Editorial: Media And The Business Of Trust

Editor’s Picks:.

Updated: In.com And Traffic Tactics: Why Comparing In.com With Rediff Is Incorrect
Bollywood Resorts To Crime To Fight Online Piracy
Why SMS Spam Has Increased In India: Business Model Changes

Data Points

July 2010: India Broadband Base at 9.77 M; Mobile At 652.42 M

Investments

– Times Of India Invests $4 Million In Online Content Network InstaMedia
Russian Government Approves Buy Of 20% In MTS India For $600M
– Mobile Contactless Payments Co Tyfone Raises $5 Million From Polaris, HDFC Holdings, Ojas

Government & Regulation

Telecom Secretary PJ Thomas Made CVC; Will He Look Into 2G License Scam?

News

– Telenor Investors Get Cold Feet Over India Telecom Investment, But It Plans To Stay
– Airtel Broadband Doesn’t Want To Be A Dumb Pipe
– Tushar Vyas Returns To Group M As National Director, Interaction
– SMS GupShup Goes To Philippines With Globe Telecom
– Consim Launches Marriage Portal For Defence Personnels
– Tata Teleservices Issues Genius #FAIL Statement Against Voice Telemarketing
– Times Audience Network To Launch PlayTime In-Banner Video Ad In India
– Digest: IMN News, I&B Anti-Piracy, Yatra, Webchutney, Netxcell, ApnaCircle
– Digest: Airtel, BSNL, RBNL, Essar, Sam Pitroda

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