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– Nov 11-12 2011, Pune: NASSCOM Game Developer Conference 2011
– Nov 11-13 2011, Gurgaon: Startup Weekend Gurgaon
– Nov 12 2011, Bangalore: Alchemix
– Nov 15 2011, Bangalore: Google Apps for Small & Medium Business Seminar
– Nov 16-17 2011, Mumbai: Nokia Music Connects 2011
Nov 17 2011, Gurgaon: Google Apps for Small & Medium Business Seminar
Nov 17 2011, Delhi: Mobile Backhaul India Summit 2011
– Nov 18 2011, Delhi: Broadband Tech India 2011
– Nov 18-20 2011, Mumbai: WikiConference India 2011
– Nov 18-19th 2011, Bangalore: Droidcon
Nov 19 2011, Bangalore: Cloud Conclave 2011

Investment & M&A

– Altruist Close To Acquiring PhoneyTunes
– DealsAndYou Raises Rs 84 Cr From NVP & Mayfield
– Videocon To Sell 25% Stake In DTH Business: Report
– IndiaCollegeSearch Raises Seed Funding From VAS Capital


– October 2011: 15.11M IMPS Mobile Money IDs; 12,511 Transactions


– Vodafone India Had 27.5M Data Subs At End Of Q2-FY12; Service Revenue Increases 17.4% YoY
– S Mobility Q2-FY12: Profits Down 77% YoY At Rs 12Cr
– Idea Cellular Q2FY12 Call: To Launch Branded Android OS Phones; 3G ICR Revenues; MNP
– MakeMyTrip Q2FY12 Results: Profits At $1.52M; To Acquire My Guest House
– MTNL Q2-FY12 Results: Net Loss At Rs 864.1 Crore; Revenues Down 15.7% YoY
– Geodesic Q2-FY12: Profits Down 29.5% At Rs 60 Crore; Product Deployments

Other Updates:

– With Scale, Edge Cases Become Very Real – Vaibhav Gupta, VP Products, Flipkart
– Delhi Police Floats Internet Interception System Tender
– Mobikwik Launches Closed Wallet To Make Online Payments Easier
– News Digest: Ybrant, ZTE, Idea, Dealsandyou, Affle, Akamai, Times Internet Limited & More

–’s AdIquity Launches Ad Exchange For Mobile Ads
– Updated: Network18 Group CEO Haresh Chawla Resigns
Network18 Launches IBN Live App For iPad; Review
– Google Adds Indic Support For Five New Languages To Its iPhone App

– MapmyIndia Launches Places App For iPhone, Android & Blackberry; Review
– Amazon Plans Marketplace For India
– GetIt Launches Deals Service Hot Deals; Our Take
– Walmart’s Anand Rajaraman On Changing Retail: From Web To Store; Data Gold Rush; Products Finding People

– News Digest: Kerala Tourism, Zapak, Dialogic, Bubble Motion, DoT & More
– Mindshare Appoints Ashok Lalla As Leader- Digital For South Asia
– On Infotel’s Acquisition Of 38.5% In Extramarks Education & Its Leverage
– Yahoo, Microsoft & AOL To Pool Display Advertising Inventory

– What Mela Plans To Do Differently From Other South Asian Content Ventures
– ACK Media Appoints Vijay Sampath As CEO
– MediaTek Inks Deal To Bring Facebook To Feature Phones; Plans To Add Local Content & Services On MRE
– Selling Newspaper Advertising Inventory On The Web – Sharad Lunia

– Ezeego1 Ties Up With Sahaj To Offer Travel Products At Common Service Centres
– Ad: India’s Happiest Music Festival
– Thoughts On ITC’s Rs 200 Crore Lawsuit Against Suhel Seth For His Tweets
– Quick Take: On EVDO Services & Spectrum; COAI Vs CDMA Operators

– News Digest: Wikipedia, 4G services, ZeeTV, OTT, Samsung, TRAI & More
– MTNL’s Tie-Up With Bharat Berry Extended To Mauritius

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– Ybrant-LGS merger gets ‘in-principle’ nod from the Exchanges
– Bharti Airtel implements Customer Experience Management platform (CEM)
– Frost & Sullivan Recognizes ZTE as 2011 LTE Vendor of the Year
– Idea wins ‘Best Brand Campaign’ at the prestigious World Communication Awards 2011
– ZTE Launches New SKATE Model in the U.S.
– PayMate and Nokia associate to usher in path-breaking NFC technology in India
– Closes USD 17 Million Funding Round
– The New – Intelligent Intuitive Insightful
– Times Internet Limited leads Indian online space yet again
– Affle strengthens it’s business development team by appointing Gaurav Pahwa as Associate Director

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