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Lava floods 4G smartphone market with new devices

Lava-A71-SmartphoneLava International has launched a range of affordable 4G devices, beginning with the launch of A71. This will be followed by A88 and X11 in the coming weeks. The three new 4G smartphones are priced at Rs.5,000 onwards.

Navin Chawla, Chief Operating Officer, Lava International, said, “Mobile internet penetration is rapidly increasing in India and with 4G services being rolled out the pace will increase further. Even in markets where 4G services have not yet been launched by the operators, consumers want to opt for 4G devices to stay future ready. With affordable 4G devices at multiple price points, we aim to fuel the aspirations of the ever-evolving mobile consumer. These devices have been designed to deliver an unmatched 4G hardware experience in terms of faster browsing, downloading, streaming and video calling.”Visit for the full post

VoLTE Call Drops are higher than 2G/3G Calls -Amdocs

Ann-Hatchell-Head-of-Network-Marketing-Amdocs-300x300In its newly-announced research, Amdocs has highlighted the need for operators to consider optimizing their radio access networks (RAN). This will enable operators to contend with the annual doubling of demand for data, increased network complexity, the increased demand for video viewing on smartphones and tablets, and the initial instability of new services being introduced such as voice over LTE (VoLTE).

The research is based on the analysis of more than 25 million voice and data connections from 80 different network operators around the world in the past 12 months…For More Details

HCL Technologies and Microsoft to open IoT Incubation Center

Sukamal-Banerjee-EVP-hcl-technology-300x300Designed to leverage Microsoft Azure IoT Suite to accelerate enterprise IoT adoption, HCL Technologies has launched an Internet of Things (IoT) Incubation Center in Redmond, Washington, USA.

The HCL Incubation Center will build vertical solutions focussed on two key growth areas: Industrial & Manufacturing and Life Sciences & Healthcare, with use-cases around Industrial Automation, Remote Patient Monitoring and Fleet Management, among others. The center will also deploy a new model of innovation leveraging real-time analytics, sensory data and rapid co-creation allowing customers to experience the impact IoT can have on their ability to create sustainable …Show full article

Telenor aims to make Internet safer for children

Telenor-Officials-at-Safe-Internet-ForumIn regard to the growing usage of internet by urban children below 18 years of age, Telenor has organized #SafeInternetForum 2016  by calling on teachers, parents, government, cybersecurity experts, NGOs and private partners for responsible use of internet and strengthen the defences for a safer internet experience for children…Show full article

Lenovo expands its YOGA range

Lenovo-YOGA-900Lenovo has unveiled the latest lineup of its award-winning YOGA devices – the YOGA 900 convertible laptop and YOGA Tab 3 Pro.

Commenting on the launch, Bhaskar Choudhuri, Director – Marketing, Lenovo India, said, “We have disrupted the market with the YOGA brand, which is synonymous with consumer- centric innovation.  Over the years, we have consistently invested, nurtured and built YOGA as a benchmark for mobility, versatility and personal entertainment. This ultra-thin and light device is packed with top of the line features, making it the right choice for those who are on the move.”Show full article

Avaya partners with NxtGen

NxtGen-VCEverywhere3NxtGen has tied up with Avaya to launch “VCEverywhere” – an instant video conferencing solution that is simple and cost-effective alternative to complex, in-room traditional video conferencing systems.  This cloud-­based service from NxtGen and Avaya eliminates the technical hassles of  …Show full article

8th OITF sees a resounding success with industry support

6th-oitf-profile-picsFollowing the trail of the recently announced 20 Smart Cities in India, the 8th Odisha Information Technology Fair – 2016 (OITF) dwelled upon the success by discussing on how Bhubaneshwar has geared to emerge as a Smart City. The event saw participation from across verticals – government dignitaries, IT heads, corporate honchos, distributors and the business partners from the state …Show full article