Articles about India
Over the past few months, Tata has been pushing their TataSky Mobile aggressively in India. Now, in a bid to lure even more customers, they're offering free talk time minutes by simply watching mobile ads.
Ahead of federal elections next year, politicians have been embracing social media to their advantage. Now, that same space could be used against them when tribal groups attempt to expose some of their unethical practices.
U2opia Mobile has turned to Unstructured Supplementary Service Data to provide a way for users with basic mobile devices to access Facebook, even when the phones have no data connection. But there are limitations.
The IT sector will grow by 12-14 percent to hit US$86 billion this year, according to Nasscom. Besides new geographic markets, it expects growth driven by new technologies such as social media mobility, health care, and utilities.
The country saw user numbers jump by 37.4 percent, ahead of Indonesia and Mexico, and is set to overtake U.S. as largest Facebook population by 2016, says eMarketer study.
Even though 70 percent of India's population live in rural areas, telcos are still focused on providing services and products to urban areas instead.
When Google took over Motorola last year, they also stopped selling devices in India. Now, it's set to return with an affordable, low end handset: Moto G.
With India already having some of the lowest tariffs in the world for both voice and data, competition is about to pick up as 3G rates have been slashed to 2G rates, benefiting subscribers all over.
Indian Telecom Commission sets 2G auction reserve price higher than recommended, a move which the GSMA says is "surprising" since previous attempts to sell the spectrum had met with low interest.
Mumbai-based Electric Vehicle India has designed and developed a retro-fitted kit to convert existing vehicles into hybrid or electric vehicles.
India's second largest telecom operator Vodafone claims low tariffs no longer sustainable and says rates may have to rise every year.
The Indian IT services company books a 58 percent jump in net profit at 7.18 billion rupees (US$11 million), in line with growth by the rest of the industry.
As with all advances in technology, societal pitfalls can surface amid adoption and India is no exception to the rule with regard to its exponential mobile growth. But does its image deserve to suffer as a result?
India's love for the Apple iPhone and the new iPhone 5 launch just in time for Diwali has seen stores run out and scrambling for new stock.
Apple is now playing catch-up in India, at its own expense, against rival Samsung and domestic market leader Micromax and compete for a slice of the country's mobile device sales. Should it consider an India-only device?