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Orange Business Services Bags 5-year WAN Contract From Polynt

Orange Business Services Bags 5-year WAN Contract From Polynt

April 15, 2019 at 11:45 am 0 comments

Orange Business Services Monday said it has bagged a five-year contract from chemical composites producer Polynt to deploy a global wide area network or WAN. The network meets Polynt’s requirement for a seamless, global end-to-end communications solution following its merger two years ago with U.S. chemical company Reichhold. It willRead More

Cambium Networks Launches New Fixed Wireless Solutions

Cambium Networks Launches New Fixed Wireless Solutions

April 12, 2019 at 12:17 pm 0 comments

Wireless networking solutions firm Cambium Networks Friday launched its new ePMP wireless broadband solutions to provide reliable and affordable connectivity. Extending the ePMP 3000 MU-MIMO platform, the new solutions complement the portfolio by offering a connectorized subscriber module and GPS synced ruggedized access point; both of which open up numerousRead More

Airtel Improves VoLTE Services With Ericsson Solutions

Airtel Improves VoLTE Services With Ericsson Solutions

April 11, 2019 at 9:55 am 0 comments

Ericsson has recently deployed technology solutions for Airtel that will help the operator offer improved voice over LTE (VoLTE) services to its customers across the country. Airtel users can make and receive VoLTE calls from their smartphones and smart watches over the operator’s VoLTE network. Airtel is already offering VoLTERead More

ACT Fibernet Launches 4K Streaming Device

ACT Fibernet Launches 4K Streaming Device

April 10, 2019 at 10:17 am 0 comments

ACT Fibernet, India’s third largest wireline broadband player, Tuesday entered into product space and launched a streaming device that will enable you to watch content from multiple OTT apps like Netflix, Hotstar, Zee5 and many more. Named ACT Stream TV 4K, the streaming device is priced at Rs 4499 andRead More

Travel Startup Klook Raises $225 Mn In Series D Funding Led By Softbank

Travel Startup Klook Raises $225 Mn In Series D Funding Led By Softbank

April 9, 2019 at 5:55 pm 0 comments

Hong Kong-based travel services startup Klook has raised $225 million in Series D+ funding from a group led by Softbank Vision Fund. The company said the newly raised fund will help the firm expand into new geographies and scale up services. With this the company’s total Series D funding roundRead More

Voto Launches Notch Smartphone V9 For Rs 6,999

Voto Launches Notch Smartphone V9 For Rs 6,999

April 9, 2019 at 2:15 pm 0 comments

Chinese smartphone maker Voto Tuesday launched its latest smartphone, V9, in the Indian market. The smartphone comes with notch display and is priced at Rs 6,999. It is available in the offline retail store across the country, the company said in a statement. The Voto V9 comes with 5.85 inchRead More

SenRa Partners myDevices To Offer IoT In A Box Solution For Industrial Adoption

SenRa Partners myDevices To Offer IoT In A Box Solution For Industrial Adoption

April 9, 2019 at 8:56 am 0 comments

New Delhi based IoT startup SenRa has partnered with Los Angeles head-quartered IoT firm myDevices to launch a suite of IoT solutions to be used for industrial purposes. Named IoT In A Box, the solution is rolled out for providing end-to-end commercial refrigeration monitoring solutions in the first phase. Gradually, theRead More

Without New Utility Global Mobile Phone Market Might Shrink In 2019

Without New Utility Global Mobile Phone Market Might Shrink In 2019

April 8, 2019 at 4:22 pm 0 comments

While smartphone makers keep claiming of selling millions of devices every quarter, the mobile phone market is expected to shrink in 2019 if the phone makers do not bring significant new features and utilities, a report said. “Users have reached a threshold for new technology and applications, which means thatRead More

Viacom’s Voot Eyes 100 Mn MAU By Fiscal End

Viacom’s Voot Eyes 100 Mn MAU By Fiscal End

April 8, 2019 at 11:23 am 0 comments

Viacom18’s digital video-on-demand streaming service Voot is targeting to acquire 100 million MAU or monthly active users by the end of this fiscal doubling its current count from 50 million MAU. “Our target is 110 million MAU by end of this fiscal year,” said Sudhanshu Vats , Group CEO and MD,Read More

*astTECS Appoints Binish V J As Director, Sales

*astTECS Appoints Binish V J As Director, Sales

April 8, 2019 at 10:35 am 0 comments

Enterprise telecom technology products and Asterisk based Open Source communication solution provider *astTECS has appointed Binish V J as Director-Sales. He has also been inducted into the Board of Directors as a member. In his executive leadership position, Binish V J will be responsible for driving and leading sales growthRead More