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A download a second for Nokia Ovi Maps
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A download a second for Nokia Ovi Maps

Two weeks after Nokia made its new version of Ovi Maps with walking and driving navigation free for users globally, 1.4 million downloads have been made.

Idea Cellular offers 1p for 5 secs in Mumbai
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Idea Cellular offers 1p for 5 secs in Mumbai

Idea's prepaid subscribers in the city will be charged 1 paisa for 5 seconds a call to any other Idea number in the city and anywhere else in Maharashtra and Goa.

37 per cent of youngsters open to mobile ads: Report
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37 per cent of youngsters open to mobile ads: Report

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.

IMImobile launches social networking platform
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IMImobile launches social networking platform

IMImobile's DaVinci Social is a service that enables mobile social networking users to manage their account and keep it secure, from one destination on their handsets.

RCom launches voice portal for Orissa
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RCom launches voice portal for Orissa

The regional language portal enables subscribers to listen Odia songs, albums and Odia devotional music.

Mobile phone market to rebound: IDC
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Mobile phone market to rebound: IDC

According to IDC's worldwide mobile phone tracker, vendors shipped 325 million units in the fourth quarter of 2009 compared to 292 million units in the fourth quarter of 2008.

19 mn mobile subscribers added in December
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19 mn mobile subscribers added in December

TRAI says the mobile subscriber base has increased from 506 million in November to 525 million in December 2009.

Android to be fastest growing mobile software: IDC
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Android to be fastest growing mobile software: IDC

Starting from a very small base of just 690,000 units in 2008, total Android-powered shipments will reach 68 million units by 2013, making for a growth rate of 150 per cent.

New telcos strike root
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New telcos strike root

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.

BSNL 3G gets underway in Tamil Nadu
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BSNL 3G gets underway in Tamil Nadu

The services are being launched in Coimbatore, Coonoor and Ooty town in the first phase.

Global SMS revenue at $102 bn: report
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Global SMS revenue at $102 bn: report

According to the' Mobile Messaging Futures 2010-2014' report, among SMS, MMS, mobile e-mail and mobile IM, SMS yielded the highest revenue for operators in 2009

'Mobile advertising needs time to mature'
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'Mobile advertising needs time to mature'

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.

90% growth expected in m-commerce in APAC
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90% growth expected in m-commerce in APAC

A panel discussion at Mobile Conclave 2010 saw senior executives from the industry discussing services existing in the market and new services to be launched in the near future.

Tata Indicom launches pay per call flexi plan
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Tata Indicom launches pay per call flexi plan

The service is for the prepaid subscribers and enables flexible billing, optimising customer spends for both short and long duration calls.

Idea Cellular to launch app store
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Idea Cellular to launch app store

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

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