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Mobile phone market to reach 250 million units in India this year

February 17, 2016
Mobile phone market to reach 250 million units in India this year

The mobile phone market in India is expected to grow by 4% to 250 million units this year and can see more handsets available for less than Rs 5,000, a research report has said. “An examination of the present scenario, coupled with an analysis of historical trends tells us that the market for India mobile […]

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ASSOCHAM study shows stark tele-density difference across India

February 17, 2016
ASSOCHAM study shows stark tele-density difference across India

The study by industry body ASSOCHAM (The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India) has found tele-density, or number of cellphone users per 100 people, returning figures of below 60 for Bihar and Assam, while the capital city of Delhi has a figure of 238. Tele-density refers to the number of individuals presently using […]

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Top 10 IT Challenges

December 1, 2015
Top 10 IT Challenges

10. Inability to leverage mobile and social: IT deals with these as a hindrance, rather than capitalizing on them 9. Inflexibility: Outdated organizational structures and lack of communication across departments hamper projects 8. Buried in legacy systems: A hodgepodge of products and applications contribute to complexity and constant maintenance 7. Hazy cloud strategy: Decisions about […]

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India Crosses 1.01-Billion Telecom Subscribers

October 26, 2015
India Crosses 1.01-Billion Telecom Subscribers

Indian telecom subscribers crossed 1.01 billion mark in August, as per regulator Trai data. The number of telephone subscribers in India increased from 1,009.31 million at the end of July 2015 to 1,014.70 million at the end of August 2015, thereby showing a monthly growth rate of 0.53 percent, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) […]

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With IZO, Tata Communications Lights Up the Third Network

September 27, 2015
With IZO, Tata Communications Lights Up the Third Network

The future is here, says Bob Metcalfe, industry luminary best known for inventing Ethernet. Metcalfe is a huge proponent for the MEF Third Network vision, which combines the agility and ubiquity of the Internet with the performance and security assurances of Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0). Tata Communications, a leading global telecommunications company has introduced […]

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Telcos, tower companies responsible for deteriorating services, Says ETTelecom Poll

September 16, 2015
Telcos, tower companies responsible for deteriorating services, Says ETTelecom Poll

Telecom service providers and tower companies are primarily responsible for the deteriorating quality of services, including call drops, while setting up base stations on government and defence premises could significantly improve the situation, an ETTelecom poll revealed. In a week-long survey, 69% of the respondents in a poll conducted on the ETTelecom.com website were of […]

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With eye on huge Indian market global mobile firms launch smart phones

August 9, 2015
With eye on huge Indian market global mobile firms launch smart phones

India has over 790 million mobile users with a penetration rate of 65 percent. With mobile users in India growing by a whopping 20 million every month, many international mobile manufacturing companies are launching smart phones to grab a larger share of the Indian market.

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Industry Groups Drive Cloud Definitions, Standards

August 9, 2015
Industry Groups Drive Cloud Definitions, Standards

Enterprises want cloud services and cloud connectivity – but it’s hard to shop for services if every vendor uses its own terminology, and if there are no interoperability standard to help define those services.

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Lifecycle Service Orchestration Slashes Provisioning Time in APAC Interconnect Market

July 19, 2015
Lifecycle Service Orchestration Slashes Provisioning Time in APAC Interconnect Market

It takes only a couple of mouse clicks to list a vintage lamp for sale on eBay, or to buy some shoes on Amazon.com, to set up an equities trading account at Credit Suisse. The entire process takes minutes, at most. Yet when it comes to provisioning new broadband connectivity services, the process takes weeks […]

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