cheers mobile is the 14th mobile operator in India after Tata Docomo, Uninorand Videocon. We earlier reported their association with Amir Khan for 35 cores worth ambassadorship. Cheers mobile has pan India license for GSM services. Therefore, they will launch services in all telecom circles in India. The testing phase of Cheers GSM mobile network is live in several states. We are not sure about the official launch date of the service. However, it seems that everything is on the fast track for deployment before the end of April. Etisalat Cheers mobile will also participate in upcoming 3G auctions planned to be held on April 9. Cheers mobile will announce the best tariff rates including per second plans. Few of them are now shown at their official website.