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‘India to Have 1.4 Billion Mobile Subscriptions by 2020’

  The number of mobile subscriptions in the country is expected to increase to 1.4 billion by 2020, against 970 million in 2014, driven by rise in affordable devices and services, according to a report by telecom equipment maker Ericsson. The India appendix of the Ericsson Mobility Report, released on Tuesday, shows key trends and forecasts on mobile traffic, subscriptions, ... Read More »

Torchlight Mobile to Launch for Android and iOS This Year

The popular Torchlight series of action RPG games is going to get an instalment on mobile this year. Perfect World Entertainment, the maker and publisher of innumerable RPG games, will be publishing the game, while Fedeen Games will be developing it. Runic Games, the makers of the Torchlight and Torchlight II, doesn’t seem to have much hand in it.For now, ... Read More »

Unlimited Night Calling Spurs Demand for BSNL’s Forgotten Landlines

The nation-wide unlimited night calls from Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. (BSNL) landlines since May 1 has spurred interest for its traditional wired telephones. “In the last two months we have seen growth of 30 percent in registration for new connection compared to April 2015,” BSNL GM (Calcutta Telephones) responsible for fixed lines, K C Ghosh said. He said demand for ... Read More »

‘India to Have 1.4 Billion Mobile Subscriptions by 2020’

The number of mobile subscriptions in the country is expected to increase to 1.4 billion by 2020, against 970 million in 2014, driven by rise in affordable devices and services, according to a report by telecom equipment maker Ericsson.The India appendix of the Ericsson Mobility Report, released on Tuesday, shows key trends and forecasts on mobile traffic, subscriptions, consumer behaviour ... Read More »

Electronics Manufacturing Proposals Worth Rs. 65,000 Crores Received: Prasad

Government has received proposals worth Rs. 65,000 crores for electronics manufacturing in the country, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Monday.”In principal approval has been given to 21 electronics manufacturing clusters. Almost Rs. 65,000 crores worth proposals have been received under MSIPS and Rs. 9,000 crores of which have been approved,” Prasad said while speaking at an event here. ... Read More »

Google Play Prepaid Vouchers Now Available in India

Google has introduced Google Play prepaid vouchers for the Indian market. The Google Play prepaid vouchers, also known as Google Play Gift Cards elsewhere in the world, can be used to purchase digital content such as apps, games, in-app purchases, and ebooks, apart from rent or buy movies on the Google Play store. The Google Play prepaid vouchers will be ... Read More »

WNS Named as a ‘Leader’ in Worldwide Finance & Accounting BPO Services in IDC MarketScape 2015 Vendor Assessment Report.

WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS), a leading provider of global Business Process Management (BPM) services, today announced that it has been named as a ‘Leader’ in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Finance and Accounting (F&A) BPO Services 2015 Vendor Assessment Report (doc #256297, June 2015). “We are delighted to be recognized as an F&A ‘Leader’ in the latest IDC MarketScape report. ... Read More »

Software, Hardware Industries to Partner for ‘Digital India’

  Indian software and hardware industries are partnering to make the NDA government’s ‘Make in India’ and ‘Digital India’ initiatives a reality soon, their officials said. The partnership will create a major force in the Electronic System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) industry and the IT landscape to position India among top five economies in the next decade, top officials of ... Read More »

Finance Ministry may finalise additional fund needs for banks in 3 months.

New Delhi: The Finance Ministry is likely to finalise additional capital requirement, over and above budget provision of about Rs 8,000 crore, for public sector banks in the next three months. The exercise of getting representations from individual banks for additional capital requirement would be completed by first week of July. Subsequently, the Department of Financial Services would make fair ... Read More »

You Have Enough Spectrum, Now Address Call Drops: Prasad to Telcos

Doing some plain speaking on call drops, Indian Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday asked mobile operators to walk the extra mile to reinforce their systems as they have enough spectrum to provide telephony services without interruption.The minister said he has asked sectoral regulator Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) to suggest a disincentive mechanism to tackle the problem, ... Read More »