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  • Samsung launches Galaxy S5 4G in India at Rs 53,500 July 19, 2014

    New Delhi: South Korean electronics giant Samsung launched a 4G compatible variant of its Galaxy S5 flagship smartphone in India priced at Rs 53,500. The Samsung Galaxy S5 4G will be available in the markets in India from July 20. "We are excited to introduce our first 4G variant...
  • Here's why 4G technology will take another two years to gain momentum in India June 29, 2014

    New Delhi: It has been quite some time that the Indian telecom industry is talking about the fourth generation (4G) technology but is the market and the subscribers ready for it? Experts feel it will take another couple of years for 4G to gain steam and become a mass product...
  • Reliance to launch the much-awaited 4G broadband services in 2015 June 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Reliance Industries today said it will invest Rs 1.8 lakh crore across businesses in the next three years and launch the much-awaited 4G broadband services in 2015 as it looks to break-into top 50 companies of the world. RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani, the world's richest energy billionaire, unveiled his vision...
  • Reliance to launch its 4G network in the next few months June 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Reliance Industries Limited had its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday where Chairman Mukesh Ambani said that the next three years will be transformational for the company. Some of the big takeaways from the AGM were that Reliance will be launching its 4G broadband network in the next few months....
  • Airtel launches 4G services on mobile in Kolkata June 18, 2014

    Kolkata: Bharti Airtel said on Tuesday it has launched 4G services on mobile in Kolkata with plans for pre-paid customers starting at Rs 42. The company had launched 4G service in Kolkata in 2012 which could be accessed through only dongles. "With the roll out of Airtel 4G services on mobile, customers...
  • Investors conclave: UP government signs deals worth Rs 35,000 crore June 12, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday signed 20 initial agreements with corporates entailing investments worth Rs 35,000 crore. These MoUs include a pact with Reliance Jio for providing 4G services and commitments worth Rs 2,100 crore from the ITC group in multiple sectors. The Amity group has also signed a pact with...
  • Nokia achieves record 4G speed; lets you download a full-length high-definition movie in 11 seconds June 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Finnish telecom firm Nokia today said it demonstrated a record 4G speed that enables a high-definition movie to be downloaded in only 11 seconds. The speed attained by Nokia on a South Korean network is 400 times faster than the top 4G options offered by telecom operators in India. "Nokia...
  • Videocon ties up with Huawei for 4G rollout June 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Videocon Telecom has tied up with Chinese equipment firm Huawei Technologies for rolling out 4G network in six out of its 7 service areas. "Videocon Telecom is rolling out LTE-ready Packet Core network from Huawei in 6 telecom circles in India. This network will provide a larger data coverage...
  • Airtel launches 4G services in Ludhiana May 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharti Airtel launched its fourth generation (4G) services in Ludhiana, with plans for post-paid mobile users starting at Rs 100. Ludhiana becomes second city in Punjab after Mohali where the country's largest mobile operator is offering 4G services. Airtel has services also in Bangalore, Kolkata, Pune, Chandigarh and...
  • SC seeks Centre's reply on PIL against 4G licences to Reliance May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Firday sought response of the Centre and telecom regulator TRAI on a PIL filed by an NGO challenging grant of 4G licences to Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL). A bench of Justices HL Dattu and SA Bobde issued notice to the Centre, Telecom...
  • Videocon to offer 4G Internet services at 2G, 3G rates May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Telecom operator Videocon Telecom today said it will offer ultrafast 4G mobile Internet services at existing 2G and 3G prices. "We will be offering 4G at 2G, 3G rates," Videocon Telecom Director and Chief Executive Officer Arvind Bali said on sidelines of the LTE India event here. Videocon at present...
  • Low-cost devices, 4G networks drive smartphone sales May 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Smartphone shipments rose in Q1 of 2014, driven by strong demand in emerging markets, availability of low-cost devices and the proliferation of 4G networks, even as reduced consumer spending after the holiday season affected handset sales, according to research firm IDC. Global smartphone sales grew 28.6 per cent...
  • Airtel launches 4G services for mobile phones in Chandigarh, Mohali, Panchkula May 2, 2014

    Chandigarh: Telecom major Bharti Airtel today launched 4G Internet services for mobile phones in Chandigarh and neighbouring Mohali and Panchkula. "We are proud to announce the launch of the much-awaited 4G on mobile, empowering residents in the region to upgrade to 4G," Bharti Airtel's Hub CEO ? Upper North, Manu Sood,...
  • 4G-enabled LG G2 coming to India in the next two weeks at Rs 46,000 March 3, 2014

    Greater Noida: LG Electronics India plans to invest Rs 800 crore this year on various activities including marketing and research as it looks at increasing its overall market share to 35 per cent by December. The consumer durables major, which is still to come out with...
  • Reliance Jio expected to launch 4G services by September February 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Telecom arm of Reliance Industries, RJIL, is likely to launch its 4G services by September this year starting from Delhi and Mumbai. "Reliance Jio is engaged in building up team for telecom services which is almost done. Telecom services are likely to be launched in third quarter of...
  • Airtel launches 4G mobile services for iPhone 5s, 5c users in Bangalore February 15, 2014

    Bangalore: Bharti Airtel, India largest private telecom operator, said it has launched 4G mobile services for Apple iPhone 5s and 5c users in the city enabling high definition video streaming with zero buffering among other features. iPhone owners would be able to enjoy these services at...
  • Airtel launches 4G on mobile in Bangalore February 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel along with Apple Friday launched India's first 4G on mobile, a company statement said. The statement said now Airtel customers in Bangalore on Apple iPhone 5s or 5c will be able to experience 4G on their mobile at the current 3G prices. "Customers have to...
  • 5G network is going to be awesome. Here's why February 10, 2014

    As people across the world get used to the fourth generation (4G) mobile technology, companies have started working on the fifth generation (5G), which is likely to be available for use by 2020. Here is how fast the 5G network would be. ...
  • Indian born Professor wins Marconi Prize for contribution to wireless technology January 23, 2014

    Bangalore: Indian born scientist and Professor (Emeritus) at Stanford University Arogyaswami Joseph Paulraj has been awarded the prestigious 2014 Marconi Society Prize for developing the theory and applications of MIMO antennas. His idea for using multiple antennas at both the transmitting and receiving stations - which is at the heart...
  • Global smartphone users to touch 1.75 billion in 2014: Report January 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Aided by growing adoption of smartphones, especially in emerging markets, global smartphone users are expected to touch 1.75 billion this year, market research firm eMarketer said. The firm also pegged global mobile phone users to reach 4.55 billion in 2014. ...
  • ZTE in talks with Airtel for 4G deal in Delhi, Mumbai January 18, 2014

    Hong Kong: Chinese telecom equipment major ZTE Corporation is in talks with India's largest private telecom player Bharti Airtel for deploying 4G equipment in the Mumbai and Delhi circles. The Shenzhen-headquartered has already deployed 4G LTE networks for Airtel in Kolkata, Punjab and Haryana circles. ...
  • Chevrolet cars to be equipped with 4G cellular capabilities January 6, 2014

    Las Vegas: GM says it will start outfitting most Chevrolet vehicles with 4G cellular capabilities in partnership with AT&T. The technology will let drivers make phone calls and allow passengers to surf the Web without burning through the voice and data limits on their phone plans. General Motors Co. said at...
  • Aircel partners ZTE for 4G LTE network deployment December 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Telecom service provider Aircel has tied up with telecommunications equipment and network solutions provider ZTE for deploying 4G long term evolution (LTE) networks in the country, a company statement said here. In the first stage, the LTE deployment will be initiated in Chennai, Rest of Tamil Nadu (RoTN) and...
  • China 4G investment may reach $16 billion in 2014 December 29, 2013

    Beijing: Investment in China's 4G mobile phone network could reach 100 billion yuan next year with the number of users topping 30 million in more than 300 cities, the official Xinhua news agency reported, citing the minister of Industry and Information Technology as saying on Friday. Miao Wei made the comments...
  • Apple reaches deal to bring iPhone to the world's biggest phone network December 23, 2013

    New York: Apple says it has reached a deal to bring the iPhone to China Mobile, the world's biggest phone carrier. The deal ends a lengthy courtship and could boost sales of the iPhone in China. The iPhone, once hugely popular in China, has been eclipsed by the rise of lower-priced...
  • Qualcomm launches mobile phone processor for low-cost smartphones December 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Targetting the emerging markets like China, US-based chip-maker Qualcomm has launched a mobile phone processor which comes integrated with 4G LTE (Long-Term Evolution) technology. Snapdragon 410 is designed for phones priced at USD 150 or less, targeting the original equipment makers (OEMs) in China. ...
  • HTC to launch 4G phones in mid to high price range in 2014 December 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Smartphone maker HTC today said that it expects to launch 4G phones in mid to high price range in 2014. "In line with India's development of 4G networks, there will be obviously more 4G devices available in the India market. I am hoping to...
  • Reliance Jio, Airtel join hands for sharing infrastructure December 10, 2013

    Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio Infocomm and Sunil Mittal-headed Bharti Airtel on Tuesday announced a comprehensive arrangement for sharing telecom infrastructure, a partnership that will help them reduce costs they incur on their respective networks. "This (arrangement) will include optic fibre network inter and intra city, submarine cable networks, towers and internet...
  • Asia to account for 47 per cent of LTE connections by 2017: Study November 26, 2013

    New Delhi: As India and China roll out fourth generation or LTE mobile networks, Asia is expected to account for 47 per cent of all 4G connections by 2017, a study by global telecom body GSM Association (GSMA) said today. "Asia is expected to account for...