`India must spend on education, R&D to emerge big in BPO area'
INDIA has to invest in education and research & development if the country were to realise its potential and emerge as a global leader in the business process outsourcing (BPO) space, according to Dr Ruby Roy Dholakia, Professor of Marketing and
IDEA Cellular to invest Rs 300 cr in Maharashtra circle
IDEA Cellular today announced that it has crossed the one million- subscriber mark in its Maharashtra circle. The company plans to invest Rs 300 crore in the new financial year and upgrade the circle network to GPRS by May , said Mr Vikram ...
PC sales up 87% in Q3
PERSONAL Computer (PC) sales crossed eight lakh units during the October-December 2003 quarter, an impressive 87 per cent growth over the same period a year ago. In terms of sequential growth over the last quarter, the rise is 31 per cent, ...
EU ready to defend ruling on Microsoft
AFTER slapping a fine of Euro 497 million ($611 million) fine on Microsoft Corporation, a top official of the European Commission said on Thursday that if required, it will defend its decision in court. "We are convinced that we have a case. We ...
Focus on niche areas, SMEs told
SMALL and medium enterprises in IT sector seeking de-risking from dependence on US market should develop a good business model based on comprehensive good business practices. This was the recipe offered by a CEO of a European multinational to ...
Synfora launches PICO Express
C-DAC vacation courses
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) will be conducting vacation courses for school students from April 1 onwards. An official spokesman said the courses would be offered for (1) Certificate in ...
REGULATORY BODIES & RULINGS
IT cos need not show overseas staff pay in annual report
THE Infosys and Wipros of the country can breathe easy. The persuasive efforts of the information technology (IT) sector seemed to have borne fruits. In a major regulatory relief for the sector, the Department of Company Affairs (DCA) has ...
ALLIANCES & JOINT VENTURES
Wipro, Cypress to widen pact
Competition hot on India's heels: Deloitte
ALTHOUGH India is currently the default choice as offshore supplier for the communications industry, many other countries are fast emerging as challengers, according to a new survey by Deloitte Research. The second-tier challengers include ...
TRAI to submit broadband policy proposals soon
THE Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is confident that the recommendations for a policy on broadband connections will result in a spurt in broadband connections across the country. The authority is finalising the recommendations ...
VSNL-FLAG pact on addl bandwidth
ADDITIONAL international bandwidth capacity to the IT industry and international long-distance operators (ILDOs) to the tune of 2.65 gbps is expected to be available from the middle of next week. This would ease the existing supply constraint and ...
VoIP calling cards in Vizag
VISAKHAPATNAM: A new service for the sale of `Voice over Internet Protocol' (VoIP) calling cards through the e-seva centres was launched here on Thursday. Mr Sridhar Reddy, Managing Director, Pioneer Online, said that the tie-up between ...
Mumbai circle AirTel CEO
NEW PRODUCTS & SERVICES
LG expects 50 pc sales from non-metros
LG Electronics expects over 50 per cent of its total revenues this year from semi-urban and rural markets and may consider floating an IPO once revenues cross Rs 10,000 crore. The LG Electronics Managing Director, Mr Kwang - Ro Kim, told ...
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