Investment & M&A

– Holiday Comparison Site Raises Angel Funding
– SMS GupShup Raises Rs 50 Crore; It’s NOT A Mobile Social Network
– MotorExchange Raises $13 Million In Series C Funding
– Zeebo Secures $ 17 Million; Will Focus On India


– IRCTC Reports 13.5M Transactions For July 2011; 19.30% Up
– July 2011: India Added Over 7.64 Million GSM Connections

Chart Of The Day

– Chart Of The Day: Set Top Boxes In CAS Areas (June 2009-March 2011)
– Chart Of The Day: Cards vs Transactions At Point For Sales For ICICI Bank
– Corrected: Chart Of The Day – BookMyShow’s Profit After Tax vs Turnover
– Chart Of The Day: Connections vs Revenue Per Paid Subscriber Of MTNL VoIP Service In Delhi

Other Updates:

– Verismo Launches Consumer Entertainment Service – Mela
– Spot TV Venture Amagi Raises Rs 25 Crore From Nadathur
– D-Link Launches Boxee Box In India; Content?
– Updated: Zomato Adds An Events Section; Time To Get Into Online Bookings?

– Ties Up With JustDial For Restaurant Reservations
– Updated: Tata Tele & MTS India Launch Networks Capable Of Higher Speeds
– UTV Interactive Brings SponsoredTweets To India
– Himanshu Kapania: 4G Not Realistic Till We Get 500M 3G Subscribers

– TICET Mobile Social Network Uses Telco Call Data For Targeted Ads
– Vodafone To Introduce Smart In India; MTS Launches Sub-Rs 5000 Phones
– Groupon India To Rebrand SoSasta As Crazeal
– MapmyIndia Launches Android Tablet With Built-In Navigation

– OMG…What Have They Done To You?
– SeventyMM Diversifies Into E-Commerce
– Reliance Entertainment Gets Order To Block Piracy Of “Bodyguard” On File Sharing Sites
Changes At Blyk: Eric Kip Is CEO
– Samsung To Launch ChatON Messaging Service Across Platforms

– Updated: Pakistan Bans All Internet Usage That Can’t Be Monitored; Is India Next?
– BookMyShow Revenues Up 32% To Rs 16.1 Crore In FY11; Rs 41 Lakh Loss
– Gurmeet Singh Joins Forbes India As CEO
– Loop Mobile Launches Mobile Money Service With ZipCash; Problem
– Playwin-Sportech JV To Launch Online Cricket Pools In India; Regulatory Issues?

Also See: Digital & Telecom Jobs At JobNama

News Digest

– News Digest: 2G Scam, DoT, Rediff, OnMobile & More

PRNama: (mail

–’s Social Enterprise Platform Ushers In New Era of Social and Mobile Development In the Cloud
– TTL Unveils ‘Tata Photon on Rev.B’
– Airtel extends 3G services to Dharamshala, Mandi & Manali
– LG Takes a Stylish Leap-Enters Notebook Market
– Airtel launches online prepaid recharge for PAN India through
– adds a new feature on its site – ‘Deal of the Day’
– HTC Introduces HTC EVO 3D, The First Glasses-Free Device With QHD 3D Display
– BUZZR.IN The leading network to promote and monetize deal content in India
– unveils its new TV Commercial titled “India Shops Online at”
– Anna Hazare and Lokpal Bill campaign by Times of India is Pioneer in using ZipDial for the Aam Aadmi

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