Note: Nikhil Pahwa is on vacation till 18th July 2011. Please send all editorial inquiries to Anupam Saxena at

Editor’s Picks

– Times Internet Launches T-Labs Incubation Program For Internet & Mobile Startups
– Saregama Partners Timbre Media To Relaunch WorldSpace On Mobile, -Internet & DTH
– SBI Partners Bangalore Metro To Launch NFC Enabled Debit-Cum Travel Card
– Facebook Hiring Head Of Public Policy For India; Cause For Concern?

Investment & M&A

– Updated: Blackstone Invests Rs.150 Crore In FINO
– Deals: Global Online Apparel Raises $4M From Mangrove Capital; Secures $5.5M From SAIF Partners
– High Court Verdict Puts Idea-Spice Merger On The Chopping Block
– Synchronica Acquires Nokia’s Operator Branded Messaging Business For –$25 Million

Other Updates:

– Voicetap Partners Tata DOCOMO To Launch ‘Tutor on Mobile’
– One97 Launches Online Recharge For DTH On PayTM
– Tata Teleservices Launches Location Based Services For Enterprise
– Rajesh Bahl Promoted To COO Of Eros Digital

– Dinamalar Collaborates With Yahoo! To Launch Tamil News Portal
– Google+ Available In Hindi, But Why Doesn’t It Have Transliteration?

– TRAI: Telcos Will Need Explicit Subscriber Consent For Activating & – –Renewing VAS Products
– YouTube Offers Bheja Fry2 & Other Indian Titles On Rental Basis In US
– XBRL Levels the Information Field (Introduction) – Deepak Shenoy, Capital Mind
– Indian Railways To Launch New Online Ticketing Service; To Filter Out –Agents

– Mumbai Prefers To Shop Online: ASSOCHAM Survey
– Micromax Partners With Nazara Technologies To Pre-Embed EA Games -Titles
– Idea Cellular Launches 3G Services In Delhi & Kolkata Through Vodafone
– Affle Partners eBuddy For Exclusive Ad Inventory Rights


– Advertisement: mBillionth Award 2011, July 23rd, New Delhi


– Telecom Digest: TDSAT Rulings, Tata Tele, Idea Cellular, Telecom -Commission
– News Digest: PlayUp, ACK Media, Microsoft-Yahoo, Google Realtime

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Zapak launches Zapak Plus, subscription gaming service
Tata Teleservices Launches Family Plan for Tata Indicom and Tata Walky Postpaid Customers
VOICETAP partners with Tata DOCOMO and launches a unique educational service called ‘Tutor on Mobile’
HTC Recognized for Global Design Leadership
The All New ValueFirst Website is LIVE!
Reliance Broadcast Network Makes Key Appointments for out of home vertical BIG Street
Shemaroo on Expansion Road Opens office in Delhi seeking to capture a pie of New Media business
Saregama India and Timbre Media Announce Equity-based Strategic Partnership
Tata Teleservices Limited Enters the $2.8 Billion Location Based Services Market
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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