Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has announced relief for all pre-paid and post-paid mobile users, who have been unable to recharge their phones or pay their bills, in the flood-hit state.
Buoyed by surging user base in the emerging markets of India and Brazil, social networking giant Facebook has said its monthly active users (MAUs) rose by 21 per cent to 1.15 billion as of June 30, 2013.
4G services, which provide mobile users with internet access up to 50 times faster than the current 3G network, will be launched in Shanghai next month when the China Mobile company begins large-scale trials.
The demand for mobile phone handsets in the country is likely to reach 250 million in 2014 with an estimated value of Rs.54,000 crore, Minister of State for Communications and IT Milind Deora told parliament on Friday.
In a bid to attract subscribers of
rival companies, state-run telecom operator BSNL is gearing up
to start mobile number portability (MNP) services as soon as
telecom regulator TRAI issues tariff structure.