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ACT Fibernet Partners With ZEE5 To Augment OTT Offering

ACT Fibernet Partners With ZEE5 To Augment OTT Offering

April 17, 2019 at 4:26 pm 0 comments

Bengaluru headquartered broadband service provider ACT Fibernet Tuesday announced a strategic partnership with ZEE5 to offer its customers plethora of content over the OTT platform. “ZEE5 as a platform provides entertainment across languages and multiple genres and we are very excited to bring their extensive offerings to our customers. InRead More

McAfee Appoints Sanjay Manohar As India MD

McAfee Appoints Sanjay Manohar As India MD

April 17, 2019 at 4:09 pm 0 comments

McAfee Tuesday announced the appointment of Sanjay Manohar as managing director, India. He will be responsible for building and leading teams to drive product revenues, increase adoption of cloud-based products, strengthen customer relationships and execute on McAfee’s mission to keep the world safe from emerging cyberthreats. He will report directlyRead More

Ericsson’s Revenue Dips 23% In Q1 Over Previous Quarter

Ericsson’s Revenue Dips 23% In Q1 Over Previous Quarter

April 17, 2019 at 12:22 pm 0 comments

Swedish telecom gear maker Ericsson reported a whooping 23% plunge in its net sales for Q1 as against Q4 of previous fiscal. The firm reported a net sales of 48.9 billion SEK in Q1 as against 63.8 billion SEK in Q4, 2018. However, on a year-on-year basis, the telecom equipmentRead More

Qualcomm And Apple Are Friends Again! Drop All Cases, Sign Multi-year Contract

Qualcomm And Apple Are Friends Again! Drop All Cases, Sign Multi-year Contract

April 17, 2019 at 9:37 am 0 comments

Two major technology firms – Qualcomm and Apple – that were entangled with a set of litigations with each other Monday buried all hatchets and became friends again! Both the firms have announced that they have dropped all cases against each other and looking forward to work together again. AsRead More

MediaTek Launches Helio P35 Chipset

MediaTek Launches Helio P35 Chipset

April 17, 2019 at 8:31 am 0 comments

Taiwanese chipset maker MediaTek has announced a new chipset that would bring premium features to smartphones yet keeping it affordable. The new chipset, MediaTek Helio P35, integrates advanced dual-camera features, light AI enhancements and rich connectivity. The company also said the Oppo A5s is one of the smartphones that will comeRead More

Hotstar, VIVO IPL 2019 Official Digital Streaming Partner

Hotstar Registers 267 Mn Viewers In 3 Weeks Of Vivo IPL 2019

April 17, 2019 at 6:30 am 0 comments

Hotstar has claimed that its viewership for Vivo IPL 2019 has crossed 267 million in the first three weeks of the sporting extravaganza. With this the platform has already managed to surpass last year’s record of 202 million viewers registered for the entire season. Hotstar also set a global liveRead More

Global IT Services Revenue Crossed $1 Tn In 2018

Global IT Services Revenue Crossed $1 Tn In 2018

April 16, 2019 at 9:46 am 0 comments

Worldwide revenues for IT Services and Business Services crossed the $1 trillion mark in 2018 with $513 billion coming from the second half of the year according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Semiannual Services Tracker. Annual growth for IT services revenue accelerated slightly to 4.3%, outstripping the worldwideRead More

Cyient Launches Solutions For 5G Deployment

Cyient Launches Solutions For 5G Deployment

April 16, 2019 at 9:21 am 0 comments

Cyient, a global provider of engineering, manufacturing, geospatial, networks, digital, and operations management solutions to global industry leaders, announced today that it has rolled out a portfolio of services and solutions that help Communication Service Providers (CSPs) expedite 5G network rollouts globally. The services will not only help in definingRead More

Cloud Gaming To Drive 50% 5G Data Traffic By 2020 : Reports

Cloud Gaming To Drive 50% 5G Data Traffic By 2020 : Reports

April 15, 2019 at 1:14 pm 0 comments

While telecom operators and equipment makers across the globe are still trying to figure out revenue streams and business cases that would drive the 5G data traffic growth in coming future, one consumer vertical is sending out the right messages – cloud gaming. As per a recent report by OpenwaveRead More

Airtel, Cisco Joined Hands To Offer SD-WAN And Webex Solutions To Enterprise Customers

Airtel, Cisco Joined Hands To Offer SD-WAN And Webex Solutions To Enterprise Customers

April 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Two major telecom companies – Cisco and Airtel – Monday announced a partnership to bring multiple solutions including networking and connectivity to SMBs and enterprises in India. As part of the partnership, Airtel will offer Managed Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) services in collaboration with Cisco. Built on the Cisco-ViptelaRead More