Editor’s Picks

– Updated: How Mime360 Is Trying To Change Music Distribution In India
– MapmyIndia Updates Maps With House Numbers For 18 Cities
– What The Home Ministry’s Communications Monitoring Tender Tells Us


– Updated: TaazzaGo: Hyper-local News, Deals, Events & Business Info For India
Apple Backtracks On Subscription Guidelines; Gives Publishers More Freedom On Pricing
Geodesic Launches Carrom For iPad; A Short Review

Investment & M&A

– Flipkart Raises $20 Million From Tiger Global; Financials
– Ericsson To Acquire Telcordia For $1.15 Billion
– Video Navigation Start-Up VidTeq Raises Funding From KITVEN
– mKay Raises Funds From MyFirstCheque; Pilots Apply2Many
– BenefitsPlus Acquires Daily Deals Site Koovs; To Foray Into B2C Deals
– Eki Communications Raises $250,000; Offers Mobile Based Voice – Collaboration Tool For Enterprise
– Moneysights.com raises $270K from Blume Ventures & Naveen Tewari
– Tata Communications Increases Shareholding In Neotel To 61.5%


– Idea Cellular Q4-FY11: ARPU Down, VAS Down; Profit Up 13% To Rs 274 Crore


– April 2011: India has 12.01M Broadband Connections; 70.53% Of 826.93M -Mobile Are Active
– Mobile Number Portability Requests In India Up 33% To 8.5M in April 2011

Other Updates:

– Anonymous India Info On Facebook, Twitter, YouTube Removed; Army -Website Attacked On Friday
– UTV Promotes Delhi Belly With Interactive Karaoke Jukebox On YouTube
– NSIC To Launch B2B Portal For SMEs On The Lines Of Alibaba
– New Telecom Equipment Policy Mandates Location Based Services -Accuracy Of 50Mtrs: COAI
– Can DesiSpark.com Disrupt The Paid Online Matrimony Business?
– Hungama Relaunches GamingHungama As TheGameBox.com; Offers Social Gaming
– UPFC Ties-Up With FINO To Launch Smart Card Based Payment Disbursal System
– Zero Sum Wireless On Telcos Vs OEMs; Playbook In-App Purchase; Archies Deal

– Network18 Group Restructuring Became Effective On June 10th 2011
– Buongiorno Launches bfish.in; Opera Mini Speed-Dial

Industry Moves

– Industry Moves: A.P Parigi, Richard L. Green, Rohit Ohri, Lavina Tauro

News Digest

– News Digest: Essar, Uninor, National Geographic Channel, Oracle– – Google,Yahoo India, UK Mobile Payments JV
– News Digest: Snapdeal, Nokia, Zoom Technologies, Coal India, MTNL
– News Digest: IBM, Anil Ambani, Mahindra Satyam, 2G Scam, DoT, Infibeam, Vodafone
– News Digest: Collection Of Statistics Act, Pearson, Cisco Report, Sick PSUs

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From Our Press Release Site: (mail releases@medianama.com)

Verizon Expands Global Telepresence Reach Through Agreement With Tata Communications
– Lava International First Mobile Phone Manufacturer To Bring SRS Audio Solution To India
Vodafone introduces Audio Conferencing service for business customers
Distance No Bar – Now Enjoy STD calls at 30p/per min

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