Broadband Telecom

Mobile TV on the way

BSNL and MTNL, the two public sector behemoths in India, will be rolling out 3G services by the end of the year. Unfortunately, the two have missed the World Cup bus but one hopes that the two will be available strike good deals to bring “good content” to this new platform,  Mobile TV. The World […]

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Small town PC boom

According to hardware industry association MAIT, PC sales in India crossed the 5-million mark. What’s significant about the report is the growth of PC sales in smaller towns. The growth rate is 35%. According to the news report in ET:”Aggressive pricing from brand players cannibalised the market for assembled personal computers.” The desktop PCs had […]

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Senate panel backs telco bill, no Net neutrality

A Reuters report by Jeremy Pelofsky says: “The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee approved sweeping communications reform legislation on Wednesday that would make it easier for telephone companies like AT&T Inc. to offer subscription television to consumers.But the panel narrowly rejected attempts by some lawmakers to strengthen safeguards on Internet service, which had pitted high-speed Internet, […]