Omar Abdullah announces relief for mobile users in flood-hit J&K

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.

India, Brazil & mobile users lift Facebook count to 1.15 billion

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 to debut in Shanghai next month

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.

Instagram attracts more mobile users than Twitter for first time

Photo-sharing social network Instagram has attracted more mobile visitors than the popular micro blogging site Twitter for the first time since it was founded, says a report.

Demand for mobiles likely to reach 250 mn in 2014

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.

White House targets mobile users in Afghanistan, Pakistan

The White House has said that it dubbed video clips of US President Barack Obama`s speech this week on Afghanistan into Arabic, Dari, Pashtu and Urdu for distribution on mobile devices.

India to have `billion` mobile users soon: Report

India could have more than one billion mobile phone users by 2015, with the bulk of that growth in rural areas, one of the country`s top telecom executives said Wednesday.

RCom launches mVDO for mobile users

Telecom operator Reliance
Communications (RCom) on Monday announced the launch of its
value-added service `mVDO`, which will allow its mobile
subscribers watch, share, search and upload videos online.

Teledensity crosses 40; July mobile users addition at 14.38 mn

India added a whopping 14.38
million wireless subscribers in July this year, taking the
country`s teledensity or number of users per 100 to 40.

BSNL getting MNP network ready to lure mobile users of rivals

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.