News Roundup: Zook goes International, 1-second pulse to be made compulsory

Latest Telecom News: Zook goes International, 1-second pulse to be made compulsory and more.

Bangalore based startup, Zook has launched it’s service for International users, enabling users to search for International queries like “tryp hotel brasilia“.’s core USP is that the users are provided with relevant information (and not links) for the queries and given the form factor of the medium (i.e. mobile), Zook does help you get to the right answer in least number of clicks [more]

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TRAI wants Per-Second Tariff

TRAI is planning to make the one-second pulse a mandatory tariff option for all operators and will soon come out with a consultation paper on the same.

Interesting to note that wastage per call amounts to 18% – i.e. customers do not use 15-20 seconds of call, but are forced to pay for it. [more]

BSNL consortium in talks to acquire Zain Telecom
A consortium comprising India’s telecom PSUs BSNL and MTNL has started negotiations for acquiring control of Kuwait’s biggest phone company Zain Telecom that has presence in 24 countries.

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