The results of the second annual global study on the quality of broadband connections done at end of 2009 reveal that 62 out of the 66 countries analyzed had
wever, new data from the study highlights the extent of thedigital quality divide between urban and rural areas and, for the first time, compares the quality of fixed and mobile broadband services. improved the quality of consumer broadband services since last year. Ho
The first groundbreaking Broadband Quality Study was published in September 2008 to highlight each country’s ability to benefit from next-generation web applications and services. The research team found that broadband quality is linked to a nation’s advancement as a knowledge economy and countries with broadband on their national agenda had the highest broadband quality. This year’s report
covers an additional 24 countries and includes new analysis on broadband quality in more than 240 cities.
Comedy Circus Comes To Tata DOCOMO CDMA
New service will help ease stress through jokes from the show’s acclaimed comedians.
Tata DOCOMO has launched the Comedy Circus service for its CDMA subscribers, in a bid to retain them. The service by unified telecom brand of Tata Teleservices Ltd (TTL) is based on the popular TV series and offers jokes, quotes, and gags of stand-up comedians including Sunil Pal, Naveen Prabhakar, Kashif, and Umer Sheriff. This service was already available to subscribers of the company’s GSM platform.
COO of TTIL Mumbai Circle Anjan Patole said, “We are delighted to launch a very interesting value added service for our customers that adds a touch of humour, a service that is accessible while on the go. Stand-up comedians like Sunil Pal and Naveen Prabhakar are very well known and we are certain that the service like this would be much sought after in our VAS portfolio. It will definitely generate excitement amongst our customers and will increase the level of involvement with its regional content”.
Subscribers can listen to funny gags and jokes on the interactive voice portal by dialling52020. Once activated, they will be charged at Rs 30 for 60 minutes over a period of 30 days. Comedy Circus is available in Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bhojpuri, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Assamese, Haryanvi, Oriya and Bengali languages.