Airtel introduces cheaper broadband plans, fibre optic schemes

India’s largest telecom company, Bharti Airtel, has introduced several cheaper broadband plans in cities like Bangalore and Delhi, as well as high-speed fiber optic schemes in the national capital. The National Capital Region is the only place that Airtel is offering fiber optic plans. On first look, the plans are slightly cheaper than similar high-speed […]

Airtel launches ‘my airtel’ self-care app for mobile

Bharti Airtel has launched a freely downloadable mobile application called ‘my airtel’ to allow users to keep a tab on all their airtel accounts easily. It was not clear which platforms the mobile application is available on. “Customers can download the application by simply logging into or visiting their device app store. Alternatively, they […]

India Application Development market to grow 23% to $227 mln this year

The India application development (AD) software market is expected to grow 22.6% this year to reach more than $227 million, according to IT market research firm Gartner, Inc. Application development is one of the biggest revenue drivers for Indian IT outsourcing companies. Many companies hand over the task of developing software applications to Indian companies, […]

TRAI proposes penalizing operators for MNP delays, removing processing charges

In its first major move after former commerce secretary Rahul Khullar took over as TRAI chief, the regulator has proposed tightening the penalties for mobile operators who flout number portability (MNP) rules and subscribers who send commercial SMSes and calls. It also suggested doing away with the so-called ‘processing fee’ on recharge coupons, thus enabling […]