McKinsey Global Institute: 12 “empowering” technologies that could have the greatest impact on India’s economic growth! post image

For all India’s prowess in IT, large parts of its economy have yet to benefit from new technologies. That could be about to change. New research by the McKinsey Global Institute analyses twelve technologies, ranging from the mobile Internet to cloud computing to advanced genomics that could have a profound impact on growth and social [...]

ZTE Grand S II: Best alternative to Xiaomi Mi3 post image

Earlier this year, ZTE showcased the ZTE Grand S II smartphone and now the device has finally been launched in Indian market through the online retailer Amazon. Not very long back, we saw another Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi come out with their smartphone called Mi3. The Xiaomi Mi3 took the market by storm with its impressive [...]

Essential SEO tips for successful SEO Campaign! post image

SEO is important and a large number of online businesses, regardless of their size, are using SEO techniques to reach on the top pages of Google. Business owners today are more aware of the need of SEO for their websites and that is the reason why they are using either the services of a professional [...]

Wi-Fi hotspots in India to grow 7000%- powered by ‘Community Wi-Fi’! post image

Summary: Wi-Fi offers cheaper network rollout option for Indian Telcos, especially for data hungry subscribers. Given that DoT has rejected TRAI’s all recommendation on making available more spectrum for Telcos, during next year auctions, the utilization of ubiquitous ISM (2.4 GHz) and UNII (5 GHz) combined 600 MHz of ‘Open Spectrum’ would be in-focus again. [...]

5G: Too early to talk about? post image

Summary: As telcos across globe are rolling out widespread 4G -LTE Network, the global telecom fraternity is already upbeat about '5G' or 'Fifth Generation' of technologies. As '5G' has started getting more attention, despite 4G-LTE has yet to reach tipping point globally, we decided to dig down deeper to understand, why '5G' would be important and [...]

‘Government of Telangana’ launches ‘Hyderabad Smart City’ project, powered by Airtel Wi-Fi! post image

The Government of Telangana and Bharti Airtel, today launched the State’s first “Public Wi-fi”. In the run-up to make Hyderabad a "Global Smart City", this has been launched as a pilot in 17 tested hotspot locations in the hub of Hi-tech city enabling customers across operators to avail  public Wi-Fi and enjoy internet services of upto [...]

Accuris Networks to power ‘AT&T’s Wi-Fi Hub’ for seamless and secure Wi-Fi roaming! post image

At the Wireless Broadband Alliance’s (WBA) Wi-Fi Global Congress in San Francisco today, AT&T, Accuris Networks and BSG Wireless announced an agreement to bring to market the new AT&T Wi-Fi Hub.  This hub will make it possible for wireless operators to deliver turnkey Wi-Fi roaming services to their customers. Expected to launch later this year, [...]

TRAI’s Broadband Consultation: How can we help in penetrating broadband in India? post image

Summary: ‘Broadband’ is ubiquitous now for at least some of us. The technology is already there, but real impediments for adoption of broadband are different. While in India average speed of a typical broadband connection still hovers below 1 Mbps, there's tremendous room to grow. Let’s not forget that, the dream of ‘Digital India’ by [...]

Cloud Security: Things you should know before moving your data into Cloud! post image

After the recent well-publicized theft of celebrities' private data from iCloud, many business decision makers are thinking hard about how much they can trust the cloud. I'm not going to discuss the more salacious details of the iCloud breach here; there's been enough of that elsewhere, but I do want to address the issue of [...]

Review: Next Generation Packet Transport Network-Sep 2014 @Mumbai ! post image

Summary: Transport network is evolving with growing data demand from users. For an operator, to meet the demand is of prime concern. To meet demand, network capacity needs to be augmented. Which technology should an Opco choose to upgrade capacity? Would SDN make in-roads in transport network sooner or later? NGPT looked at all these important [...]

Blipper’s ‘Augmented Reality’ coming to India with edition launch on 8th Oct! post image

Blipper, the company behind augmented reality branding and advertising, is set to launch India edition on 8th Oct. The company has invited select few media members for the exclusive edition launch at New Delhi on Oct 8. Although I tried to get some hands-on with the 'Blipper App', before I jump on to subject, my [...]

Cellular-WiFi connectivity provider ‘Accuris Networks’, announces $15 million in funding – Hires new CEO Jeff Brown!‏ post image

As demand for mobile data continues to accelerate worldwide, the telecom industry is increasingly trying to meet the challenge of connecting disparate networks.  At the center of this movement, Accuris Networks (www.accuris-networks.com), a global leader in cellular and Wi-Fi connectivity, announced today that it has completed a $15 million equity funding round.  Key new investors [...]

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 [...]