Hero MotoCorp to raise prices of bikes and scooters from next month

Hero MotoCorp to raise prices of bikes and scooters from next month

2018-09-28T13:35:30+00:00 On

Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer, said it will increase the price of its two-wheelers from October 3. The prices of its motorcycles and scooters could go up by up to Rs 900 per unit. “The revision has been necessitated by…

Bharti Airtel to deploy 5G tech in Bangalore, add 13,000 towers in state

Bharti Airtel to deploy 5G tech in Bangalore, add 13,000 towers in state

2018-09-28T13:18:09+00:00 On

Bharti Airtel said it will add 13,000 new mobile sites and introduce a key element of 5G technology in Karnataka in the next six months as part of its network upgrade. It also plans to add 4,500 km of optic fiber within…

Star agrees to share cricket matches with Reliance’s JioTV

Star agrees to share cricket matches with Reliance’s JioTV

2018-09-21T17:03:37+00:00 On

Star India has agreed to share the feed of cricket matches involving India with Reliance Jio’s live TV app JioTV. Till now, JioTV users had to install Star’s Hotstar app to watch any of the network’s sports channels. The sharing agreement is…

Fitch Ratings changes JLR’s outlook to ‘negative’ from ‘stable’

Fitch Ratings changes JLR’s outlook to ‘negative’ from ‘stable’

2018-09-14T10:32:56+00:00 On

Fitch Ratings has revised Jaguar Land Rover Automotive plc’s outlook to ‘negative’ from ‘stable’, indicating a higher risk of a downgrade in its credit rating in the future. The move comes in the wake of higher investments by the company into research…

Bharti Airtel hopes for a 50% increase in 4G spends by consumers

Bharti Airtel hopes for a 50% increase in 4G spends by consumers

2018-09-13T12:22:02+00:00 On

Bharti Airtel, India’s second largest telecom company by revenue, said it sees a “massive opportunity” for growth in India, its key market, due to the exit of all but four players. “A 3+1 player industry is a great outcome,” it said at…

Reliance Retail reveals how to install WhatsApp on Jiophone

Reliance Retail reveals how to install WhatsApp on Jiophone

2018-09-11T11:32:49+00:00 On

Users of Jiophone, India’s highest selling mobile device, can install WhatsApp messenger starting from today, Reliance Retail said. The software can be installed by going to the phone’s appstore and downloading it. “WhatsApp will be available on the JioPhone AppStore starting 10th…

JLR sales in China continue to be down, August retail falls 5% overall

JLR sales in China continue to be down, August retail falls 5% overall

2018-09-07T17:24:31+00:00 On

Jaguar Land Rover today reported total retail sales of 36,629 vehicles in August 2018, down 4.9% year on year, hit by a 38% fall in sales in China due to ongoing tariff war between the US and China. However, Chinese retail sales…

TRAI tariff order positive for distributors – Hathway Cable

TRAI tariff order positive for distributors – Hathway Cable

2018-09-06T15:55:03+00:00 On

The upcoming new system of selling television channels in India will de-risk the business model of distribution companies such as cable and DTH providers, the country’s largest cable feed provider said. Starting in 2019, television channel operators will no longer be allowed…

Mahindra Marazzo comes with aggressive pricing of Rs 9.99 lakh

Mahindra Marazzo comes with aggressive pricing of Rs 9.99 lakh

2018-09-03T13:48:48+00:00 On

Mahindra & Mahindra has unveiled its next SUV, the Marazzo, at a price that is considerably below what the market was expecting. While the ‘shark-inspired’ UV was supposed to be priced in the same range as the XUV500, the actual starting price…

Airtel, Netflix sign content-sharing, billing agreement

Airtel, Netflix sign content-sharing, billing agreement

2018-08-27T12:35:16+00:00 On

Airtel and Netflix announced an expansion of their partnership in India through which the telecom operator will sell and promote Netflix content to its customers. Airtel TV, the video app from the operator, will have a dedicated row of Netflix content. It…

Bharti Airtel offers international roaming pack at Rs 196

Bharti Airtel offers international roaming pack at Rs 196

2018-08-22T12:19:16+00:00 On

Airtel has announced simplified international roaming tariffs under a minutes-pack concept. Unlike other, more complicated tariffs, the new packs offer a certain number of minutes for international travellers that can be used to make either local calls in the foreign country or…

Maruti Suzuki employees contribute Rs 1.5 cr to Kerala Flood relief

Maruti Suzuki employees contribute Rs 1.5 cr to Kerala Flood relief

2018-08-21T14:14:53+00:00 On

Maruti Suzuki, India’s biggest carmaker, said it will contribute Rs 3.5 cr, including employee contributions, to the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund in the context of floods in Kerala. “With regard to the recent floods and colossal damages in Kerala, Maruti Suzuki…

Hero MotoCorp starts selling first premium bike Xreme 200R, price Rs 90k

Hero MotoCorp starts selling first premium bike Xreme 200R, price Rs 90k

2018-08-13T12:28:37+00:00 On

Hero MotoCorp Ltd., the world’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer, said it will start shipping its first premium motorcycle, the Xtreme 200R, from its factories next week. This marks the end to a long period of waiting for the fans of the machine that…

Tired of losing market share, LG prices flagship G7+ at just Rs 39,999

Tired of losing market share, LG prices flagship G7+ at just Rs 39,999

2018-08-07T18:44:30+00:00 On

After watching its marketshare nibbled away by online-focused rivals, Korean smartphone maker LG Electronics seems to have decided to borrow a leaf from the playbook of its competitors like OnePlus. Against the usual price of Rs 52,000-56,000 for its flagship devices, the…

India says WhatsApp giving ‘good response’ on monitoring proposal

India says WhatsApp giving ‘good response’ on monitoring proposal

2018-08-07T12:50:38+00:00 On

Ravi Shankar Prasad, India’s minister for law and information technology, said the government has got ‘good response’ from WhatsApp for its proposal to install a monitoring mechanism on the platform. The government has been pushing WhatsApp to put up a monitoring mechanism…

UIDAI Helpline: Google says was hardcoded into Android setup

UIDAI Helpline: Google says was hardcoded into Android setup

2018-08-03T23:18:44+00:00 On

The mysterious addition of the former hotline of UID Authority of India, which spooked out Android users by mysteriously appearing on their phones, was hardcoded into the Android set-up program, Google has said. Responding to concerns of users’ phones being hacked by…

UIDAI Helpline: No, your phone has not been hacked!

UIDAI Helpline: No, your phone has not been hacked!

2018-08-03T23:02:33+00:00 On

Telecom operators and the Unique Identification Authority of India have denied having anything to do with the ‘mysterious’ addition of the UIDAI’s former helpline to the contact lists of Android phone users in India. That leaves only three candidates — Google, which…

Bharti Airtel starts adding Telenor spectrum to 4G network

Bharti Airtel starts adding Telenor spectrum to 4G network

2018-08-03T16:49:42+00:00 On

Bharti Airtel said it has deployed an extra block of spectrum to its 4G service in Uttar Pradesh East circle, improving the carrying capacity of the network. “The addition of fresh 5 MHz spectrum will significantly boost Airtel’s mobile network capacity across…