MumbaiWiFi Launched With 500 Wi-Fi Hotspots Across the City
Electronics & Gadgets   Tuesday, January 10, 2017 IST

India's biggest public wireless community and the various world's biggest went live at 500 dedicated hotspots throughout the town Mumbai on Monday, chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said.

"Glad to devote section 1 of MumbaiWiFi. For this example, 500 Hotspots go live across numerous locations in Mumbai," Fadnavis stated in a tweet.

He introduced that whilst MumbaiWiFi is India's biggest public wi-fi provider and certainly one of the biggest globally and some other 700 hotspots could be lively through may 1 - which is widely known as Maharashtra Day.

"As committed, 1,200 wireless hotspots will be active with the aid of can also 1, 2017. we will also screen the development on connectivity and velocity," Fadnavis introduced after the first segment went active and have become reachable to the human beings.

during the trial period among January 2-eight, around 23,000 users signed up in Mumbai and downloaded greater than 2TB (TetraByte) information, which Fadnavis termed as "a first-rate factor of digital empowerment within the country".

The wireless - loose with unlimited usage until January 31 - is now to be had at the places of work of Mumbai Police Commissioner, Vidhan Bhavan, KalaNagar in Bandra, Bombay excessive courtroom and different prominent public locations inside the metropolis and suburbs.

The Maharashtra facts generation business enterprise (MITC) has collaborated with US-primarily based groups like Hewlett-Packard and Fortinet for the technical components.

The Mahanagar smartphone Nigam Ltd is the bandwidth company and Larsen & Toubro is the structures integrator.

Prior to this, Mumbai entered the public wi-fi technology with hotspots at certain essential railway stations for commuters, whilst some private locations like department stores, cinemas, eating places, inns provided limited unfastened wi-fi access to their consumers.

The modern day circulates by means of the ruling Bharatiya Janata celebration-Shiv Sena integrate comes as Mumbai and nine important civic our bodies, plus 26 Zilla Parishads put together to go for elections next month, the dates of which can be due to be introduced rapidly.

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Nokia 6 with 4GB RAM, Android 7.0 Nougat announced
Electronics & Gadgets   Monday, January 9, 2017 IST

Nokia smartphones made re-entry with the launch of Nokia 6 on Sunday.

After securing the exclusive Nokia brand licensing rights in mobile phones in late 2016, HMD Global Oy (“HMD”) is proud to announce the launch of its Nokia 6 smartphone in China", said HMD in a press release on Sunday.

The company claims that the Nokia 6 has been manufactured with consumers' needs, quality and durability in mind. HMD added that the phone will set a new standard in design, material quality and manufacturing innovation across every tier of its products by building on the hallmarks of a true Nokia phone experience.

So far, the Nokia 6 is exclusive to China and has been priced at 1699 CNY (approximately Rs 16,750). It will be available for purchase in early 2017 through It also marks the brand’s first device to come powered with Google’s Android OS.

Features of the Nokia 6:

The device boasts an aluminium unibody design

A 5.5-inch in-cell full HD display with 2.5D Gorilla Glass on top.

The gadget is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor with X6 LTE modem.It has 4GB of RAM and 64 GB on internal storage which can be further expanded via microSD card.

The smartphone is powered by Android 7.0 Nougat.

In the photography segment, the Nokia 6 features a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and PDAF along with an 8-megapixel front snapper with f/2.0 aperture for selfies or video calling.

The phone is powered by   the 3,000mAh battery, and the sound output is powered by Dolby Atmos.

In December 2016, HMD took over the Nokia feature phone business and under a licensing deal attained rights to use the Nokia brand on all phones and tablets for the next decade. The company will pay Nokia royalties for the brand and patents, but Nokia has no direct investment in HMD.

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