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TRAI okays Bharti's tariff plan
THE Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has approved the revised STD tariff plan of Bharti Telesonic Ltd (BTSOL), even as it has withheld approval to the company's interconnect agreement with cellular operators for mobile-to-mobile STD ... More

VSNL set to lose 45-50 pc market share: Study
VIDESH Sanchar Nigam Ltd will lose at least 45 to 50 per cent of its market share in international long distance telephony over the next three to four years, says a joint paper released by Crisil Advisory Services and PA Consulting ... More

Bharti's submarine cable project by March
The $ 650-million project, being undertaken by SingTel and Bharti, will facilitate various data-centric applications for the growing telecom sector in India. More

Usha Martin to make emotional appeal
EVEN as the battle for a larger share of the cellular pie in Kolkata hots up - facilitated with the launch of the Airtel brand just about a month ago - cellular service provider Usha Martin Telekom Ltd is banking upon the emotional advantages ... More

Corel launches IRIS in Kerala
COREL Telecom, provider of telecommunications equipment, has launched its IRIS (Integrated Voice and Data Servicer) series of high-end EPABX systems in Kerala. IRIS is an indigenously designed switch capable of simultaneous switching of data ... More

HARDWARE


Tata Elxsi plans expansion
TATA Elxsi Ltd, the technical computing arm of the Tata Group has charted a new strategy aiming to grow at 100 per cent in exports next financial year. The company has forayed into overseas market for the high-margins multimedia services, while ... More

SOFTWARE


Karur Vysya signs pact with i-flex Solutions
KARUR Vysya Bank has announced that it had signed an agreement with i-flex Solutions Ltd to implement the latter's Flexcube product across 120 branches. The bank plans to spend between Rs 20 crore and Rs 25 crore on technology in addition to ... More

Wipro seen billing less from Lattice Group
CONTRIBUTION from Lattice Group, Wipro's top client for the September quarter, is likely to dwindle in the March quarter of the current financial year, leading to talks on whether robust ramp-ups of certain projects could offset Lattice's ... More

Singapore stock exchange to have SDG software
SDG Software Technologies, a Hyderabad-based IT solutions provider for capital markets addressing automation-related issues for the trading community, has been approved by the Singapore Stock Exchange for phase I connectivity with its ... More

Polaris Software net dips 8 pc in Q3
POLARIS Software Lab Ltd has posted a net profit of Rs 15.29 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, an 8.77 per cent drop compared to a net profit of Rs 16.77 crore during the corresponding period last year. Total Income during Q3 of ... More

Zigma to invest Rs 105 cr for training centres
THE Kolkata-based Zigma Software Ltd plans to invest Rs 105 crore over the next two years on setting up software development and training centres, educational institutions across the country and overseas acquisitions and forays. Zigma was ... More

KPIT revenue falls in Q3
KPIT Infosystems Ltd, has recorded a fall in revenue for the quarter ended December 2001. The revenue for this quarter was Rs 11.57 crore as against Rs 13.39 crore revenue for the corresponding period last year. According to a company release, ... More

Navision to invest $8 m to boost marketing
NAVISION Software India Pvt Ltd is planning to invest about $8 million this year to strengthen its marketing set-up in the country. The investments would be in building partnerships and training 3,000 representatives of its solution centre ... More

INTERNET


Desi Sherlock Holmes stalks cyberlanes
THE chief technologist at eAlcatraz Consulting is dead serious about his job — to secure companies against unwanted intrusion. So much so that Mr Sriram's own employees cannot enter or leave his room without his releasing a ... More

`Vandemataram' from HCL InfiNet
HYDERABAD: HCL InfiNet Ltd has launched `Vandemataram' scheme to raise funds for the Army Central Welfare Fund (ACWF) through registered customers. The scheme, which will be in vogue till February 28, will be valid on 50-hours, ... More

IT TRAINING


NIIT acquires Click2learn assets
NEW DELHI: NIIT Ltd said it would acquire the custom development business of the US-based Click2learn for $3 million as part of a strategic alliance between both the companies. ``NIIT will acquire Click2learn's current commercial ... More

BANKING


SBI to recruit IT pros once arm gets okay
STATE Bank of India's plan to recruit IT professionals is now being linked to the grant of Government approval for its IT subsidiary, which is expected to materialise "in a matter of weeks''. SBI would recruit professionals "from the market'' ... More

NEW PRODUCTS & SERVICES


Acer launches new notebook
BANGALORE: Acer has announced a sub Rs 60,000 notebook in India priced at Rs 59,990. The new TravelMate 212 TX mobile PC targeted at the SME sector, is powered by the Intel Celeron 800 MHz processor using 128MB RAM. It comes with a ... More

Spice Telecom commissions new switch
NEW DELHI: Spice Telecom, which operates cellular services in the Punjab circle has commissioned a new switch at Jalandhar. This new switch which has a 100,000 subscriber capacity will is expected to augment the current capacity of ... More

EVENTS


Supercomm Asia 2002 from Feb 20
NEW DELHI: Global experts in the wireless communication markets are scheduled to be in Delhi during end-February to discuss the transformation that is taking place in the world mobile communication scene. This was announced by ... More
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