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BSNL FTTH Broadband Plans Revised to Offer Up to 3.5TB Data to Compete With Jio GigaFiber

HIGHLIGHTS The FTTH plans were previously revised in July The costliest FTTH plan is priced at Rs. 16,999 Jio GigaFiber recently saw an official public launch BSNL FTTH (Fibre to the Home) broadband offerings have been revised to now offer more data at faster speeds, in a possible attempt to take on Jio GigaFiber, for which registrations began recently on August 15. Four ... Read More »

Xiaomi Plans to Enter US Market Next Year, Says Ties Will Help Avoid Trade Tensions

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi is set to enter the US next year The company is considering the US market “very attractive” Xiaomi’s Senior Vice President Wang Xiang confirmed the development Xiaomi is aiming to enter the US a long time after gaining success in India and China. The company also recently entered Europe and the UK. The Beijing-based smartphone maker that sells its Mi and ... Read More »

After years of shunning fixed maturity plans, Franklin Templeton re-enters the segment

Among the top 15 fund houses in terms of fixed income assets, 78.9% of Franklin Templeton’s fixed income assets lie in securities rated AA & lower; the most in such companies. What is special about Franklin Templeton Asset Management (India) Ltd launching a new fixed maturity plan (FMP)? On 20 March, it launched a new fund called Franklin India Fixed ... Read More »

Govt plans lending reforms as bankers fear new bad debt crisis

India’s near $147 billion pile of soured loans is replete with examples of powerful and politically connected businesses who are accused of undermining rules to secure credit and then defaulting on loans. Photo: Mint New Delhi: Weeks after India unveiled a $32 billion bailout of state-run banks, top finance ministry officials and bankers will meet this weekend to discuss lending reforms ... Read More »

Government of Singapore plans to establish Skill Centre at Guwahati

A Skill Centre will soon be coming up in Guwahati which will cater to the entire North-Eastern region. A Skill Centre will soon be coming up in Guwahati as the government of Singapore is planning to set up the same. The centre will cater to the entire North-Eastern region. This was stated here by Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) ... Read More »

HMSI plans rural push to capture bigger pie in bikes segment

NEW DELHI: Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) is pushing hard for a bigger pie in the domestic bike segment with plans to open 70 per cent of its 500 new outlets planned for this fiscal in rural markets to tap new buyers. The company also plans to launch an all-new motorcycle model for the Indian market in this ongoing fiscal in order to ... Read More »

UAE President announces plans to unify education in all government schools

Schools across the emirates that follow the UAE Government Ministry of Education’s curriculum will be brought under one education system. Jeff Topping / The National Schools across the UAE will follow a new common education system in a major shakeup announced yesterday by the Ministry of Education and Abu Dhabi Education Council. According to the announcement, all Government schools and ... Read More »

Snapchat Plans Move Into Scripted Content by the End of the Year

HIGHLIGHTS Snapchat is likely to move into scripted content through its shows Snapchat is relying on its partners to finance video content Snap and Time Warner announced to produce shows in June Photo-sharing platform Snapchat is likely to move into scripted content through its shows by the end of year. A report in the Variety on Wednesday quoted Snapchat’s head of content ... Read More »

Nokia 8 With Dual Zeiss ‘Bothie’ Camera Launched: Price, Specifications, India Release Plans, and More

Nokia 8 has finally been launched, marking an end to the countless leaks and giving us the first true flagship Nokia Android phone to take on the likes of iPhone 7 Plus and Samsung Galaxy S8 (and the upcoming iPhone 8 and Galaxy Note 8). The Nokia 8 camera was at the front and centre of the London launch event; in fact, this is the first device developed by HMD ... Read More »

Jio vs Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, BSNL, Aircel – These Are the Best Data, Calling Plans

Reliance Jio, which claims to be the world’s largest mobile data network, continues to bring about paradigm shifts in the Indian telecom market. Just last week, it launched new plans and revised the old plans to offer more data, and is widely expected to launch the rumoured 4G VoLTE-enabled Jio feature phone later this week. With such sweeping changes afoot, telecom operators such ... Read More »