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Users consuming on average 7.4 GB data put India ahead of UK, South Korea 23.2.2018 DNA: Popular News
An average Indian mobile user consumed 7.4 GB data per month in 2017 over mobile networks alone, which catapulted India ahead of the developed markets like the UK, South Korea and France. The average consumption over both Wi-Fi and mobile networks in India was 8.8 GB data per user per month, at par with other developed markets. Data consumption continued to be driven by video, which contributed 65-75% of total mobile data traffic, according to a Nokia MBiT report released on Thursday. And this growth is likely to continue with the drop in prices of devices, both smartphones and feature phones. The main driver for this growth has been 4G services, which contributed 82% of the data. The traffic grew 135% year on year with the rapid deployment of 4G networks and affordable devices. 3G data grew 286% in 2017, driven by an increased appetite for data consumption and better coverage. Nokia MBiT Index is a report on mobile broadband performance in India. The increase in data consumption was propelled by the ...
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Idea offers Rs 2k cashback on 4G smartphones 22.2.2018 Sify Finance
Telecom operator Idea Cellular on Thursday said it has offered a cashback of Rs 2,000 on the purchase of a new 4G smartphone of any brand with effect from February 23.
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The wait for Samsung Galaxy S9 is over! 22.2.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
It is the most-awaited smartphone of 2018.
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Global smartphone sales down 4.6%, Samsung retains top spot 22.2.2018 Sify Finance
While global smartphone sales to end users were down 4.6 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2017, Samsung retained its top spot with 18.2 per cent share, Gartner said on Thursday.
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4G steered 82% of Indian mobile data consumption in 2017: Report 22.2.2018 Sify Finance
4G emerged as the key driver of mobile data consumption in 2017 and 82 per cent of the traffic in the year came from 4G in India, Nokia's annual "Mobile Broadband Index" study said on Thursday.
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4G steered 82% of Indian mobile data traffic in 2017: Report 22.2.2018 Sify Finance
4G emerged as the key driver of mobile data consumption in 2017 and 82 per cent of the mobile data traffic came from 4G in India, Nokia's annual "Mobile Broadband Index" study said on Thursday.
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Calm down: Your mobile number will not have 13 digits 22.2.2018 DNA: Money
There have been rumours that the Department of Telecom wants to introduce a new system of 13-digit mobile numbers. Well, this does not apply to regular smartphone users. In an effort to improve security, the Department of Telecom has reportedly issued a directive instructing all telecom operators in India to start issuing 13-digit mobile numbers to M2M customers or Machine To Machine communication numbers. M2M refers to wireless data communication between machines. It is used most commonly where data has to be collected from remote sources. According to reports, a BSNL spokesperson has stated that the company will bring the new 13-digit protocol to a machine to machine (M2M) communication and it is not meant for the general public. This means, customers will not have to worry about transferring their 10-digit number to a 13-digit number. Existing users' numbers will be ported, starting October 1, 2018. The deadline for completion of the same has been set for December 31, 2018 respectively. At the moment, ...
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MWC 2018: What smartphones to expect from Samsung, Nokia, Xiaomi and more 22.2.2018 DNA: Top News
One of the biggest mobile events of the year, Mobile World Congress, will begin on February 26 and will go on till March 1. Major companies including Samsung, Nokia and Sony will unveil new smartphones during the event. Additionally, we can also expect the launch of new tablets and smartwatches along with new trends in mobile. Let’s take a quick look at the best smartphones you can expect: 1. Nokia HMD Global is gearing up to launch new Nokia smartphones, including Nokia 9, Nokia 8 Pro, Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 4, during Mobile World Congress. The Nokia 9 will most likely be the high-end flagship device by the company. It will feature a 5.5-inch display will most likely be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. It will be equipped with a 12MP+13MP dual camera set up along with a 5MP front-facing camera. Running Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box, it will include an internal storage of 128GB, and no microSD card. The company is also said to launch the Nokia 8 Sirocco (2018) smartphone, which will ...
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India will implement 13-digit mobile number system only for machines 22.2.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Feb 21 (ANI): India will soon implement 13-digit mobile numbers. This change, however, will be specifically for machine-to-machine communication (M2M), and not mobile-to-mobile communication.
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Leaked: Purported image of the Xperia XZ2 Compact appears online 21.2.2018 DNA: Mumbai
Sony is expected to unveil new smartphones during Mobile World Congress next week. The latest leak is of a device, which might be a prototype for the Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact. The company recently released a teaser video for the event, which will take place on February 26. According to the photo shared by a commenter on Xperia Blog , the purported Xperia XZ2 Compact is placed next to an Xperia Z5 Compact. The image comes from a comment by ‘Grisha’ in a post about Sony’s MWC video tease. It is believed that there is no 3.5mm headphone jack and that the fingerprint sensor is located on the rear of the device, similar to the Xperia XA2 series. Recently, leaked images of a new smartphone by Sony surfaced online. Dubbed, the Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra, the device is also expected to be unveiled at Mobile World Congress. The device was spotted earlier, bearing the model number H4233. The device is the successor to the Xperia XA1 Ultra and will include a few design changes. It sports thin bezels on the left and right ...
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Tremendous potential for growth of internet adoption in India, says report 21.2.2018 DNA: Popular News
With an estimated 432 million Internet users in December 2016, India is the second largest online market, ranked only behind China. And, reports suggest that this number is expected to reach 500 million by June 2018. According to a report published by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and Kantar IMRB, Internet users in India in December 2017 was estimated to be 481 million with 35 percent overall Internet penetration of the total population. While in Urban India, the Internet user base has grown by 7 percent from October 2015 to October 2016 to reach an estimated 263 million, it is further expected to grow to reach user base in a range of 275-285 million by June 2017. While in urban India, the Internet user base grew by 7 percent from October 2015 to October 2016 to reach an estimated 263 million, it is expected to grow to reach user base in a range of 275-285 million by June 2017. In comparison, the Internet user base in rural areas has grown at the rate of 22 percent during the same ...
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Mobile numbers may soon have 13 digits from July 1: Will it affect you? 21.2.2018 DNA: Evolutions
In an effort to improve security, the Department of Telecom (DoT) has reportedly issued a directive instructing all telecom operators in India to start issuing 13-digit mobile numbers to M2M customers.
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New 3D printed clip-on can now turn your smartphone into microscope: Here's how 21.2.2018 DNA: Money
Scientists have developed a 3D printable "clip-on" that allows anyone to turn their smartphone into a fully functional microscope. The smartphone microscope is powerful enough to visualise specimens as small as 1/200th of a millimetre, including microscopic organisms, animal and plant cells, blood cells, cell nuclei and more, researchers said. They are making the technology freely available, sharing the 3D printing files publicly so anyone with access to a 3D printer can turn their own smartphone into a microscope. Developed at the RMIT University node of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Nanoscale BioPhotonics (CNBP) in Australia, the clip-on technology does not rely on external power or light source to work, yet offers high-powered microscopic performance in a robust and mobile handheld package. According to lead developer Antony Orth, the technology has immense potential as a scientific tool, one that is ideal for use in remote areas and for field-work where larger stand-alone microscopes are ...
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Cash looted at Diamoolie Tea Estate 21.2.2018 The Assam Tribune
Cash looted at Diamoolie Tea Estate
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Computer Vision Syndrome: How to protect your eyes at work 20.2.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
Every 20 minutes, take a 20-second break. Focus on something 20 feet away.
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M-tech launches affordable 4G smartphone 19.2.2018 Sify Finance
Domestic mobile manufacturer M-tech on Monday launched a new 4G VoLTE smartphone "Foto 3" at Rs 4,499.
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Grofers introduces UPI payment option for Android 19.2.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Feb 19 (ANI): Low-price online supermarket Grofers on Monday announced the introduction of the Unified Payment Interface (UPI) payment option for all its Android app users.
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Google enables utility bill payments on Tez 19.2.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Feb 19 (ANI): Google India on Monday announced that via its digital payments app, Tez, users can pay their bills within minutes, without any transaction charges.
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Nokia 4 with Snapdragon 450 processor to be unveiled during MWC 2018: Report 19.2.2018 DNA: Opinion
HMD Global is gearing up to launch new Nokia smartphones this month, during Mobile World Congress. Apart from the Nokia 1, Nokia 7 Plus and the Nokia 8 Sirocco, the company is also rumoured to launch the Nokia 4. According to a report by NokiaPowerUser , the device was first spotted in a Nokia camera app apk teardown. The company could halt production of the existing Nokia 3 and it could be replaced by the Nokia 4. The smartphone is also rumoured to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor. The report does point out that the device might not make its way to China as the number is considered unlucky. Recently, the Nokia 5 and Nokia 8 smartphone prices were slashed in India. The Nokia 5, for the 3GB RAM variant, which was earlier launched at Rs 13,499, is now available at Rs 12,499 in India. Additionally, Nokia 8, which was earlier priced at Rs 36,999, is now priced at Rs 28,999. Prices in India have been slashed, ahead of Mobile world Congress, which will take place from February 26 in ...
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Reliance Jio offers Rs 2,200 cashback on purchase of smartphones: Here's the full list 19.2.2018 DNA: Mumbai
Both existing and new customers of Jio can avail a cashback of up to Rs 2,200 on buying smartphones of 22 companies, including Samsung, Xiaomi, Nokia, Intex, Huawei and Blackberry. "JioFootball Offer brings Rs 2,200 instant cashback for new smartphones coming on Jio network," company sources said. This offer from Jio counters existing cashback offers of its competitors in the range of Rs 1,500-2,000 on purchase of mobiles from select companies. The Jio offer is valid on first recharge done between February 15 to March 31, 2018 using new smartphones. The moment a customer does a Rs 198 or Rs 299 recharge for the first time, until March 31, a total of 44 vouchers of Rs 50 will be credited to the customers MyJio account. "These vouchers can be redeemed instantly against subsequent recharges of Rs 198 or 299 on MyJio," the company sources said. The other mobile brands on which this offer is valid include LYF, Motorola, Micromax, 10.or, Asus, Panasonic, LG, Alcatel, Comio, Jivi, Celkon, Swipe, Ziox, Zen, ...
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