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Huawei bags three-year managed services contract from Vodafone India

Chinese equipment maker Huawei Technologies has bagged a three-year $180-$220 million (Rs1,200-1,470 crore) managed services contract from Vodafone India covering several circles, people familiar with the matter said. Huawei will provide managed services, including network operations, to Vodafone in Kerala, Tamil Nadu & Chennai and Odisha circles, replacing Finnish....more
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Legal & Patents
High Court raps I-T Department for wrong tax demand
Text messages congratulating taxpayers; polite letters; and, gentle persuasions are New Delhi's recent efforts to alter the taxman's image as a bully. But for tax officers chasing stiff targets, old habits die hard –- an attitude that has not gone down.... more
TRAI to look into auto download of video ads
Telecom regulator TRAI will hold a session this month with industry experts to examine concerns over unsolicited online video ads that download automatically without consumers’ knowledge, pushing up their data costs inadvertently.... more
Reliance Jio reiterates demand for interconnection ports from Vodafone and Idea
The new entrant accused its telecom operator rivals of 'unlawful and illegal delay', because of which its customers experienced more call drops, Reliance Jio has asked Vodafone and Idea Cellular to release telecommunication interconnection ports.... more
Policy & Regulation
State consumer panel can hear individual telecom plaints
Complaints from individual telecom consumers can henceforth be entertained by State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commissions following a direction from the Centre to this effect, the Federation of Consumer and Service Organizations.... more
Indian IT companies tackling growth rates but ready to take advantage of changes: N Chandrasekaran
Slowing revenue growth is an inevitable consequence of transformation in the technology industry but Tata Consultancy ServicesBSE -0.38 % is well poised to take advantage of the changes for the future, the chief executive officer of India’s largest software.... more
Frost & Sullivan's Leadership Summit Deliberated Strategies on Digital Transformation, Smart Manufacturing and Digital India for Enterprises
Leading executives across sectors discussed business model innovation and new-age technology adoption to thrive in a highly disruptive economy Frost & Sullivan’s flagship event Growth.... more
The telecom revolution was imminent: RailTel CMD R.K Bahuguna
RailTel is led by its CMD R.K Bahuguna, who has a vision to make the company offer telecom backend services to major private firms in the future. Bahuguna in an interaction with M. Rajendran tells Telecom was emerging as the new opportunity and.... more
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