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The development will bring cheer to an industry that has not only been clamouring for more 3G spectrum because no operator has a pan-India presence.
Visitors to the area can simply send text ACT TRYWIFI to 111 to access Wi-Fi service to get 50 MB data every day for 30 days.
Reliance Jio has permits to offer high speed 4G data and voice services across India through airwaves in the 2.3 GHz band.
The industry body is also planning to make a representation to the Prime Minister’s Office on the industry’s concerns surrounding India’s digital drive.
Reliance Jio has permits to offer high speed 4G data and voice services across India through airwaves in the 2.3 GHz band.
The applicable VAT on mobiles in these 5 states ranges between 12.5% & 15%, which is above 5% floor rate followed by some 25 other regions, said ICA spokesman.
TDSAT in April had quashed a govt ban on Airtel, Vodafone & Idea offering 3G mobile services beyond their licensed zones through roaming pacts.
Khullar said efforts should be made to have four blocks of 3G spectrum (of 5MHz each) for sale instead of only one block that may be released by the Defence.
RCOM instead said that the base price of 3G airwaves for the upcoming February auctions should be based on the potential growth in data usage.
\"Why we set ourselves most ambitious target, fail on it ... if you set for yourself an impossible target, you are doomed to fail,\" the Trai Chairman said.
To achieve high level of broadband penetration and deliver the benefits of digitalization, additional spectrum would need to be made available in India.
Industry experts believe data privacy remains a tricky issue in M2M scenario since information would be shared and used with third-party vendors.
However, the value of imported mobile phones is estimated to rise to Rs 58,550 crore in 2014 as compared to Rs 42,200 crore in 2013.
Smartwifi Hub allows high speed 3G data connectivity across up to 10 devices with a download speeds of 21.6 Mbps and an upload speed of 11 Mbps.
In February, it also won 1800 MHz bandwidth in 14 circles, through which it can offer voice services as well. The company is tipped to start services next year.
Under the agreement, Astellia has deployed its Nova suite for the optimization of Aircel’s 2G and 3G radio access and core network resources.
Research firm McKinsey has said that the adoption of key technologies across sectors spurred by the Digital India initiative could help boost India’s GDP by $550-billion to $ 1-trillion by 2025.
Both the loss-making public sector entities have been operating under interim chairman-cum-managing directors since the middle of this year this year.
With a shared connectivity of up to 5 devices, the new device features 32GB MicroSD slot for cloud and sharing capabilities and 4400 mAh power bank for battery back-up.
No stricter norms for towers, mobiles  (16 December 12:46 pm) 
The government has decided against tightening radiation emission norms for cellular towers despite concerns over their ill-effects on health.
Another major worry, it feels, is the fact that Internet Corporation for Assigned Names & Numbers (ICANN) is US-based, and hence bound by US laws.
No wonder, the phone has attracted huge demand since its launch a fortnight ago. And now that the invites are not easily available anymore.
While the companies did not provide financial details of the deal, a person familiar with the matter said each tower is valued at Rs 1.5-2 crore.
These three chains have initiated discussions with Samsung, LG, HTC and Micromax and expect to launch their first such exclusive models.
DoT Member Bhargava said the Department has started working with industry body Cellular Operators Association of India to develop the portal.