Category Archives: Mobile Phones

Telecom revolution, Jai Ho!

by Rama Kashyap In telecommunications, India has made spectacular progress. Imagine more Indians today own cell phones than have access to toilets! From the humble dhobi, to the mali to the poor rickshaw-puller, they all own cellular phones. What a … Continue reading

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Caller tunes

by V.K. Kapoor Human beings have an instinctive motivation to satisfy many needs. Our character is basically a composite of habits, and in one individual one can see a number of personalities. Habits are like a cable. We wear a … Continue reading

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Roaming charges may be dropped

Girja Shankar Kaura/TNS New Delhi, October 7 The new Telecom Policy expected to be announced formally on Monday proposes to do away with roaming charges within the country, according to sources in the DoT. This would substantially reduce the bill … Continue reading

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PC market slows as tablets, smartphones carve a niche

Earnings from Intel, Microsoft, Apple underscore consumer move towards mobile gadgets San Francisco, July 24 Last week’s earnings from the giants of technology had one thing in common: they underscored yet again how consumers are increasingly shunning desktop PCs and … Continue reading

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No change is the order of the day

by Rachna Singh When I first heard of MNP, I promptly consigned the term to my Recycle Bin. But to my utter chagrin, the term came up frequently in conversations. Taking pity on my MNP illiteracy a friend deigned to … Continue reading

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Peerzada avoids calls by setting strange caller tune

Archit Watts/TNS Jammu, July 10 Though Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has been trying hard to set an example of good governance by reaching to the masses through social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook, some Cabinet ministers in the NC-Congress-led … Continue reading

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Airtel tops list with maximum consumer complaints

New Delhi, June 6 Bharti Airtel has earned the dubious distinction of being the company facing the largest number of consumer complaints, according to latest government data. As per the latest data available with the National Consumer Helpline (NCH), as … Continue reading

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