Now, French Consulate to outsource visa services
COME October, the French Consulate will join a host of foreign consulates in outsourcing a portion of its visa services to Visa Facilitation Services (VFS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Kuoni Travel Group, India. Essentially, the business ...
TransWorks ties up with IMC to offer data analytics
Transworks, the business process outsourcing (BPO) outfit of the Aditya Birla Group, has entered into a strategic tie-up with the US-based IMC International to offer data analytics and business intelligence services. Mr Prakash Gurbaxani, CEO , ...
Delhi-Mumbai calls to cost Rs 1.90 a minute
The Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd has reduced STD rates between the two cities to Rs 1.90 a minute from Rs 2.40. The move will benefit five million fixed line users of the State-owned company. STD traffic between Delhi and Mumbai is among the ...
FDI hike is no issue; we have enough funds: Mittal
Bharti not to shed stake in telecom co
`We have FDI in Bharti, but we function as an Indian company. We would like to access capital from abroad in future'.
A.K. Sinha heads BSNL
SENIOR Indian Telecom Service officer Mr A.K. Sinha today assumed charge as the new Chairman and Managing Director of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. He replaces Mr V.P. Sinha, Director (Planning), who had assumed additional charge as the interim ...
Freeing up interconnectivity Major challenges to TRAI
There is a growing feeling among industry-watchers that the light-handed approach of regulator in forbearance of tariffs has to be matched with a firm regulatory compliance and enforcement.
Seec to invest $2 m in India expansion
SEEC Inc, a technology products and services provider, has announced plans to significantly ramp up Indian operations that would see the company establishing its own development centre, increase its headcount by investing about $2 million by this ...
Acer India plans major retail push
ACER India has sewn up a strategy for a major retail push through its Volume Products Division and plans to establish about 100 outlets by this year, up from 50 now addressing the emerging SOHO (small office, home office) and SMB (small and ...
`Long way to go in hardware'
THE IT and Communications Minister, Mr Dayanidhi Maran, today stressed on the need for a series of corrective steps to put manufacturing sector on higher growth path. "There are reports of manufacturing units closing down due to increasing ...
Magma, ChipX work together
BANGALORE: Magma Design Automation Inc, a provider of chip design solutions and ChipX, the structured ASIC leader, have introduced a unified RTL-to-GDSII design flow based on Magma's Blast Create and Blast Fusion. The companies have ...
VisualSoft begins product testing
VISUALSOFT Technologies Ltd, the Hyderabad-based software products and services company, has initiated work on product testing services and sees this practice growing along with its business process outsourcing (BPO) arm. Addressing ...
Intoto VoIP solution
HYDERABAD: Intoto, a provider of integrated security, wireless and voice software platforms to networking equipment manufacturers, announced on Thursday that it had demonstrated AT&T CallVantage compatible VoIP (voice over internet ...
PUNE: Quexst Associates, a player in the software quality management services sector, has entered into an alliance with Unicom Seminars Ltd of the UK to offer Information Systems Examination Board (ISEB)-certified courses in India. Ms ...
Infosys to contest trademark ruling
SOFTWARE major Infosys Technologies Ltd said on Thursday it would soon file a special leave petition (SLP) in the Supreme Court to contest the ruling of the Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB), Chennai, which held that the company cannot ...
`War for talent in IT industry'
THERE is a real war for talent in the IT industry. But the biggest challenge in moving forward is not in terms of pay. It is in creating the right environment," Mr Rajani Kanth Katragadda, Associate Vice-President, Infosys Leadership Institute ...
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
MTNL, BSNL synergy process begins HSBC, E&Y among 13 shortlisted for the exercise
THE Department of Telecom today invited expressions of interest from merchant bankers and consulting firms to advice the Government on finding the best option for synergising the strengths of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam ...
Reliance Infocomm readies broadband TV roll out
RELIANCE Infocomm Ltd is through with the test runs that were on since late last year, for rolling out its broadband-based TV hook-up with domestic households. That is, provided the last mile linkage can get going, which arguably is being held ...
Sify expanding cyber cafes
SIFY Ltd, an Internet, network and e-Commerce services company, is expanding its cyber cafes, and is adding two to three iWays (brand name of the cyber cafe) every day. The company currently has over 2,000 iWays in 67 cities. Other than the ...
SAP annual road show
BANGALORE: The SAP SMB Forum 2004 road show will kick start on September 21 from Bangalore and cover Kolkata, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Goa and Chennai over the next 20 days. The annual event organised by SAP in conjunction with its ...
iSoft appoints new HR head
BANGALORE: iSoft Plc, a UK-based IT product company and one of the world's leading suppliers of application systems for hospitals and healthcare organisations, has appointed Mr G. Ramu as the AVP-Human Resources, iSOFT R&D Pvt Ltd (Indian ...
NEW PRODUCTS & SERVICES
InFocus products launch
NEW DELHI: InFocus Corporation on Wednesday announced the launch of a new range of products for India, aimed at providing user-friendly wireless capabilities and a strong image quality. The products launched include InFocus X2 ...
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