A side by side comparison of operators in a particular area based on various quality parameters surveyed by India’s telecom regulator.
Vodafone India’s mobile Internet user base grew by 38% in the 4th quarter of 2013 to reach 45.7 million and saw strong data usage growth among customers especially in 3G users.
Airtel’s Mobile Internet business clocked a revenue of Rs.1,736 crore, a jump of 105.2% over the same period last year. What’s also interesting is that the mobile internet revenue accounted for more than one-third of the overall incremental revenue for the company
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.