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OPPO Appoints Elvis Zhou As India President

OPPO Appoints Elvis Zhou As India President

February 13, 2020 at 2:40 pm 0 comments

OPPO, a leading global smart device brand today announced the appointment of Mr. Elvis Zhou as the President of its India Operations. In his new role, Mr. Zhou will be spearheading OPPO’s business strategy in India. Mr. Zhou takes the position in order to fulfill the company’s expansion plans asRead More

Ericsson Pulls Out Of MWC 2020 For Corona Virus

Ericsson Pulls Out Of MWC 2020 For Corona Virus

February 7, 2020 at 4:54 pm 0 comments

Ericsson today pulls out of MWC 2020 citing Corona Virus outbreak and its potential threat to its employees. Yesterday LG had announced to withdraw from the prestigious event citing the same reasons. Following the outbreak and continued spreading of the novel corona virus, Ericsson has closely monitored the development andRead More

MediaTek Launches Helio G70, G80 Chipsets For Gaming Smartphones

MediaTek Launches Helio G70, G80 Chipsets For Gaming Smartphones

February 3, 2020 at 6:06 pm 0 comments

MediaTek Monday unveiled its Helio G70 and G80 mobile gaming-focused chipsets. The newest G Series chipsets feature HyperEngine game technology, advanced multi-camera and unrivalled connectivity for uninterrupted gameplay. The Helio G70 and G80 are aimed at new premium smartphone users and gaming enthusiasts who want high-end features at mid-tier priceRead More

Nokia Launches Network Operations Solution For 5G

Nokia Launches Network Operations Solution For 5G

February 3, 2020 at 5:14 pm 0 comments

Nokia today announced the launch of the Nokia Network Operations Master to provide communication service providers (CSPs) with highly-automated and scalable software for managing their 5G networks. As 5G adds new layers of technical complexity, CSPs will require an intelligent management system to deal with the fast-increasing number of physicalRead More

Rajat Mukarji Joins Broadband India Forum As DG

Rajat Mukarji Joins Broadband India Forum As DG

February 3, 2020 at 4:10 pm 0 comments

Telecom industry veteran and a key vocalist on telecom policies in India, Rajat Mukarji, has joined Broadband India Forum as its new Director General. With more than 25 years of experience in the sector, Rajat will be responsible for heading the Directorate functions of BIF, a think tank on telecommunicationsRead More

HCL Opens Global Delivery Center In Colombo

HCL Opens Global Delivery Center In Colombo

February 3, 2020 at 2:04 pm 0 comments

India’s technology behemoth HCL Technologies has set up its global delivery center (GDC) in Colombo, Sri Lanka in partnership with the Board of Investment (BOI) of Sri Lanka. With this development, the company aims at boosting employment, providing resources and skilling the local talent to serve its global clients. ARead More

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