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Thursday, September 6, 2012

BSNL To Provide Satellite Phone Connectivity To 37000 Villages Which are Yet to be Connected With Mobile Services

India’s National Telecom back bone Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) is ready to provide connectivity to uncovered 37000 villages through Digital Satellite Phone Terminal (DSPT) technology and the technically feasible villages are expected to be provided with VPT facility by 31st March, 2013.

The progress and the changes in telecom have been astronomical, with new and cheaper wireless and mobile technologies taking birth almost each year. With an addition of approx 18 million subscribers every month and contributing to nearly 2% of the Indian GDP, Indian telecom industry is considered to be the largest telecom markets of the world.

But still about 37,000 villages in India are yet to be connected with mobile connectivity as per the analysis carried out by CDOT (Centre for Development of Telematics) and nun of private operator much interested to expand their telecom/mobile services in remote and rural or commercially not profitable areas.

Aircel Launches PocketBuddies – Affordable 3G Data and SMS Combo Plans

Aircel today reinforced youth as its primary customer segment by launching yet another innovative product called the Aircel PocketBuddies – Srf n Txt’, specially designed for the youth offering single packs for High Speed 3G Data, SMS and Unlimited 2G Internet access.

Lumia 920 PureView Trailer Shot with a Professional Camera

Yesterday was supposed to be a big day for Nokia, announcing its new lineup of devices that would run Windows Phone 8. Great day, great announcements, save for the lack of availability and price. Oh and not to mention, the devices weren’t even running the final version of Windows Phone 8. One could hypothesize that the announcement was premature, especially given how the iPhone launch is just days away. Something this halfhearted would definitely not work in Nokia’s favour.

The Nokia-Microsoft event introducing the new Nokia Windows Phone 8 devices was not the highlight of the day though. Nokia’s Lumia 920 includes the PureView technology as according to Nokia, “it’s not about the megapixels.” So the Lumia 920 houses an 8.7 megapixel sensor, but the main attraction of the imaging section of the phone is the floating lens with a maximum aperture of f/2.0. A floating lens is essentially hardware based optical image stabilization, which Nokia is dubbing OIS.

BitTorrent Debuts uTorrent client for Android

Image Credits : Torrentfreak

BitTorrent Inc. released a native uTorrent client for Android smartphones and tablet computers today. This is the first official BitTorrent client released by the uTorrent team that works on mobile devices, a relatively underserved market of BitTorrent users.

Milagrow launches Windows 7-based tablet Kupa X11

Milagrow has launched a Windows 7-based tablet in association with Germany-based Windows tablet manufacturer KUPA. The Milagrow Kupa X11 is a 10-inch tablet that runs Windows 7 and allows stylus and touch-sensitive controls. It also has SSD storage, a built-in SIM card slot and allows you to make calls.

Fujifilm introduces X-E1 mirrorless ILC, starting at roughly Rs. 70,000

Fujifilm has finally gone ahead and unveiled the X-E1, their new mirrorless camera that they claim can take photos of quality that will match 35mm full frame DSLRs.