Bharti Teletech, India's largest manufacturer of fixed line phones, has launched the first of its kind DTH set-top box equipped with an amplifier - the Beetel SD 96. With the launch of the Beetel SD 96, Bharti Teletech has added yet another innovative offering to its existing range of Direct to Home (DTH) digital Set Top Boxes (STB) in the organized retail sector in India.
SD 96 with amplifier is priced at just Rs 1,725 (40 USD) and offers customers an opportunity to experience 'free entertainment for a lifetime' by enabling viewing of over 100 free-to-air channels, currently available in the country. The key feature of the Beetel SD 96 is the inbuilt amplifier, which eliminates the need for switching on the television just to listen to music, thereby serving as a radio also. The Beetel SD 96 can also withstand high-voltage fluctuations ranging from 90V to 300V, and effectively tackles the problem of voltage fluctuations prevalent in the country.
The other key features offered by the Beetel SD 96 include enhanced digital picture quality, multi language support, 999 channel storage capacity, PIG (Picture-in-graphics), user friendly menu, on screen display, 3-Digit LCD Display, Picture-in-Picture plus and interactive games. Easy and fast software upgrade is also possible through the RS 232 port.
The Beetel SD 96 can support up to 999 Free to air channels and in India viewers can watch over 100 FTA channel on the C & KU band frequency along with the regional ones.
Agilent Technologies Inc. iintroduced the Agilent E6651A Mobile WiMAX Test Set
The product has been created in conjunction with Innowireless Co. Ltd.
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Pre paid Walky
(A cordless telephone, like landline with mobile features works on CDMA technology )
Tata Indicom has announced the launch of their internet facility with Pre Paid Walky. This will enable the existing as well as the new Pre Paid Walky customers to experience hassle free and fast internet connectivity.
To connect to the internet, the subscribers should have an internet enabled LG LSP 350T Walky and Data cable to connect the phone to the personal computer. Modem is not required as the LG LSP 350T Walky has an inbuilt modem. LG LSP 350T is priced at Rs. 1999/- and internet access charges at Rs. 2 / MB. Data cable has to be purchased separately. An installation software CD is given free of cost with the data cable.
Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Manzoor Ameen, Circle Operation Officer - Karnataka Circle, Tata Teleservices Limited said, “There is a continuous increase in the penetration of computers in the urban and rural areas, resulting in an increasing demand for internet access. Our new endeavour will help our cyber savvy customers to connect to the net affordably and easily.”
Tata Indicom also announced the launch of the smallest USB Data Modem in Karnataka. The USB data modem is classically styled and compact to hold. Priced at Rs 3850/-, there is a special offer for customers where monthly rentals of Rs. 425/- will be waived off for the first two months. Customers can choose to migrate to any other tariff plan after 2 months.
This USB modem is the smallest in its category and is without an external antenna, and easily fits into any a standard USB port available in most desktops or laptops. The user can take it anywhere in the country and connect to the Internet without the need of a telephone line or external modem.
It has multi-purpose usage as a wireless network card, a modem and a mobile phone. It allows the user to connect to the Internet, send and receive e-mail, connect to a corporate network, make / receive voice calls and send / receive SMS without the need for a network cable or phone line.
1 USD = INR 43.50
Courtesy Deccan Herald Bangalore
Any feed back on the above services by users will be helpful to all
Last edited by dom06; 21st March 2007 at 10:36. Reason: add info
thanks for the info, and the new product - its done
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