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Videocon Hi5 ties up with Flipkart as its exclusive online partner for sale of its smartphone accessories

Among the products offered on Flipkart in phase 1 will include Smartphone Power banks and Smartphone Chargers. The brand will soon offer other Smartphone accessories including Smartphone cables, headphones, Bluetooth speakers etc. on Flipkart

RCOM signs binding definitive agreements with Reliance Jio for sale of valuable wireless spectrum, towers, fiber and MCNs

Reliance Communications expects the transactions to close in a phased manner between January and March 2018, subject to lenders’ and other applicable approvals. The RJIO deal consideration comprises primarily of cash payment and includes transfer of deferred spectrum instalments payable to the Department of Telecommunication (DoT).

Sterlite Tech wins WBA industry award 2017 for best connected city deployment in Gandhinagar

The global award recognises transformational impact of smart city services on citizens’ everyday living experiences and better governance achieved by its municipal corporation

Openwave Mobility releases 2018 predictions

“In 2018, we forecast HD to reach 50 per cent of mobile video traffic. 2018 is a make or break year for mobile QoE. Forward looking operators have started the fightback to take control of their networks and subscribers,” said John Giere, President and CEO, Openwave Mobility

iVOOMi ties up with Hannstar and IVO to introduce LCD display smartphones

“We have worked together with Hannstar and IVO to fit in 5.5 inch display in the current market trend of 5 inch Form Factor removing almost all the inefficient space around the LCD panel making it a bezel-less product,” said Ashwin Bhandari, CEO of iVOOMi India

mGage India wins the messaging and sms world awards 2017 in London

mGage India was judged the winner in the Best SMS Provider (Customer Service) category with its unique SMS service offerings that allow enterprises to deliver professional & high-quality assistance to their customers before, during and after a purchase

Vodafone and Micromax break the price barrier on 4G smartphones

Customers have to simply do a recharge of at least Rs 150 per month for 36 months. At the end of 18 months, users will receive cash back of Rs. 900 and Rs. 1300 after another 18 months. The cash back will be credited to their Vodafone M-Pesa wallets

Ericsson predicts 1 billion 5G subscriptions in 2023

The total mobile data traffic per month in India is expected to grow 11 times during the forecast period from 1.3 EB to 14 EB by 2023. The report estimates that the monthly data usage per smartphone (GB/month) in India will increase 5 times from 3.9 GB in 2017 to 18 GB by 2023

Hike announces partnership with Airtel Payments Bank to power its Wallet

Airtel Payments Bank will offer host of services to Hike Wallet’s large customer base. Hike Wallet users will now have access to Airtel Payments Bank’s KYC infrastructure and payment services

Facebook is helping to create jobs and develop digital skills in India

Facebook introduced Facebook Digital Training and Facebook Startup Training Hubs, personalised online learning to help small businesses and people in India grow by giving them the digital skills they need to compete in today’s digital economy

Tata Teleservices mobile customers to start transitioning to the Airtel network

The first batch of the transition is being effected in UP (West), Bihar, and West Bengal. Over the coming weeks, all consumer mobile customers of Tata Teleservices across all circles will gradually transition to the Airtel network

Spice Digital develops Unified Mobile Application For New-age Governance (UMANG)

UMANG brings forth a cohesive system making e-governance measures, schemes, policies, and services accessible to the citizens on a single platform bringing down the complexity of the whole process

Aircel offers competitive tariff with year-long validity

Customers, now get to call using Aircel at tariffs of 20 paisa by paying just INR 104 with a year-long validity

RCOM-GCX sends Cease and Desist notice/injunction to competitors in Indian enterprise market

Move comes after company learns competitors are carrying out malicious campaign, telling customers Reliance Enterprise Voice services are being discontinued

American Tower to acquire the standalone tower businesses of Vodafone India and Idea Cellular at US$ 1.2 billion

The standalone tower businesses of Vodafone India and Idea are pan-Indian passive telecommunication infrastructure businesses, comprising a combined portfolio of approximately 20,000 towers with a combined tenancy ratio of 1.65x as at 30 June 2017

Airtel announced data rollover facility for its broadband customers

The ‘Data Rollover’ facility will ensure that Airtel home broadband customers never waste any data that they pay for and continue enjoying a great online experience. Customers can accumulate up to 1000 GB data and easily track their usage and balance data available on MyAirtel App

Hair Drama Company, an aesthetic fashion brand is moving on to digitalised ways to make hair accessories

“It is our belief that a start up can easily compete with larger established companies by leveraging global resources and futuristic technology,” said Priyanka Sanghi, owner of Hair Drama Company

Reliance Communications and SSTL completes merger transaction

RCOM spectrum portfolio will be enhanced by 30 MHz of superior 800/850 MHz spectrum eminently suited for 4G LTE and other evolving technologies. RCOM spectrum asset value is enhanced by Rs. 7,400 Crore as per latest auction prices. RCOM spectrum validity is extended by 12 years from 2021 to 2033 in the 800/850 MHz band in 8 circles

BT announces major evolution in cloud of clouds with Amazon web services

This includes the launch of new customer initiatives such as BT’s ‘hybrid cloud landing zone’ as well as research and innovation in the evolution of network services and a comprehensive approach to security in the cloud

44 percent of Indian mobile users want better battery capacity: MoMagic Tech

With data prices dropping almost every month post the market entry of Reliance Jio and 4G enabled phones also getting cheaper, many Indian buyers have now moved to 4G phones. 56% of the respondents surveyed were using 4G phones, followed by 3G at 34% and just 7% were using 2G