More than 164 million users to access Internet from Mobile by March 2014: Report

More than 164 million users to access Internet from Mobile by March 2014: Report

It is expected that number of users accessing Internet through mobile devices is going to cross 100 Million by March 2014, the study by the Internet and Mobile Association of India said.

The smartphone should be the 207th bone for Generation Y [Cisco Connected World Technology report]

The smartphone should be the 207th bone for Generation Y [Cisco Connected World Technology report]

There are 206 bones in the human body, and the smartphone should be considered the 207th bone for Generation Y, the report by networking giant Cisco said.

2012 Recap/ 2013 Trends

2012 Recap : The Year Mobile Internet Surpassed Desktop Internet in India

India is the largest market for Opera Mobile Store. 40% of mobile internet users in India ditch newspapers for consuming content on smartphones

Of Job Search and Mobile Devices : Apple Devices rule senior job searches in India [Report]

Of Job Search and Mobile Devices : Apple Devices rule senior job searches in India [Report]

The largest growth in traffic has come from Samsung devices and this has grown at double the pace at which traffic from Apple devices has grown! grown. Tablets are fast becoming an important device for job search for senior professionals. From almost a negligible share in usage last year, almost 30% of all mobile traffic usage is from tablets.

Report: Mobile data usage up by 2x in India, 10 % increase in 3G Penetration increases per capita GDP .15 %

Report: Mobile data usage up by 2x in India, 10 % increase in 3G Penetration increases per capita GDP .15 %

This analysis of 96 developed and developing markets shows the positive effect of consumers substituting a 2G connection with a 3G connection. A 10% rise in 3G penetration increases GDP per capita growth by 0.15%.

Report: Worlwide mobile sales declines 3% to 428 million units in Q3 [Nokia's Asha lives up to its hopes]

Report: Worlwide mobile sales declines 3% to 428 million units in Q3 [Nokia's Asha lives up to its hopes]

Worldwide sales of mobile phones to end users declined 3.1 % in the third quarter at 428 million units. Smartphone sales accounted for 39.6 percent of total mobile phone sales.

Ministerial panel orders existing telcos to retain some spectrum in 900MHz, rest would be auctioned next year

The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) headed by Finance Minister P Chidambaram has allowed some incumbent GSM operators (Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular) to retain some spectrum in the 900 megahertz (MHz) frequency band, however rest of the bandwidth will be re-auctioned.

Supreme Court declines to intervene in setting up independent mobile radiation control body

The court was of the view that as government has already set up a committee on radiation issue, it needs a free hand at the initial stages.

Mobile banking in India on rise, SBI and ICICI lead volume & value

Mobile banking in India on rise, SBI and ICICI lead volume & value

Mobile based banking seems to be on rise in India and it can be gauged from data provided by the central bank on mobile banking. According to RBI’s data, volume of mobile based transactions has gone up over 40 % in August this year when compared to the month of February.

Report: Mobile handset shipment tops 100 million in the first 6 months of 2012. Nokia keeps the lead

In the first six months of this year, a total of 102.43 million handsets were shipped to India with Nokia still leading pack. During the same period, India smartphone shipment reached 5.5 million units, according to Cyber Media Research’s Mobile Handsets Market Review’s September 2012 release.