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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

Ericsson Builds Emergency Telecom Network For Bhutan Telecom

Ericsson Builds Emergency Telecom Network For Bhutan Telecom

July 2, 2019 at 2:21 pm 0 comments

Bhutan Telecom, the largest telecommunication operator in the Kingdom of Bhutan and Ericsson have successfully deployed a disaster resilient, emergency telecom core network in Bhutan as a JICA grant project.  This network was formally dedicated to the nation today by His Excellency Lyonpo Karma Donen Wangdi, Minister for Information &Read More

Kerala Partners Cisco To Develop Connected Farming Ecosystem

Kerala Partners Cisco To Develop Connected Farming Ecosystem

July 2, 2019 at 12:01 pm 0 comments

Technology solutions major Cisco has joined hands with the state of Kerala to build and develop solutions related to connected farming. This, Cisco says, is in alignment with its Country Digitization Acceleration (CDA) program that aims at addressing various socio-economic challenges using various technology solutions. Cisco has signed a MemorandumRead More

Airtel Payments Bank To Offer Term Insurance Service

Airtel Payments Bank To Offer Term Insurance Service

July 2, 2019 at 11:37 am 0 comments

Airtel Payments Bank Tuesday said it has partnered with Bharti AXA Life Insurance company to offer term insurance covers to its customers. The firm will offer the Bharti AXA Life POS Saral Jeevan Bima Yojana through its extensive network of banking points across the country. Bharti AXA Life POS (Point ofRead More

Ciena India Appoints Rajesh Nambiar As Chairman And President

Ciena India Appoints Rajesh Nambiar As Chairman And President

July 2, 2019 at 9:46 am 0 comments

Telecom networking firm Ciena has appointed Rajesh Nambiar as Chairman and President of Ciena India in a newly established role to coordinate and accelerate the company’s advancement in the country. Based out of Ciena’s recently expanded Gurgaon campus, Rajesh provides executive leadership for local customers and partners, gives Ciena aRead More