Special scheme on cards to promote component manufacturing
Govt looking beyond mobile phones manufacturing, seeks inputs for MSIPS-like incentive package. MSIP scheme provides multiple incentives tax holiday for certain years, capital subsidy and reimbursement of central taxes and duties.
Ecommerce may soon lose ‘mobile’ exclusivity
Offline retailers have been protesting against online exclusive smartphone models because consum...
Medical marvel: New AI system can accurately detect diabetic retinopathy
The screening system can provide a reading in just 60 seconds.
Mobile call ring-time row: Trai to finalise views in 2 weeks
On the controversial issue of Jio's latest allegations that rival telcos are fraudulently masking fixed-line as mobile calls for undue enrichment and should be slapped with penalty, a TraI official said the matter will be examined.
Tech Mahindra, InMobi to collaborate on video advertising solutions for mobile devices
Tech Mahindra said it will collaborate with marketing cloud firm InMobi to offer a video advertising solution. The new solution is an addition to the “capitalize” component of Tech Mahindra’s VU platform that caters to the 4Cs of content.
Netflix says India's mobile-only plan successful, will test it in other markets
Netflix's mobile-only subscription plan for India has been performing better than expected, asserted company's Chief Product Officer. Though, there are over a dozen other players in streaming biz, Netflix has managed to expand its subscriber base.
Mobile users cannot submit port out requests between Nov 4-10; new MNP regime from Nov 11
The revamped mobile number portability (MNP) or port out rules aim to makes the entire process faster and simpler, cutting the migration process from current seven days.
5G handset makers give India Mobile Congress a miss
The 3rd edition of the IMC got cold response from the device makers with 5G ready smartphones for India. Handset makers like Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi and LG showcased a 5G device each, but these devices are only available in the US or China.
Even battery makers, mobile importers making EVs now: Rajiv Bajaj
In a tussle to cater to needs of the gigantic Indian middle class, companies like Hero MotoCorp, Micromax and Bajaj Auto are manufacturing and/or investing in electronic two-wheeler startups. Even small motor makers have launched electric vehicles.
Airtel resumes postpaid mobile services in J&K
Earlier this year, the govt had blacked out all communication lines in the Kashmir valley, after its decision on August 5 to scrap Article 370 and strip J&K of its special status.
Exxon Mobil, ONGC sign expertise-sharing deal
Lately, India is generating a lot of interest worldwide in its oil and gas operations.
A quiet start to India Mobile Congress 2019
Even Amit Shah, who was supposed to attend the inaugural session, and Nitin Gadkari gave the telecom department’s marquee event a miss.
CDSL and Uniken collaborate on security solution for mobile applications
The security solution will enhance multi-factor authentication based on 1:1 cryptographic keys with device fingerprinting, among other things.
DPIIT launches website, mobile app for IPR
The modules of this e-learning platform will aid and enable youth, innovators, entrepreneurs and small and medium industries (SMEs) in understanding IPRs for their ownership and protection.
Mobile tariffs unsustainable, need to go up: Airtel CEO Gopal Vittal
Vittal also said spectrum cost proposed for the next round of auction is also high and unaffordable for 5G.
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