Will Bharti SoftBank’s $7 mn investment enable Hike to take on WhatsApp?
WhatsApp has more than 200 million monthly active users worldwide
RIL-Bharti deal: Is coopetition the way forward for Indian telcos?
Category : Digital Enterprise
Some telcos have taken a coopetition approach in the past, especially in case of the sharing of 3G spectrum
3G subscribers in India to reach 400 million by 2015: Wireless Intelligence
Category : Columns
Technology : Enterprise IT Services
Seven Indian operators acquired 3G spectrum last year in addition to the two state-owned operators, namely BSNL and MTNL
Ericsson India acquires minority stake in Novatium Solutions
This strategic investment by Ericsson India includes board participation and eventually rollout of Novatium services globally
Bharti Airtel, VMware partner over cloud services
Bharti Airtel has partnered with VMware to extend its Managed Virtual Compute services, thereby targeting the market for cloud-based managed compute services in India by offering external IT infrastructure for customers. The telco will offer...
Tough times lie ahead telcos post 3G auction
The recently concluded 3G auctions is set to fetch the Indian government around $15 billion in revenues, nearly double the goal set for both 3G and BWA auctions combined. Though no single telco won a pan-India license, Bharti and Vodafone with...
Symantec, Airtel to offer Norton for smartphones
Technology : Security & Compliance
Symantec, makers of Norton Internet Security solutions, and Bharti Airtel in collaboration with Lotaris, a Swiss-based Mobile Internet Security service provider, have launched Norton Smartphone Security for Airtel's mobile customers in...
Huawei helps Indian telcos improve service quality
Technology : Business Intelligence
With the rapid development of mobile and broadband technologies, the telecommunications industry is confronting unprecedented opportunities and challenges. The telcos are striving to achieve the next-generation network, thereby establishing a...
Inefficient Systems Cause Revenue Loss for Telcos
Category : Interviews
The primary causes of revenue leakage in telcos is related to inefficiency in systems and processes combined with fraudulent activities. Avi Basu, President and Chief Executive of Connectiva Systems explains more about revenue...
Bharti, Cisco Join Hands to Target B2B Segment
Technology : Infrastructure
Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel and Cisco have announced the formation of a business alliance meant to to help drive growth for Indian enterprises.The alliance aims to combine the strengths of Airtel s role as a network service...