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Bharti Infratel Revenue For Q4 Down 2%, Full Year Up 1%

Bharti Infratel Revenue For Q4 Down 2%, Full Year Up 1%

April 24, 2019 at 8:16 pm 0 comments

Bharti Airtel’s tower arm Bharti Infratel Wednesday reported its financial results for fourth quarter ended 31 March 2019 and for the full year FY2019. The company posted revenues of Rs 3600 crore for Q4, showing a dip of 2% for the same period a year ago. In Q4, 2018, BhartiRead More

McKay Brothers Connects DGCX With Ultra-low Latency Network

McKay Brothers Connects DGCX With Ultra-low Latency Network

April 24, 2019 at 4:48 pm 0 comments

McKay Brothers International (MBI), a leading provider of microwave-based private bandwidth and market data services, announced today that it has connected the Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange (DGCX) to its European and US ultra-low latency network. McKay’s new routes will further lower the latency between DGCX and major European andRead More

Ather Energy To Start Chennai Operations In June

Ather Energy To Start Chennai Operations In June

April 24, 2019 at 4:28 pm 0 comments

Smart electric vehicle startup Ather Energy Wednesday announced that it’s planning to start its operations in Chennai from June this year. The company is already doing its business in Bengaluru, its headquarter. The company also said it plans to enter to 30 cities in the next two years. Ather said itsRead More

Snap Appoints Durgesh Kaushik To Head Market Development In India

Snap Appoints Durgesh Kaushik To Head Market Development In India

April 24, 2019 at 4:05 pm 0 comments

Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, has hired Durgesh Kaushik as its Head, Market Development for India. Incidentally Kaushik becomes the first employee of Snap in India. Durgesh Kaushik will lead local market development activities including strategic partnerships, community development and overall ecosystem initiatives that support growth. Durgesh will initiallyRead More

Samsung To Invest $116 Bn To Augment Chip Business

Samsung To Invest $116 Bn To Augment Chip Business

April 24, 2019 at 12:48 pm 0 comments

Samsung Electronics has announced that it will pump in 133 Korean Trillion, equivalent to $116 billion, till 2030 to ramp up its chip business. Doing so, the Korean major also hints out its long term plan to take on near rivals like Qualcomm and Intel. The firm said the investmentRead More

Unlimit Partners Dynamic Cloud To Serve IoT Customers In Saudi Arabia, Bahrain

Unlimit Partners Dynamic Cloud To Serve IoT Customers In Saudi Arabia, Bahrain

April 24, 2019 at 12:10 pm 0 comments

Reliance ADA Group’s IoT business unit Unlimit has forged a partnership with Saudi Arabia’s IT company Dynamic Cloud to jointly develop IoT solutions and cater to customers in Saudi Arabia as well as Bahrain. Besides, with this partnership, Unlimit also forayed into global markets with its IoT solutions. “We areRead More

Blockchain Spending In APAC To Reach $2.4 Bn By 2022

Blockchain Spending In APAC To Reach $2.4 Bn By 2022

April 24, 2019 at 11:48 am 0 comments

A recent report by IDC suggests that spending on blockchain solutions in Asia Pacific region excluding Japan is expected to reach $2.4 billion by 2022 growing at a CAGR of 77.5% over a forecast period of 2018-2022. The report said, in 2018, blockchain spending in APAC excluding Japan totalled $284.8Read More

Airtel Offers Highest Excellent Consistent Data Speed : Report

Airtel Offers Highest Excellent Consistent Data Speed : Report

April 24, 2019 at 10:24 am 0 comments

A new report has suggested that among all the operators Airtel does offer the highest excellent consistent data speed. The report also said that a test was conducted in 10 large cities to check consistency in data speed, and Airtel was found to top in six of ten cities includingRead More

UROS Deploys Qualcomm XR Powered RealWear Devices For Kazakhstan’s Digitization Project

UROS Deploys Qualcomm XR Powered RealWear Devices For Kazakhstan’s Digitization Project

April 24, 2019 at 9:54 am 0 comments

UROS, an IoT connectivity firm, RealWear, a connected safety gear maker, and Qualcomm have joined hands for a digitization project set to begin in Kazakhstan later this year. The project involves providing connected safety equipments to thousands of workers in Kazakhstan who work in distant areas devoid of proper connectivity. ThisRead More

GTT Nominates Spruce House Co-founder Ben Stein To Board of Directors

GTT Nominates Spruce House Co-founder Ben Stein To Board of Directors

April 24, 2019 at 8:52 am 0 comments

Cloud networking firm GTT Communications has announced that it will nominate Benjamin Stein for election to the company’s board of directors at its 2019 annual meeting. Mr. Stein is co-founder and managing partner of The Spruce House Partnership (“Spruce House”), a New York-based investment partnership. Spruce House is currently theRead More