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Mobile Phone Vs SIM Only Contracts

June 16, 2017

Overview Even with the technological gadgets becoming more affordable, mobile phones become more and more expensive. This is particularly popular with the smartphones. This, however, has started getting a replacement with the increased use of the SIM only and phone contract plans. A SIM only contract is a plan that covers a mobile service only. […]

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T-Mobile Fined $48 Million for Slowing Down Unlimited Data Plans

October 20, 2016

Federal regulators are slapping T-Mobile with millions of dollars in fines and other requirements after consumers complained that the wireless carrier misled them with its advertising on “unlimited” data. T-Mobile has agreed to pay $7.5 million (roughly Rs. 50 crores) to the government and to compensate affected consumers with $35.5 million (roughly Rs. 236 crores) […]

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Idea Says Has Provisioned More Interconnection Points for Reliance Jio

September 23, 2016

Idea Cellular on Friday said it has now provisioned 1,865 ports to Reliance Jio for access, from the 565 earlier – a 230 percent increase in capacity. Idea Cellular recently invited Jio for a discussion to mutually resolve the traffic asymmetry. “As quality of service for its customers is top priority, Idea has agreed to […]

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Reliance Jio JioFi 4G Hotspot With Oled Display, 2600mAh Battery Launched

September 18, 2016

The new variant is sold at the same price as the original device It sports an Oled display that shows the network strength, battery It is being sold in select cities in India While Reliance Jio SIM cards remain a difficult thing to obtain, many stores see to have at least replenished their stocks of […]

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Reliance Jio SIM Offer Extended to Smartphones by 4 More OEMs

August 26, 2016

Another day, another set of OEMs added to the Reliance Jio SIM offer. Now, if you have a 4G smartphone by Gionee, Karbonn, Lava, or Xolo, chances are you can get your hands on a Reliance Jio SIM for free at at Reliance Digital, Digital Xpress, and Digital Xpress Mini stores as well as select […]

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Vodafone, Airtel, BSNL, Idea Offer Free Data, and More

November 11, 2015

Telecom operators are leaving no stone unturned to woo consumers at Diwali, popularly known as the festival of lights in India. Soon after Vodafone announced a special Diwali offer that will offer users 100MB of free data on November 11, Idea and Bharti Airtel have also come with offers for their subscribers. Idea Cellular has […]

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Telecom Firms Gear Up for Deals as Competition Heats Up

November 3, 2015

India’s crowded telecoms sector is preparing for a long-awaited shake-up as highly indebted players jostle for access to costly airwaves and brace for the launch of a deep-pocketed new rival backed by India’s richest man, Mukesh Ambani. Ambani owns oil-to-retail conglomerate Reliance Industries, which is expected to begin offering fast data services across India by […]

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Alcatel’s Strategic Undersea Cables Unit to Be Swallowed by Nokia

October 7, 2015

Alcatel-Lucent said on Tuesday it will not sell its undersea cables unit, meaning the strategic business which underpins the global Internet will be taken by Nokia once it completes its acquisition of the Franco-American group. The Finnish firm said in April the EUR 15.6 billion (roughly Rs. 1,11,079 crores) acquisition of network gear maker Alcatel-Lucent […]

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UK Spies Can Hack Smartphones

October 6, 2015

British spies can hack into phones remotely with a simple text message and make audio recordings or take photos without owners knowing, former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden said on Monday. “They want to own your phone instead of you,” the whistleblower said in an interview with the BBC’s Panorama programme, referring to Britain’s Government […]

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Millions of T-Mobile Customers Exposed in Experian Breach

October 5, 2015

Experian Plc, the world’s biggest consumer credit monitoring firm, on Thursday disclosed a massive data breach that exposed sensitive personal data of some 15 million people who applied for service with T-Mobile US Inc. Connecticut’s attorney general said he will launch an investigation into the breach. Experian said it discovered the theft of the T-Mobile […]

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