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World’s thinnest smartphone Gionee Elife S5.1 in India at Rs 18,999

World’s thinnest smartphone Gionee Elife S5.1 in India at Rs 18,999

Gionee has launched the thinnest smartphone in India called Elife S5.1 at a price of Rs 18,999. The smartphone is expected to be available by next week. The Elife S5.1 features a 4.8-inch AMOLED display (720 x 1280 pixels resolution) with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It runs on a 1.7GHz octa-core processor with 1GB of RAM and 16 GB of non-expandable internal storage....more
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Reliance Communications, Tata Teleservices top net losers of subscribers under MNP
Reliance Communications, Tata TeleservicesBSE -1.79 % and Aircel are among the top net losers of subscribers under mobile number portability (MNP) services, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today. Idea CellularBSE -2.94 %.... more
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Asus PadFone mini smartphone-tablet hybrid unveiled in India at Rs 15999
The new Asus PadFone mini has been officially launched in India for those wishing to purchase a smartphone and atablet without breaking the bank. The hybrid device has been tagged at an attractive price of Rs 15999 and it offers the best.... more
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Increased payouts for auctions may force telcos to raise call rates by around 10%: Morgan Stanley
Acute scarcity of 900 MHz airwaves in the upcoming auction will lead to over-bidding and could drive up the winning price of this premium bandwidth to as much as four times the February sale price of 1800 MHz spectrum, which would force telcos.... more
Indian mobile phone market may pip Japan's by 2014 end
The Indian mobile phone market is estimated to surpass Japan's by 2014 end, reaching the USD 10 billion mark, Hong Kong-based market research firm Counterpoint has said. "The third largest smartphone market India is on track to reach USD 10 billion.... more
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Telcos seek adequate spectrum to be made available for auction
Telecom operators, whose licences are expiring during 2015 and 2016, have requested the government to allow them to continue with their existing in-use spectrum till the time adequate radiowaves are made available for auction. In a written reply.... more
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MTS to offer Wi-Fi services at 3 railway stations
Russia's Sistema JFSC that operates under the MTS brand in India has partnered with the Indian Railways to create Wi-Fi hotspots at three railways stations by the first quarter of 2015. "We have got approval for putting up Wi-Fi hotspots at Agra.... more
Facebook launches new chatting application
Facebook launched Tuesday a new chatting application worldwide called "Rooms" which simulates traditional internet chatting rooms, enabling users to chat with strangers on specific topics. "Rooms", which has been active in the US since.... more
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