Mobile Users

  • This is how you expertly freak out a rude person trying to read your text messages over your shoulder in the Metro June 26, 2014

    There's a particularly annoying breed of humans you often come across while travelling on buses and the tube. The people who try to read your messages over your shoulder. How rude is that?You cannot change seats because there is no spare seat, so often you have to suffer in silence....
  • Airtel first to cross the 200 million mobileuser mark in India February 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharti Airtel, India's biggest mobile service company, has become the first in the country to cross 200 million subscribers. The telecom major said in a statement said that it "has crossed the 200 million mobile subscriber mark in India, further consolidating its leadership position in the world's secondlargest...
  • More users to log in to Facebook through mobile devices in coming years February 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Facebook expects a decline in number of users logging on the social networking website through PCs globally, especially from the US and other developed markets of Europe and Asia. The Californiaheadquartered firm projects that the future growth will come from mobile, helped by more and more users in...
  • Mobile user base falls to 87.05 cr in September; first drop in 5 months November 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The country's wireless subscriber base fell to 87.05 crore at the end of September, registering the first drop in five months, after Reliance Communications deactivated services of over 1 crore "unprofitable" users. According to data released by sectoral regulator TRAI, the mobile user base declined 0.70 per cent...
  • 1 in 4 urban Indian mobile user has issues with operator: Study October 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Almost oneinfour urban Indian mobile user has issues like network, mobile Internet, billing and charging, with their service operator, but only half of these issues are reported, a study by telecom infrastructure company Ericsson revealed today. According to Ericsson ConsumerLab's study, Transforming Experiences, many...
  • Tweet for free on Vodafone network for 3 months July 29, 2013

    Mumbai: As part of its initiative to drive mobile internet adoption in the country, telecom giant Vodafone today partnered with Twitter to offer subscribers free access to the microblogging website for three months. Under the partnership, Vodafone subscribers will be able to access and tweet without...
  • Smartphone users check mobiles 150 times a day: Report February 11, 2013

    London: People are increasingly becoming dependent on their cell phones, checking them every sixandahalf minutes, according to a new research. In total, users check their smartphones an average of 150 times during a waking day of 16 hours, the study found. Looking at their phone is the first thing many...
  • Mobile connections in India estimated to be around 90 crore November 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Use of cell phones is increasing at an incredible rate in Delhi with the number of mobile connections in the city reaching 4.25 crore against its population of around 1.70 crore, implying that on an average every Delhiite has at least two phones. The number of mobile phone connections...
  • Facebook sees mobile users to grow more rapidly November 4, 2012

    Hyderabad: Social networking site Facebook anticipates its mobile users growth to outpace PC users growth in "foreseeable" future largely on the back of India, Brazil and the US. The networking giant has, however, failed to cash in on the growing mobile user base so far. Facebook,...
  • MNP: Over 1 lakh mobile users switch to BSNL February 23, 2012

    Coimbatore: Over one lakh mobile users have so far switched over to BSNL in Tamil Nadu Telecom circle through number potrability, a top official of Coimbatore Telecom (CBT) said. Though the number was not that large, considering the 64 lakh mobile customer base, many mobile subscribers preferred...
  • Apple ahead in mobile loyalty: Gfk research firm November 25, 2011

    Washington: Apple is well ahead of rivals in building brand loyalty among its users in a mobile market where the key brands are rushing to build as large a foothold as possible, a study by research firm GfK showed. Some 84 per cent of iPhone users said they would pick...
  • Bharti profits double up with mobile users' record rise July 26, 2007

    New Delhi: Indias largest mobilephone service provider Bharti Airtel Ltd has just doubled its net profits in the first quarterthanks to expanded coverage in rural areas and cheap call rates luring record number of customers. Bharti Airtels net profit for the first quarter stood at Rs 1,512 crores, jumping 11 percent...
  • Happy with mobile service? Very few are September 10, 2006

    New Delhi: As the mobile user base continues to grow by leaps and bounds, so does the customers' disenchantment with the quality of service as a TRAI survey finds out that nearly 60 per cent of the operators do not meet the benchmark criteria for standard quality of services. On an...