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India bans phone imports from China

India bans phone imports from China

By 29 April 2010

India's Department of Telecommunications has issued a blanket ban on imports of telecoms equipment from China, in a move that will hurt Huawei and ZTE, along with the rest of the Chinese telecoms industry. Interestingly, the reason for the ban isn't competition... >>

India bans millions of mobile phones from networks

India bans millions of mobile phones from networks

By 1 December 2009

The Indian Telecom Ministry has implemented a ban on mobile phones without valid EMEI numbers, cutting potentially 25 million devices off its networks. Handsets that don't have a valid code will no longer be able to send or receive calls or text messages.... >>

Twitter announces Bharti Airtel text partnership

Twitter announces Bharti Airtel text partnership

By 15 October 2009

As part of its plans to "partner with organizations that share our vision for positive global impact", Twitter has announced a partnership with Bharti Airtel, the largest mobile operator in India. This team-up means a "huge population" of people can now... >>