Live mint: Advisory Board Chair Norman Pearlstine joins in a panel discussion on how Asian media will stay relevant in and approach a changing technological landscape….
MUMBAI — If you want cheaper, faster, better mobile phone service, many travelers know they should go to Africa or Asia. But the price bar keeps getting lower. For example, here in India, Samsung is marketing a US$37 handset – less than the monthly phone bill most Americans pay. The new phones weigh only two ounces, but they have twelve hours of talk and 650 hours of standby battery power between charges. Or you can listen to FM radio on your phone for 23 hours before you need to recharge….