News Roundup: Aircel Partners with Facebook for Voice Updates, New Telecom Policy

Facebook Voice Updates on Aircel will allow people to connect to their friends on Facebook in their own voice without internet access on their mobile phones, which makes it an easy access for a large audience anytime anywhere,

Simply dial 51555 from your Aircel mobile phone and once you connect to your Facebook account, you can record your message which will be posted to your wall. You can choose to send the message to friends. The service is currrently available in English, Tamil and Hindi.

Also see: Update Twitter Status via Voice–Tata Tele Launches ‘Tweet on Voice’

New Telecom Policy 2011

"Eleven years have passed since NTP ’99 and many changes have taken place thereafter. Action will be initiated to formulate a comprehensive NTP-2011. The DoT will hold consultations with key stakeholders to evolve a "clear and transparent" regime covering licencing, spectrum allocation, tariffs/pricing, linkage with roll-out performance, spectrum sharing, trading and mergers and acquisition. [ET]

Tata DOCOMO rolls out T24 mobile service in Gujarat

Tata DOCOMO, the GSM brand of Tata Teleservices Limited (TTSL) today rolled out its new ‘T24’ mobile service in Gujarat, a brand launched in alliance with the retail chain giant Future group.

Also Read: Future Group’s T24 Mobile GSM Service Launched in Andhra Pradesh, First Unpaid Service

UTV Ignition game set for April debut in Japan

UTV Ignition, a gaming unit of UTV Software Communications said on Wednesday it plans to launch its flagship El Shaddai, a third person action adventure game, in Japan and expects at least $10 million in revenue.[source]