Indian Government to launch Kisaan SMS Portal. Can it compete with private players?

Indian Government to launch Kisaan SMS Portal. Can it compete with private players?

Though this is the first such direct initiative by Indian Government but it has always encouraged companies and organizations which are working in the related field.

TRAI Issues New VAS Guidelines To Benefit Users : Explicit Consent Needed to Activate VAS

TRAI Issues New VAS Guidelines To Benefit Users : Explicit Consent Needed to Activate VAS

Users have been complaining about the activation/deactivation procedure of such services for some time now, and this has become a major concern for TRAI as well.

BlackBerry Bares it All For the Government

BlackBerry Bares it All For the Government

With the latest development government agencies can intercept web browsing facilities on BlackBerry handsets, allowing them to track e-mail attachments on a real-time basis.

15 mn Broadband Connections in India; 897 mn Telecom Subscriptions says TRAI April 2013 Report

15 mn Broadband Connections in India; 897 mn Telecom Subscriptions says TRAI April 2013 Report

Total telecom subscribers in India marginally declined at the end of April 2013 at 897 million as compared to the previous month, according to a new report.

Videocon Joins the Pack, Slashes 2G Rates by 90%

Videocon Joins the Pack, Slashes 2G Rates by 90%

With telecom companies fearing that they would have to shut down 3G in certain circles because of a telecom department ban on offering 3G in circles without licenses, companies have started slashing 2G rates to retain data customers.

Access Gmail, Google+ and Google Search for Free on Airtel

Access Gmail, Google+ and Google Search for Free on Airtel

While Airtel subscribers won’t have to pay any data charges to access services on Free Zone powered by Google, advanced services such as attachment download or browsing through the websites will cost the user.

Airtel Cuts 4G Tariff by 30%; It's Cheaper than 3G Now

Airtel Cuts 4G Tariff by 30%; It’s Cheaper than 3G Now

The new Airtel 4G tariff, is over 30% cheaper compared to older plans and is comparable to its 3G plans.

Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Slash 2G Data Rates. Tariff Wars are Back

Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Slash 2G Data Rates. Tariff Wars are Back

Airtel, Vodafone and Idea, three telecom players which serve more than half of India’s telecom subscribers, have cut charges for data on their 2G networks by more than 80%.

3 Reasons to Believe 3G will Work in India

3 Reasons to Believe 3G will Work in India

Slowly, yet steadily, 3G is starting to work in India. Here are three reasons we believe 3G will pick up.

Roaming Charges to Come Down; Free Roaming Remains a Pipe Dream

Roaming Charges to Come Down; Free Roaming Remains a Pipe Dream

India’s telecom regulator has reduced the ceiling price that a provide can charge consumers while they are in roaming. With this, roaming charges are set to come down.