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Events

Jan 18-19 2012, Delhi: 6th India Digital Summit 2012
– Jan 19-20 2012, Delhi: e-GovWorld 2012
– Jan 20-21 2012, Mumbai: WATSummit 2012
Jan 21 2012, Mumbai: Privacy Matters – Analyzing the “Right to Privacy Bill”

Investment & M&A

– FINO Raises Funding From World Bank’s IFC
– Why Yatra Acquired BuzzInTown

Data

– IRCTC Reports 12.99M Transactions For December 2011
– 25.83M Number Portability Requests In India In November 2011
– November 2011: Tata Tele Loses 4.4M Connections; India has 13.13M Broadband Connections

Other Updates:

– Sony To Offer Repurposed Clips On Airtel’s Comedy FM IVR Portal
– Willow.tv Sends Legal Notices To Alleged Subscribers Of Cricket Stream Pirates
– Why RIM Is Now Offering Special Blackberry Messenger Plans In India
– Seven SMS Aggregators Sign SMS Code Of Conduct; Shun International SMS Workaround

– ACK Media Appoints Manas Mohan As COO
– BJP Launches Android App; Issues & What They Should Have Done
– Shiksha Launches MBA Application Form Two Years After PagalGuy & Minglebox
– Rediff’s RealTime News Search: Search vs Front Page vs River Of News

– Yahoo To Webcast Reliance Entertainment & Tom Hanks’ Sci-Fi Series ‘Electric City’
– Paytm Appoints Harinder Takhar As CEO
– Samsung Appoints BD Park As New India MD
– CES Digest: Microsoft Kinect, Samsung, Intel, Lenovo, Ubuntu TV, Qualcomm M-Health

– Why Did Google Choose O-Zone Networks’ WiFi Over Mobile Internet For Free Google+ & YouTube Access?
– RBI Removes Rs 50,000 Cap On Mobile Payments; Asks Telcos & Banks To Get Their Act Together
– NAVTEQ Launches Real Time Traffic Service In Delhi & Mumbai
– MapMyIndia Launches Android Based In-Car Navigation & Entertainment System

– Bittoo Sabki Lega: Censor Board Trouble? Put It Online
– Has Bharti-Softbank JV BSB Rolled Out Daily Deals Site Musstbuy? What About Y2CF?
– OLPC Announces XO 3.0 Tablet; Can Be Charged With Off-Grid Power Sources
– Infibeam Ties Up With Ideacts’ For Infibeam Vouchers At Cybercafes

– Nokia India Launches Online Store With Indiatimes

News Digest

– News Digest: SSTL, DoT, High Court, UID, Retail, Books, TDSAT, FIPB & More
– News Digest: MTNL, Aircel, RIL, Network18, Mindshare & More
– News Digest: Canaan, Vodafone, Hathway, Videocon d2h, Subscribers & More

Also See: Digital & Telecom Jobs At JobNama

PRNama: (mail releases@medianama.com)

– Sistema Shyam TeleServices Ltd Raises INR 1280 Crore
– Vodafone rings in the New Year with ‘Go BBM’ service plan in India
– Shiksha.com the education site from the naukri.com group introduces a common application form for MBA institutes
– Airtel launches all new “BBM Plan” @ Rs 129 per month for its postpaid mobile customers on BlackBerry
– Shaadi.com Launches “Angry Brides”: A Game to Create Awareness on the Nuisance of Dowry
– Tune into Comedy FM on Airtel and get your daily dose of fun
– Akamai Advances Its Intelligent Platform To Address New Business And Consumer Needs For The Online Entertainment Industry
– AllSchoolStuff.com expands senior management team, appoints senior Reliance Retail executive
– MTS Launches Most Aggressive Special Tariff Plan Of 1 Paisa Per Minute For Customers Across North Bengal & Sikkim Region
– The Economic Times, Now on Mobile and Tablet

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