Editor’s Picks

– Files Sharing Sites Blocked In India Because Reliance BIG Pictures Got A Court Order
– MapMyIndia May Sell 24% Stake To Zenrin; Understanding What Has Changed
– Vodafone Launches EVDO Internet Dongles On MTS Network

Investment & M&A

– Bigshoebazaar Raises Rs.40 Crore From Narayana Murthy’s Catamaran & Nexus Venture Partners
– InMobi, BIG Showbiz, Ortel, Ybrant, B4U Get FIPB Approvals
– Komli Media Acquires Mobile Ad Network ZestADZ
– Jagran Prakashan Promoters Consolidate Shareholding Into JMNIPL

– Net4 India To Merge With Piptel; Demerge ISP Subsidiary
– TheMobileGamer Raises $820,000 From One97 Mobility Fund
– Altruist Acquires Mobile App Co RelayStrategy
– Updated: Mobile Ad Network VServ Raises $3M From IDG Ventures


– Updated: HT Media Q1-FY12 Digital Revenues At Rs 8.6 Crore; HT Mobile In FY11
– Vodafone India Had 26M Data Subs At End Of Q1-FY12; 3.7M Opera Mini Users
– Nokia Reports Net Loss Of EUR 487M; Handset Sales Down 20% YoY
– Naukri Reports Rs 25.61 Cr Profit, Rs 86.65 Cr Sales For Q1-FY12
– Uninor Reports Q2-11 ARPU Of Rs 97; Revenues At NOK 698M

– Dish TV Q1-FY12 Results: Adds 725,000 Subscribers; ARPU Stable At Rs.150
– Apple Q3 Results: $7.31B Profit; Sells 20.34M iPhones, 9.25M iPads
– NDTV Convergence Reports Maiden Profit Of Rs 1.16 Cr In FY11
– UTV New Media Turns Profitable In FY11; Revenues Up 89% YoY
– Indiagames Reports Rs 2.47 Crore Profit For FY11; Revenues Up 37%


– June 2011: India Added over 8.58 Million GSM Connections
– June 2011: 11.38M IMPS Mobile Money IDs; Transactions Decline Marginally

Other Updates:

– BSNL Launches Voice & Video Over Broadband; Will It Work Where VoIP Failed?
– Vodafone Launches Internet Access Device Webbox In India; Will People Buy?
– Update: Bombay High Court Rejects Travelocity’s Injunction Plea Against Cleartrip
– Nazara To Launch Social Games Site GCity.in; Signs Up For Mig33 Platform

– Updated: #IndiaBlocks: Why Is Airtel Blocking File Sharing Sites?
– BharatMatrimony Launches SoulMate Search

– Times Business Solutions Re-organises Management Team
– Banyan Tree Infomedia Launches ExtraPrepare; A Review
– BJP Launches Online Donations; How About Expenditure Data?

– One.in News Aggregator Launched By OneIndia
– Nirvana Digital To Offer Bollywood Content On YouTube BoxOffice
– NDTV Revamps NDTV Cooks; Makes NDTV Weather Social
– Comviva Partners Bangladesh Content Providers GTech & Sangeeta

Also See: Digital & Telecom Jobs At JobNama

News Digest

– News Digest: Finance Ministry-DoT, Airtel, HTC-Tata Docomo MyLibrary.in, Reliance, Mahindra and Mahindra
– News Digest: Idea, VIOM, Vodafone, Aegis Media, IAN-Vayavya, TimesOfMoney
– News Digest: ABP-Jivox, Al Jazeera, UTV, InkFruit, Airtel Digital TV, Mukta Arts

PRNama: (mail releases@medianama.com)

– Bharti Airtel announces ‘Win a Chevrolet Spark’ contest for mobile customers
– India’s first online reality show comes to a grand closure
– Gemini New Media Ventures..To Bridge The Gaps For Startups
– Samsung Launches The New Super-Light N100 Netbook
– GETIT launches integrated digital services in Kolkata One Magic number, 44444444,makes life easy
– Info Edge (India) Limited announces Q1 results
– ASCI upholds complaints against 3 out of 7 Deodorant advertisements
– Idea becomes the largest 3G network in UP West & Uttarakhand, covering 128 towns
– Tata Teleservices Introduces New BlackBerry Data Plans starting at just Rs 99
– Bharti Airtel signs five year managed services agreement with Ericsson for its Africa operations

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– Circlewise List Of Telecom Operators in India
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