Industry

This section deals with latest developments in the local as well as global telecom and IT industry. Besides news, this section also offers expert opinion, analysis and interviews of the industry professionals

Ericsson Launches Industry Connect Solution For Industry 4.0

Ericsson Launches Industry Connect Solution For Industry 4.0

March 26, 2019 at 2:51 pm 0 comments

Ericsson Tuesday launched a new cellular connectivity solution, named Ericsson Industry Connect, to help industries adopt faster digital transformation which, also, is called Industry 4.0. Ericsson Industry Connect enables communication service providers to offer dedicated cellular networks at factories and warehouses starting with 4G/LTE, with a clear path to 5G.Read More

Airtel Slashes ISD Call Rates To Bangladesh, Nepal By Upto 75%

Airtel Slashes ISD Call Rates To Bangladesh, Nepal By Upto 75%

March 26, 2019 at 8:33 am 0 comments

Bharti Airtel Monday slashed ISD call rates to two of India’s neighbouring countries – Bangladesh and Nepal. For Bangladesh Airtel reduced the call rates by 75% and to Nepal by approximately 40%. Post the new ISD call rates, calls to Bangladesh will now be charged at only Rs 2.99/minute (versusRead More

2019 Election : Social Media ‘Code of Ethics’ To Be Announced Today

2019 Election : Social Media ‘Code of Ethics’ To Be Announced Today

March 20, 2019 at 9:22 am 0 comments

Like the Model Code of Conduct guidelines prescribed by the Election Commission of India that tells the political parties about the ‘do’s and don’ts’, a set of social media ‘code of ethics’ will be announced today by various social media platforms. The Election Commission of India or the EC metRead More

Industry Stalwarts Laud Interim Budget 2019

Industry Stalwarts Laud Interim Budget 2019

February 1, 2019 at 6:01 pm 0 comments

Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal today presented the interim budget, also called Vote on account. This interim budget seeks Parliament nod for expenses for next 6 months. A full budget will be presented when a new government takes office post election which is slated for sometime around April, 2019. DespiteRead More

Global Smartphone Market In A Mess : IDC

Global Smartphone Market In A Mess : IDC

February 1, 2019 at 11:25 am 0 comments

IDC in its recent report on global smartphone market said smartphone vendors shipped a total of 375.4 million units during the fourth quarter of 2018 (4Q18), down 4.9% year over year and the fifth consecutive quarter of decline. The quarter closes out the worst year ever for smartphone shipments withRead More

Ericsson Bets Big On Cellular IoT, Lays Out Vision Plan

Ericsson Bets Big On Cellular IoT, Lays Out Vision Plan

January 31, 2019 at 5:12 pm 0 comments

Ericsson Thursday unveiled its vision plan for cellular IoT and launched new solutions that will enable service providers to address a larger part of the IoT market including automotive, manufacturing, and utilities. Ericsson outlines cellular IoT evolution in four market segments: Massive IoT, Broadband IoT, Critical IoT, and Industrial AutomationRead More

What Will Be The Top Banking Trends For 2019?

What Will Be The Top Banking Trends For 2019?

January 29, 2019 at 4:40 pm 0 comments

Infosys Finacle, part of Infosys’ subsidiary EdgeVerve Systems, today released its annual banking trends forecast for the year 2019. The report, based on consultation with subject matter experts and experience of working with banks in 100 countries, captures twelve business and technology trends that will influence banking over the nextRead More

Ericsson Launches AI Based Managed Services Solution

Ericsson Launches AI Based Managed Services Solution

January 29, 2019 at 1:37 pm 0 comments

Ericsson Tuesday launched an artificial antelligence or AI based managed services offering for telecom service providers. Named Ericsson Operations Engine the solution offers end-to-end managed services using AI, automation, data analytics, network design and optimization, and applications development and maintenance. The Ericsson Operations Engine directly and proactively addresses service providers’Read More

AI Implementation Grew 270% In Last 4 Years : Gartner

AI Implementation Grew 270% In Last 4 Years : Gartner

January 21, 2019 at 3:09 pm 0 comments

The number of organisations implementing artificial intelligence (AI) grew 270 per cent in the past four years and tripled in the past year, according to the Gartner, Inc. 2019 CIO Survey. Results showed that organisations across all industries use AI in a variety of applications, but struggle with acute talentRead More

ClearTax Launches an AI-led Tax And Finance Planner

ClearTax Launches an AI-led Tax And Finance Planner

January 21, 2019 at 11:43 am 0 comments

ClearTax, a tax, finance, and compliance solutions provider, has launched a new AI-based tax and financial planning algorithm on the ClearTax Invest platform. The algorithm will provide investors with the accurate and personalized assessment of their investment profile based on their financial data, income, etc. and tell them exactly howRead More