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Weekly Digest (27th-3rd February 2012)

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- Feb 10-12 2012, Mumbai: Startup Weekend Mumbai
Feb 13-14 2012, Mumbai: Apex 12 Summit & Awards

Investment & M&A

Venturenet Partners Raise Funding From Ojas To Expand In-Store & Internet Radio Venture
Disney Formally Announces Acquisition Of UTV; Ronnie Screwvala To Be MD Of Indian Entity



29.24M Mobile Number Portability Requests In India In December 2011
December 2011: India has 13.30M Broadband Connections; 646.78M Active Mobile


Jagran Prakashan’s Digital Revenues Increase 15.5% YoY To Rs 2.32 Crore
Aksh Optifibre Reports Profits Of Rs 6.51 Crore
Sify Q3FY12: Consumer Business Revenues Down 21% YoY; Enterprise Up 5%
Updated: Rediff Q3FY12: New Paid Mail & Website Product For SMEs; Loss At $1.20M
OnMobile Reports Rs 17.8 Cr Profit On 168.63 Cr Revenues; Products?
OnMobile Q3FY12 Concall: 3G Will Take Time; Direct To Consumer; Telcos vs -OEMs; Airtel Africa

Other Updates:

Uncertainty Around The Future Of The Aakash Tablet
2G License Cancellation Verdict: What The Telcos Are Saying
Arun Tadanki Given Addition Mandate As MD For SEA At Yahoo
The Lowdown – The Facebook IPO; 46M Monthly Active Users From India In -Dec 2011

Idea Inks Deal With Opera To Offer Opera Mini To Subscribers
Junglee.com’s Artificially Low Price Quotes & Hidden Charges
Table: Supreme Court 2G Scam Verdict Impacts Over 53.31M Connections In India
Implications Of Cancellation Of 122 2G Telecom Licenses In India & What Happens Next

Big Moves In Telecom: Syed Safawi Leaves RCom; Atul Bindal Quits Airtel
When Filmfare’s Editor Chatted With The Fake Bipasha Basu On Twitter
Amazon’s Junglee.com Goes Live In India As An “Advertising Service”; Our Take
Dhingana To Focus On Mobile & Social; To Launch Open Graph Integration

MediaNama MustReads From January 2012
Google Redirects Indian Blogger Visitors To Blogspot.in Domains To Enable Censorship
Reality Time For Facebook After IPO: Real Data, Real Market Cap, QoQ Performance
Hungama Launches Mobile Radio Services: Vh1-Airtel; Red FM-UninorAmazon To Launch In India As Junglee.com

Daily Mail Online India Is Essentially Mail Today’s Digital Edition
The Relationship Between The Online & Offline Business For GKB Opticals
GetMeCab Launches Mobile Web Site; Does Not Integrate Payments
Songs.pk Listed As An Android Market App; Why Is Google Soft On Music Piracy Apps?

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India’s largest collection of Hello Tunes is now available online for Airtel mobile customers
Airtel brings Manchester United legends to India
Amdocs Signs Multi-Year Agreement with Comcast
Idea customers get their very own Opera Mini browser
India’s Premier Online Retail Event 2012
Trend Micro Announces the Next Generation Mobile Security Solution for the Android Platform
TERI organises 4th YUVA Meet on “Conserving Global Commons: Transforming Knowledge into Action’
Salesforce.com Revolutionizes Customer Service for a Social and Mobile World with Desk.com
Premlesh Machama joins CareerBuilder India as Managing Director
Sourav Majumdar joins Entrepreneur as Editor-in-Chief

Useful Lists:

Deals: VC, PE & M&A In Internet, Mobile, Media in India
Short Code Services in India
Circlewise List Of Telecom Operators in India
Statewise Broadband Subscribers In India
Digital Payment Companies in India
Advertising Networks in India