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Nokia, Nortel set to bag BSNL contract
FINNISH technology major Nokia is all set to bag its first major contract in India by sharing a part of the world's largest tender floated by Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) for 12 million Global System for Mobile (GSM) based mobile lines with ... More

VSNL ties up with Tata Teleservices for global calling cards
VIDESH Sanchar Nigam Ltd (VSNL) has tied up with Tata Teleservices to offer STD / ISD prepaid calling cards under the brand name `Hello Duniya.' Hello Duniya calling cards will enable customers to make STD and ISD calls from any Tata Indicom ... More

BPL Mobile launches caller ring back tone
WITH revenues from voice traffic showing a dip, mobile service providers are now looking at value-added services (VAS) to enhance their revenue streams. BPL Mobile, for instance, launched its caller ring back tone (CRBT) as part of its basket of ... More

IndusInd Telecom to get 5.11% stake in Hutchison Max
INDUSIND Telecom Network Ltd, a subsidiary of Hinduja TMT Ltd (HTMT), is likely to be allotted 5.11 per cent equity holding in the consolidated entity of Hutchison Max Telecom Ltd (HMTL). IndusInd Telecom Network Ltd holds a stake of 30 per cent ... More

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    SOFTWARE
    Airbee Wireless opens R&D unit in Chennai — To invest $1 m on hardware compatibility
    AIRBEE Wireless Inc, a US-based company that develops software for wireless communications, has set up a R&D centre in Chennai, into which it is investing $1 million (about Rs 4.5 crore). Airbee Wireless' software is used in wireless voice and .. More

    Infosys, Cognizant in Top Five league
    INFOSYS and Cognizant Technology Solutions have emerged among the top five services companies globally after Accenture, IBM and Computer Sciences Corporation, the BusinessWeek magazine said in its latest InfoTech 100 scoreboard. Other ... More

    IBM opens Linux centre in Bangalore
    IBM on Tuesday unveiled its Linux Centre of Competency in Bangalore, which will help IBM clients from the industry, academia and Government, to move to computing environments based on open standards. The Linux Centre of Competency provides ... More

    Singapore to spend $50 m on IT platform for logistics
    SINGAPORE announced a $50-million investment to set up an integrated IT platform that will enable better exchange of information among the different players in the logistics trade. The proposed platform, for which tendering will start in the ... More

    MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
    Midas, Banyan merge
    CHENNAI: Midas Communications and Banyan Networks Ltd, both part of Telecom and Networks Group (TeNeT) at IIT Madras, are to be merged. While Midas focuses on designing telecom systems with emphasis on wireless technology, its sister firm, ... More

    SSA completes Arzoon buy
    HYDERABAD: SSA Global, an enterprise solutions and services provider, has announced the completion of its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Arzoon Inc, a provider of logistics and global trade management technology. ... More

    ALLIANCES & JOINT VENTURES
    Tejas ties up with ITI
    OPTICAL networking products company Tejas Networks announced on Tuesday that it has signed up a technical collaboration agreement with the state-owned ITI Ltd for its TJ100 series of next generation SDH (synchronous digital hierarchy) ... More

    OFF-SHORE DEVELOPMENT
    MTNL plans operations in Rwanda, Madagascar
    MAHANAGAR Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) plans to bid for the privatisation of the national telecom network in Rwanda and is planning to acquire a private operator in Madagascar. The company, which has already spread its wings to Nepal as part of a ... More

    Jataayu to set up Korea office
    BANGALORE: Jataayu Software Pvt Ltd, on Tuesday, announced the setting up of an office in Korea to expand reach in the Asia Pacific markets. "The Korean office adds to an established presence in the Asia-Pacific region through the ... More

    STANDARDS & BENCHMARKS
    Adamya protocol gets Bluetooth certification
    ADAMYA Computing Technologies, the developer of wireless technology solutions, has received the Bluetooth Qualification Body (BQB) 1.2 certification for its Bluetooth protocol stack C-Blue. BQB is the designated body, set up by the Bluetooth ... More

    OUTLOOK
    Dax Networks eyes Rs 100-crore revenue through 'core' strategy
    DAX Networks Ltd, a networking company, hopes to increase its earnings to Rs 100 crore in the next three years. The company's revenue in 2003-04 was Rs 62 crore, and it hopes to make Rs 70 crore during the current year. In 2005-06, the ... More

    PEOPLE
    New Unisys directors
    BANGALORE: Unisys Corp, IT consulting and outsourcing solutions provider and makers of high-end server computers, on Tuesday announced the appointment of Mr Srikanth Raghavan as Director, Software Development - Financial Sector and Mr ... More




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