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DoT Demands Rs 29,474 Cr From Six Telcos For Under-reporting Revenue

DoT Demands Rs 29,474 Cr From Six Telcos For Under-reporting Revenue

December 15, 2016 at 9:50 am 0 comments

The telecom department (DoT) of Indian government has asked Rs 29,474 crore from six Indian telecom operators including Airtel, Vodafone, Tata Teleservices, on account of under reporting of revenues. The DoT has issued a demand-cum-show cause notices to operators like Bharti Airtel, Aircel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular, Tata Teleservices and RelianceRead More

Airtel Payments Bank To Link 3 Million Merchants Across India

Airtel Payments Bank To Link 3 Million Merchants Across India

December 14, 2016 at 5:37 pm 0 comments

Airtel Payments Bank, the first such bank to go live in the country, Wednesday said it is planning to build pan-India network of over 3 million merchants to enable cashless transaction and help government’s agenda of a digital economy.  These partners that will include small kirana stores, small shops andRead More

Intex Launches Digital Payments Awareness Campaign

Intex Launches Digital Payments Awareness Campaign

December 14, 2016 at 7:44 am 0 comments

Will teach people about digital payment and ways to use it at its Smart World stores across the countries At a time when many people in India are trying to get acquainted with and use digital payments to deal with the after-effects of demonetisation drive, Intex Technologies has launched aRead More

Telenor Accepts Mass Corruption At Its Asia Biz, Clears CEO Brekke

Telenor Accepts Mass Corruption At Its Asia Biz, Clears CEO Brekke

December 13, 2016 at 9:54 am 0 comments

Norwegian telecom operator Telenor that offers telecom services in Asia including India, Bangladesh and Thailand, has accepted that there have been instances of irregular business practices and mass corruptions in its Asian markets. Though the company has accepted there are three such cases of widespread corruption, it has named onlyRead More

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Ringing Bells, Makers Of Freedom 251 Phone Summoned By Court

December 2, 2016 at 10:48 am 0 comments

Ringing Bells, the makers of Freedom 251 phone, has recently been summoned by a Delhi court. A Delhi court has summoned the management of the firm, who claimed to bring the world’s cheapest smartphone, in a Rs two-crore cheque bounce case. Aryan Infratech Pvt Ltd, a private firm, had filedRead More

FDI In Telecom Rises 7 Times To Touch $10 Bn In 2016

FDI In Telecom Rises 7 Times To Touch $10 Bn In 2016

November 30, 2016 at 6:32 pm 0 comments

Riding high on policy reforms, foreign direct investments (FDI) in the telecom sector has seen tremendous growth in the current fiscal year and has touched $10 billion in last eight months. Telecom secretary said this while addressing an industry meet organised by Assocham. “FDI was $1.3 billion in 2013-14, $2.9Read More

Alcatel-Lucent Launches Enterprise Cloud Platform Rainbow

Alcatel-Lucent Launches Enterprise Cloud Platform Rainbow

November 30, 2016 at 10:08 am 0 comments

The new Enterprise Cloud-based Collaboration Platform service enables business users to text, call, video, share instantly with their business community ALE, operating under the Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise brand, has announced the availability of Rainbow, its innovative cloud-based relationship management platform that connects business users, business contacts and systems. With Rainbow, employeesRead More

Lenovo Sells 13 Mn Phones On Flipkart In 2.5 Years

Lenovo Sells 13 Mn Phones On Flipkart In 2.5 Years

November 29, 2016 at 3:44 pm 0 comments

Flipkart today said Lenovo has sold more than 13 million mobile phones since they have partnered. Both the companies partnered in 2014 and in this 2 and half years, the partnership has been able to sell 13 million phones. However, Lenovo also includes phones of Motorola as well. “In lessRead More

Ericsson Mobility Report : Some Interesting Findings

Ericsson Mobility Report : Some Interesting Findings

November 25, 2016 at 5:50 pm 0 comments

Continuing its annual run of predicting the future dynamics of the global telecom industry, Ericsson has come out with its latest mobility report and it talks volumes about the future of the telecom industry from a consumer adoption perspective. Titled Ericsson Mobility Report, the periodical states that the global telecomRead More