Spice Mobility appoints Prashant Bindal as the new CEO

Spice Mobility has appointed Prashant Bindal as its new chief executive officer (CEO), replacing R S Desikan. Prior to his appointment at Spice Mobility, Bindal was working as the senior vice president and head of operations at Walmart India (Cash & Carry). Before that, he worked with Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages in various positions including vice president (sales & operations) and marketing head for Coca Cola’s bottling arm in India. He has also worked at Cadbury China and Cadbury India.

Spice Mobility appoints Prashant Bindal as the new CEO

Spice Mobility has appointed Prashant Bindal as its new chief executive officer (CEO), replacing R S Desikan. Prior to his appointment at Spice Mobility, Bindal was working as the senior vice president and head of operations at Walmart India (Cash & Carry). Before that, he worked with Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages in various positions including vice president (sales & operations) and marketing head for Coca Cola’s bottling arm in India. He has also worked at Cadbury China and Cadbury India.

Videocon Mobiles introduces the V-Style series of feature phones

Videocon Mobiles introduces the V-Style ...

Videocon Mobiles have launched the V-style series of feature phones under the ‘India Ka Naya Style V-style’ campaign at a price between Rs 1,000 to ­ Rs 3,000. The V-Style series include the Smart, Mega, Grande, Curve, Flip and Mini phones. The phones possess multimedia features with preloaded applications and a sleek ID finish.

The V-Style Smart is a touch phone with an attractive ID and high resolution touch screen. It is the high-end phone of the category with semi smartphone features and popular preloaded applications. The phone is priced at Rs 2,950. The V-Style Mega features a 3-inch IPS display that offers viewing angles in an ultra-slim ID with a leather-like textured back cover priced at Rs 1,999. The V-Style Curve has a high-gloss body and has curved four edges coming at a price of Rs 1,749.

The Grande and Flip are other feature phones priced at Rs 1899 and Rs 1749 respectively. The V-Style Mini is a smaller-sized feature phone worth Rs 1,299.

During the launch event, Jerold Pereira, chief executive officer, Videocon Mobiles said, “Today, consumers are conscious about how their gadgets look and thus always look out for devices which feature style factor. Gone are the days of big, uninspiring and bulky devices, which are now replaced with stylish and functional feature-rich devices. It is to address this emerging aspiration that we have introduced the V-Style feature phone range that offers best in class looks and features.  With this range we bring back style in the feature phone category and introduce the range as a game changer.”

Videocon Mobiles introduces the V-Style series of feature phones

Videocon Mobiles introduces the V-Style ...

Videocon Mobiles have launched the V-style series of feature phones under the ‘India Ka Naya Style V-style’ campaign at a price between Rs 1,000 to ­ Rs 3,000. The V-Style series include the Smart, Mega, Grande, Curve, Flip and Mini phones. The phones possess multimedia features with preloaded applications and a sleek ID finish.

The V-Style Smart is a touch phone with an attractive ID and high resolution touch screen. It is the high-end phone of the category with semi smartphone features and popular preloaded applications. The phone is priced at Rs 2,950. The V-Style Mega features a 3-inch IPS display that offers viewing angles in an ultra-slim ID with a leather-like textured back cover priced at Rs 1,999. The V-Style Curve has a high-gloss body and has curved four edges coming at a price of Rs 1,749.

The Grande and Flip are other feature phones priced at Rs 1899 and Rs 1749 respectively. The V-Style Mini is a smaller-sized feature phone worth Rs 1,299.

During the launch event, Jerold Pereira, chief executive officer, Videocon Mobiles said, “Today, consumers are conscious about how their gadgets look and thus always look out for devices which feature style factor. Gone are the days of big, uninspiring and bulky devices, which are now replaced with stylish and functional feature-rich devices. It is to address this emerging aspiration that we have introduced the V-Style feature phone range that offers best in class looks and features.  With this range we bring back style in the feature phone category and introduce the range as a game changer.”

Reliance Communications completes USSD trials for mobile banking services

Reliance Communications has completed the testing of unstructured supplementary service data (USSD) platform to provide mobile banking services to its customers. RCOM has assembled the integrated National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI) gateways with its charging systems and USSD gateways. The NPCI will manage the banking menu and call flow with banks to complete the transactions for RCOM customers.

The facility will allow RCOM’s subscribers to access banking services across 29 nationalised banks with a through their mobile number at the price of Rs 1.50 per USSD session. Currently, the service will be restricted to basic banking services, including low-value bill payments.