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Thursday, November 26, 2015
Telcos add over 2,000 towers in Delhi to check call drops

Telcos add over 2,000 towers in Delhi to check call drops

Telecom operators have added over 2,000 mobile towers in Delhi in the last three months to check the menace of call drops. According to an official in Department of Telecom (DoT), as many as 2,092 mobile sites (2G and 3G) have been added in Delhi service area in the past 12 weeks which has resulted in the call drop rate to come down considerably. Sharing data, the official said that ....more
Today’s headlines
Sandeep Girotra to be new Nokia head for India
DELHI: Finnish telecom gear maker Nokia said Sandeep Girotra would become the head of India as part of the planned merger of the company and Alcatel-Lucent. Girotra is currently vice president and head of India, Nokia Networks. The company.... more
Lenovo Vibe S1 with dual front camera to be launched in India today
First unveiled at the IFA 2015, Lenovo is all set to launch its Vibe S1 in India today at an event held in New Delhi. The highlight of the Lenovo Vibe S1 is the dual front camera setup. The device carries a price tag of $299, which translates to approximately.... more
Ricoh Theta S 360-Degree Camera Launched at Rs. 39,995
Ricoh India just launched its latest 360-degree camera called the Theta S at a price of Rs. 39,995. The camera is available for a pre-order price of Rs. 7,199 through Ricoh's online store and will begin shipping in December. A note of caution here.... more
Legal & Patent
Open to consider 'fair and reasonable' proposal from Vodafone to end tax dispute:Jayant Sinha
Finance Ministry on Friday said it is open to considering a "fair and reasonable" conciliation proposal from Vodafone to resolve the long pending Rs 20,000-crore tax dispute. "In this (Vodafone) matter, we have to go step by step. We have said constantly.... more
Spectrum auction unlikely this fiscal
Spectrum auction is unlikely to be held this fiscal due to delay in recommendations over pricing from the regulator Trai, official sources said. The government had pegged revenue from communication services, that include upfront realisation from.... more
Telecom Ministry puts BSNL on notice over service quality
The Telecom Ministry has issued notices to state-owned BSNL, MTNL and India Posts after Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad personally took note of citizen complaints over service quality on social media since July. Prasad, who has over 4.65.... more
Vodafone users in Delhi can now choose numeric combination in mobile numbers
Vodafone India launched a facility allowing customers in Delhi and NCR to choose the numeric combination of their choice in the mobile numbers. The facility would be available to both pre-paid and post-paid customers of the company.... more
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