Category : Idea, MTS, Uninor


Few months or weeks ago, there were news doing the rounds of Indian Telecom industry that Etisalat is in talks for some strategic alliance or buyout with either Idea or RCom. Now another set of news has surfaced that says, MTN is in talks to Buy stake in Idea. South Africa’s MTN is so eager to enter the Indian Telecom market that after failed talks with RCom & Bharti Airtel last year, it is said to be in talks with Idea Cellular. (Continue Reading…)

Category : Broadband, MTNL

MTNL has revised the tariffs for its VDSL Broadband plan named, VDSL Combo  4999 in Mumbai and Delhi telecom circles. This plan offers download speed ranging between 10 Mbps to 20 Mbps. The monthly charges are Rs. 4,999 and the download limit has been revised from 20 Gb per month to 50 Gb now. Also,the additional data charges of 20 paise per MB have been revised to 10 paise per MB for 51 GB upto 120 GB, and 5 paise per MB beyond 120 GB usage. Now, the customer will also get 200 monthly free calls and 2 free static IP addresses. (Continue Reading…)

Category : Uninor

Uninor today announced the launch of ‘Apna Group STV’ for its users in Mumbai, Maharashtra and Goa. The new STV Voucher comes at a price of Rs. 39 and with validity of 30 days. This vouchers has been basically introduced for group calls or group calling on Uninor network. As your network grows, you will be able to talk within the group at 2paise/min. It also gives Free 1000 Minutes on Uninor Mumbai, Maharashtra and Goa network and Free 3000 Local and National SMS (also on Uninor Network only). (Continue Reading…)

Category : Micromax

Micromax will soon launch its second Android phone in the Indian market named as Micromax A70. It will be a 3G HSDPA phone with a 5MP auto focus rear camera & a VGA camera in front for video calling. Its dimensions are 111 x 58 x 13.5 mm and is boast 256K colors resistive touch screen. It also has a 3.5mm Audio Jack, supports Wi-Fi, Push Mail service and other features such as Organizer, Image/video editor, Document editor (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF), Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa integration & Voice memo. It will come with Standard 1450 mAh Li-Ion Battery and it will support microSD card of upto 32 GB. Tough with specs it looks quite good, the real test would be once it comes out in market. Hope they launch it soon. (Continue Reading…)

Category : General

The recent recommendations by TRAI will bring in the much awaited MVNO model in the Indian Telecom Space and make it more interesting. In its Telecom Infrastructure Policy recommendations, TRAI have advocated grant of legal status to ‘virtual’ mobile operators or MVNOs.

A mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) is a company that provides mobile phone services but does not have its own licensed frequency allocation of radio spectrum, nor does it necessarily have all of the infrastructure required to provide mobile telephone service. (Continue Reading…)

Category : Idea

Yesterday for the whole day, the Idea Cellular Ltd’s website was down and was showing a message that they’ll back soon, and today they have changed the whole look of the website. And it looks quite good, really it looks cool now and is more user friendly now. Now you can recharge with any topup or recharge voucher you like there only. It also has an added feature of Customized Plan Finder Tool, which lets you choose the best suitable plan for you after considering your requirements and it is available for both prepaid and postpaid. Overall the new website looks good and interesting as well. (Continue Reading…)