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Airtel Payments Bank Deploys BHIM UPI At 500000 Merchants

Airtel Payments Bank Deploys BHIM UPI At 500000 Merchants

June 4, 2019 at 6:50 pm 0 comments

Airtel Payments Bank today said that it has enabled open loop BHIM UPI based payments at over 500,000 merchant points across India, allowing consumers to make digital payments for good and services by using any BHIM UPI enabled bank or payments app over their mobile phones. Airtel Payments Bank’s paymentsRead More

COAI Announces Its Leadership For Year 2019-20

COAI Announces Its Leadership For Year 2019-20

June 4, 2019 at 11:23 am 0 comments

COAI, the apex industry association representing leading Telecom, Internet, Technology and Digital Services companies, concluded its Annual General Body Meeting for the Financial Year 2018-19, with the announcement of its leadership for the term 2019-20. Mr. Balesh Sharma, Chief Executive Officer, Vodafone Idea Limited, will now hold the position ofRead More

BSNL And MTNL Needs To Work More Professionally : Telecom Minister

BSNL And MTNL Needs To Work More Professionally : Telecom Minister

June 3, 2019 at 4:23 pm 0 comments

In a strong message to the management of BSNL and MTNL, the new telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has asked the PSUs to work more professionally to remain relevant in the industry. “Let my message reach them loud and clear that while I work to revive them, these PSUs shouldRead More

What Are Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad’s Top Priorities

What Are Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad’s Top Priorities

June 3, 2019 at 3:55 pm 0 comments

The minister for Electronics and IT and Communications, Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad, took charge today and briefed the media about his immediate priorities for both the industries. This is Prasad’s second term as telecom minister. He said, on a broader level, his priority will be to create a better synergyRead More

Ravi Shankar Prasad To Take Charge Of Telecom And IT Ministry Today

Ravi Shankar Prasad To Take Charge Of Telecom And IT Ministry Today

June 3, 2019 at 10:45 am 0 comments

Ravi Shankar Prasad, the designated cabinet minister for IT & Telecom ministry is all set to take charge today. He took the oath on 30 May, 2019 during prime minister Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony and is one of the most popular faces of BJP. This is Mr Prasad’s second termRead More

Vodafone Idea Completes Radio Network Consolidation In Punjab

Vodafone Idea Completes Radio Network Consolidation In Punjab

May 28, 2019 at 4:23 pm 0 comments

Vodafone Idea Tuesday said it has completed consolidation of its radio network integration in Punjab service area. With this, Punjab is amongst the first ten circles to complete integration in the world’s largest network integration exercise which is currently underway in India. Punjab was one of the strongest markets forRead More

In 5G Era Security Should Be Of Top Priority For Telcos : A10 Networks

In 5G Era Security Should Be Of Top Priority For Telcos : A10 Networks

May 26, 2019 at 7:31 pm 0 comments

An A10 Networks survey revealed that 94% respondents expect growth in network traffic, connected devices and mission-critical IoT use cases to significantly increase security and reliability concerns for 5G networks. India, like many other nations, would be embracing 5G in a year or two and consumers of 5G services will be thrownRead 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

Airtel Launches Exclusive Horror Shows For TV Customers

Airtel Launches Exclusive Horror Shows For TV Customers

May 21, 2019 at 5:21 pm 0 comments

In order to bring some unique content to its platform Airtel Digital TV, the DTH business of the company, today launched a ‘horror-only’ show for its customers. Named ‘The Horror TV – Ab Lagega Darr’ – the channel will offer a variety of horror movies, TV shows and web series. TheRead More