Mobile phones banned inside booths

Those exercising their franchise on Thursday are barred from using mobile phones inside the polling booths as per the direction of the Election Commission. Deputy Commissioner S. Sasikanth Senthil said there are no arrangements either for safe deposit of mobile phones at the polling booths and it is better that they do not carry their […]

Mobile app launched

The Elections department has launched an IT application to help voters with details of all polling stations in 25 Assembly constituencies in Puducherry district, booth-level officers and police officials and counting results. Called DEO Puducherry, the new app was launched by Senior Superintendent of Police (Law and Order) Apoorva Gupta. District Election Officer and Collector […]

BSNL unveils tariff plans for Ugadi

Embattled Central Government undertaking Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) on Friday announced a slew of tariff plans as part of its Ugadi offering in the State. It also announced three new pre-paid plans to meet the demand of consumers who want voice-focussed plans rather than data-heavy ones. “We have seen a rise in market share […]

Smartphone brand to have 250 retail stores in TS

Realme smartphone in the segment of affordable smart phones would have 250 retail stores across Telangana, said Deepesh Punamia, national head-sales (offline), here on Wednesday. He said the brand with six models has been successfully performing on e-commerce platforms since May 2018. Offline sales were launched three months ago with 10 cities and it would […]

SC notice to Vodafone, Airtel

The Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from telecom service providers Bharti Airtel Limited and Vodafone Mobile Services on a CBI plea that they were met with “surprisingly and strangely evasive” replies to repeated requests for crucial call data records in connection with the probe into multi-crore ponzi scam cases, including the Saradha group […]

App to report model code violations a hit in Gurugram

An online application launched by the Election Commission to help citizens report model code of conduct violations during the election period has been gaining popularity in Gurugram. The district election staff has received around a dozen complaints through the app ‘cVIGIL’, which was launched over a week ago. Two of the complaints were about newspaper […]

Apple launches new AirPods with improved talk time

San Francisco: Introducing its second generation of wireless headphones, Apple on Wednesday launched new AirPods designed to deliver more talk time. The new AirPods come with either a standard charging case or a new wireless charging case. Apple said the AirPods with standard charging case will be available for Rs 14,900 and those with wireless […]

BSNL launches Rs. 299 broadband plan

The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has launched a plan of Rs. 299 for a month for its landline customers, who will get broadband plan of 5 GB per day at a speed of 10 mbps. General Manager of Tirupati Telecom district M.S.A. Nutan here on Friday launched the 30 day-plan, which can be availed […]

Digital India Award for T App Folio

In yet another feather in its cap, the T App Folio, a flagship initiative of the State government, has been selected for Digital India Awards-2018 under mobile app category. MeeSeva Commissioner G.T. Venkateshwar Rao received the award on behalf of the government from Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad at a function held in New Delhi […]

Joint effort vital for 5G roll-out

A combined effort by industry players and regulators will be essential for timely roll-out of 5G services in the India, as per a white paper on ‘Enabling 5G in India’ by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). “There should not be any regulatory or licensing barrier on the path of adoption of newer and better […]