4G network services have set the benchmark in terms of speed and connectivity. Consumers today are spoilt for choice especially in terms of the number of data plans and exciting tariff rates that are offered by different brands. To add to this, manufacturers are flooding the market with feature-rich 4G-enabled smart phones. Earlier, while purchasing a smart phone you simply had to look out for a device’s camera quality, processing system, and a few other features to come to a decision. However, these days, you not only have to look out for these benefits but also check whether the device you opted for is 4G-enabled.
What are the features of 4G network?
Before opting for a device that is compatible with the 4G network, it is important to understand what 4G is. There are Continue reading SmartPhones and Compatibility with 4G Network
Telecom Carriers need to continue to focus on improving performance and capacity to improve retention and drive down the cost per bit. We see VoLTE as a critical tool for carriers to significantly improve voice performance and capacity while reducing cost. For mature markets, we believe wireless carriers will look at VoLTE primarily as a
mechanism to improve capacity on finite spectrum resources. Some carriers may also try to leverage VOLTE’s features to improve customer retention, including the promised improvements in voice quality and integration of video calling. Continue reading What is the State of VoLTE Deployment, Globally
The proliferation with increased functionality of cheaper consumer devices we are seeing a mix shift across all consumer electronics. Consumers no longer need to buy a high end PC to use sophisticated applications software (spreadsheets, database queries, tax preparation, etc), or buy a high end tablet to view premium content (HD video, gaming, etc). We believe this will pressure pricing for all consumer computing systems, and slow growth for high end devices. Continue reading Big Rush Towards – Cloud & Connectivity
Airtel has acquired a further 42.25% stake from Qualcomm in the 4 License Areas of Delhi, Mumbai, Haryana and Kerala held by Qualcomm India through a subsidiary Wireless Business Services (WBSPL).
In the first tranche of the transaction, in May 2012, Airtel acquired 49% stake at 60% discount to the Spectrum Price of Rs 4,911 Crore. Earlier this year, Airtel raised its stake to 51%. Continue reading Airtel Acquires 42.45% more stake from Qualcomm’s 4G LTE Venture in India at 58% Discount
At an excited press event, Apple unveiled the iPhone 5S (new flagship) and the iPhone 5C (predominantly the same as the iPhone 5 but with multi-colored plastic case).
iPhone 5S Hardware Spec This model is based on the new A7 chip (64-bit, 32nm, new ARMv8) and new M7 companion chip (supports the A7 chip by managing motion and location information). It has a four-inch screen (1,136 x 640, 326ppi, in-cell touch, IPS+LTPS), NAND memory (16/32/64GB), and two cameras (back camera: 8 megapixels, large aperture, high-speed consecutive shooting; front camera: 1.2 megapixels, BSI-CMOS). According to Apple’s claim, there is a performance increase in 3G call time and LTE data communication time by 20% (10 hours), and standby time by 11% (250 hours). Continue reading iPhone 5C / 5S Massive Support for 4G LTE Bands, Pricing – Airtel & Reliance Jio Infocomm, India Missing