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Telecom sector: Data war churns consolidation

April 8, 2017
Telecom sector: Data war churns consolidation

The largest merger in the Indian telecom industry between Vodafone India and Idea Cellular comes at a time when the sector is witnessing stiff competition as far as tariffs are concerned, something which were already very low for voice services owing to intense competition among the more than 10 mobile operators in the market barely […]

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India’s Internet economy to reach $250 billion by 2020

April 8, 2017
India’s Internet economy to reach $250 billion by 2020

India’s Internet economy is set to touch USD 250 billion, driven by strong addition in online users and explosive growth in data consumption, a BCG-TiE report said.

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Need broadband labelling to safeguard consumer interest:Trai

April 8, 2017
Need broadband labelling to safeguard consumer interest:Trai

Regulator Trai today expressed concern over the quality of broadband service in India and stressed the need to have broadband labeling that will help consumers make an informed choice in picking a service provider.

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Nearly 40% connections in India above 4 Mbps

April 8, 2017
Nearly 40% connections in India above 4 Mbps

India has 38% connections above the 4 Mbps threshold, according to a study conducted by content delivery network Akamai Technologies for its Q4 2016 State of the Internet report. Overall, connections above 4 Mbps saw 28% increase from the previous quarter, and 123% from the same quarter last year.

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Google’s mission is to get a billion Indians hooked to broadband

April 8, 2017
Google’s mission is to get a billion Indians hooked to broadband

Internet giant Google’s mission is to get a billion Indians hooked to broadband, and make each use 10GB a month in the next 4-to-5 years, says Gulzar Azad, Country Head (Connectivity) at Google India. In an interaction with ET’s Danish Khan, Azad, however, says contributions would need to come from across the internet space, telcos, […]

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India’s mobile gaming market to cross $400mn by 2022

February 11, 2017
India’s mobile gaming market to cross $400mn by 2022

India’s mobile gaming market is poised to top USD 400 million by 2022, driven by growing adoption of freemium and virtual reality games in the coming years, says CII-TechSci Research report. Freemium is a business model where basic services are provided free of charge but one has to pay for using the more advanced features. […]

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Telecom data war helps Facebook grow in India

February 11, 2017
Telecom data war helps Facebook grow in India

India became the fastest growing market for social networking giant Facebook in the three months that ended December, sparked by the war between telecom companies to win customers by offering free mobile data. Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio, which was launched in September last year, kicked off a war with its offer of six months of […]

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India set to be engine for internet growth

January 22, 2017
India set to be engine for internet growth

Stressing on the importance of India’s Information technology sector and its vast population, telecom experts claimed that India is set to become the leading country for internet service market with China as the only competitor.

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The Real Costs of Web Malware Protection

September 26, 2016
The Real Costs of Web Malware Protection

By Kowsik Guruswamy, Chief Technology Officer, Menlo Security in reference to The Hidden Cost of Web Security Business Whitepaper. A ransomware attack is terrible for consumers, employees and businesses – and you can put a price tag on recovery. According to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation’s report in April 2016, “Cyber-criminals collected $209 million […]

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