Currently, Airtel is doing only movies, but they will look at doing TV show summaries.– Video TV: Airtel has partnered with Apalya for video content, with live streaming of TV channels, and also featuring archival content, including archives of TV shows.Airtel execs at the launch didn’t confirm or deny whether, like in case of the broadcast business, carrying Doordarshan is mandated.The other thing – and this is not a joke – one key drive or 3G video calling in India might just end of being phone sex.Remember that the infamous DPS MMS scandal was a tipping point, in terms of people realizing that mobile phones can do video.Readers should keep in mind that the 3G data card was demo’ed in a test environment, and the consistency of this speed depends on the number of concurrent users in an area using the service, as well as the density of 3G cell sites in an area.Essentially, as Nitin Misra, GM (Platform Innovation & 3G VAS, Marketing) at Airtel told us on Thursday, “Everything which was earlier available on voice, will be now be on video.” He added that these services are just being demo’ed, and the product construct might change with a commercial launch.– Video Greetings: we’re not sure if Voice SMS has really caught on, but it might be interesting for Airtel to seed Video SMS as “Video Greetings” instead of Video Messages, to begin with, allowing people to wish each other using video.The issue here, might be the same as for Voice SMS – interoperability.
But there remains the arduous task of attracting consumers to 3G services, or indeed, the Mobile Internet.My take is that TV Show summaries might see greater traction that full length films, both in case of Video TV and Video Talkies: Three or four years ago, I remember STAR saying that they noticed that TV viewers in Uttar Pradesh were willing to pay Rs.6 per minute to listen to audio summaries of , because of power cuts in the evening, while the show was on.Live Chat is a pretty convenient way of getting through to a 'real human being' when you have a technical problem, but do representatives bosses actually let them behave like human beings with their own thoughts and feelings? Establishing some meaning in this unknowable soup of atoms is obviously not high on its list of priorities.I was bored and decided to quiz some of the biggest companies in the world on unsolved philosophical problems. The Independent's bitcoin group on Facebook is the best place to follow the latest discussions and developments in cryptocurrency.Includes UMTS (Universal Mobile Telephone Service) and WCDMA (Wideband Circuit Division Multiple Access).I do believe that spankee is doing the classic trying to “swim” away from her spanking technique. It’s been a busy year with lots of changes all for the good so I’ve neglected this site for my private life.From what we’ve heard (and this is unconfirmed), a notification has gone out from the Ministry of I&B to telecom operators asking to carry Doordarshan.There’s a 30 second lag in terms of live streaming, since the stream goes through an additional server, we were told.Airtel has Dabanng as exclusive content on Video Talkies, but power cuts might help drive revenues more than exclusive content.– Video Alerts: judging by this page, Airtel will have content related Video Alerts, powered by Vu Clip.– Video Calling: We did see a demo of 3G based video calls, which allow callers to see each other.This is a product which hasn’t quite taken off globally, and will require handsets with a camera in the front as well.