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Weekly Digest (21st-28th October 2011)

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Oct 31-3 Nov 2011, Delhi: AdAsia 2011
Nov 4-5 2011, Chennai: Social Media Summit 2011

Investment & M&A

– Sony To Integrate Mobiles Biz Into Consumer Electronics Biz After Buying Out Ericsson’s Stake
– Sridhar Vembu Replaces Beacon India As Investor In New Horizon Media
– Yahoo To Sell Its Stake In Tyroo Media: Report
– App Development Company Wirkle Acquired By Location Labs


– Info Edge Q2-FY12 Concall: Macroeconomic Trends Cause For Concern As –Deferred Sales Revenue Declines QoQ
– Uninor Reports Q3-11 ARPU Of Rs 108; Revenues At NOK 837M
– Jagran Prakashan’s Digital Revenues Increase 7.7% YoY To Rs 1.94 Crore
– Aksh Optifibre Reports Profits Of Rs 4.94 Crore
– DB Corp Q2-FY12: Profits Dip 37%; Ad Revenue Increases 16% YoY
– HT Media Q2-FY12 Digital Revenues At Rs 9.98 Crore
– Rediff Q2-FY12: Local TV Ads Service Live In Five Cities; $2.64M Loss


– Mobile Number Portability In India Up 16.15% to 18.05M In August 2011

Chart Of The Day

– Chart Of The Day: Transactions vs Amount Using Mobile Banking In India
– Chart Of The Day: Wireline Subscribers On Airtel

Other Updates:

– Zomato: Blackberry Is The Most Popular App Platform; iOS Offers Maximum Engagement
– Kabutar: A Photosharing App; Our Take
– Size Zero: Wikipedia Looks To Telcos & Handset Co’s For Free Mobile Access
– TRAI Imposes Additional Charge Of 5 Paise On Promotional SMS

– EdServ Launches Tutor On Mobile With Tata Docomo
– The Lowdown: What Nokia Announced At Nokia World 2011
– TRAI’s SMS License Raj: Expands Telemarketer Definition To Include E—commerce, Brokers, Insurance & More
– News Digest: GETIT, IGNOU, Sun18, RCOM, Mindshare, E-Retail, Airtel, – -IMImobile, UTV Action, Warner Bros, IMImobile, Koimoi, mig33 & More

– India’s Draft National Telecom Policy 2011: On Licensing, Regulation, -Convergence, Spectrum And Manufacturing
– India’s Draft National Telecom Policy 2011: What’s In It For Startups, Content & Service Providers
– 3G Roaming Scam Or Just Poorly Thought Out Policy?
– MTV & Hungama Launch MTV DJ Dial Music Service

Also See: Digital & Telecom Jobs At JobNama

PRNama: (mail releases@medianama.com)

– UTV Action and UTV Action Telugu strike a deal with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution for multiple blockbuster films
– One Horizon Group Plc Unveils Smartphone App for the Most Bandwidth-efficient Mobile VoIP at ITU Telecom World
– Idea brings sandalwood superstar Puneet Rajkumar on Mobile Live Chat, this Diwali
– 72% brokers and 60% buyers time their property buying decisions with the festive season: A survey by 99acres.com
– Aine Healy on board to head up Prime Focus Technologies in UK
– TIMES NOW, ET NOW and zoOm launched in UAE
– Bollywood Quiz, Now On Your Mobiles
– Celebrating the festival of lights, TERI’s Solar Lanterns light up lives of Under-privileged Children of Gyan Shakti Vidyalaya in NOIDA
– Forbes India Leadership Awards launched in Mumbai

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

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