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Friday, July 25, 2014
Government cancels registrations of 4 MSOs

Government cancels registrations of 4 MSOs

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) has cancelled the registrations of four multi-system operators (MSOs) including that of Kolkata-based Digicable Comm. Services, Chennai-based Jothishankar Annamalai, Mysore-based Mediasix Digital Networks, and Thanjavur-based Kavery Digital Networks. Digicable Comm. Services’ permanent registration for Kolkata was cancelled on 18 July due to denial of security clearance by the Ministry....more
Today’s headlines
Qualcomm ties up with NGO, SDMC to provide 3G tablets to Delhi school kids
US chipmaker Qualcomm Inc. is collaborating with not-for-profit body Sesame Workshop India and the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) to provide nearly 400 children in south Delhi's primary schools with 3G tablets..... more
Vodafone India anticipates demand in enterprise business
India's No. 2 GSM carrier Vodafone India, which currently ranks No. 4 in the enterprise business revenue, is taking a "total telecom solutions" approach to offer a bouquet of enterprise-ready services to the Indian market. Speaking on the sidelines.... more
HC asks Videocon to pay Euro 38 million in dues to Italian Bank Intesa
The Bombay High Court directed VideoconBSE -0.68 % Industries to pay Italian bank Intesa Sanpaolo dues of about Euro 38 million (over Rs 307 crore) along with 9% interest, failing which the company will have to face winding up proceedings.... more
Oplus launches XonPhone 5 on Snapdeal, priced at Rs 7,999
Buoyed by the consumer response to its tablet, handset maker Oplus Technologies today launched its smartphone, XonPhone 5, for the Indian market, priced at Rs 7,999. The company, a subsidiary of Oplus Taiwan, has launched the handset exclusively... more
Legal & patent
STPL was Reliance ADA Group company: CBI to 2G case witness
The CBI today grilled a Reliance ADAG official before a Delhi court alleging that Swan Telecom Pvt Ltd (STPL), an accused firm facing trial in the 2G spectrum allocation case, was one of the group companies of Anil Ambani-led enterprise.... more
'IP encryption software Tails's security flaw can expose users'
Researchers have found a flaw that could expose the identities of people using a privacy-oriented operating system touted by Edward Snowden, just two days after widely used anonymity service Tor acknowledged a similar problem..... more
BSNL to raise Rs 6,000 crore via sharing towers, selling property
BharatSanchar Nigam plans to raise nearly Rs 6,000 crore of fresh resources by monetizing property holdings and sharing/leasing its 73,000-odd mobile towers even as the telecom department explores ways to resurrect the loss-making telco..... more
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