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Will the telecom wars abate in 2018?

January 8, 2018
Will the telecom wars abate in 2018?

Since September 2016, Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd has been laying the markers for the telecom sector. In 2016, it disrupted the sector by launching its telecom operations and offering free trial services on scale. In 2017, it started reorienting to commercial market dynamics while clinging to remnants of freebies and price offers. In 2018 too, […]

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Smartphone prices have fallen in India

January 8, 2018
Smartphone prices have fallen in India

To everyone’s agreement, we can say that the year 2017 will be remembered as the year of transition for the smartphone industry, says a report in Financial Express. The industry in India witnessed major disruptions that fueled the demand for smartphones in the country. The government’s Digital India initiative and demonetisation and the subsequent rise […]

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Teledensity decreases to 91.56 per cent in September

January 8, 2018
Teledensity decreases to 91.56 per cent in September

The overall teledensity in India marginally decreased to 91.56% in September 2017, compared with 93.71% in August 2017 due to a decline in the urban subscriber base, says India Ratings. 168.2% urban teledensity in September 2017, compared with 174% in August 2017, whereas rural teledensity was flat at 56.3% representing untapped growth opportunity. Subscriber growth […]

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India’s mobile phone customer base falls to 1.18 billion

January 8, 2018
India’s mobile phone customer base falls to 1.18 billion

India’s mobile phone customer base in October fell 0.41 percent, or a net 4.85 million, to 1.18 billion, data released by the country’s telecoms regulator showed. Following is a table of mobile phone subscriptions in India, the world’s second-biggest wireless market by number of users, as of October 31. Active mobile subscribers in October were […]

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India mobile sector to create USD217 bn value by 2020

October 4, 2017
India mobile sector to create USD217 bn value by 2020

Indian mobile industry is expected to create economic value of about USD 217 billion and create 5 million jobs by 2020, telecom minister Manoj Sinha said, reported PTI. “The Indian mobile industry is expected to create a total economic value of Rs 14 trillion, about USD 217.37 billion, by the year 2020. It would generate […]

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IoT & Cloud Innovation Awards 2017

October 4, 2017
IoT & Cloud Innovation Awards 2017

The winners of the IoT, Cloud & Cybersecurity Innovation Awards 2017 were announced at the NetEvents Global Press & Analyst Summit in San Jose, California, USA. These prestigious awards celebrate the year’s most significantly innovative start-ups and established companies in the fast-growing Internet of Things (IoT), Cloud/Datacenter and Cybersecurity arenas. Six company categories were awarded […]

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Darktrace Named ‘Innovation Leader’ in Cyber Security

October 4, 2017
Darktrace Named ‘Innovation Leader’ in Cyber Security

Darktrace, the world leader in AI technology for cyber defense, has today announced that it was named ‘Innovation Leader’ in cyber security last night at NetEvents’ prestigious IoT and Cloud Innovation Awards. The IoT and Cloud Innovation Awards recognize the most innovative companies in the fields of cyber security, cloud, the Internet of Things, and […]

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Access Softek mobile banking platform integrates Ondot card control

October 3, 2017
Access Softek mobile banking platform integrates Ondot card control

Ondot Systems, the leading provider of mobile-based card services platforms, has integrated its solution with Access Softek to deliver a unified mobile banking and card control experience to financial institutions. Ondot’s and Access Softek’s mobile banking and card services platform provides users with a unified application that can control all card settings with just a […]

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India’s telephone subscribers number shrinks marginally

September 17, 2017
India’s telephone subscribers number shrinks marginally

The number of telephone subscribers in India declined slightly from 1,210.84 million at the end of June 2017 to 1,210.71 million at the end of July, thereby showing a monthly marginal degrowth rate of 0.01 per cent, official data showed here on Wednesday. The urban subscription increased from 700.96 million at the end of June […]

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