Idea Cellular adds 7.9 mn 3G subscribers in Q1 fiscal 2016

Idea Cellular has added 7.9 million new 3G subscribers in Q1 fiscal 2016 with 90 percent growth over last one year. The total number of 3G data customers of Idea Cellular stands at 16.7 million. The Indian telecom service provider said  3G data ...

Qualcomm announces 3G project to boost microfinance

Wireless chip major Qualcomm today announced its 3G project to boost microfinance across the country. Qualcomm has partnered with Project Concern International India (PCI), a health, development and humanitarian assistance organization; Planned ...

Vodafone offers 1GB free 3G data to pre-paid users in Chennai

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  • July 9, 2015

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Telecom service provider Vodafone India has offered 1GB of free 3G data to one lakh pre-paid users and 20,000 retailers for one month in Chennai circle. This offer is part of Vodafone’s recent Speed is Good campaign and Speed Tests across 2,000 ...

Mobile Internet forces BBC to sack 1,000 employees

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  • July 2, 2015

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Mobile Internet is forcing BBC, a leading media organization, to announce the possible elimination of 1,000 jobs. The BBC said on Thursday that it plans to cut 1,000 jobs, including management positions, in the light of a 150-million pound ($234 ...

Nokia Networks bags 3G network deal from Airtel

Nokia Networks has bagged a major 3G network deal from Bharti Airtel for five telecom circles and network expansion in three existing circles. Main rivals of Nokia Networks in India include ZTE, Huawei, Alcatel-Lucent and Ericsson. The 4-year 3G ...

Vodafone offers free 2GB 3G data to Samsung device buyers

Telecom service provider Vodafone India today announced free 2GB 3G data for buyers of Samsung smartphone or tablet in Mumbai. Samsung Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5, Galaxy A7, Galaxy Note III, Note EDGE, S6 Flat, S6Edge (G925), Galaxy E5, Galaxy E7 and ...

M1, Singtel and StarHub to stop 2G services from 2017

Three telecom operators — M1, Singtel and StarHub – in Singapore will stop offering 2G services from April 1, 2017. They will discontinue 2G voice, messaging and data services. M1, Singtel and StarHub will utilize the current 2G spectrum ...

Turkcell launches 3G in Ukraine on 3-Carrier technology

Turkcell said its subsidiary Astelit has launched its 3G service in Ukraine. With this launch, announced at a ceremony held in Kiev on Thursday, June 4, life:) became the first GSM operator to offer 3G in Ukraine. The 3G network of Astelit is ...

Reliance Communications to expand 3G sites this year

Reliance Communications is planning to expand the number of 3G tower sites this year to address data demands in India. Anil Ambani-promoted Reliance Communications last week said its total data customer base rose 26.2 percent to 33.7 million. ...

How Vodafone India achieved 3G driven revenue growth

Vodafone India’s revenue growth – driven by 3G focus – in fiscal 2015 was remarkable. Considering the fact that Vodafone India does not have a strong 4G LTE focus in India though it has limited spectrum to launch high-end data services, its ...

EE leads 4G LTE speed, Vodafone tops 3G: Ofcom

Ofcom revealed that British telecom giant EE is leading the 4G LTE download speed with 18.6 Mbps against Vodafone at 16.4 Mbps, O2 at 13.9 Mbps and Three at 8.5 Mbps in Q4 2014 in select markets. The telecom regulator measured the average ...