Editorial: Digital Service Provider: Rethinking The Current Online And Mobile Services Value Chain

Editor’s Picks

– MediaTek Buys 10% In Spice Digital For $20 Million
– Prasar Bharati Sells DTH Slots For Rs 46 Crore Via E-Auction
– Ibibo Opens-Up Gaming Platform API To Developers; Rev Share, Monetization

Investment & M&A

– Yatra Acquires Hotel Aggregation Company MagicRooms
– Updated: Snapdeal Raises $40M From Bessemer, NVP & IndoUS Venture Partners
– HomeShop18 To Buy Online Books Retailer CoinJoos: Sources
– Updated: Disney Looks To Buy UTV, Delist At Rs 1000 Per Share; $272.38M
– Future Ventures Acquires Majority Stake In ACK Media
– Nokia Growth Partners Swaps Web18 Shares For Network18 Shares


– InfoEdge Q1-FY12 Call: Vertical Specific Results; 99Acres Profit; Mobile Apps; Investments
– Idea Cellular: ARPU At Rs 160; Profit Down 35.42% QoQ
– Rediff To Expand Deals Biz; $2.3M Loss; Pageviews, Inventory
– Tata Teleservices Maharashtra Q1-FY12 Losses at Rs 119 Crore; Data & VAS At 29.8%


– Indianrailways.gov.in e-Ticketing Disabled; 11.3M IRCTC Txns For June 2011

Other Updates:

– Nokia Life Tools: 17M Subscribers, Adding New Agri, Education Services
– Flipkart Expands Product Portfolio To Personal Care, Health, Home Appliances
– Payment Gateway Provider Ogone Looking To Enter India: Report
– BSNL Website Hacked By Pakistan Cyber Army: Report– PlanetM To Retail Apps In Physical Stores; Why Bother?

– IIT Delhi Restricts Internet Access At Night: Report
– Edserv To Raise $35M; Trying Their Education App HumThum
– Telecom Commision Sanctions Rs 20,000 Crore To Launch Broadband In Villages
– Tata Sky Launches Social TV App For iOS; Check-Ins

– Airtel May Be Looking To Acquire Zimbabwean Telco NetOne
– mBillionth: How Local The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation Government Organizations Is Using Mobiles For Accountability In Services
– US FDA Issues Draft Regulatory Guidelines For Mobile Medical Apps
– Why The TRAI Is Seeking Fresh Comments On Regulation Of Mobile Non-Voice Services

Also See: Digital & Telecom Jobs At JobNama

News Digest

– News Digest: Karbonn, SBI, IndiaGames, 2G Scam, Karbonn, STARGSM
– News Digest: DB Corp, Doordarshan, Airtel, Beam, Synchronica

PRNama: (mail releases@medianama.com)

– MediaTek Announces Investment into Spice Digital
– Akamai’s ‘State of the Internet’ Highlights the Challenges and Opportunities for Internet Penetration and Broadband Adoption in India
– Sandeep Marwaha Joins MTS India As Chief Operating Officer For Maharashtra Circle
– Sridhar. T Joins MTS India As Chief Operating Officer For Tamil Nadu Circle
– Airtel launches 3G services in nammudey Keralam
– MTS Expands Its High Speed Data Footprint In Haryana; Launches MBlaze Services In Ambala And Rewari
– Tata Sky Launches ‘Tata Sky Mobile Access’
– Karbonn Mobiles launches India’s most affordable 3G enabled Android 2.2 Smartphone
– Bheja Fry 2 makes its trip to the online world
– Rediff.Com Reports Results for the First Quarter Ended June 30, 2011

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