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Mahindra Comviva extends partnership with Vantrix

Mahindra Comviva extends partnership with Vantrix

August 26, 2013 at 5:27 pm 0 comments

Mahindra Comviva, the global leader in providing mobile solutions beyond VAS, today announced that it has extended its partnership with Vantrix, a pioneer in mobile video optimization and delivery solutions. Through this extended association, Mahindra Comviva will effectively manage, optimize and monetize the explosive growth of video traffic that serviceRead More

Huawei Technology secures $1.5 bn equivalent 5-year term loan

Huawei Technology secures $1.5 bn equivalent 5-year term loan

August 24, 2013 at 3:51 pm 0 comments

Huawei Technology Investment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Huawei Technologies has announced the successful signing of $1.5 billion equivalent 5-year term loan and revolving credit facilities. Huawei is a leading global ICT solutions provider and the facilities are guaranteed by Huawei International, another wholly-owned subsidiary of Huawei. The dual-currency facilities compriseRead More

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to retire

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to retire

August 24, 2013 at 1:44 pm 0 comments

Microsoft has announced that chief executive officer Steve Ballmer has decided to retire as CEO within the next 12 months, upon the completion of a process to choose his successor. In the meantime, Ballmer will continue as CEO and will lead Microsoft through the next steps of its transformation toRead More

SK Telecom expands LTE-Advanced service

SK Telecom expands LTE-Advanced service

August 23, 2013 at 7:19 am 0 comments

SK Telecom, South Korea’s leading telecommunications operator is expanding its LTE-Advanced commercial service network, via its local entity Ericsson-LG. The company is providing LTE-Adavnced service to downtown areas of 84 cities nationwide, including the entire Seoul metropolitan area and six other major cities. SK Telecom commercialized its LTE-Advanced service withRead More

Neotel launches “NeoBroadband powered by LTE”

Neotel launches “NeoBroadband powered by LTE”

August 23, 2013 at 7:01 am 0 comments

Neotel today announced that its flagship broadband service NeoBroadband is now also available over Neotel’s latest LTE network. NeoBroadband powered by LTE, is a fixed wireless solution designed to address the need of the business customer to have business-grade broadband service that provides a fast and consistent user experience forRead More

Will Internet be available to 5 bn people?

Will Internet be available to 5 bn people?

August 22, 2013 at 10:39 am 0 comments

Facebook, Ericsson, MediaTek, Nokia, Opera, Qualcomm and Samsung have launched a global partnership of making Internet access available to the next 5 billion people. The big question is when will this be achieved and what would be the role of these seven players in making Internet access available to theRead More

Vodafone and ICICI to bring M-Pesa across India in 12-18 months

Vodafone and ICICI to bring M-Pesa across India in 12-18 months

August 22, 2013 at 7:03 am 0 comments

Vodafone India, India’s second largest service provider and ICICI Bank, India’s largest private sector bank have announced to launch M-Pesa across India in the next 12-18 months. Speaking to TeleAnalysis, Rajiv Kohli, operations director – north, Vodafone Mobile Services said, “We plan to launch M-Pesa across India in the nextRead More

US Department of the Interior selects Verizon for cloud-hosting

US Department of the Interior selects Verizon for cloud-hosting

August 22, 2013 at 5:47 am 0 comments

The US Department of the Interior has selected Verizon to participate in a $10 billion, 10-year contract to provide cloud and hosting services. This is potentially one of Verizon’s largest federal cloud contracts to date. Verizon is one of 10 companies that will compete to offer cloud-based storage, secure fileRead More

HP announces leadership changes, accelerate turnaround

HP announces leadership changes, accelerate turnaround

August 22, 2013 at 5:36 am 0 comments

HP today announced changes to its executive leadership team that will help the company accelerate its turnaround. Bill Veghte, HP’s chief operating officer (COO), will become executive vice president and general manager of the HP Enterprise Group, a role that will now include responsibility for the coordinated development of theRead More

AT&T 4G to cover 270 mn people and 400 markets by 2013

AT&T 4G to cover 270 mn people and 400 markets by 2013

August 22, 2013 at 5:12 am 0 comments

AT&T 4G LTE plans to cover more than 270 million people and 400 markets by end of 2013. The company plans to rollout 4G LTE in at least 50 additional markets by the end of this year, bringing more customers. AT&T 4G LTE currently covers more than 225 million peopleRead More