News Roundup: Fibre Glass LPG Cylinders In India, Vodafone Launches FB Phone

The composite cylinder being translucent, the level of LPG present would be visible in these cylinders, thereby improving customer’s satisfaction about the quantity of LPG contained in cylinders. Handling of these cylinders would be easier as they will be lighter in weight than steel cylinders.

The fibre glass cylinders are in use in different countries and are found to be as safe as steel cylinders and there is no compromise on safety. The cylinders are proposed to be put into circulation only after due approval of Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organization.[source]

BIG Digital to offer 92.7 BIG FM live to Airtel subscribers

BIG Digital will roll out a new opportunity for Airtel subscribers by giving them 92.7 BIG FM  on-the-move in whichever region of the country they are located. What this basically means is that if you are a Tamilian based in Mumbai you can listen to 92.7 BIG FM Chennai on your Airtel mobile sitting here. This service will be available across all the circles of Airtel.[source]

Netmagic launches data centre in Noida

Managed IT hosting services firm Netmagic Solutions has launched a 40,000 sq ft data centre in Noida to offer enterprise customers in and around Delhi NCR ‘Managed Hosting Services’. This is the seventh data centre in the country for Netmagic Solutions.

Vodafone Launches Facebook Phone

Vodafone Blue, largely meant for emerging markets, is priced at Rs 4,950 and expects to tap into the youth segment. It will come with unlimited access of Facebook for a year. Vodafone will retail the handset across 4,000 outlets in the country. The telco said it will look to upgrade the phone by offering regional language options and localized content, a must to penetrate the Indian market, along with 3G and WiFi in the next 12-18 months.[source]

– Essentially, its all about packaging and appealing to the youth segment. Given that India’s replacement market is huge, expect a good uptake of such devices, as long as they are sold at an affordable price (and compete with others in terms of features).

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