Tag Archives: Mobile

Virgin Mobile has a $120 discount on an instantly unlockable 32GB and 128GB iPhone SE

Credit: Adam Patrick Murray Ads by Amazon Virgin Mobile is becoming America’s first iPhone-only carrier, and to celebrate its collaboration with Apple, it’s launched heavy deals on a year’s worth of cell service and the purchase price of a new iPhone SE. For existing customers and new customers who port-in a number, Virgin Mobile will give them a year’s worth of ... Read More »

TCL, Vertu Partner to Manufacture 30,000 Luxury Mobile Phones

HIGHLIGHTS Vertu strikes a deal with TCL The deal is worth $40 million 30,000 Vertu phones to be made Luxury phone brand Vertu on Tuesday announced its agreement with TCL Communication which will let the former use the latter’s smartphone technology for its Vertu-branded phones. The partnership will enable Vertu and TCL to come up with a new line of ... Read More »

TRAI floats paper to frame rules for mobile data speed claims

  Taking cognizance of poor data speed on mobile phones despite high tariff, telecom regulator Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) today floated a consultation paper to frame rules to ensure transparency in the claims made by service providers surrounding wireless broadband speed. “Through the present consultation paper, the authority intends to seek the inputs of stakeholders on ensuring transparency ... Read More »

Microsoft Reportedly Working on Mobile Reboot With New Software and Hardware

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft reportedly internally testing a new phone It’s being said that there is a separate branch of Windows Mobile CEO Nadella had recently said that they haven’t given up on phones Microsoft’s Windows 10 Mobile effort could be very well declared dead and outdated with no update on the software and no roadmap for future. However, a new report ... Read More »

What is mobile gigabit, and why should you care?

You may have heard about this thing called a gigabit phonerecently. The term was thrown around a lot during the launch of Samsung’s Galaxy S8, since that’s the first commercially available handset to support the technology. But gigabit will also be included on Sony’s Xperia XZ Premium and other high-end phones, which means you’ll probably hear about it a lot ... Read More »

Mobile phone penetration in India set to rise to 85-90% by 2020: report

According to the report, only 44.1% of women own a mobile phone compared with 73% of men. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/ Mint Mumbai: Mobile phone penetration in India is set to rise to 85-90% by 2020 from the current levels of 65-75%, according to a report issued by Omidyar Network on Wednesday. However, only half of the smartphone owners in the ... Read More »

Comcast And Charter Join Forces To Expand Xfinity Mobile Offering

On Monday, May 8, 2017, Comcast launched Xfinity xFi, a new and personalized Wi-Fi Charter and Comcast CMCSA +0.29%, both on many top ten lists of the most hated companies in America, have announced a partnership to offer wireless services to customers who apparently don’t read those lists. In a statment the regional cable companies announced a plan to combine ... Read More »

Now pay for mobile digital content via prepaid balance or postpaid bill heres how it works

As a fresh push for Digital India, the Department of Telecom (DoT) announced that mobile subscribers will now be able to pay for digital content using their prepaid account balance or through postpaid bills. Following demonetization, there has been a surge in using mobile phones for making payments. While mobile devices can be used to purchase physical items through payments ... Read More »

Poland’s mBank embeds Android Pay in mobile app

mBank has just introduced a mobile app with the Android Pay functionality, the possibility of logging in with a fingerprint, also in the Android platform, and a display of clients’ spending rate to help them control their budget. Mobile payments and many other functionalities in the new mobile app of mBank The design of the app was inspired by users’ ... Read More »

Spark follows 2degrees in launching mobile plan with no fixed cap

iles “without restriction”. Spark has responded to 2degrees’ launch of an “unlimited” mobile plan by announcing a similar service at a lower price three days later. Unlike 2degrees it is steering clear of marketing its flat-rate plans as offering unlimited mobile data, instead saying they allow customers to use their mobiles “without restriction”. Spokesman Jason Paris said the first 22 gigabytes of mobile data customers consumed each month on ... Read More »