Technical Researchers from Purdue University and the University of Iowa have exposed vulnerabilities in the data infrastructure of 4G and 5G networks, which lets attackers track down the location of any mobile phone on a given network. Furthermore, they can also snoop in on users during a phone call. With the advent of 5G not very far away, an exposed liability of this sort can be serious.About The Attacks
When 5G was announced, reports said that the new network would be more secure than the previous iteration. Instead, the researchers unveiled three different kinds of attacks which hackers can use to breach a network which is running on 4G or the upcoming 5G technology. [...]
After launching 4G services in NCR last week, Vodafone has today announced the roll-out of its high-speed 4G services in prominent business and residential corridors of Mumbai across the Western suburbs and South Mumbai in a phased manner. The roll-out will be complete by the end of next month as had been earlier revealed by Vodafone.
Vodafone has revealed that all existing customers can move to 4G plans at the same price as their existing 3G plans. The Vodafone 4G network in Mumbai is built on an 1800 MHz band and will enable Vodafone 4G customers to gain access to the service across a range of smart devices including Mobile Wi-Fi and dongles.
Speaking at the [...]
About a month ago, Vodafone revealed plans of rolling out 4G services in major cities of India. This was followed by 4G internet soon being made available in Delhi and NCR. Now the company has announced dates of when it will be available in Bangalore and Mumbai.
Vodafone will launch 4G services in Mumbai on the 10th of February and in Bangalore on 11th of February. Vodafone is also planning on home delivering 4G-ready SIMs to its premium high-value customers in Mumbai, and formal communication for it is already being sent out. The launch in Mumbai will be in phases starting with South Mumbai.
Currently, Vodafone is offering data packs ranging from 35 MB which costs Rs. [...]
After successfully launching its 4G services in Kerala, Karnataka and Kolkata, Vodafone has now announced the release of its next-generation 4G network in Gurgaon, soon to be followed by Delhi and the NCR in regular phases.
Running on an 1800 MHz band of the spectrum, the service can be used on all smartphones with 4G support, and will make the overall experience of downloading and streaming media efficient and enjoyable. The 4G Mobile Wi-Fi would support connectivity for up to 10 devices.
The company also has a series of offers up its sleeve that include high-speed 4G SIMs, but also free 4G upgrade for those already using Vodafone SIMs. Users can enjoy up to 3 months [...]
After treating its loyal customers in Australia with the news of 5G launch in the country by 2020, Vodafone brings some much-needed love to its customers here in India. Vodafone India has revealed that it will from today start the upgrade of SIMs to the next generation 4G ready SIMs in Delhi.
Vodafone which has already launched its high-speed 4G services in Kerala on a trial basis, will continue to roll out 4G services to major metros by March 2016. As Vodafone India enters the final stages of bringing 4G network to the country’s capital, it announced the availability of 4G SIMs for its customers at Vodafone stores across the city.
Adding incentive to the already sweet [...]
India’s second largest telecom operator, Vodafone, has revealed plans to roll out 4G services in major cities including Delhi, and Mumbai by end of March, 2016. The Britain based operator, which has one of the widest network in terms of reach in an official statement communicated,”Vodafone has already launched its high speed 4G services in Kerala. The intensity of its roll-out will continue with major metros like Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Delhi to be launched by March 2016″
In a bid to showcase it’s superior customer service, it has already started to issue 4G ready SIM cards in Mumbai. Vodafone India Business Head Mumbai, Ishmeet Singh [...]
Vodafone is finally giving out an upgrade to 4G connection for its customers, along with a ‘Superfast 4G SIM’. They have also introduced a trial pack of 120MB for Rs.29 along with a 100% extra data for all 4G RED customers for 3 months. Vodafone’s 4G is claiming to support connectivity of WiFi for up to 10 devices and also promises to simplify the customer’s experience with a ‘same day doorstep’ post-paid delivery system and instant activation for those who want to change their SIM.
For a more detailed understanding of what the Vodafone 4G platform [...]
4G LTE is finally rolling out full swing in the country, after Airtel and Reliance Jio, Vodafone is finally aiming to launch 4G connections in December. As of now, it seems to be focusing on IT strong circles such as Delhi, Mumbai, Karnataka, Kerala and Kolkata. These are the places that they have identified as being most adaptable to a SIM change from 3G to 4G. As far as the question about equipment comes in; they will be using Ericsson and Swedish made Nokia equipment to launch the 4G SIMs.
Vodafone acquired the spectrum for these circles in January of 2015, and the delay has been due to implementation of equipment due to strong laws in the above said [...]
BLU, a Miami-based manufacturer unveiled a new smartphone called the Vivo Air LTE in the United States. This phone is touted as being the slimmest 4G LTE smartphone in USA weighing just 97 grams and measuring a mere 5.1 mm.
The Vivo Air LTE is an upgraded version of the BLU Vivo Air that was announced in January. This upgraded version now runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 along with a 2GB of RAM.
It comes with a 4.8 inch Super AMOLED display with 720p resolution. On the camera front, it comes with an 8MP primary camera and a 5MP secondary camera. [...]
Panasonic has announced three new 4G LTE enabled smartphones today – the Eluga I2, Eluga L2, and T45 4G . All four phones are supported by the Android 5.1 Lollipop OS and priced at Rs. 8290, 9,990, and Rs. 6,990 respectively.
The Eluga models support a dual 8MP LED flash camera and a 2MP front facing camera. It also comes with an Oncell Touch panel and is powered by a 2500mAh battery and a 2000mAh battery in the L2 and I2 models, respectively.
The L2 comes with a 5.5 inch display and comes in a gray moondust or black leatherette finish while the I2 comes with a 5 inch display and come in a gold, silver or gray metallic glaze. All three models – the [...]
Phicomm has launched its second smartphone in India today, called the Energy 653, and priced it at Rs.4,999. This is in direct competition with the recently launched Micromax Canvas Xpress 2, which comes with a price tag of Rs. 5,999. The homegrown company at the time proclaimed that it had brought out the cheapest 4G enabled smartphone in the market.
Well, it didn’t take time before Phicomm took over its glory. Another one in the market with the same price tag, is the ZTE Blade Qlux, which also is LTE enabled.
The new smartphone, Energy 653, features a 5-inch HD (1280×720 [...]
Airtel, has been launching its 4G services in various parts of the country, such as Bangalore and very recently Delhi. However, today it has launched its all India 4G services. To use this, you will have to swap your SIM card to one that supports 4G connectivity. Airtel has made this change very easy and efficient by ensuring a swapped SIMs within 10 minutes and a 4 hour doorstep delivery system.
The pricing of the 4G connectivity remains the same as the 3G, making it an affordable switch – something Indian customers always look forward to. Airtel is also launching an app called Wynk, that allows you to watch movies and videos on smartphones, as well as allows [...]