Articles by Supriya Bhattacharjee

CDMA industry seeks growth

CDMA industry seeks growth

The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 25 Feb, 2010

Operator-independent CDMA phones, cost-effectiveness and lack of GSM spectrum show positive signs for CDMA growth.

TTSL, Future Group launch new GSM brand, T24

TTSL, Future Group launch new GSM brand, T24

The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 15 Feb, 2010

Under the partnership agreement, Future Group will sell Tata Tele's GSM connections under the T24 brand name to customers visiting its retail outlets.

VAS player mCarbon to launch mobile music store

VAS player mCarbon to launch mobile music store

The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 12 Feb, 2010

It will enable users to select and download full song tracks, ring tones, caller ring back tones and music videos on their mobile phones through a single interface.

37 per cent of youngsters open to mobile ads: Report

37 per cent of youngsters open to mobile ads: Report

The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 01 Feb, 2010

The 'CellStrat Annual India Gen-Y Mobile Media Survey' says that 37 per cent of the respondents were interested in receiving customised ads on mobile according to their preferences.

New telcos strike root

New telcos strike root

The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 27 Jan, 2010

Uninor and S Tel, who had launched their services last month, have added 1.2 million and 140,000 subscribers within a month of their launch.

'Mobile advertising needs time to mature'

'Mobile advertising needs time to mature'

The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 25 Jan, 2010

At the Mobile Conclave 2010, industry veterans discussed the current state of mobile advertising and VAS in India, and compared it with the mobile media industry in developed world.

Idea Cellular to launch app store

Idea Cellular to launch app store

The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 22 Jan, 2010

Idea Cellular is planning to officially launch a mobile application store within a few weeks with VAS provider Spice Digital.

Industry has faith in devotional VAS

Industry has faith in devotional VAS

The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 18 Jan, 2010

With the rise in telecom value added services, devotional services are also growing very fast and almost all major telecom operators offer them in some form.

BSNL, MTNL share 3G experiences

BSNL, MTNL share 3G experiences

The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 14 Jan, 2010

The 3G India Mobile Operators Executive Summit was held on Tuesday to throw light on the 3G network and how operators can maximise their revenues.

BSNL expects a million 3G subscribers by March

BSNL expects a million 3G subscribers by March

The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 13 Jan, 2010

The state-owned telco also plans to cover 760 towns and cities in India with its 3G network within the next 3-4 months.

Tata Indicom launches prank voice service

Tata Indicom launches prank voice service

The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 28 Dec, 2009

As operators get innovative with their services, Tata Indicom has launched Fun Voices, which allows subscribers to change the pitch of their voice and record a message for their callers.

Bollywood apps in the spotlight

Bollywood apps in the spotlight

The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 22 Dec, 2009

Eros Entertainment and Hungama Digital Entertainment have recently received funding from Nokia to develop their Bollywood applications and make them available through its app store, Ovi.

Airtel, Vodafone lose subscribers in J&K; others gain: COAI

Airtel, Vodafone lose subscribers in J&K; others gain: COAI

The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 19 Dec, 2009

Bharti Airtel has lost about 69,000 subscribers while Vodafone has lost 22,500 subscribers in November in the state. This is probably a result of the ban imposed on prepaid connections in J&K last month by the Ministry of Home Affairs.

MNP Countdown: Combating the churn

MNP Countdown: Combating the churn

The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 14 Dec, 2009

Customers may be rejoicing at the power of mobile number portability, which will soon be in their hands. But are operators ready for the churn?

Further tariff cuts only with fall in taxes, says Kohli, Airtel

Further tariff cuts only with fall in taxes, says Kohli, Airtel

The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 04 Dec, 2009

Manoj Kohli of Bharti Airtel said that mobile tariffs will fall further only if there is a cut in the high levies in the telecom sector.