Tech

Satyam Infoway launches ExpressFrame@Satyam

By : CIOL Bureau

Satyam Infoway unveiled a new service ExpressFrame@Satyam. This will enable businesses to interconnect their nationwide offices to suit their individual requirements over a multi-service ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode) backbone. ExpressFrame@Satyam, similar to Wide Area Networking, provides point-to-point dedicated virtual circuits.

Satyam Infoway rules out cut in Internet tariff

By : CIOL Bureau

The first private Internet Service Provider in the country – Satyam Infoway Ltd. ruled out any further cut in Internet tariff unless the state owned Videsh Sanchar Nigam Ltd. offers to slash its price. Mr. Pradeep Lakshmanan, Vice-President, Internet sales

IOC plans entry into telecom sector

By : CIOL Bureau

Delhi based Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) is planning to enter into telecom sector through leasing its optical fibre cable networks to various telecom companies and Internet Service Providers. According to the IOC officials, US based telecom major JMS alongwith Telecommunications

Ramco Systems to de-merge as a separate entity

By : CIOL Bureau

The Board of Directors of Ramco Industries Limited have recommended to de-merge Ramco Systems as a separate entity and transfer the company’s fast growing software business into a new company, named, Ramco Systems Limited. The de-merger will be effective, subject

Web-based degree verification software

By : CIOL Bureau

To verify the authenticity of university certificates submitted by technical graduates for the H-IB visa, a web-based system will be available to help crosscheck the academic credentials of software professionals. This would help the Immigration and Naturalisation Services (INS) to

Software exports grow in 98-99

By : CIOL Bureau

According to the annual industry survey released by Nasscom – National Association of Software and Service companies, the software industry in India grossed an annual revenue of Rs.15,890 crore during 1998-99, with exports growing to Rs.10,940 crore registering a growth

Case study:ONGC – A rig not too far

By : CIOL Bureau

A study revealed that the principal area of concern for the experts at the central office related to coordination between the central office and the rig.

Modem sales shoot in 1998-99, says IDC

By : CIOL Bureau

IDC’s Quarterly Modem Tracker reveals that modem sales in 1998-99 registered an increase of 88.4 percent in unit terms and 9.6 percent in value terms over 1997-98.

Shrinking Time And Space

By : CIOL Bureau

With the government actively promoting ISDN, video conferencing on your desktop is just around the corner.

Buyer’s Guide – Desktop Video Conferencing

By : CIOL Bureau

This is one of the largest selling Philips solutions for VC. A desktop model, the package includes a camera, PCI card, telephone handset and software. With an integrated electronic whiteboard one can interactively see, communicate and work on drawings, sk

Compaq, Intelligroup announce strategic alliance in India

By : CIOL Bureau

Compaq India and Intelligroup Asia Pvt Ltd (IGA) entered into a strategic alliance to address the requirements of ERP customers in the Indian market. The MoU signed between Compaq and IGA will leverage strengths in their respective fields of expertise

AMD introduces 400MHz mobile AMD-K-6-2-P processor

By : CIOL Bureau

AMD introduced a 400MHz version of the Mobile AMD-K6-2-P processor with 3DNow! technology. This device extends the performance of AMD’s Mobile AMD-K6-2-P family of processors and is AMD’s highest frequency mobile product offered to date. Compaq Computer Corporation has announced

Jaswant presents excellence awards

By : CIOL Bureau

The Union Minister for External Affairs and Electronics, Jaswant Singh gave the awards for Excellence in Electronics-1997. Addressing a function organized to present the awards, the Minister said India should not allow the opportunities opened up by the revolution in

Iridium India cuts handset, call charges

By : CIOL Bureau

Iridium India, the global satellite phone services company, has slashed its handset and airtime prices by half. The price of handsets has been reduced from 1.95 lakh to Rs 0.99 lakh. There’s also an additional call-alert facility. Airtime prices for

Software companies record sales worth Rs 15,890 crore

By : CIOL Bureau

The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) estimated the annual turnover of the Indian software industry to have crossed Rs 15,890 crore during 1998-99. “The country witnessed the highest ever growth in software exports during the year, with

Intelligent Network Services : Welcome to Bangalore

By : CIOL Bureau

The only thing good about missing a technology wave is that you have less legacy baggage to leapfrog into the ‘next big one’. India did this with the cellular business as we skipped the analog cellular business entirely while boarding the GSM bus.

IT helps soldiers reach their families

By : CIOL Bureau

A soldier sends his wife a video mail from the front saying he is fine. Around a thousand kilometers away his wife is able to see him talking to her. Sounds like a distant dream in India…no, this isn’t. This

India Cellular Inc’s cup of woes spilleth over

By : CIOL Bureau

The fiscal year 1998-99 was not encouraging for the Indian cellular industry. The 35.49 percent subscriber growth didn’t suffice in bringing the industry back on track. The industry expected a better growth rate in the second year of services for the circ

Tata-IBM splits

By : CIOL Bureau

It is IBM India. Now. It took seven years for the marriage to last and at the end the partners divorced amicably. The much celebrated joint venture between Tatas and IBM is finally over. While official release from the company

US to bring more investments to Indian telecom sector

By : CIOL Bureau

The period between 1999-2003 will witness US investments worth $4.6 billion in the telecom sector as against $3.9 billion during 1990-98. This is stated in a survey conducted by the US Embassy based on the book value investment data from