Telecom Roundup: airtel crosses 200 million customers, Unitech files contempt of court case against Uninor


Telecom Roundup: airtel crosses 200 million customers, Unitech files contempt of court case against Uninor

Bharati Airtel has today announced that it has crossed the 200 million customer mark in India. The 200 million customer mark in India includes Bharti Airtel customers across categories of 2G, 3G and 4G mobile; fixed line and DSL broadband, IPTV and DTH services.

Alcatel partners Nimbuzz for its new 3G Dongle

Nimbuzz has announced its association with Alcatel One Touch for its upcoming 3G Dongle Speed 7.2 Mbps. In this strategic association, Nimbuzz will come preinstalled on the 3G Dongle, which provides Internet connectivity up to 7.2Mbps.

Specification of the device:

  • Plug & Play
  • HSPA/UMTS 2100Mhz
  • Quadband GPRS/EDGE(850/900/1800/1900 Mhz)
  • HSPA Downloading Speed 7.2Mbps Speed and Uplink 5.76Mbps
  • Supports Windows7/Vista/Xp/Mac Os 10.4.9-10.6.6/Linux driver
  • Supports SD card up to  16GB

Company Law Board to decide on Uninor’s asset sale today

The Company Law Board (CLB) will decide Thursday on real estate firm Unitech’s plea to stay the sale of assets of mobile phone company Uninor.

Unitech had sought to stall the auction of Uninor’s assets fearing that Norwegian telecoms major Telenorwould be the sole bidder. The real estate firm argued that the sale process could be made transparent if majority shareholder Telenor was not allowed to bid.[source]

Also, Real estate major Unitech has filed a contempt of court case in the High Court against Uninor.The petition has been filed on alleged contempt by Uninor of an earlier order by the Company Law Board upholding the articles of association.[source]

15 million views on nexGTv during India vs Sri-Lanka series 

Mobile TV service, nexGTv which grabbed mobile rights for India-Sri Lanka series claims to have attracted over fifteen million views during India vs Srilanka series from July 21-August 7, 2012. There were over 40,000 unique downloads on the second match day of the series from the Nokia OVI store. nexGTv has maintained its number one position on the OVI store since past two months and on other app stores it remains among top five apps in the entertainment category.

Digivive’s nexGTv mobile TV service has already been activated by 3.5 million users and on an average there are 20,000 downloads everyday. nexGTv witnessed huge traction during India vs Srilanka series and the average new user toll is increasing day-by-day.

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