Airtel today announced its 4G LTE services for mobile phones across four towns in Punjab Amritsar, Hoshiarpur, Phagwara and Kapurthala.
Airtel today announced its 4G LTE services for mobile phones in Kolkata. The company already has 4G services in Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Panchkula,Mohali, and Ludhiana. The network operator is also expected to soon launch 4G services in Gurgaon.
Reliance Jio Infocomm is reportedly likely to launch its 4G LTE service in smaller cities like Coimbatore and Indore first, before moving to the metro cities. The company has for long been working on its 4G LTE services, and like Airtel will roll it out in stages, starting from tier II cities to bigger cities, ET reports. The company has set up infrastructure and is running trials for the service on affordable handsets and devices. It is expected to launch these services later this year, likely by September.
Airtel today announced its 4G LTE services for phones, dongles and modems in Jalandhar, Punjab. The company already has 4G services in Chandigarh, Panchkula, Mohali, and Ludhiana. The network operator is also expected to soon launch 4G services in Gurgaon.
Airtel today announced it has launched its 4G LTE services in Ludhiana. The announcement comes a few days after the carrier launched 4G LTE services for smartphone users in Mohali, Chandigarh and Panchkula. Airtel has rolled out mobile as well as dongle based 4G services in the city. Airtel already has 4G LTE services via mobile as well as dongle and Wi-Fi modems in Bangalore and is expected to soon launch the services in Gurgaon as well.
The Supreme Court today sought response of the Centre and telecom regulator TRAI on a PIL filed by an NGO challenging grant of 4G licences to Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. A bench of Justices H L Dattu and S A Bobde issued notice to the Centre, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) and Reliance Jio on the petition of NGO, Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL), which challenged the government's decision to allow Mukesh Ambani's company to offer voice services on its 4G spectrum.
Airtel is finally gearing up to launch broadband services through 4G LTE services in Gurgaon in next 10 days, Hindu Business Line reports. The operator already has voice over LTE services in Bangalore and has recently launched voice calling facilities on 4G LTE network in Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula.
Smartphone shipments rose in Q1 of 2014, driven by strong demand in emerging markets, availability of low-cost devices and the proliferation of 4G networks, even as reduced consumer spending after the holiday season affected handset sales, according to research firm IDC. Global smartphone sales grew 28.6 percent to 281.5 million units in January-March, accounting for over 60 percent of mobile phones sold, the International Data Corporation (IDC) said. Sales were 218.8 million units a year earlier. However, shipments were down 2.8 percent from 289.6 million units in Q4 of 2013, IDC said.
Airtel today launched its 4G LTE service on smartphones in Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula. The company had in February debuted its 4G services on mobile in Bangalore and had tied up with Apple to offers the 4G connectivity on iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S. Likewise, this time as well the company has tied up with Apple to launch 4G on mobile in these areas. Airtel was already providing 4G LTE services in the region via 4G dongles and Wi-Fi base stations.
Reliance Jio is reportedly planning to open 2,000 Digital Xpress Mini outlets for providing the company s forthcoming telecom services and devices including smartphones and tablets, and also peripherals from third party vendors. Reliance Jio will launch these outlets in the current fiscal year to sell the company's telecom services including mobile phone and 4G LTE Internet services through these stores, each of which will be about 250 square feet, ToI reports.
Reliance Jio Infocomm is reportedly planning to hire 500 telecom professionals before the roll out of its 4G LTE service, which will happen by September. According to ET, Reliance Jio will bring about 300 telecom professionals for senior level posts, and has already hired about seven circle heads. The company is also negotiating with circle heads of several telecom operators, to bring them on board.
Yesterday Samsung launched the Galaxy S5 in India and said it will price it at upwards of Rs 51,000. However, at that price the smartphone won't support 4G LTE networks in India as Samsung decided to opt for its Exynos version rather than the global Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 variant. Though the company's flagship version doesn't support 4G LTE, the Korean smartphone vendor reportedly plans to launch affordable 4G LTE smartphones in India, ET reports.
After announcing the 4G LTE variant of the G2 in India a few days back, LG today has launched the phone for Rs 46,000 for 16GB model and Rs 49,000 for 32GB model.
In 2019, there will likely be over two billion 4G subscriptions worldwide, according to ABI Research. The firm notes that the growth rate of ultra-high-speed mobile subscriptions is likely to accelerate due to the rollout of new, even faster standards, starting with LTE Advanced.
LG is reportedly bringing the 4G LTE enabled version of the G2 smartphone by mid-March 2014 in India. According to FoneArena, the company has announced at its Tech Show 2014 event that it will be launching the G2 4G LTE model in two variants, the 16GB model is expected to be priced at Rs 46,000 and the 32GB version priced at Rs 49,000.
The voice-dominated domestic telecom space is set to liven up further with corporate giant Reliance Industries, the only national licence holder for 4G spectrum, today saying it will be offering not just high speed data but voice services as well.
Telecom service provider Aircel has tied up with telecommunications equipment and network solutions provider ZTE for deploying 4G long term evolution (LTE) networks in the country, a company statement said here Monday. In the first stage, the LTE deployment will be initiated in Chennai, Rest of Tamil Nadu (RoTN) and few other business critical circles. LTE is a standard for wireless communication of high-speed data for mobile phones and data terminals.
Reliance Jio Infocomm has got the DoT s nod for Location Routing Numbers (LRN) service which will allow the operator to provide easy Mobile Number Portability service to those who wish to switch to its network, Telecom Talk reports.
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