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.
India is the largest market for Opera Mobile Store. 40% of mobile internet users in India ditch newspapers for consuming content on smartphones
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 %
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]
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.
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 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.
Using Airtel 4G, now people from Pune can access around 76 channels and on-demand videos across various genres including movies, music, entertainment and news. Pricing for such pack is Rs. 150 and Rs 49 for monthly and weekly subscribers, respectively.