Articles by: Pravin Prashant

Pantel Leads India Tablet PC Shipments In Q3 2015

Pantel Leads India Tablet PC Shipments In Q3 2015

December 18, 2015 at 6:34 pm 1 comment

Pantel Technologies has emerged as the leader in Q3 2015 according to CMR’s India Quarterly Tablet PC Market Review. India Tablet PC shipments touch nearly 1.36 million units in July-September 2015 recording an overall increase of 31.8 percent year-on-year and 27.1 percent quarter-on-quarter. This increase can be attributed mainly toRead More

Why Is Google Planning To Partner Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel Or BSNL For Project Loon?

Why Is Google Planning To Partner Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel Or BSNL For Project Loon?

December 18, 2015 at 3:55 pm 0 comments

According to DoT, there are 6,000 gram panchayats which are remote in nature and government can provide broadband connectivity either through Google’s Project Loon, IPStar or GSAT-11 satellite. Project Loon can also be deployed for rural and remote villages as BharatNet only covers 250,000 villages but India has 638,596 villagesRead More

Govt To Bring 585 Agri Mandis Under E-Platform; To Spend Rs 175 Cr

Govt To Bring 585 Agri Mandis Under E-Platform; To Spend Rs 175 Cr

December 18, 2015 at 10:15 am 0 comments

The government is planning to transform 585 agri mandis under national e-platform by March 2018 providing farmers access to all mandis for their produce. The center has kept Rs 175 crore to bring agri mandis under e-platform. The central government has already approved financial assistance of about Rs 30 lakhRead More

AT&T And IBM Expand Strategic Relationship

AT&T And IBM Expand Strategic Relationship

December 18, 2015 at 7:14 am 0 comments

AT&T and IBM today announced they are expanding their long-term strategic relationship to bring businesses a full suite of advanced networking, application and hosting services. Under the agreement, AT&T will transition its managed application and managed hosting services unit to IBM. IBM will then align these managed service capabilities withRead More

Apple Appoints Jeff Williams As COO And Johny Srouji Named To Executive Team

Apple Appoints Jeff Williams As COO And Johny Srouji Named To Executive Team

December 18, 2015 at 7:02 am 0 comments

Apple today announced that Jeff Williams has been named chief operating officer and Johny Srouji is joining Apple’s executive team as senior vice president for Hardware Technologies. Phil Schiller, senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, will expand his role to include leadership of the revolutionary App Store across all AppleRead More

PSLV Successfully Launches Six Singapore Satellites

PSLV Successfully Launches Six Singapore Satellites

December 17, 2015 at 10:06 pm 0 comments

ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C29 successfully launched six satellites from Singapore, including the 400 kg TeLEOS-1, the primary satellite. The other five satellites were co-passenger payloads. PSLV-C29 launched all the six payloads into an orbit of 549 km height inclined at an angle of 15 deg to the equator.Read More

GSMA Welcomes Technology Standards For Global LPWA Market

GSMA Welcomes Technology Standards For Global LPWA Market

December 17, 2015 at 9:04 pm 0 comments

The GSMA today announced that the mobile industry has agreed on technology standards for the emerging Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) market and these standards have been accepted by 3GPP. Industry alignment over common standards for Narrow Band IoT (NB-IoT), Extended Coverage GPRS (EC-GPRS) and LTE Machine Type Communication (LTE-MTC)Read More

Worldwide Wearable Shipments To Surpass 200 Mn In 2019

Worldwide Wearable Shipments To Surpass 200 Mn In 2019

December 17, 2015 at 5:55 pm 0 comments

The worldwide wearable shipments will reach 214.6 million by 2019, resulting in a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 28 percent. According to IDC Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker, the worldwide wearable device market will reach a total of 111.1 million units shipped in 2016, up a strong 44.4Read More

Vodafone Netherlands Teams With IBM

Vodafone Netherlands Teams With IBM

December 17, 2015 at 4:42 pm 0 comments

Vodafone Netherlands has announced it will collaborate with IBM to offer IBM MobileFirst solutions to Vodafone’s enterprise clients. The IBM MobileFirst portfolio is designed to securely deliver services that allow clients to fully exploit mobile capabilities, thereby furthering their business. IBM MobileFirst will extend Vodafone Ready Business, which includes communicationsRead More

Lenovo Strengthens After Market Services; Sets Up Centers In Delhi And Bangalore

Lenovo Strengthens After Market Services; Sets Up Centers In Delhi And Bangalore

December 17, 2015 at 4:08 pm 0 comments

Lenovo today launched wholly owned and operated service centers in New Delhi and Bangalore thereby strengthening its after market services. This is in line with Lenovo’s strategy to provide a highly differentiated and interactive customer experience. These well-equipped centers with highly trained staff will service and address Lenovo desktops, notebooksRead More