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Verizon boosts content services in India with Airtel partnership

BANGALORE, INDIA: Verizon Digital Media Services and Bharti Airtel have partnered to launch new points of presence (PoPs) in four cities in India: Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and New Delhi. The installations mark Verizon Digital Media Services’ significant investment into expanding

Reliance Jio effect: Vodafone offering up to 67pc more data

By : CIOL Writers

Following in the footsteps of telecom operators Airtel and Idea Cellular, Vodafone has also come out with promotional schemes offering up to 67 percent more data of 2G, 3G, and 4G services at same price during this month. “Under the

HashLearn launches ‘Atom’- An affordable tutoring service for students

By : CIOL Writers

The on-demand mobile tutoring app, HashLearn that instantly connects students to tutors has announced the launch of ‘Atom’- an affordable, high-quality tutoring service priced at Rs.30/- for a 20-minute session. Founded by serial entrepreneur Jayadev Gopalakrishnan and technologist Gokul Janga,

‘Booster Kit’ for startups from Karnataka government

By : CIOL Writers

Karnataka government’s Startup Cell on Monday announced a ‘Start-up Karnataka Booster Kit’ for startups registered with it. The kit contains a gamut of software tools such as cloud credits, access to mentors, legal and accounting consultants, access the Government of

Mobile internet subscribers in India reaches 342.65mn in March

By : CIOL Writers

The total number of mobile Internet subscribers in India reached 342.65 million in March with Bharti Airtel leading the chart, as per the data shared by Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha in the Parliament on Wednesday. Amongst the 138 mobile Internet

Airtel slashes data tariffs as RJio launch approaches

Mobile data plans of major telecom operators are going to get cheaper to take on Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio. Bharti Airtel on Sunday announced increasing data benefits by up to 67 percent, in effect cutting data tariffs for prepaid customers.

Airtel leverages Cloudera solution to get insights from huge customer data

MUMBAI, INDIA: Bharti Airtel has adopted Cloudera Enterprise to build a 360-degree view of their customers in India, which will enable them to execute successful omni-channel campaigns and influence buyers. Communications service providers (CSPs) are amongst the world’s biggest aggregators

Bharti sets up open network to share info with users

By : CIOL Writers

The television was bombarded with the advertisements, as Bharti on Tuesday announced its new initiative–Open Network–opening up its entire mobile network information to its customers through an interactive online interface. The initiative under Project Leap, its national network transformation initiative,

Anil Ambani ropes in the 4G girl in for JIO

By : CIOL Writers

Based on the recent advertisements by the sensationalist 4G girl at Airtel, the company was accused of having more of a turnover with tourism destinations than that of their current billing nuisances. Thomas and Cook, however, had the last say

Micromax confirms Sanjay Kapoor’s exit

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Sanjay Kapoor, who played a pivotal role in fuelling the growth of Micromax in the Indian smart phone market, has quit. “Sanjay Kapoor has decided to move on. Appropriate announcements will be made in due course. We

Manish Khera to head Airtel Money, after acquisition of YTS

BANGALORE, INDIA: YTS Solutions Limited has announced a strategic integration of its payments and remittance businesses with Bharti Airtel. The acquired business will be integrated with the operations of Airtel Money Services Ltd, a 100pc subsidiary of Airtel. Backed by

Airtel and Nokia partner to roll out 3G in five circles

By : Sanghamitra Kar

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Bharti Airtel has selected Nokia Networks to roll out its 3G network in 5 new telecom circles and network expansion in 3 existing telecom circles. Under the 4-year contract, the company will provide its radio elements and

Airtel rolls out 4G trials exclusively for its customers in Delhi NCR

NEW DELHI: Bharti Airtel launched 4G trials exclusively for its customers in Delhi NCR. Airtel’s 4G services in the National Capital Region will leverage an integrated FD and TD network to deliver the fastest 4G experience and superior network coverage. Airtel

Is Airtel tracking your browsing behavior?

MUMBAI, INDIA: Are an Airtel 3G user? There is every possibility that the largest private telecom services provider is tracking your browsing behavior. This sounds spooky, but a Bengaluru-based programmer has found that Airtel is compromising the privacy of its

Is the Internet losing its ethos?

PUNE, INDIA: Consider these examples. We have been reading heart wrenching stories about violence on women in news papers. Not surprisingly, women’s security is hot topic. And jumping the bandwagon are the independent software vendors (ISVs) who are developing applications

You have 11 days to present your case against net neutrality

MUMBAI, INDIA: The countdown has begun. Net Neutrality, that has taken the country by storm, threatens to convert into a positive tsunami with thousands of Netctivists fervently urging the e-citizens to present their case. Leading the revolution is none other

Myths around Airtel Zero busted

Srini Gopalan It’s only been a couple of days since the launch of Airtel Zero, an innovative and open marketing platform that will allow customers to access mobile applications free of cost, and we are seeing a big and somewhat

Bharti Airtel profits rise in Q3 results despite Africa’s lag

BANGALORE, INDIA: With the increase in smartphones and data usage, Bharti Airtel has surely benefited out of it. The company has made a consolidated profit of Rs. 1,436 cr in the third quarter which ended in December 2014. Total revenue

Manoj Kohli resigns from Bharti board, Shishir Priyadarshi takes over

BANGALORE, INDIA: Manoj Kohli, managing director of Bharti Enterprises has resigned from the board. Kohli has been in the Bharti telecom business arena since 2002. He drove the business as managing director and chief executive officer of Airtel’s international business

Airtel brings video collaboration to SMEs at zero capex

BANGALORE, INDIA: Airtel today announced managed Room Telepresence service for businesses at Rs. 799 per day per room cost. With zero CAPEX and at no additional cost, enterprises especially the small and mid-sized organizations will now be able to upgrade