India Development Gateway begins operations
INDIA Development Gateway, a joint initiative of the Indian Government and Development Gateway Foundation, Washington, has commenced operations. "The India Development Gateway is a part of the global network of 58-country gateway. The Indian ...
Bharti, Reliance work out lower licence fee payouts
In a first of its kind case, national long-distance operators Bharti Infotel and Reliance Infocomm have separately applied for Infrastructure Provider category 2 (IP-2) licence, despite the fact their existing licence allows them to offer all ...
Pvt telecom cos threaten to stop paying access deficit charges
THE face-off between private telecom operators and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd on access deficit charges gained momentum with the basic operators shooting off a missive to the telecom regulator supporting cellular operator's demands for abolishing ...
BPL Mobile offers one-second billing
JOINING the list of wireless operators offering more attractive packages to their subscribers, BPL Mobile on Wednesday introduced one-second billing on both its pre- and post-paid services. Post-paid subscribers will now be charged 2 paise a ...
AT&T to set up global network node at Chennai
The Chennai node will also act as a disaster recovery centre for the Bangalore node. The company is looking at the possibility of setting up nodes in Hyderabad, Pune and Kolkata.
VSNL America gets FCC licence
VSNL America Inc, affiliate of Videsh Sanchar Nigam Ltd, has been granted an international telecommunications licence by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The FCC has granted the company an International Common Carrier 214 Licence, ...
COAI wants level playing field with long distance players
THE Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) on Wednesday said that the telecom regulator's recommendations on unified licence did not ensure level playing field and was heavily in favour of long distance operators. In its response ...
AirTel launches service for hearing impaired in Maharashtra & Goa circles
MOBILE service provider AirTel on Wednesday announced the `Confidence Plan', a unique service that will allow the hearing impaired in Maharashtra and Goa circles to communicate with each other through text messages or SMS. It plans to roll out ...
Tata Tele plans big push in AP
TVS-E has 45 pc of dot matrix printer pie
TVS Electronics (TVS-E), the Chennai-based computer peripheral manufacturer, has achieved a market share of 45 per cent in the dot matrix printer (DMP) segment for the second quarter ended June. According to the latest report from IDC, a ...
New EMC products for mid-tier segment
EMC Corporation, which provides products, services and solutions for information storage and management, on Wednesday unveiled its strategy for the mid-tier market, and said it has appointed Redington India as its regional distributor for India, ...
CA plans to set up tech campus in Hyderabad
COMPUTER Associates International Inc, the $3.3-billion software services provider, has drawn up plans to establish a campus here as a part of its India strategy to address research and product development work and quality assurance services. It ...
HCL Tech unveils `CrosSView'
NEW DELHI: IT solutions provider HCL Technologies has launched `CrosSView', a framework-based computer systems validation (CSV) methodology for the development of robust software applications in the life sciences arena. "Validation is the ...
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
ICICI OneSource buys majority stake in US business research co
IN its bid to move up the BPO value chain, ICICI OneSource on Wednesday announced a majority 51 per cent shareholding in business research and analytics firm, Pipal Research of the US. The BPO service provider plans to enter the lucrative ...
Satyam opens Melbourne centre
SATYAM Computer Services on Wednesday announced the launch of its largest Global Development Centre outside of India in Melbourne, Australia, to support the company's Asia-Pacific operations, including Japan. It had opened its first Australian ...
New tool from vFortress
BANGALORE: vFortress Network Security has announced the launch of SPAN, its application security product suite offering a seamless private application network. The vMoksha-incubated company is also seeking a second round of funding and ...
Stata Labs unveils search-based e-mail product
THE US-based Stata Labs has launched Bloomba, a search-based e-mail product, in India. Bloomba was designed and developed by the Chennai-based Integrated SoftTech Solutions (iSoftTech) Pvt Ltd, provider of high-end design services to product ...
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