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LG launches smartphone 'G3 Beat' for Rs 25,000 in India

LG launches smartphone 'G3 Beat' for Rs 25,000 in India

Korean electronics major LG today expanded its smartphone portfolio with the launch of its new 'G3 Beat', priced at Rs 25,000 in India. "The consumer today wants the best of the features at an affordable price and with G3 beat, LG is offering one of the best device with premium features in this price range...more
Today’s headlines
How DAS deadline extension can impact broadcasters
India will continue to live with analogue cable TV in vast patches of the country till 31 December 2016. The Narendra Modi-led BJP government has just pushed the sunset date for Phase III of digital addressable system (DAS) to 31 December 2015..... more
Policy & regulation
Competition Commission of India rejects complaint against United Telecoms and BBNL
Fair trade regulator CCI has rejected charges that United Telecoms and Bharat Broadband Network Ltd had abused their dominant position in the market for broadband equipment. The case relates to alleged predatory bidding by United Telecoms pursuant.... more
ISIS's cyber capabilities under scanner: NSA
As US military leaders outlined their strategy before Congress to fight Islamic State militants on the battlefield, National Security Agency chief said he was watching the media-savvy group's cyber capabilities. Asked whether the Sunni Muslim group..... more
Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao to visit India next week
Vodafone Group Chief Executive Vittorio Colao is slated to visit India next week, making it his first visit to the country after a new government came to power in New Delhi and the British telecom major took full control of its local unit...... more
Sistema banks on smarthome solutions to grow data services
Telecom operator Sistema Shyam Teleservices (STL) plans to target India's top builders with 'smart home' solutions to grow its data services business, which contributed nearly 40% to its revenues in the quarter to June..... more
DoT may soon order solar-powered tower deployments in North-East
The telecom department (DoT) will shortly mandate deployment of solar powered towers to boost mobile coverage in the Northeast, especially in mountainous regions close to the Chinese border. DoT's plans to explore alternate energy sources...... more
Telcom companies say 80% of their network restored in flood-hit Kashmir
Telecom companies today said they have restored 80 per cent of their network in the flood-hit Kashmir valley. Aircel, the biggest telecom operator in the state with over 22 lakh mobile customers, said 80 per cent of its network has been..... more
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