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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

Tata Comm Partners Kerlink For LoRaWAN Deployments

Tata Comm Partners Kerlink For LoRaWAN Deployments

June 12, 2019 at 9:08 am 0 comments

IoT solutions provider Kerlink and Tata Communications Transformation Services (TCTS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Communications, have announced a partnership to promote and deploy LoRaWAN IoT networks globally. The partnership was announced at the LoRa Alliance three-day All Members Meeting in Berlin. Kerlink and TCTS will demonstrate to telecomRead More

Now You Can Book OYO Hotels From MyAirtel App

Now You Can Book OYO Hotels From MyAirtel App

June 7, 2019 at 9:26 am 0 comments

OYO Hotels & Homes, South Asia’s largest, China’s 2nd largest, and the world’s 6th largest and fastest-growing chain of leased and franchised hotels, homes & living spaces and Bharti Airtel, India’s leading telecommunications services provider, have partnered to launch OYO Store on Airtel Thanks App. Through OYO Store Airtel customersRead More

India PC Market Drops 8.3% In Q1, HP Tops Chart

India PC Market Drops 8.3% In Q1, HP Tops Chart

May 24, 2019 at 11:22 am 0 comments

The India traditional Personal Computing (PC) market witnessed a year-on-year (YoY) drop of 8.3 percent with shipments reaching 2.15 million units in Q1, 2019Q1. This is the third consecutive quarter for the Indian PC industry, an IDC report suggests. The research firm opines that this decline is due to weakRead More

KaiOS, The OS In JioPhone, Raises $50 Mn In Series B

KaiOS, The OS In JioPhone, Raises $50 Mn In Series B

May 22, 2019 at 10:21 pm 0 comments

KaiOS Technologies, maker of KaiOS, the operating system used in Reliance’s JioPhone, has raised $50 million in a Series B funding. The funding round was led by Cathay Innovation, with continued participation from Kai’s existing shareholders Google and TCL Holdings. To date, more than 100 million devices running on KaiOSRead More

AI Spending In APAC To Reach $15 Bn By 2022

AI Spending In APAC To Reach $15 Bn By 2022

May 22, 2019 at 2:19 pm 0 comments

Spending on artificial intelligence (AI) systems in APAC markets is forecast to reach $15.06 billion in 2022 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 50% over the 2018-2022 forecast period, says an IDC study. The study also says that APAC AI spending may reach nearly $ 5.5 billion inRead More

GCX Named ‘Best Managed Services Provider’ By Telecom Asia

GCX Named ‘Best Managed Services Provider’ By Telecom Asia

May 22, 2019 at 11:51 am 0 comments

Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a subsidiary of Reliance Communications, has been named ‘Best Managed Services Provider’ by Telecom Asia Awards 2019. Now in its 22nd year, the Telecom Asia Awards are the region’s longest-running and most prestigious telecom industry awards which recognize outstanding performance by service providers and industry executives.Read More

Vodafone Idea, Hyundai Venue Partner On Connected Car Solutions

Vodafone Idea, Hyundai Venue Partner On Connected Car Solutions

May 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm 0 comments

Vodafone Idea and Hyundai Motor Group’s subsidiary Hyundai AutoEver India have joined hands to bring connected car solutions to the automaker’s latest SUV, the Hyundai VENUE. The automaker says SUV is India’s First Smart Connected SUV that comes with a range of connected services including Safety, Security and Vehicle RelationshipRead More

Lack Of Use Cases Would Kill Blockchain-based Supply Chain Solutions : Gartner

May 7, 2019 at 6:45 pm 0 comments

Blockchain remains a popular topic, but supply chain leaders are failing to find suitable use cases. By 2023, 90% of supply chain initiatives that are based on this new technology will suffer ‘blockchain fatigue’ due to a lack of strong use cases, according to Gartner, Inc. A Gartner supply chain technologyRead More

Vodafone Idea Inks Multi-Million Dollar IT Contract With IBM

Vodafone Idea Inks Multi-Million Dollar IT Contract With IBM

May 5, 2019 at 7:21 pm 0 comments

Vodafone Idea has announced of signing a multi-million dollar IT outsourcing contract with IBM. In this five-year contract IBM will help the telecom operator to offer enhanced customer experience to millions of connected consumers and businesses in India. “Delivering better customer experience through digital medium is one of the focusRead More

Cyclone Fani : Telecom Services Hit; Airtel, Vodafone Idea Say Ready For Any Emergency

Cyclone Fani : Telecom Services Hit; Airtel, Vodafone Idea Say Ready For Any Emergency

May 3, 2019 at 3:24 pm 0 comments

Telecom services including mobile services appear to be severely hit in Odisha barely hours after Cyclone Fani made landfall near Puri in Odisha this morning. Wind speed has been recorded at 145 to 175 kms per hour and the coastal areas including Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Paradip, Berhampur and even BhubaneswarRead More