Telecom

Fring Goes Head-to-Head with Skype – Lauches FringOut for Cheaper VoIP Calls

It has not been much time when we heard about 'Love and Hate Story' between Fring & Skype. While it was all started with the Fring's claim on Skype for blocking access to its network putting millions of Fring users in sudden disconnect, it seems both the companies ae in no mood to set platform for compromise. To hit back hard, Fring has launched low cost VoIP calls which will surely create a substantial impact on Skype business across the globe.

Nokia’s New CEO Has Tough Road Ahead

Nokia is all set to replace sitting Chief Executive Officer Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo, who has been failed in an attempt to stay in smartphone competition to Apple and Samsung in the last few years, with Stephen Elop who has proven track record in Microsoft Corp. However, the new path way for Stepehen is not going be a cake walk as Nokia has filed all and lots of expectations and handed over to him already to execute.

Tata Tele Services Banks upon Nokia Seimens for 3G Rollout

India's fifth biggest Telecom Network provider, Tata Tele Services has selected Nokia Seimens Network as technology partner for rolling out its third generation mobile telephony services across the country, reported by Reuters. Financial details of the deal has not been disclosed yet.

Boot the Indian Server or Shut Down : Govt to RIM (BlackBerry)

RIM is really going through hard time, atleast in India these days. Toughening its stand on Sunday, India Govt has issued an ultimatum to RIM (BlackBerry) to get in-lined with the security concerns and any other proposal would be unaccepted but to install server in India for tracking its messenger and enterprise mail service as the offer made by it to provide data from its Canada-based server could be detrimental to national security.

Skype Go for IPO

Skype, a software company which allows people to call over Internet, has filed for IPO. Skype which was aquired by eBay in 2005 and later sold to private investors last year is all set to re-emerge as its own public traded company. A VoIP service provider which has filed with SEC for its first public offer is expected to raise minimum $ 100 million through IPO.

Finally RIM (BlackBerry) Comes on Feet

After much of criticism, dialogs, allegations and many turning points Research in Motion (RIM), makers of BlackBerry, has cracked a deal with Saudi Arabia Regulatory Authority to ensure uninterrupted services for all Blackberry users in kingdom. With such agreement on Saturday RIM averted the possible ban on BlackBerry services due to accessibility issue on user's data.

RIM (BlackBerry) Services May Shut Down in India Too

Things are not going in the BlackBerry way, at least for now. After a major setback in UAE and Saudi Arabia where BlackBerry services will no longer be available after 11 October, it's time for Indian BlackBerry customers who need to worry now. In a recent move BlackBerry expressed its inability to meet the demand by Indian Government saying no one including the company could access the encrypted data. With this statement BlackBerry hit the wall where services may be banned in India too.

BlackBerry Services Will be Terminated in U.A.E. & Saudi Arabia

Keeping national security as prime concern, United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) has announced today that BlackBerry's Email, web browsing and chat services will be terminated inside the country very soon. Within hours of such announcement Saudi Arabia also has joined the row and declared the suspension of BlackBerry services in the country. Since India shares the same mindset with UAE & Saudi Arabia over BlackBerry's operational model, there are high chances for India to take similar action towards RIM ( BlackBerry).

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