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MTNL buckles, launches pay-per-second plan
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MTNL buckles, launches pay-per-second plan

The state telco has finally joined the tariff war by launching its pay per second plan. It had earlier said that it would not introduce such a plan.

Nokia launches advanced messaging app with E72
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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
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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

3G will be a game changer, say PE investors in survey
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3G will be a game changer, say PE investors in survey

A majority of investors are also believe that the introduction of 3G services can be a game changer for various players in Indian telecom.

MTNL offers voice and video calls at 20 paise per minute
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MTNL offers voice and video calls at 20 paise per minute

The announcement comes a fortnight after BSNL launched 30 paisa per minute tariff for voice and video calls.

Airtel extends one paisa per second to NRIs in USA
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Airtel extends one paisa per second to NRIs in USA

Bharti Airtel's calling card, Airtel Call Home, has a new tariff plan that enables expatriates living in the USA to make calls to India at one paisa per second.

Vodafone brings Zoozoos back to life
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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
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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.

MTS rolls out prepaid data service in Delhi
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MTS rolls out prepaid data service in Delhi

The service, MBlaze, enables users to access few websites for free and it offers downloads and surfing for 10 paisa per MB with a speed of up to 3.1 Mbps.

Multimedia services to surpass share of SMS in revenues: IDC
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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.

Idea Cellular to invest Rs 300 cr in Assam, North East
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Idea Cellular to invest Rs 300 cr in Assam, North East

The operator has already invested Rs 200 crore in the region, and will invest the remaining amount in the next two years. Idea Cellular announced its operations in Assam and will launch in the North East later this year.

Mobile subscriber growth at 70% in Circle C towns
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Mobile subscriber growth at 70% in Circle C towns

According to TRAI figures, Circle C registered a year on year growth rate of 70 per cent, an addition of 2.3 million mobile subscribers in absolute numbers. Circle B had the highest number of additions at 6.8 million in October.

TRAI fixes mobile number portability charges
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TRAI fixes mobile number portability charges

The regulator has set the transaction charge at Rs 19, the dipping charge is left to negotiation between service providers and MNP providers, and the porting charge has also been fixed at Rs 19.

Bharti Airtel slashes roaming rates
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Bharti Airtel slashes roaming rates

The service provider had earlier launched two plans through which per minute and per second rates were offered to subscribers.

Social networking on mobile gaining momentum in Asia: IDC
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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.

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