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Weekly Digest (7th-14th January 2011)

Editor’s Picks:

Facebook Users Can Post Voice Updates Via Aircel; Karaoke License?
– Apalya Raises $7.5 M From IndoUS, Qualcomm, IDG; Why It Needs Money
Gaming Co Zynga To Offer Payment Options In India Through SMS, Online Banking, Prepaid Cards
Airtel And State Bank Of India Ink Mobile Payments Joint Venture
IDC And CyberMedia Part Ways; Launch Competing Businesses In India


India Permits Video Calls; Telcos To Prove Interception By July 31st


Nov 2010: India Added Over 17.1 M GSM Connections
The India Mobile Handset Reports Confusion: G’Five Number Two; Samsung Disputes IDC Info

Industry Moves

Former Microsoft India MD Rajan Anandan To Head Google India
N Srinath To Be Tata Teleservices MD; Vinod Kumar To Tata Communications MD & CEO

Other Updates:
Mirchi Mobile Launched On Reliance & BSNL; Who Governs Mobile Content?
Qualcomm Allowed To Invest Rs. 796.9 Crore In Indian BWA Biz; AETN18 Approved, Others Wait
Cooldose.com Lines Up Made For Mobile And Web Shows
eBay India Launches Social Shopping
Just Eat Picks Up Majority Stake In India’s Hungry Zone; To Invest $5-10 M
ICICI Bank & Vodafone Essar In Mobile Banking Partnership; Future ATM’s – All Banks, All Telcos
UTV Ignition Locks MG Of $10M For El Shaddai; Consolidates US Ops
Reliance Launches User Generated Caller Tune Service; Liability
Deepak Chandnani Made Global CEO Of Struggling Mobile Payments Co Obopay
Educomp, Zeebo Inc & Lakshay Digital Ink JV For Education Content Over 3G Via Console
Tata Communications To Acquire Content Delivery Network BitGravity
Updated: GroupOn Enters India By Acquiring SoSasta.com: Report
Apalya Ties Up With Sony For Mobile TV; No Zee
Updated: MotorExchange Raises $5 Million From Epiphany Ventures, Canaan Partners
Shaadi.com Launches Integrated BlackBerry App
Shine.com To Be Merged Into HT Media
Yahoo India Launches Education Site

Also See: Digital & Telecom Jobs At JobNama

News Digest:
News Digest: Nokia-Siemens, Akai, US-India, Bharti Airtel Kenya, Etisalat, Vijaya Bank-Timesofmoney, Loop Mobile, BigRock
News Digest: Copyright Bill, Cable Operators, HCL, iYogi, Telcordia, SingTel-Airtel, Sharp
News Digest: DNA, Comviva, AirTyme, T24, 99acres, Aidem-eBus, DTH, Spectranet, Jivox, MTS
News Digest: BSNL, TTSL-Aircel, TDSAT, Uninor, MTS-Yahoo India, RCom, Jump Games, True Games

From Our Press Release Site:

OM Nanotech Launches New Range of Branded Memory Products Flagship Brand: ZipMem
AKAI Mobiles Unveils New Full Touch Screen Phones Priced At Rs. 7,995
News Corporation’s STAR Launches 4-channels on Comcast’s DC Metro and City of Philadelphia Cable Platforms; –Flagship Channel Also Launches In Colorado
Sudha Sadanand Joins 92.7 BIG FM as Radio Operations Head Delhi
Jet Airways Takes The Next Step In Customer Innovation With Mobile Barcodes
TATA DOCOMO Introduces Blood Helpline Service on SMS
HCL Learning Bags a Rs. 40cr Project From Department of Higher Education, Himachal Pradesh
Apalya Technologies Raises $7.5 million in Series-B Funding
Japan’s Sharp Corporation Launches Two Opera Mini Enabled Handsets For India’s Youth
Reliance Broadcast Network to Acquire Imagine Showbiz Ltd,Expand Its Reach In Media Business
Educomp and Zeebo Inc Form Joint Venture to Launch First Wireless Educational Platform for Children In India
Epiphany Ventures Leads Series B Investment In MotorExchange
Shankar Bali Joins(SSTL)From Hutch, Sri Lanka As Chief Operating Officer,Delhi NCR & Haryana Circle
Tata Docomo Celebrates 1 Million Fans on Facebook
Intel to Pay NVIDIA Technology Licensing Fees of $1.5 Billion
‘AirTyme Communications’ Forays Indian Market
Reliance MediaWorks Launches India’s Largest Hollywood Benchmarked Studios
Comviva Partners With Airtel Bangladesh For Its Messaging Solutions Portfolio
Aidem Ventures – eBus Media Networks Announce JV For India & MiddleEast

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

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