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  • WhatsApp working to enable end-to-end encryption for local backups Aug 05, 2021 12:03 PM IST

    WhatsApp working to enable end-to-end encryption for local backups

    After testing encrypted cloud backups, WhatsApp is working to enable encryption for local backups as well

  • Postpaid mobile phone services restored in Kashmir Oct 14, 2019 12:10 PM IST

    Postpaid mobile phone services restored in Kashmir

    Restrictions on these telecommunication services were imposed after the Centre, on August 5, abrogated Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir

  • Bharti Infratel Q2 PAT may dip 0.7% QoQ to Rs. 659 cr: ICICI Securities Oct 11, 2017 02:59 PM IST

    Bharti Infratel Q2 PAT may dip 0.7% QoQ to Rs. 659 cr: ICICI Securities

    Net Sales are expected to increase by 3.1 percent Q-o-Q (up 9.8 percent Y-o-Y) to Rs. 1642.8 crore, according to ICICI Securities.

  • Tata Communication Q2 PAT seen up to Rs. 43.1 cr: ICICI Securities Oct 11, 2017 02:44 PM IST

    Tata Communication Q2 PAT seen up to Rs. 43.1 cr: ICICI Securities

    Net Sales are expected to increase by 1.2 percent Q-o-Q (down 3.2 percent Y-o-Y) to Rs. 4362.6 crore, according to ICICI Securities.

  • Idea Cellular Q2 PAT seen down to Rs. 1116.8 cr: ICICI Securities Oct 11, 2017 12:11 PM IST

    Idea Cellular Q2 PAT seen down to Rs. 1116.8 cr: ICICI Securities

    Net Sales are expected to decrease by 6 percent Q-o-Q (down 17.5 percent Y-o-Y) to Rs. 7670.4 crore, according to ICICI Securities.

  • Saudi Telecom to form $500 mn venture capital fund May 26, 2017 07:40 AM IST

    Saudi Telecom to form $500 mn venture capital fund

    As part of a wideranging economic diversification plan launched last year, Saudi Arabia is trying to promote small and medium enterprises, and to expand its investment and industrial base as well as develop the digital infrastructure to support such growth.

  • TMT-focused investment bank Raine plans India expansion Apr 05, 2017 12:52 PM IST

    TMT-focused investment bank Raine plans India expansion

    The merchant bank - which focuses on technology, media and telecommunications - has hired former UBS banker Gaurav Mehta to head its India business as managing director, it said in a statement.

  • Essar sells BPO company Aegis for $275-300 mn Apr 03, 2017 01:03 PM IST

    Essar sells BPO company Aegis for $275-300 mn

    Essar had in July 2014 sold Aegis USA Inc, an outsourcing and technology company with operations in the US, the Philippines and Costa Rica, to Teleperformance of Paris for USD 610 million.

  • Bharti Airtel slashes prepaid tariffs Dec 08, 2016 12:52 PM IST

    Bharti Airtel slashes prepaid tariffs

    For Rs 345 (USD 5.12), Bharti Airtel will allow users to make unlimited calls to any network and consume 1 GB 4G data for 28 days, the carrier said in a statement. Under a separate plan of Rs 145, users will get 300 MB of 4G data and unlimited calls within Airtel network for 28 days, it said.

  • Indian insurers to spend Rs 15,000 cr on IT in 2017: Report Nov 15, 2016 06:16 PM IST

    Indian insurers to spend Rs 15,000 cr on IT in 2017: Report

    The forecast includes spending by insurers on internal IT (including personnel), hardware, software, external IT services and telecommunications.

  • AT&T-Time Warner deal sparks calls for scrutiny in Washington Oct 24, 2016 08:17 AM IST

    AT&T-Time Warner deal sparks calls for scrutiny in Washington

    The biggest deal of the year, announced just over two weeks before the Nov. 8 US election, is a gamble on a victory for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and a continuation of the status quo on anti-trust and regulatory enforcement.

  • Saudi Arabia, SoftBank plan mega $100bn tech fund Oct 14, 2016 09:41 AM IST

    Saudi Arabia, SoftBank plan mega $100bn tech fund

    The plan is part of a series of dramatic business initiatives launched by Riyadh this year as Saudi Arabia, its economy hurt by low oil prices, deploys huge financial reserves in an effort to move into non-oil industries.

  • Quality of service will improve further, says telecom minister Oct 10, 2016 02:17 PM IST

    Quality of service will improve further, says telecom minister

    After the conclusion of the largest ever spectrum auctions, Rs 32,000 crore is what the government is getting as the upfront money.

  • China begins 5G telecom trial runs to get head start: Report Oct 05, 2016 12:36 PM IST

    China begins 5G telecom trial runs to get head start: Report

    High-speed 5G networks can theoretically transmit data 20 times faster than current 4G speed, with less than one tenth of the latency, or the time for a data request to receive a reply.

  • Telefonica sells China Unicom stake for 322 million euros Jul 11, 2016 07:42 AM IST

    Telefonica sells China Unicom stake for 322 million euros

    The former state monopoly, which has been selling stakes in non-core assets, sold 361.8 million shares in China Unicom at 7.80 Hong Kong dollars per share, Telefonica said in a statement. The operation leaves it in possession of about one percent of China Unicom, it added.

  • Salary hike of 11-13% is all you can hope for in FY17 Apr 18, 2016 10:27 PM IST

    Salary hike of 11-13% is all you can hope for in FY17

    Fancy a foreign holiday this year? A new car? A diamond set? Don't count on it this year. According to Staffing Services firm TeamLease, salary hikes this year may not be something to write home about.

  • Russia's VimpelCom to pay $835 mn over corruption charges Feb 19, 2016 07:22 AM IST

    Russia's VimpelCom to pay $835 mn over corruption charges

    The huge Russian mobile phone operator, controlled by billionaire Mikhail Fridman, was accused under the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) of paying more than USD 114 million to a "relative" of Uzbek President Islam Karimov between 2006 and 2012 for mobile phone licenses and frequencies.

  • Indian tech sector to be $1 trn opportunity by 2023: Official Feb 04, 2016 08:56 AM IST

    Indian tech sector to be $1 trn opportunity by 2023: Official

    "The technology sector is going to be USD 1 trillion opportunity in the next 5-7 years. You have around USD 400 billion of hardware, around USD 350 billion of IT, ITes and e-commerce and another USD 250 billion of telecommunications and IoT," Deity Additional Secretary Ajay Kumar said at IESA Vision Summit.

  • 'Make in India' road show held in China Jan 28, 2016 04:28 PM IST

    'Make in India' road show held in China

    The road show was also addressed by President Sichuan CCPIT Li Geng, who encouraged the Chinese businessmen to look at large market and opportunity for Chinese businessmen in India.

  • Facebook's Free Basics service suspended in Egypt Dec 31, 2015 09:00 AM IST

    Facebook's Free Basics service suspended in Egypt

    Facebook's Free Basics service, which aims to provide free access to Facebook and some partner websites in developing countries, was launched in Egypt two months ago by the mobile carrier Etisalat.

  • Jindal University Prof. First Indian to be Selected as Next Generation Antitrust Scholar by ABA and NYU Dec 29, 2015 03:57 PM IST

    Jindal University Prof. First Indian to be Selected as Next Generation Antitrust Scholar by ABA and NYU

    Jindal Global Law School’s (JGLS) Assistant Professor of competition law and policy, Prof. Avirup Bose, has been selected by the American Bar ...

  • Nokia remains bullish about Africa biz despite eco slowdown Nov 20, 2015 11:31 AM IST

    Nokia remains bullish about Africa biz despite eco slowdown

    Nokia, which sold its once-dominant mobile handset business to Microsoft in 2014, deals in Africa mostly with telecommunications operators and governments, both of which have been hit by weaker currencies and slower economic growth.

  • BFSI sector to spend around Rs 50K cr on IT in 2015:Gartner Nov 02, 2015 03:49 PM IST

    BFSI sector to spend around Rs 50K cr on IT in 2015:Gartner

    "Firms in the industry are investing to strengthen their operational infrastructure to support regulatory needs, as well as sustain increasing demands from the digital channels," its research director Rajesh Kandaswamy said.

  • Tata Comm, MasterCard to financially empower 100 mn women Sep 30, 2015 03:25 PM IST

    Tata Comm, MasterCard to financially empower 100 mn women

    The global telecommunications and payments technology firms and their network of partners will realise this vision by taking a non-linear implementation approach, the two companies said in a joint statement.

  • Idea gets shareholders nod to raise up to Rs 10,000 crore Sep 30, 2015 10:02 AM IST

    Idea gets shareholders nod to raise up to Rs 10,000 crore

    The company, which held its 20th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Monday, said all the items of business contained in the notice for AGM have been approved by the shareholders.

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