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Vodafone Idea CEO Balesh Sharma Steps Down

Vodafone Idea CEO Balesh Sharma Steps Down

August 19, 2019 at 5:08 pm 0 comments

Vodafone Idea’s CEO Balesh Sharma has stepped down from his post. The company said it was because of some personal reasons. The company also added that he will take up a new role within Vodafone Group. Ravinder Takkar, currently Vodafone Group’s representative in India, will be appointed as his successorRead More

Rajesh Sud Joins Bharti Enterprises As MD – Financial Services

Rajesh Sud Joins Bharti Enterprises As MD – Financial Services

August 13, 2019 at 12:28 pm 0 comments

Bharti Enterprises has appointed Rajesh Sud as Managing Director – Financial Services. He will report to Sunil Bharti Mittal, Founder and Chairman, Bharti Enterprises. Rajesh takes over from Soumen Ghosh (Sam) who successfully led and turned around the financial services business. In his new role, Rajesh will lead the Group’s financialRead More

RAH Infotech Emphasizes Why Cybersecurity Critical For Govt’s Citizen Services

RAH Infotech Emphasizes Why Cybersecurity Critical For Govt’s Citizen Services

August 8, 2019 at 10:00 am 0 comments

RAH Infotech partners SkyBox, Cavisson, & Deloitte to conduct Security and Performance Summit 2019 to create cyber security awareness among Government customers With government agencies deploying latest technologies and improving their IT infrastructure at par with global enterprises, it has become all the more important for them to keep aRead More

Nokia Bags 5G network Deal From Vodafone New Zealand

Nokia Bags 5G network Deal From Vodafone New Zealand

August 8, 2019 at 6:54 am 0 comments

Nokia is set to bring 5G to New Zealand, following the announcement of the first commercial 5G network available to New Zealanders by Vodafone New Zealand. Nokia will supply and integrate a 5G network for Vodafone New Zealand, which will be launched in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown in lateRead More

Govt Warns Indian Firms Not To Supply US Technologies To Huawei

Govt Warns Indian Firms Not To Supply US Technologies To Huawei

July 5, 2019 at 11:39 am 0 comments

Any Indian company found selling or supplying US-developed technologies and solutions to controversial Chinese firm Huawei will face penal action, the government has said. Answering a question in Lok Sabha, the minister of IT and Communications, Ravi Shankar Prasad said as the US has put a ban on US companiesRead More

Customer Experience Spend In Europe To Reach $128 Billion By 2022

Customer Experience Spend In Europe To Reach $128 Billion By 2022

July 5, 2019 at 10:47 am 0 comments

Spending on customer experience (CX) was reported at $97 billion in 2018 and is expected to increase to $128 billion by 2022, growing at a healthy 7% five-year CAGR, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Semiannual Customer Experience Spending Guide. The European industries spending the most on CXRead More

Vodafone Launches 5G In London With Ericsson Solutions

Vodafone Launches 5G In London With Ericsson Solutions

July 4, 2019 at 2:38 pm 0 comments

Vodafone has launched its 5G services, for selected customers, in London and the firm has deployed Ericsson solutions for the network infrastructure. The spectacular cityscape views of London’s Sky Garden hosted a dedicated launch event powered by Ericsson 5G technology, including a virtual demonstration with highlights from the latest Ericsson ConsumerLabRead More

Jio Launches Digital Udaan Program For New Internet Users

Jio Launches Digital Udaan Program For New Internet Users

July 4, 2019 at 1:21 pm 0 comments

Jio has announced a digital literacy initiative in India. This new initiative named ‘Digital Udaan’, will empower first-time internet users with digital literacy and understanding of the Internet. Thanks to Jio, over 300 million users are riding the digital wave, many of whom are first time internet users. As aRead More

Logistics Startup Intugine Raises Undisclosed Funding From IP Ventures

Logistics Startup Intugine Raises Undisclosed Funding From IP Ventures

July 4, 2019 at 12:51 pm 0 comments

Developer of smart sensing technology for Indian logistics, Intugine Technologies has raised an undisclosed amount from angel investors of IP Ventures. Founded by a team of IIT Kharagpur dropouts, Intugine is developing technology infrastructure for transportation using IoT to make marketplace fleet tracking easier and cheaper. The company claims toRead More

Google Overtakes Amazon In European Smart Home Market In Q1

Google Overtakes Amazon In European Smart Home Market In Q1

July 4, 2019 at 10:26 am 0 comments

In the first quarter of this year, the smart home market in Europe grew 23.9%, reaching 21.3 million units shipped to the region, according to data from IDC. Western Europe is responsible for 88.3% of the region share, but Central and Eastern Europe had the biggest increase (31.2% year overRead More