• 02:58 Jul 19, 2019

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Mobile commerce set to take off in India

M-commerce is becoming important not just for operators, but also for banks and various service providers that are using mobile as a window to transact with their customers – anytime and anywhere.

Tata's new service to stream live TV on broadband

The new application, Photon TV, will allow Tata Photon Plus postpaid subscribers to watch live television channels on their PCs and laptops.

Nokia launches advanced messaging app with E72

The new device is bundled with the latest version of Nokia Messaging, an email service that enables users to manage multiple mailboxes with a single interface.

SMS rates set for freefall, now at one paisa

RCom has started the tariff war on SMS by offering it at one paisa for prepaid and postpaid customers. This, in an environment where the general cost of an SMS is one rupee

Vodafone brings Zoozoos back to life

The egg headed creatures will be back in a couple of days to take over your TV screen. For those who were reminded of boiled eggs and felt queasy at the sight of the Zoozoos, this may not be good news.

Banking at phone hubs soon

Outlets of telecom companies such as Airtel and Vodafone may soon double as bank kiosks for financial services like funds transfer or bill payment, especially in parts of the country where there are very few banks or none at all.

Multimedia services to surpass share of SMS in revenues: IDC

The research firm predicts that SMS contribution to revenues will remain at 10% in the coming years but contribution from multimedia will be on a constant rise.

Social networking on mobile gaining momentum in Asia: IDC

As per IDC's recent report, over 50 per cent of respondents interviewed in India, China, Korea and Thailand are accessing social networking sites using mobile phones.

BSNL launches m-learning service

Created especially for the mobile medium, the voice and SMS service teaches spoken English through simple stories and everyday situations that the common man can relate to.

New service allows uploading, sharing of videos

Users can search for any video across various categories, genres and download it to their GSM mobile phones.

New mobile service allows access to emails on SMS

Mobee provides full access to emails via SMS and works with all mails such as Outlook, Gmail and Yahoo on all handsets.

Diamond Comics ties up with Rediff.com to go mobile

Diamond Comics, the publisher of comic books based on characters such as Chacha Chaudhary, Billoo, Pinky, Phantom and Shaktimaan, has entered into a special arrangement with Rediff.com to make available its content on mobile phones.

BlackBerry app store now in India

The virtual store will offer free applications for users, including the ones meant for the Indian market such as MyPlay, Moneycontrol, Mundu Radio and Arrowmatics.

Tata Indicom offers money transfer service for the unbanked

The service provider has tied up with Corporation Bank and Paymate to launch 'Green Money Transfer', a person to person money transfer service via mobile phones.

Nokia ties up with ITC e-Choupals for content

As per the partnership, Nokia will offer content available at ITC's e-Choupal network to Nokia Life Tools' customers. The content would initially be provided in UP, MP, Maharashtra and Rajasthan.