The data card base of Sistema Shyam Teleservices (SSTL) which operates in India as MTS India, grew to 1.5 million subscribers for the quarter ended September 30, 2014, up 6.3% from 1.4 million subscribers in the previous quarter.
Online travel agent MakeMyTrip has launched its Hindi app, and plans to add support for 4 more Indian languages including Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi in the first half of next year, reports the Economic Times.
Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi plans to start making its smartphones in India, reports The Times of India. It says Xiaomi is currently on the lookout for partners for this initiative.
Bharti Airtel is set to sell 4,800 of its communication towers to American Tower Corporation in Nigeria in an effort to cut its debt. American Tower and Airtel are expected to close the deal during the first half of 2015, subject to regulatory approvals. According to a Reuters report, American Towers values the deal to be around…
Online real estate portal Housing.com has launched an interactive home booking platform called Slice View. The firm has partnered with Tata Value Homes to exclusively launch an online-only inventory of its housing projects, under this platform.
As TaxiForSure gets set to launch its low-cost taxi service, it needs to look into what appears to be a disastrous consumer experience.
South African media company Naspers invested 2.67 billion Rand (around $242.3 million at current rates) in Flipkart in August 2014, in a round where the Indian e-commerce major raised a massive $1 billion investment.
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has exempted ISPs with less than 10,000 subscribers in a given financial year from the tariff reporting requirement, through an Amendment to the Telecommunication Tariff Order (TTO) (pdf), 1999.
According to the Indian telecom regulator TRAI, India added a significant 4.76 million “active” connections during the month of September 2014, while it added 5.88 million total connections during the month.
The online real estate segment is heating up: News Corp has picked 25% stake in Elara Technologies Pte Ltd that owns the online real estate portal PropTiger.com for $30 million. As part of this investment, News Corp Senior Vice President (Strategy) Raju Narisetti will join Elara’s Singapore-based board.
The Maharashtra government has started testing an Aadhaar-linked e-locker service on a pilot basis, which can store important documents such as birth certificates, passports, and educational qualifications, reports DNA.
Vserv has launched an e-commerce-focused re-targeting product Vserv Smart RT. This product will allow advertisers/brands to re-target desktop users on mobile sites & apps, and re-target mobile site users on third-party apps.