Telecom operator Aircel said that it will begin the deployment of 4G telephony in Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu. The company chose China’s ZTE Telecom to deploy the network.
The Government has announced that it now recognises the SMS as an official document. It can now be used by citizens as documentary proof while making payments, during registrations or any other scheme while using a Government service.
Telecom major Vodafone India has launched a Vodafone Music, a streaming service for its subscribers. The service was launched in partnership with Hungama Digital, a company which provides Bollywood and South Asian entertainment content.
Total number of VAS related complaints also saw a sharp decline by nearly 50%. In July, there were 1.85 lakh complaints as compared to 95510 complaints in August.
Currently MNP facility is restricted to within an LSA. A user wanting to port outside a LSA has to get a new mobile number, else he will be under roaming.
Estonia based Fortumo Launches Direct Carrier Billing In India. Partners with Vodafone, Airtel, Idea and Tata Docomo
The direct carrier billing system provided by the company will let users make payments from their mobile phones without sending text messages, making the process comparatively faster.
The rapid increase in mobile and wireless connectivity is India played a major role in driving the growth of internet penetration in India and its key beneficiaries are new media segments, including internet advertising, online classifieds and gaming.
Using this procedure will reduce a lot of paperwork at the retailers end , as the profile and biometric verification can be done online with the UIDAI server.
The migration guidelines, which has been awaited for sometime now, will finally pave the way for Internet service providers (ISP) like Reliance Jio Infocomm, Augere and Tikona, that won BWA spectrum during the auctions, to offer mobile telephony service by paying an extra fee of Rs 1,658.57 crore.
Total Broadband subscriber base has increased from 15.09 million at the end of April 2013 to 15.13 million at the end of May 2013, there by showing a monthly growth of 0.23% and an annual growth of 5.75%.