Tag Archives: Mobile

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 »

These Are the 5 Worst Cities for Mobile Phone Users

Mobile carriers have spent billions to expand the reach of their 4G networks, but the gains aren’t spreading evenly across the country. Surveys by network rater Rootmetrics found starkly varying conditions in different metropolitan areas, as carriers’ investments didn’t always match the growth of usage in some places. In its latest rankings, some of the largest cities in the country—including ... Read More »

Prison smuggler: ‘I brought mobile phones in for criminals’

Drones are seen as an increasingly popular method for smuggling drugs and mobile phones into prisons, but having prison staff bring in contraband is also an effective route for prisoners. A conversation with a prison inmate about football led James Almond to break the law himself. The then prison worker was chatting about his favourite team Manchester United, when the ... Read More »

Comcast’s Xfinity Stream app will bring live TV, Xfinity X1 features to your mobile device

February is app month for Comcast. After introducing its Roku app earlier in the month, Comcast announced it will replace its Xfinity TV app on February 28. Xfinity Stream, the name of the new app, aims to give Comcast subscribers an Xfinity X1-like experience on Android and iOS. That means features from your set-top box are coming to mobile, such ... Read More »

Samsung,Galaxy,Note,8,still,coming,,mobile,chief,confirms

Back in 2011 Samsung introduced the Galaxy Note and created the phablet niche. Initially mocked, people soon realized a big-screen device is actually a great idea and the Note devices were soon some of the most sought-after on the market. But when the Galaxy Note7 went up in flames (pun intended) many suspected the lineup will be no more as ... Read More »

Unreturned Samsung Galaxy Note7 units in New Zealand will soon be disconnected from mobile networks

If you are a Samsung Galaxy Note7 owner in New Zealand who is yet to exchange/return their unit, you are strongly advised to do so withing the next couple of weeks. Reason being, starting November 18, your unit will not be able to access any cellular network in the country. “As part of our commitment to ongoing safety, Samsung would ... Read More »