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Cyclone Fani : Telecom Services Hit; Airtel, Vodafone Idea Say Ready For Any Emergency

Cyclone Fani : Telecom Services Hit; Airtel, Vodafone Idea Say Ready For Any Emergency

May 3, 2019 at 3:24 pm 0 comments

Telecom services including mobile services appear to be severely hit in Odisha barely hours after Cyclone Fani made landfall near Puri in Odisha this morning. Wind speed has been recorded at 145 to 175 kms per hour and the coastal areas including Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Paradip, Berhampur and even BhubaneswarRead More

MobiKwik Aims To Disburse 70,000 Digital Loans In May 2019

MobiKwik Aims To Disburse 70,000 Digital Loans In May 2019

April 30, 2019 at 6:23 pm 0 comments

Digital payment and wallet firm MobiKwik is planning to disburse 70,000 digital loans in May. In the last month or April, the firm had handed out 55,000 such loans, the company said in a statement today. Digital loan is a type of loan that any payments company gives to itsRead More

FICCI Signs MoU With Signify On Workplace Safety

FICCI Signs MoU With Signify On Workplace Safety

April 29, 2019 at 9:49 am 0 comments

Industry body FICCI signed an MoU with Signify Innovations India Ltd highlighting the importance of lighting in workplace safety. Both would carry out series of activities to further the cause of safety at workplace. The MoU was signed by Mr Dilip Chenoy, Secretary General, FICCI and Mr Sumit Joshi, ViceRead More

Enterprises To Spend $1.2 Tn On Digital Transformation In 2019

Enterprises To Spend $1.2 Tn On Digital Transformation In 2019

April 26, 2019 at 10:27 am 0 comments

Enterprises around the world are making significant investments in the technologies and services that enable the digital transformation (DX) of their business models, products and services, and organizations. Looking at the current trends in the market, IDC predicts that global DX spending to reach $1.18 trillion in 2019, an increaseRead More

Ather Energy To Start Chennai Operations In June

Ather Energy To Start Chennai Operations In June

April 24, 2019 at 4:28 pm 0 comments

Smart electric vehicle startup Ather Energy Wednesday announced that it’s planning to start its operations in Chennai from June this year. The company is already doing its business in Bengaluru, its headquarter. The company also said it plans to enter to 30 cities in the next two years. Ather said itsRead More

Blockchain Spending In APAC To Reach $2.4 Bn By 2022

Blockchain Spending In APAC To Reach $2.4 Bn By 2022

April 24, 2019 at 11:48 am 0 comments

A recent report by IDC suggests that spending on blockchain solutions in Asia Pacific region excluding Japan is expected to reach $2.4 billion by 2022 growing at a CAGR of 77.5% over a forecast period of 2018-2022. The report said, in 2018, blockchain spending in APAC excluding Japan totalled $284.8Read More

TCL Electronics Announces Partnership With Eros Now

TCL Electronics Announces Partnership With Eros Now

April 23, 2019 at 3:20 pm 0 comments

Consumer electronics company TCL has joined hands with Eros Now to offer HD-quality content comprising Bollywood movies, premium original shows, and music videos to its customers in India. Post this partnership customers of TCL will be able to avail an extra month of free Eros Now premium subscription, on top ofRead More

Now You Can Watch Indian Plays And Theatre On Airtel Digital TV

Now You Can Watch Indian Plays And Theatre On Airtel Digital TV

April 23, 2019 at 12:04 pm 0 comments

Airtel Digital TV, the DTH arm of Bharti Airtel, and Zee Theatre, the theatre segment of Zee Entertainment have joined hands and Tuesday launched ‘Spotlight’ – a video on demand channel that will air the best of Indian plays by popular theatre groups from across the country. With this, Airtel’sRead More

India’s Digital Infrastructure Will Revive The Economy: Nandan Nilekani

India’s Digital Infrastructure Will Revive The Economy: Nandan Nilekani

April 22, 2019 at 6:34 pm 0 comments

Co-founder and Chairman of Infosys Technologies, Nandan Nilekani today said that India’s digital infrastructure will play a major role in reviving the economy. He said this while addressing FICCI members at the National Executive Committee Meeting on ‘Digital India and its Impact on Economy and Industry’ in Bengaluru. He said thatRead More

Vodafone Idea To Offer SonyLiv Content On Its TV Platform

Vodafone Idea To Offer SonyLiv Content On Its TV Platform

April 22, 2019 at 4:53 pm 0 comments

Vodafone Idea has partnered with SonyLIV to offer content including video on demand service to its customers. This partnership will offer access to SonyLIV exclusive digital content in Hindi and English. Vodafone Idea customers will be able to enjoy the content on Vodafone Play or Idea Movies & TV appRead More