Indian Smartphone market got ‘Spicer': Get ‘FireFox OS’ powered ‘Spice Fire’ @$40! post image

Spice Retail Limited today unveiled its first Firefox OS powered smartphone, the Spice Fire One Mi – FX 1. With a most aggressive price of Rs.2,229/-, Spice Fire One ispurely targeted to the nearly 85-90 percent of the feature phone users wanting to switch to smartphones. The device is aimed at the masses that are looking for a larger than life [...]

Guest Blog: Tips to choose an awesome domain name for your online store! post image

A domain name is an inevitable requirement of any online venture. In order to represent your venture online it is necessary to have a domain name that will act like an address of your website. It is very important to have a proper domain name as it is the first information that the user will [...]

Why ‘Data Tariffs’ & ‘Data Usage’ sucks in India? post image

Over the years, since launch of 3G aka 'High Speed Network' in year 2011, Indian Telecom market is slowly getting accustomed to growing data revenues as part of service revenues. So till year 2011, we hardly talked about 'Data' as revenue, we focused on 'VAS' to identify non-Voice revenues. With launch of 3G & later [...]

TD-LTE is growing globally; Indian Telecos might embrace both TD & FD LTE! post image

The latest Status of the Global LTE TDD Market Report published by GSA, the Global mobile Suppliers Association, confirms a rising number of operator commitments to LTE TDD (TD-LTE) network deployments, new commercial service launches, rapid expansion in the choice of user devices, especially smartphones, and accelerating subscriber growth.39 operators, which is around 1 in [...]

Micromax Canvas ‘L’ Vs Samsung Galaxy ‘Grand’- which one to buy? post image

The Smartphone industry today is loaded with countless varieties of smartphones, which means that the end user has numerous handset varieties in option. This ultimately has lead to peak levels of competition amongst the kind. Each variety features one or the other competitive features, which has just raised the level of competition amongst handset producers. [...]

Tuesday Blog: ‘Six’ important stories to read from Telecom India! post image

Since 'Modi' government took charge at helm in May, things have started moving forward in Telecom Industry. Not on roll, industry is still in doldrums; thanks to various scams (2G Spectrum), policy flip-flops (by earlier government) & of course licenses cancellation. Telecos are struggling to maintain the market share with profitability, albeit promising 'data' consumption growth. We [...]

Alcatel-Lucent continues to accelerate industry adoption of ‘NFV’ with the addition of new members to the growing CloudBand™ open community! post image

Summary: Alcatel Lucent's CloudBand™ Ecosystem Program adds NFV technology providers to advance networks’ transition to the ‘carrier cloud’ to drive new revenue potential and operational efficiency Alcatel-Lucent  is advancing the industry adoption of NFV (Network Functions Virtualization) by adding 19 companies to its CloudBand™ Ecosystem Program – the first open community of platform and virtual application [...]

Guest Blog: Five Questions You Should Always Ask Your Cloud Vendor! post image

Summary:Selecting a cloud vendor isn’t something that should be done lightly. If your business is to trust a vendor with its data, you need to scrutinize it from every angle. Here are five questions to get you started.   When it comes to selecting a cloud vendor, an organization has nothing but options. With the [...]

Department of Telecom to focus on ‘Wi-Fi’ at public places! post image

(Summary: Department of Telecom is seeking fresh perspective on some of the key areas, including broadband connectivity, across Indian cities. The initial presentation, set ambitious target for new government & Wi-Fi would be back at focus, especially at public venues.) India's Telecom Ministry, DoT, is setting the agenda for newly elected government, who is likely to [...]

Ruckus Wireless taking ‘WLAN’ Controller to ‘Cloud'; compliant with 3GPP NFV! post image

Summary: Ruckus Wireless, the industry leading WLAN OEM, has taken big leap, by offering WLAN controller in 'Cloud', thereby reducing the complexity of deploying Carrier Class Wi-Fi. The development would help Wi-Fi Managed Service providers, in deploying Carrier grade Wi-Fi equipment, at public hotspots, SM enterprises & other venues, for hassle free 'Management' functionality over 'Cloud'.    Ruckus [...]

Claude Shannon: The Einstein of ‘Digital Information’- All you want to know about ‘Shannon’s Limit’ post image

(Summary: Shannon's limit is fundamental concept in Information Theory, but requires multidisciplinary understanding to grasp it fully. The limit specifies how much capacity (data rate) any particular channel has under noisy condition. It forms the 'basis' of 'digital age', where every new generation of technology, we find the 'Data Rates' on-air/wire is doubled or even [...]

Nokia ‘630’ (First Windows 8.1 Phone in India) Vs Moto ‘G’- Who’s better! post image

Nokia has launched new Windows Smartphone, Nokia Lumia 630, in India. This is the first Lumia series Windows phone loaded with Windows Phone 8.1 OS. Slated to be successor to Lumia 520 (2013), '630' comes in two variants of Single SIM & dual SIM, at different prices. The company has positioned the phone in lower-mid [...]

Nokia ‘XL’ Vs Nokia ‘X’ Vs Moto ‘E’! post image

(On coming Saturday, Indiblogger, in collaboration with Microsoft, has organized a Nokia XL APPTEST event for bloggers community. The event would be held at 'The Oberoi, Delhi', where celebrity host-gadget guru Rajiv Makhni & master chef Vikas Khanna would be hosting the event. It would be a gala event- not to miss out!) Nokia 'XL' is launching in [...]

Motorola ‘E’ (The Power packed phone) at just Rs 6999 Vs Canvas Doodle ‘3’ Vs Moto ‘X’! post image

We (Indians) never got enough of Motorola Smartphones. Soon after launch of 'RAZR' series, it disappeared from Indian market. Although the company continued to launch DROID series in other markets, it has deliberately (?) avoided any major India launches. After Apple has shown some enough seriousness about Indian Smartphone market in recent times, it's time [...]

Lok Sabha Election 2014: A View from Twitter on last day of Voting! post image

As General Elections 2014 became more tech or rather social media savvy, how can politicians & their ardent followers ignore Twitter? Twitter, as always touted, could be one of best & fastest social media tool at disposal to reach millions of followers with just single tweet. And some of our tweeter savvy politicians have indeed [...]