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    Wink What is Push to Talk concept in Mobile phones ?

    Hi,
    Does anyone have an idea of Push-To-Talk concept in NOKIA mobiles..
    How does it work and what is it used for...
    Also inform the settings to be done to a BSNL mobile phone to use the same....
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    Push to Talk service is not available in India. I think this sevice is like walky talky that means u can talk within specific range with the help of that service.

    I don't know why this service is available in India........
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    PTT PoC or Push to Talk over Cellular is a feature similar to walkie-talkie that is provided over a cellular phone network. A typical Push to Talk connection connects almost instantly. One significant advantage of PoC is allowing a single person to reach an active talk group at a button press, thus users no longer need to make several calls to coordinate with a group. Just like Walkie.

    Push-to-talk calls are half duplex communications — while one person speaks, the other(s) listen(s).

    PTT service is supported only between parties on the same mobile carrier service, and users with different carriers will be unable to transmit to each other by PTT. However, the advancement of this service will likely bring interconnectivity of PTT traffic between different networks in the near future.

    Advantage of this facility is:
    1. A quick telephone conference with a group of people
    2. Participants don't have to answer the phone, as the speaker's voice is automatically played through their phones' loudspeakers

    I Think In India presently this service is not available because some dispute is going on. Most probably the same will be launched after the full allocation of spectrum for 3G.

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    Thats news to me, I didint know this thing ever existed.. Must come really handy in large office buildings or even construction sites.

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    i think years ago when ptt was launched in india.. tht time hutch launched this facility.. then shut it down;; not sure.,. ptt i think in abroad also not a success.. i mean rerely ppl uses it.. in abroad

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    PTT is still not available in india, very long time back Hutch launched this service and after that stopped providing this service in a very short time. It is very useful in work places but not good for me any more coz now vodafone has provided us with one more good alternative to talk free of cost that is new CUG (Calling User Group)
    thats Wipro CUG, all group calls free of chage so can use it like 24 hours for wipro to wipro phone

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    Quote Originally Posted by smoothvibes View Post
    PTT is still not available in india, very long time back Hutch launched this service and after that stopped providing this service in a very short time. It is very useful in work places but not good for me any more coz now vodafone has provided us with one more good alternative to talk free of cost that is new CUG (Calling User Group)
    thats Wipro CUG, all group calls free of chage so can use it like 24 hours for wipro to wipro phone
    smoothvibes, I am not sure if this CUG has benefited the companies or not but it has surely benefitted its young employees.

    GFs ane BFs keep chatting for hours without worrying about the charges as the service is free.At least that's what I see in my comapny...I am sure it will be the same for Wipro as well...

    Gud use of CUG plans..

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    Quote Originally Posted by navgemi View Post
    smoothvibes, I am not sure if this CUG has benefited the companies or not but it has surely benefitted its young employees.

    GFs ane BFs keep chatting for hours without worrying about the charges as the service is free.At least that's what I see in my comapny...I am sure it will be the same for Wipro as well...

    Gud use of CUG plans..
    thts not anythin new... it obviously will happen.. ppl want to talk .. just paying comes... they limit their talks.. if it would be free,, y not any1..

    Quote Originally Posted by smoothvibes View Post
    PTT is still not available in india, very long time back Hutch launched this service and after that stopped providing this service in a very short time. It is very useful in work places but not good for me any more coz now vodafone has provided us with one more good alternative to talk free of cost that is new CUG (Calling User Group)
    thats Wipro CUG, all group calls free of chage so can use it like 24 hours for wipro to wipro phone
    i told the same thing buddy.. regarding PTT///
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    ya thats correct people really do all this, they dont like to use any privilage but they love to misuse everything which they get free...

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    of course.. normal human mentality..

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