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Who will breast the long-distance tape?
THE race to be the country's first private sector international long distance (ILD) operator is getting more and more exciting by the day. Bharti Telesonic Ltd, the long-distance arm of the Bharti group and Data Access (India) Ltd, a joint ... More

`Cell subscribers will rise six-fold in 4 yrs'
THOUGH the country is in the midst of an economic slowdown, mobile telephony is witnessing a sustained growth and in the next four years, the mobile phone subscriber base is expected to jump by six times of the current level. Despite the ... More

MTNL plans to increase pre-paid service capacity
BUOYED by the success of its pre-paid national long distance service, Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) is planning to increase the capacity of its pre-paid service network ten-fold, starting the next calendar year, to double revenues from ... More

Tata Teleservices ties up with Gilat
HYDERABAD: Tata Teleservices Ltd, the basic telecom service provider of the Tata Group, has tied up with Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd, Israel, to provide 1,000-site fixed rural satellite telephony network as a part of its universal ... More


Medium-size software companies -- Exaggerated valuations
IN A tough year, most key medium-size software companies took on the frontliners in the core services business and stayed afloat (though some of them posted negative growth rates). Going forward, it appears that offshore outsourcing will become ... More

Satyam, Pronounced tie up for navigation technology
SATYAM Computer Services Ltd, on Friday announced a strategic tie-up with Pronounced Technologies LLC (PTL), a US-based company providing voice-based vehicle navigation systems, to offer navigation solutions. The agreement with PTL would cover ... More

Infosys: Sell now and buy at lower levels
THOSE who have invested in the Infosys Technologies stock can book profits now and re-enter when the valuations are more attractive. The current valuations require the stock to grow upwards of 15 per cent for a fairly long period to deliver ... More

Frontline software companies -- Lessons from the returns
THE 2001-02 fiscal turned to be the most turbulent year in the software sector's history so far. It was dejection all-round with hardly a ray of hope. For the frontline companies, the key events that dictated the course of stock prices were: ... More

MphasiS BFL: Sell/Buy on declines
INVESTMENTS in MphasiS BFL stock can be liquidated. The stock now trades at Rs 647. The valuations are demanding and require growth rate in per share earnings to be robust even in the year succeeding the next financial year. Given this backdrop, ... More

Sonata Soft declares 15 pc final dividend
THE Sonata Software Ltd board has declared a final dividend of 15 per cent, taking the dividend for the entire year to 35 per cent. The company, which had issued profit warnings last October, made revenues of Rs 16.9 crore for the fourth ... More

LMS launches Virtual.Lab
BANGALORE: Flemish company LMS International has launched Virtual.Lab, its new product suite for virtual prototype simulation. The solution helped to predict, measure and refine acoustics and vibration in virtual models of engineering ... More


UN launches e-mail news service
THE United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI) has launched e-mail UN news service, which will bring breaking stories and reports on key UN developments — at headquarters and in the field — straight to the computers and ... More
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BJP wants I-T rebate, other sops restored -- Wait for Parliament discussion: Sinha

`Falling rate benefits have not reached corporates'

UN launches e-mail news service

Net rises 87.52 pc at Rs 462.93 cr -- Hero Honda to pay a total dividend of Rs 17

In Depth
Inside Kashmir
Guide to derivatives
Looking back
Apr. 7-Apr. 13
Bharti makes an international call

Even mofussil India is going mobile! -- March sees 3.8-lakh new subscribers

IT is still highway as far as jobs go

Infosys posts 37 pc growth in revenue -- Net up 28.5 pc; to pay Rs 20 total

FII investment in telecom to be outside FDI cap

Infy forecasts growth of 18-22 pc in 2002-03

High-tech snooper to keep tabs on shirking AP Govt employees

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