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Developed by IBM researchers, the mesh technology is now available via The Weather Channel app in India. (Photo/Agency)

IBM launches Mesh Network alerts technology to deliver weather alerts without Internet in India

Global technology giant IBM and The Weather Company, an IBM business launched a new Mesh Network alerts technology in India which will deliver weather alerts without Internet on Mobile
“The benefits customer will get under the Combo STV (special tariff voucher) of Rs 339 are unlimited calls in BSNL network and unlimited data with fair use policy of 2 GB per day with validity of 28 days,” BSNL said in a statement.

Jio effect: BSNL offers 2GB data per day, unlimited calling for Rs 339

In a bid to counter threat from Reliance Jio, state-run telecom firm BSNL has launched a new plan that offers 2 GB of 3G data per day and unlimited calling within its network for Rs 339
“In the fast-evolving technology landscape, continued success and growth for telcos and CSPs depends on transforming from connectivity providers to innovators in delivering rich services, content and personalised experiences,” said Shekar Ayyar, executive vice president and general manager, Telco Group at VMware. (Photo/Agency)

VMware pitches SDN and NFV for telcos at MWC 2017

At MWC 2017, virtual infrastructure firm VMware showcased the company’s software driven solutions for telecom firms, cable and mobile operators
Sunil Raina, CMO, Lava (Photo/Linkedin)

Sunil Raina appointed Lava CMO

Sunil Raina takes over this position from Solomon Wheeler, who has decided to pursue other career opportunities outside Lava
International Women’s Day: Initially this is bring offered to women customer and later the service will be made available to all Indian citizens with the BSNL broadband plans. (Photo/BSNL)

On International Women’s Day BSNL offers 100GB free email storage to women customers

The current storage space limit offered to the BSNL broadband customer is 1 GB which is less than to the storage space being offered by Gmail, Yahoo Mail and Hotmail
The plant, according to reports, will be set up by Apple’s Taiwanese manufacturing partner Wistron, at Peenya in Bangalore. Apple has reportedly been discussing the plausibility of making the iPhones in the country, with the government, with an aim to make inroads in the South Asian market. (Photo/PIB)

Apple iPhones will be manufactured in Bengaluru from April, confirms Karnataka govt

Taking the 'Make in India' route the Apple is finally going to make its iPhones in India, in the city of Bengaluru from April, says the Karnataka govt.

Idea Cellular to raise Rs 1,000 crore via debentures

Mobile operator Idea Cellular, currently in merger talks with Vodafone India said it plans to raise Rs 1,000 crore through issuance of non-convertible debentures on private placement basis.

Airtel to launch 4G services in J&K soon

Telecom major Bharti Airtel will soon launch its 4G services across in Jammu and Kashmir and has asked customers to upgrade their existing services to 4G network.

Voda-Idea merger to create Rs 80,000 cr revenue firm

The proposed merger of telecom operators Vodafone and Idea Cellular will create an entity with revenue of around Rs 80,000 crore and the move will be credit positive for the sector, India Ratings and Research said.
The Patiala House court discharged former communication minister Dayanidhi Maran, his brother Kalanithi Maran after it found insufficient evidence to prosecute them.

Aircel-Maxis Case: Public prosecutor withdraws plea from SC

Special Public Prosecutor Anand Grover on Wednesday withdrew his plea from the Supreme Court after a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Court discharged the Maran brothers in the Aircel-Maxis case.