Mobile Industry

Mobile phone cos likely to invest Rs 650 cr by March

Mobile phone companies are likely to invest Rs 650 crore by March and production of handsets in value terms is expected to cross Rs 40,000 crore by the end of current fiscal, Parliament was informed today.

Feb 24, 2016, 15:19 PM IST

IBM unveils powerful servers in India

Global IT major IBM Monday unveiled its most powerful mainframe servers here to meet the growing requirements of India`s mobile economy.

Jan 19, 2015, 22:40 PM IST

App technology puts your smartphone on 'steal' threat!

As you are busy sending SMSs, reading emails or listening to music on your smartphone, do you realise that these simple things can get your smartphone infected with 'worms' that can not only steal personal information from your phone, but also infect your friends's phones?

Apr 10, 2014, 13:56 PM IST

BSNL, MTNL to sign pact for offering pan-India mobile services

BSNL and MTNL are likely to sign a pact tomorrow that would allow the state-run companies to utilise each others network for providing pan-India mobile services.

Sep 23, 2013, 22:15 PM IST

Unbreakable smartphones come closer to reality

Unbreakable rubber-like smartphones, rollable tablets and functional clothing have come closer to reality, thanks to new breakthrough research by scientists including one of Indian-origin.

Sep 23, 2013, 18:24 PM IST

'Global mobile app download revenue to touch $26 bn in 2013'

Worldwide mobile app download revenues stood at USD 18 billion in 2012 and 64 billion mobile apps were downloaded during the same period, it said in a statement.

Sep 19, 2013, 21:17 PM IST

Google focusses on new interface for searches on mobile phones

Ben Gomes, the India-bred techie who oversees Google's handling of 100 billion searches a month, believes a new voice-based interface is needed for the next frontier of search centred round mobile phones and tablet computers.

Sep 19, 2013, 19:25 PM IST

Nokia unveils camera mobile phones priced at $29

The Nokia 108 and Nokia 108 Dual SIM have a recommended retail price of USD 29, excluding taxes and subsidies are expected to start shipping in last quarter of this year, the statement said.

Sep 16, 2013, 16:14 PM IST

Vodafone to add 1,700 3G tower sites in Delhi in 1 year

The company is betting big on 3G to shore up its data revenues as it has no fourth generation (4G) services.

Sep 15, 2013, 16:27 PM IST

Facebook testing TV-like auto-play videos for mobiles

Facebook is speculated to charge brand marketers 1 million dollars to 2.4 million dollars to show 15-second auto-play video ads on its social network.

Sep 13, 2013, 17:34 PM IST

Nokia India shuts down web version of its music store

As part of its mobile first strategy, Nokia India has pulled the plug on the web version of its digital music store after running it for over 4 years.

Sep 12, 2013, 22:19 PM IST

Hacker steals data of 2 million Vodafone clients

Vodafone Germany said on Thursday that one of its servers was hacked and data of 2 million clients were stolen.

Sep 12, 2013, 18:16 PM IST

Instant Aadhaar-linked ID verification for mobile connections

Government is likely to finalise norms by the end of this year that will enable instant identity verification using Aadhaar card biometrics data for getting a new mobile connection.

Sep 08, 2013, 17:31 PM IST

Nokia launches Lumia 925 & 625 in Chennai

Equipped with advanced lens technology, metal body, a PureView camera and enhanced low light imaging, Lumia 925 is priced at Rs 33,499, while Lumia 625 with a 4.7 inch super sensitive LCD screen is offered at Rs 19,999, a company statement said.

Aug 31, 2013, 14:28 PM IST

New radiation rule on mobile handsets effective from Sep 1

Companies manufacturing or importing mobile phones for sale in India will have to ensure that the handsets are compliant with new radiation norms that will be effective from September 1.

Aug 30, 2013, 19:08 PM IST

Nokia launches Lumia 925 and 625 in India

The company has priced Lumia 625 at Rs 19,999 and the phone will be available in the market in 3-4 days, while the Lumia 925 is already available in the market for Rs 33,499.

Aug 22, 2013, 18:22 PM IST

COAI welcomes DoT advisory to states on mobile towers

The DoT has asked the states to refrain from sealing mobile towers or disconnecting power supply to them without the permission of its unit, TERM cell, on account of radiation related issues.

Aug 12, 2013, 19:44 PM IST

Nokia announces pre-bookings for Lumia 925 on online sites

Flipkart is charging Rs 33,999 for the pre-order and said the expected release date in India is fourth week of August.

Aug 09, 2013, 17:22 PM IST

Samsung is world's most profitable handset firm: Study

Apple was the world's most profitable handset vendor for almost four years, from third quarter of 2009 to first quarter of 2013, it added.

Jul 28, 2013, 14:02 PM IST

Smart Namo: Android phone dedicated to Narendra Modi

Smart Namo, an Android phone dedicated to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is soon going to hit the Indian market.

Jul 28, 2013, 00:38 AM IST