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IoT Startup Skylo Raises $103 Mn From Consortium Led By SoftBank

IoT Startup Skylo Raises $103 Mn From Consortium Led By SoftBank

January 21, 2020 at 5:08 pm 0 comments

NB-IoT startup Skylo Tuesday announced that it has raised $103 million in a Series A round from a consortium of investors led by SoftBank. Earlier the firm has raised $13 million from DCM and Innovation Endeavors, and joined by Moore Strategic Ventures. With the new series the firm totals anRead More

4G Roaming Traffic Doubles As Industry Gears Up For 5G

4G Roaming Traffic Doubles As Industry Gears Up For 5G

January 21, 2020 at 4:41 pm 0 comments

BICS, a leading international communications enabler, today reveals that 4G roaming traffic doubled in 2019 for the third consecutive year, as subscriber demand for high-capacity borderless connectivity continues to boom. Sourced from BICS’ global network, which connects over 700 operators and 500 digital service providers and carries over 50% ofRead More

Tokenization To Generate Over $40 Bn Revenues By 2024

Tokenization To Generate Over $40 Bn Revenues By 2024

January 20, 2020 at 1:39 pm 0 comments

A new report from Juniper Research found that annual revenues from tokenization of mobile payments, where account details are replaced with data useless to fraudsters, will exceed $40 billion by 2024, growing from an estimated $17 billion in 2019. Of this, over $30 billion will be through remote eCommerce, ratherRead More

Airtel Partners Google Cloud To Offer G Suite To SMBs

Airtel Partners Google Cloud To Offer G Suite To SMBs

January 20, 2020 at 12:14 pm 0 comments

Bharti Airtel and Google Cloud today announced a partnership to serve the evolving needs of millions of Indian businesses in a rapidly digitizing economy by offering Google G Suite solutions. Starting today, Airtel will offer G Suite to small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) in India as part of its integrated ICTRead More

How the internet helped the gambling industry to grow at an explosive rate

How the internet helped the gambling industry to grow at an explosive rate

January 13, 2020 at 11:46 am 0 comments

When you think of gambling, what image comes into your head? Flashy land-based casinos, glamorous and fancy, located in exotic places like Vegas. A roll of dice, a hand of cards, a spinning wheel, alcohol, food, and big wins, big losses. Do you imagine a stadium full of cheering onlookers,Read More

Insight Partners Acquires Veeam For $5 Bn

Insight Partners Acquires Veeam For $5 Bn

January 10, 2020 at 10:45 am 0 comments

Veeam Software, an expert in the field of cloud data management solutions, has been acquired by Insight Partners, for $5 billion. Under the ownership of Insight Partners, Veeam will become a U.S. company, with a U.S.-based leadership team. The company is currently headquartered in Baar, Switzerland with operations in overRead More

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RAH Infotech, Veeam Join Hands For Cloud Solutions

January 6, 2020 at 5:02 pm 0 comments

Country’s leading value added distributor RAH Infotech has partnered with Veeam Software, an expert in Backup solutions and Cloud Data Management, to address the data management needs of Government, Indian enterprises and SMEs. As a national distributor, RAH Infotech will leverage its technological prowess and massive reach to offer Veeam’sRead More

Airtel Expands 4G Coverage In Ladakh

Airtel Expands 4G Coverage In Ladakh

January 2, 2020 at 5:50 pm 0 comments

As part of its deepening pan-India 4G network deployment, Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”) today launched its high speed 4G and 2G services in 26 villages in Ladakh. Airtel is the first operator to bring high speed mobile broadband to these villages and connect them to the digital superhighway. The launch underlines theRead More

Which Top 5 Digital Payments Trends To Rule 2020

Which Top 5 Digital Payments Trends To Rule 2020

January 2, 2020 at 3:37 pm 0 comments

Technology has always been a keystone to the evolution of the banking and financial services sector, as it continuously revolutionized the way the financial services were conceptualized, regulated, disseminated, and consumed. However, the last few years witnessed technology emerging from the backroom and taking center-stage alongside financial services. The convergenceRead More

Sterlite Bags Rs 1800 Cr Deal For Telangana T-Fiber Project

Sterlite Bags Rs 1800 Cr Deal For Telangana T-Fiber Project

January 2, 2020 at 1:05 pm 0 comments

Sterlite Technologies or STL has bagged a deal from the state of Telangana to create a high speed rural broadband network from Telangana Fiber Grid Corporation Ltd. (T-Fiber). Supporting the vision to establish a ‘Digital Telangana’, T-Fiber and STL will work together for enabling affordable and high-speed broadband connectivity toRead More