Landlines get a boost in Jammu & Kashmir as shutdown affects mobile networks
From around 9.9 million active subscribers in July (just before the network shutdown on August 4), the total active subscriber base of the J&K circle stood at 4.9 million in September. The landline subscriber base of J&K, which has remained stagnant in the past, saw net additions of 1,073 and 14,731 connections in August and September respectively.
Can't find your iPhone? Apple's names its new item tracker 'AirTag'
The AirTags will have a replaceable battery.
Bajaj Auto pumps in $8 million into mobility startup Yulu
Yulu is a dockless, lithium-powered scooter focusing largely on the sub-5 km first-...
5 ways you can lose money while making payments online
The further we are moving along the digital highway, the more we are exposing ourselves to innovative fraudsters. Several payment-related sc...
‘We trusted you’: WeWork’s chair on Adam Neumann and the future
The SoftBank bailout has given WeWork some breathing room, but there are big problems to fix. The company has been opening so many locations that it is spending far more money than it is bringing in.
Phone retailers call government to block predatory pricing
Retailers want govt to curb etailers from forging tie-ups with smartphone makers to offer lower prices
Postpaid mobile phone services to resume from Monday in Kashmir: J&K Principal Secretary
In a major step in easing the 69 days lockdown in the Kashmir valley, the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Saturday announced restoration...
DoT invites bids from agencies to hold spectrum auction
The Department of Telecommunications has invited bids from agencies to conduct e-auction of 8526 megahertz of spectrum worth Rs 4.98 lakh crore.
Somany Ceramics plans to create a distinct identity, strengthen roots of the brand
The brand custodian Minal Somany is involved with strategic decisions across ATL, BTL and digital platforms.
Umbrella body to deal with Bengaluru's mobility
The Karnataka government is planning to set up the Bengaluru Mobility Management Authority (BMMA), bringing at least five civic agencies under one platform.
Apple making iPhone XR in India, expanding operations: Ravi Shankar Prasad
IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that Salcomp, the world's largest manufacturer and a major supplier of chargers to Apple for iPhone, has reached agreement to take over closed facility of Nokia in a SEZ near Chennai. Salcomp will revive the unit, which was closed for nearly 10 years, and the facility will become operational from March 2020.
Tycoon loses $3 billion as India’s mobile war weighs on wealth
Birla is the latest mogul to burn his fingers in Indian telecom since Mukesh Ambani’s entry.
Airtel launches Wi-Fi calling service in Delhi NCR
The service is currently available to Airtel customers in Delhi NCR and will be gradually rolled out across India. However, currently only few smartphone models support this service which include few Apple's iPhone 6s and above models, Xiaomi's Redmi K20, Redmi K20 Pro & POCO F1; Samsung J6, A10s, On6 and M30s; and all OnePlus 7 series models.
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