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Indian mobile operators Airtel and Aircel have launched the iPhone 4 in India, nearly a year after it was launched in the US.
 
The 16GB and 32GB models will be available for 34,500 rupees ($768) and 40,900 rupees respectively, making them four and three times more expensive than the corresponding devices in the US.

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India’s government has unveiled a slew of security measures operators must adhere to, or risk facing penalties.
 
The government has put the onus on operators to manage the security of the networks. Operators must appoint only Indian nationals for network maintenance.

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India's communications ministry plans to divide BSNL into four regional units, as part of the latest plan to turn around the struggling state-owned operator's fortunes.
 
Under the plan, each BSNL director will be responsible for one of the zones, and assume financial accountability for that area, Hindustan Times

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Bharti Airtel will pour $1 billion into its African operations this year, despite the impact the loss-making segment is having on its bottom line.
 
Bharti group chief Sunil Mittal told the Press Trust of India that the investment will go to

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The combination of digitization, mobile penetration and mobile apps is about to profoundly impact the delivery of education.
 
The small screen size of mobile phones may not be amenable for sustained learning, but it is emerging as a significant support tool.
 
Tavess believes this technology combination can make teaching and learning more

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GlobeCast has appointed Vinay Sewal as managing director for GlobeCast India.

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OSS/BSS solution provider Subex has appointed Sanjeev Aga as an independent director to the company’s board.

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By now, every Indian carrier (except STel) has launched 3G, with multiple services and various tariff plans, as well as varying uptake.
 
Globally, 3G services have been available for a long time - almost ten years in Japan.

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ZTE has won the world’s first CDMA EV-DO Rev.B Phase 2 commercial contract from Indian telecom operator, Sistema Shyam TeleServices Ltd (SSTL).
 
SSTL operates its telecom services across India under the brand MTS and has over 11 million wireless customers. ZTE has also won the CDMA expansion contracts and EV-DO upgrade contracts for 10 circles of SSTL.

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Pacnet announced the launch of its international gateway in Chennai, enabling the delivery of Pacnet's full suite of robust, high-speed international connectivity solutions to meet India's growing demand for bandwidth.
 
“With the government's aggressive broadband expansion initiatives and continued economic growth across the country, India is strengthening its

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