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Global VoLTE revenue to touch around $3 bn by 2017, says Infonetics Research

Infonetics Research projects that the VoLTE revenue is expected to reach around $3 billion by 2017, while VoLTE subscribers will be around $160 million...

4G woes continue in India: Can LTE experience zone by LG, Airtel, Qualcomm help?

LG Electronics, Bharti Airtel and Qualcomm have set up an LTE experience zone in Bangalore with the hope of reviving the 4G market conditions....
Idea Cellular MD and CEO Himanshu Kapania

Idea Cellular sees significant dip in Capex to sales

Indian telecom service provider Idea Cellular posted significant drop in Capex (capital spending) to sales in the last three quarters. The indication is that...

3G mobile Internet speed doesn’t bother Aircel, Airtel, Idea, MTS, Reliance, TTSL, Vodafone

India is celebrating the growth in mobile data. But 3G mobile Internet speed doesn’t bother telecoms such as Aircel, Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular, MTS,...
Mobile data revenue overtakes voice income

Mobile data revenue overtakes voice income in Q4 2013 in America

Setting a major industry trend, mobile data revenue has overtaken voice calls income in Q4 2013 in America, said Chetan Sharma Consulting. The report said...

Uninor to bet on Internet than SMS with Facebook and Whatsapp offers

Uninor, the Indian subsidiary of Telenor, today shared its new Internet strategy by offering Facebook and Whatsapp at cost effective rates to a part...
TD-LTE to lose momentum

Is TD-LTE losing momentum?

The Global TD-LTE Initiative (GTI), founded by China Mobile, Bharti Airtel, SoftBank and other mobile network operators, today said the number of TD-LTE base...
TTSL Wi-Fi plans

Tata Teleservices shares Wi-Fi growth strategy

Indian telecom operator Tata Teleservices that is well behind Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular and Reliance Communications, announced its Wi-Fi strategy to beef up revenue. Tata...
Telecoms to ask Internet firms to share revenue

MWC 2014: Telecoms to step up revenue share demand from Facebook, WhatsApp, YouTube, etc

Global telecom operators are going to put more pressure and officially ask Internet, social media and messaging companies -- Facebook, WhatsApp, YouTube, etc --...

Instant messaging to generate $3 billion revenue by 2018, says Juniper Research

Instant messaging (IM) apps will generate more than $3 billion revenue by 2018, said Juniper Research. This will not be good news for OTT...
QoS to improve after spectrum auction

QoS to improve as spectrum auction focuses on limited 4G data and telecom coverage

Quality of service (QoS), one of the major concerns of Indian mobile users, is set to improve if Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, Reliance Jio Infocomm...
Telecom shop rural India

Spectrum auction to kick off today with participation of top telecoms

Indian telecom sector will see the latest round of spectrum auction on Monday. Presence of Reliance Jio Infocomm for 2G spectrum and the need...

Narendra Modi proposes nationwide optical fiber network

Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate of BJP, has proposed optical fiber network across the country. The initiative will assist telecom operators such as Bharti...
Cross Platform social messaging apps

How telecoms can handle OTT challenges

The telecom marketplace is changing rapidly and mobile operators must remain responsive in order to handle challenges from OTT players. Customers value access to data...
Smartphone Users

How to improve mobile broadband QoS

In the next five years, data will be the main thrust in India, riding on the waves of 3G or 4G technologies – but...

How to enhance mobile broadband spectrum utilization

Mobile usage over LTE networks is fuelling an incredible demand for data, which in turn fuels demand for fast, flawless network and systems performance....

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