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'BJP Sees More Job Opportunities in IT Sector'
by Muntazir Abbas    Mar 25, 2009
Category : Interviews
Technology : Infrastructure
How is the BJP utilizing Information Technology for its election campaign? We have a population of 110 crore with a voter base of 65 to 70 crore, out of which nearly 4.5 crore are Internet users. And 60 percent of them are in large cities....
Pacnet to Expand Telecom Operations in India
by Muntazir Abbas    Mar 24, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
Following approval from the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB), telecom service provider Pacnet has increased its stake from 55 percent to 74 percent in its joint venture Pacific Internet India. According to Bill Barney, CEO, Pacnet,...
BJP IT Vision Ignites VoIP vs Telecom Debate
by Muntazir Abbas    Mar 20, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
BJP's IT Vision Document, promising unlimited VoIP access to all if elected to power, has been hailed by the VoIP service provider fraternity, but has queered the pitch for telecom operators Web telephony or VoIP has emerged as a...
CPI-M Bitten by Internet Bug, Launches Website
by Muntazir Abbas    Mar 19, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
As the Lok Sabha elections approach, various parties are turning to Internet to reach out to voters. Not to be left behind, the Communist Party of India- Marxist (CPIM) has launched its dedicated Website, vote.cpim.org, for election...
PMO Replaces MS Outlook With SquirrelMail
by Muntazir Abbas    Mar 18, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Hardware & Software
Plagued by a technical bug in its Microsoft Outlook Express e-mail system, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) switched over to SquirrelMail during mid-2008. This was revealed by the PMO in a hearing concerning the RTI Act. In its reply to...
Aircel to Launch GSM Service in Delhi
by Muntazir Abbas    Mar 17, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
Aircel, a joint venture between Malaysia's Maxis Communications and Apollo Hospital Enterprise, is all set to launch its GSM services in Delhi on March 18. In the next phase, the company plans to introduce the service in Mumbai as well as...
Recession Promotes Internet Business Model
by Muntazir Abbas    Mar 12, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
The economic downturn has increased the reliance on IT, and various companies are showing retroflexion, NaviSite, a provider of managed hosting and application services to retail, manufacturing, financial services and the public sector as well...
Recession an Opportunity to Grow
by Muntazir Abbas    Mar 12, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
As the recession has set in the Indian landscape, the companies in IT and ITeS sector are turning toward innovations. Quint Wellington Redwood, which is one of the leading companies in development and deployment of knowledge-based tools for...
Security Agencies Turn to Technology
by Muntazir Abbas    Mar 12, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
The need for intelligence-led policing has increased manifold post-26/11 terror attack on Mumbai. With information sharing and collaboration as well as scalable solution, the intelligence agencies can speed up investigation. "Technology is...
Wavion Forays into Indian Wireless Access Market
by Muntazir Abbas    Mar 06, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
Israel-based Wavion Wireless Networks has entered the Indian wireless access market with its beamforming technology based solutions for Wi-Fi network. The company plans to focus on municipal bodies and industrial clients. With the launch...
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