Tag "3G"

Qualcomm’s new 205 mobile platform will bring 4G and VoLTE support to feature phones

By : CIOL Writers

Qualcomm is all geared up to provide 4G and VoLTE support to entry-level feature phones for the emerging markets like India, Latin America, South East Asia and others. The chipmaker announced the 205 Mobile Platform, its first mobile platform at

Myanmar’s mobile connectivity: Building from scratch

By : CIOL Writers

In 2011, only three percent of Myanmar’s 50 million population had access to mobile phones. However, in the last five years, the country has witnessed unprecedented rise and growth in mobile usage. Since a democratically-elected government was installed in 2011,

Panasonic India’s future plans

By : CIOL Writers

Panasonic Corporation of India, where Daizo Ito is the current Managing Executive Officer, expects to more than double the revenue from mobile phones by increasing its market share. The company with 10 smart phones already in the market, priced between

Affordable technology redefining Indian consumer market

By : CIOL Writers

The rubric of consumer commerce in India is witnessing an overhaul. A smartphone worth Rs 251 only and the rapid rollouts of 3G and 4G services are a clear indicator of a whirlwind of change in the commercial consumption of

ASUS launches ZenFone Go 3G variant at Rs. 5,299

NEW DELHI, INDIA: ASUS today launched the ZenFone Go – ZC451TG, a 3G- enabled dual-SIM budget smartphone in India for a price of Rs. 5,299. The phone sports a 4.5 inch display with 480 x 854 (FWVGA) resolution. The phone

Affordable LTE handsets might drive users leapfrog to 4G skipping 3G

By : Soma Tah

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Only 45% 3G capable devices have 3G subscriptions in India, reveals a Nokia study done on the 3G and LTE device uptake trends in India. Untapped opportunity in 3G The country has witnessed 26% 3G subscription growth

OPPO launches Mirror 5 smartphone with remote control function

NEW DELHI, INDIA: OPPO has launched of its diamond smartphone – Mirror 5 in India. Priced at Rs.15, 990 the Mirror 5 combines is designed with individual cut-glass segments consisting of different reflective properties. The diamond smartphone comes with the

Celkon launches Millennia 2GB Xpress at Rs. 6,222

BANGALORE, INDIA: Celkon Mobiles has launched Dual SIM Millennia 2GB Xpress. It aims to bring features like 2GB RAM and 16GB ROM packed into a single model at Rs. 6,222. The device supports a 1.2GHz Quad Core Processor with 4.5

Qualcomm to boost microfinance with 3G project

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Qualcomm Inc has a launched a pan-India project to eliminate poverty using 3G-connected tablets with an android-based MicroLekha app to improve efficiency, profitability and transparency of microfinance institutions (MFIs) in partnership with Qualcomm Wireless Reach, Project Concern

Global mobile data traffic to grow by 59pc in 2015

MUMBAI, INDIA: Global mobile data traffic is set to reach 52 million terabytes (TB) in 2015, an increase of 59pc from 2014, according to Gartner, Inc. The rapid growth is set to continue through 2018, when mobile data levels are

Micromax BOLT D303 comes with 10 regional languages

BANGALORE, INDIA: Micromax accelerated its step towards democratizing language by partnering with Firstouch Regional Smartphone Operating System to launch Micromax BOLT D303, with multiple language features. The BOLT D303 comes pre-loaded with 10 regional languages powered by Firstouch. The all

Airtel and Nokia partner to roll out 3G in five circles

By : Sanghamitra Kar

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Bharti Airtel has selected Nokia Networks to roll out its 3G network in 5 new telecom circles and network expansion in 3 existing telecom circles. Under the 4-year contract, the company will provide its radio elements and

Vodafone has invested Rs.300cr in Karnataka circle for network and distribution

BANGALORE, INDIA: Vodafone India, has invested over INR 300 crores on ramping up network and distribution in Karnataka circle over the past twelve months (April 2014-Mar 2015). Vodafone as part of an endeavour to be ‘Future Ready’ through closer engagement

Airlines can cut costs with EFB weather solutions

GENEVA: Now pilots can get all the necessary information to track and avoid bad weather with weather solutions such as the EFB Weather. EFB Weather is a new SITA OnAir product that sends live weather data, including turbulence, thunderstorms and

Amazon brings Kindle Voyage for Indian readers

BANGALORE, INDIA: Amazon has brought the 7th generation of Kindle e-book reader, Kindle Voyage in India. Priced at Rs. 16, 499, Kindle Voyage is the thinnest, most advanced Kindle and features a higher resolution, higher contrast display with a new adaptive front

Say Bye Bye to 3G

For all those who’ve been complaining about poor connectivity and bandwidth with 3G, there’s good news. According to CMR’s India Quarterly LTE (4G) Devices Market Review, CY 2014, March 2015, total number of LTE device shipments in the country touched

Small Cells’ Big Bet at Canadian Telco TELUS

PARIS, FRANCE: Alcatel-Lucent has shared that it is to provide TELUS a Canada national telecommunications company, with it Enterprise Small

ASUS launches its Dual SIM Fonepad 8 at Rs.13,999

MUMBAI, INDIA: ASUS has announced the new ASUS Fonepad 8 (FE380CG), an 8-inch tablet with dual-SIM,

Swipe’s Ultimate 3G tablet launched at Rs.19,999

BANGALORE, INDIA: Swipe Technologies has unveiled Ultimate Tab 3G,  with built in 3G at Consumer Electronic