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Karnataka opposes creation of anti-terror centre


April 16th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda Monday opposed the creation of a National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), claiming that it encroaches upon the federal ... Read more...

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Sify unveils undersea cable landing station in Mumbai


January 11th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 11 (IANS) Leading IT services firm Sify Technologies Ltd Wednesday unveiled an undersea cable landing station in Mumbai for providing communications links to telcom service players and enterprises ... Read more...

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Skype and Facebook join hands to counter Google Voice


September 30th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Recently Google launched its Google Voice service that allowed users to call landlines from their computer at dirt cheap rates. Previously Skype was considered the undisputed monarch ... Read more...

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BWA spectrum auction fetches Rs. 38,300 crore


June 11th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): The Union Government on Friday raised over Rs 38,300 crore from the Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) spectrum auction.The 16-day long auction came to an end today.The ... Read more...

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BWA auction ends, government reaps $8.5 bn


June 11th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The auction for government broadband wireless access (BWA) services ended Friday, swelling the government exchequer to Rs.38,543.31 crore (over $8.56 billion). The pan-India license price stood be at ... Read more...

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BWA auction accruals at $ 8.51 bn


June 10th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The Indian government's provisional revenue from the sale of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services Thursday reached Rs.38,323.71 crore ($8.51 billion) and the pan-India licence price ... Read more...

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BWA auction completes 110 rounds, accruals at $6.89 billion


June 9th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The Indian government's provisional revenue from the sale of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services Wednesday reached Rs.31,038.33 crore ($6.89 billion) and the pan-India licence price ... Read more...

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BWA auction fetches at $7.67 bn


June 8th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The Indian government's provisional revenue from the sale of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services Tuesday reached Rs.34,553.7 crore ($7.67 billion) and the pan-India licence price ... Read more...

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BWA auction earns $5.14 bn, pan-India licence $1.9 bn


June 3rd, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The Indian government's provisional revenue from sale of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services Thursday reached Rs.23,169.75 crore ($5.14 billion) and the pan-India licence price was ... Read more...

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Revenue from BWA auction at $5.3 bn, pan-India licence price at $1.7 bn


June 1st, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Indian government's provisional revenue from the sale of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services Tuesday reached Rs.23,829.18 crore ($5.3 billion) and the pan-India licence price ... Read more...

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Revenue from BWA auction at Rs.15,735 crore


May 28th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Indian government's provisional revenue from the sale of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services Friday reached Rs.15,735.30 crore ($3.4 billion) and the pan-India licence price ... Read more...

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Pan-India BWA licence price up at Rs.2,353 crore (Lead)


May 24th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) India Monday concluded five rounds of an auction of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services, with the provisional winning price for a nation-wide licence reaching Rs.2,353.18 ... Read more...

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Auction for BWA begins; Rs.15,000 crore expected


May 24th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, May 24 (IANS) The Indian government expects a revenue of Rs.15,000 crore ($3.2 billion) from the auction of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services which kicked off Monday, Communications ... Read more...

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eBay settles Skype software suit


November 7th, 2009 - 6:24 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Nov 7 (DPA) E-commerce giant eBay has settled its long-running legal feud with the founders of Skype, clearing the way for a $2-billion sale of the internet telephony pioneer, the ... Read more...

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Economic Survey calls for transparent telecom spectrum auction


July 2nd, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Economic Survey 2008-09 tabled in parliament Thursday has sought to end the controversy surrounding allocation of radio frequency by advocating an open and transparent auction process. ... Read more...

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What’s cooking on wok? An internet boom (With Image)


June 21st, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
By Frederick Noronha Penang (Malaysia), June 21 (IANS) An Indonesian techie is trying to bring in a quiet revolution with the wok - a large, round-bottomed Chinese cooking vessel. His "wokbolic" is a ... Read more...

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Wonderful router: Little boxes, lots of talents


June 8th, 2009 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
By Jan Kluczniok Hannover, June 8 (DPA) It wasn't long ago that the humble router led an uneventful existence. Its task was to distribute incoming data packets to attached computers.It was also entrusted ... Read more...

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Indian telecom industry grew 24 percent to top $24 bn: Survey


June 1st, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Despite the overall slowdown and driven by unprecedented demand for mobile phone connections, the Indian telecom equipment industry grew 20 percent last fiscal to top $24 ... Read more...

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Rakeysh Mehra shares special friendship with Rahman (Film Snippets)


April 21st, 2009 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra says he has found a special friend in Oscar-winning music maestro A.R. Rahman, who has created music for two of his movies. "Rahman and ... Read more...

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Calling cards offer flexibility to consumers: Scindia


February 3rd, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Minister of State for Communications and IT Jyotiraditya Scindia Tuesday said the government has accepted the calling card proposal, which would offer flexibility to consumers to choose ... Read more...

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Net telephony issue referred back to regulator


February 2nd, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The government Monday referred back the Internet telephony issue to the telecom regulator even while providing flexibility to calling card customers, official sources said.Internet telephony, if approved, ... Read more...

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‘Free software allows cheaper long distance phone calls’


October 22nd, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 22 (IANS) Free software and open source solutions offer a huge potential to link your computer to the mobile phone and the inexpensive Skype networks -- that allows you to ... Read more...

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Reliance to roll out IPTV by year end


August 19th, 2008 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Anil Dhirubhai Ambani promoted Reliance Communications plans to roll out Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) by the end of this year, a top official said.Reliance Communications president Mahesh Prasad ... Read more...

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