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Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Government cancels registrations of 4 MSOs

Department of Telecommunications may use Telecom Regulatory Authority of India's data to reach uncovered areas

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) will shortly ask the sector regulator to determine which areas remain outside mobile coverage ahead of the next spectrum auction. It's likely to use the data collated by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) to design the next airwaves sale more effectively, especially....more
Today’s headlines
Atria plans to pump in Rs 500 crore, eyes 1 mn broadband subs
Broadband and cable TV player Atria Convergence Technologies, which is controlled by India Value Fund Advisors, is planning to invest Rs 500 crore (Rs 5 billion) as it has set an ambitious target of reaching one million broadband subscribers.... more
Internet Service Provider Association Of India to help people in small towns set up telecom networks
Amid huge push for spreading broadband services by the government in the country, Internet industry body ISPAI Friday said that it along with other associations will run workshops in small towns and cities to train people on setting up telecom and... more
NDTV leads news broadcasters’ strong show on the bourses
Expectations of government allowing 49 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in news companies have helped them to perform well in the week ended 25 July. There were also rumours that the Adani Group would pick up stake in NDTV, later denied.. more
Airtel Launches 4G Services In Nagpur
Airtel is on expansion spree of its 4G services across the country. After spreading its 4G services in Punjab, it has now moved to Western India. Airtel has launched today its 4G services in Nagpur. With this roll out, Nagpur becomes the 2nd city.... more
Virus steals debit card information
Debit and credit card users in the country have been alerted by cyber security sleuths against the damaging activities of a virus which attacks Point of Sale (POS) business counters to steal confidential data like card number and passwords.... more
Legal & patent
Bose sues Beats over noise-cancellation patents
High-end sound system and headphone maker Bose is going after the newer kid on the block, Beats Electronics, with a lawsuit accusing Beats of infringing several patents related to noise-cancellation technology. In a lawsuit filed on Friday in.... more
For Vodafone, India is an outperformer; 10.3% growth in India services revenue cushions overall decline
Vodafone Group's Indian business continued to outshine its global operations, helped by increasing data usage and new customers in a market that accounts for the British telecom giant's largest subscriber base worldwide. Vodafone India..... more
DoT seeks info on J&K, HP, Uttarakhand villages having no telephone
The government is likely to approach regulator TRAI for details of the villages in Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh that have no telecom connectivity. "The Department of Telecom (DoT) is preparing a detailed project report..... more
Freedome app lets you surf the internet anonymously
Freedome is a new app for Android and iOS which understands how helpless most people feel when they worry about being watched all the time while using mobile phones. To put it simply, the software is a blend of virtual private network..... more
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