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Nitin Puri discusses key mobile communications developments in India, home to one of the world's largest mobile phone population.
Originally from Canada, Nitin has been residing and working in India since 2009. He has worked in different ICT industries in countries such as India, Canada, and Tanzania. He is an avid follower and application developer within the growing mobile phone sector in India.
There's a common misconception among Indian consumers who think local devices from companies such as Karbonn, Lava, Micromax, or Onida, are actually Indian phones when, in fact, they're not.
As part of efforts to prevent malicious attacks against India, the government will begin testing imported telecom devices including handsets, SIM cards, and 3G base stations. But details are still lacking.
Biometrics is still an emerging field of technology and security, yet to be fully implemented in everyday tasks. Now, Indian banks are taking a second look at deploying voice biometrics for phone banking customers.
Latest attempt by the government to sway votes in its favor ahead of the 2014 elections is an ambitious plan to say the least. It should instead look at building a facility to fabricate components for Indian phone manufacturers.
Apple Passbook and Google Wallet have simply failed to catch on in India. What's more surprising is that even the tech-savvy aren't interested or aware these apps are available in the market.
Lodging complaints and grievances with Indian mobile operators can be a tedious task, depending on the severity of the issue and method chosen. Now, these can be filed via SMS, e-mail, post or courier.
The social network should introduce more regional features and languages to attract users in India which is set to become its largest base within two years. It recently sent a team of engineers to analyze the market.
Despite an online application function already available, an app to make it easier to apply for a passport over smartphones has been launched. How much more benefit does this bring?
The rapid growth in India’s online and retail service sectors has placed a demand for secure point of sale devices, as companies move towards cashless transactions.