Indonesia's island of Bali to curb internet use over Hindu holiday

Mar 15 2018

Indonesia has asked telecoms providers to shut down internet in its holiday island of Bali, to respect the predominantly Hindu island’s New Year “day of silence”.

Facebook introduces video chat to Messenger Lite for Android

Mar 08 2018

Facebook has introduced video chat in Messenger Lite for Android intended for people with older devices and/or slower Internet connections.

Haptik to use AWS AI portfolio to offer chatbot solutions

Mar 07 2018

Haptik, an AI-based chatbot platform, announced that it has partnered with Cloud major Amazon Web Services (AWS) to offer solutions to customers in India.

Govt harmonising spectrum for 5G: Telecom Secretary

Mar 04 2018

The Department of Telecom has started harmonising spectrum in 3,500 megahertz band and 26 Gigahertz band along with E and V band, she said.

Fast 5G beckons, but still far off for most mobile users

Mar 03 2018

The telecoms world is gearing up for 5G technology that link up anything with an internet connection at far greater speeds.

Gaana to raise $115 million from Tencent, Times Internet

Feb 28 2018

Music streaming service Gaana said it will raise $115 million from Times Internet and China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd.

Gaana to raise USD 115 mn from Tencent, Times Internet

Feb 27 2018

Music streaming service Gaana said it will raise USD 115 million (about Rs 750 cr) from Chinese internet giant Tencent and Times Internet in its latest round of funding.

'Reliance Jio to cover 99 percent population by Diwali'

Feb 27 2018

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio is aiming to cover 99 per cent of the country's population by this Diwali, said a top company official.

India ranks 47th when it comes to inclusive Internet: Facebook

Feb 26 2018

India is ranked 47th out of 86 countries when it comes to inclusive Internet and connectivity for all, a Facebook report said.

China's Huawei set to lead global charge to 5G networks

Feb 23 2018

Huawei is forging closer commercial ties with big telcos across Europe and Asia, putting the company in prime position to lead the global race for next-gen 5G networks.

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Firms such as ITC, Patanjali Ayurved, Emami Group and Aion Cap are among the bidders

Bidders are bullish on the sector after Govt raise import duties on certain vegetable oils

The govt announced in the budget a hike in import duty to 30-35%

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TPG Cap and Manipal Health are eyeing controlling stake in the co

Likely to lead to 2 simultaneous open offers leasing to premium offers to attract investors

Will have to buy at least 26% stake through Voluntary open offer as part of takeover code

A 26% shareholding will automatically trigger the mandatory open offer for additional 20%

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TRAI issues show-cause notice to co

Seeks details of non-transparent, discriminatory tariffs to consumers

Have to respond till Mar 25

Action to depend on if tariff reported to regulator or not

Notice first one after TRAI issued tariff order on predatory pricing

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