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Weekly Digest (17th-24th May 2013)

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– Dish TV Adds 0.2M Subscribers In Q4-FY13; Lowest Addition In 23 Quarters
– Rediff Net Q4-FY13 Ecommerce Revenues At $0.6M; $2.33M India Advertising
– MakeMyTrip Q4-FY13: $6.5M Loss; Air Ticketing Revenue Down 26.3% YoY
– Vodafone India Q4-FY13: 3.3M 3G, 37.3M Data Subs, Data Browsing vs VAS Revenues

Investment & M&A

– Updated: Dentsu India Acquires 80% Stake In Webchutney
– Language Learning Platform CultureAlley Raises Funds From KAE Capital – StartupCentral
– Rediff Had Sold Stake In LBS Co Adnear For $1.14M
– Update: Tata Sons To Offload 1% Stake In Tata Teleservices Maharashtra
– Yahoo Acquires Tumblr For $1.1B In All Cash Deal

Other Updates:

– UIDAI Launches 3 New Aadhaar Based Authentication Services; Concerns
– NDTV Appeals Against Nielsen Lawsuit Court Dismissal
– Problems With Twitter’s 2-Step Authentication Process In India
– Penguin Books India Launches Inked For Young Adults; Just Another Blog?

– Digest: RCOM, Directi, BSNL, MakeMyTrip, IRCTC & Jet Airways
– TLabs Incubated Happay Launches Its Prepaid Mobile Wallet
– Chart: Dialup vs Broadband Connections In India As Of December 2012
– Google India Reduces Google Apps For Business Pricing By 45%

– RCOM Uses Aadhaar-based Authentication Process For New Connections
– Plustxt Now Offers Indic Language Input For Facebook, Twitter & Google+
– Amazon’s Android Appstore Now Available In India
– Chart: Speed Wise Broadband Subscriber Base Of Top 10 States

– PlatformPlay Can-Sell-Will-Sell: To Monetize NLPCaptcha’s Ad Inventory
– Viacom18 Launches MTV Gupshup, Vh1 Hub & Teen Nick For Mobile
– JustDial IPO Fully Subscribed, 12x Bids Are In – Capital Mind
– Times Mobile & Techfront Launch FollowOn App To Offer IPL Content

– Biosense’s uChek Provides Urine Analysis On iPhone
– TV & Web Don’t Have Separate Audiences – Ekalavya Bhattacharya, Head of Digital, MTV India
– NPCI’s USSD Based Mobile Banking Service Hits Roadblock With Telcos: Report
– Times Publishing House Ltd Threatens To Sue SpiceIP Blogger

– Why Don’t Indian Airports Offer Free WiFi To Passengers?
– JustDial IPO Bids At 70% On Day 2
– Sociomatic Labs Appoints Mahesh Narayanan MD Of Indian Ops
– Yebhi Launches QR Code & NFC Based Virtual Stores

– eBay India Has A New MD: Latif Nathani
– eCommerce Digest: KoolKart, Rock.in & Aporv Shut Shop
– JustDial IPO Bids At 50% On Day 1; Anchor Investors Invest Rs 208 Cr
– MSLGROUP India Launches Digital & Social Media Offering SocialHive

– JustDial IPO: On PE, EPS, Profit, Safety Net – Capital Mind
– Online OOH Marketplace EatAds.com Expands to India
– ShoppingWish.in Raises Funds From Sandeep Johri & Others
– India Can Become A Leader In Digital Content Delivery – Mukesh Ambani

– Nessa Group Launches Hindi News Channel JanoDuniya.tv
– SREI Sahaj Partners Infibeam To Launch SahajShopping.com
– Chart: Indian Internet Service Provider Revenues – Mar 2011 To Dec 2012
– Update: BookMyShow & MakeMyTrip Now Offer Apple Passbook Integration

– Online B2B Marketplace IndiaMart Launches Mobile Site & Android App
– How MTV India Is Changing Its Content Strategy With Digital – Ekalavya Bhattacharya, Head of Digital, MTV India
– Dhingana Launches Video Ads On iOS; Android To Follow
– On India’s Plans For Internet Telephony: Unified Licenses & Interception
– TyreOnWheels Offers Mobile Tyre Fitting Service

Also See: Digital & Telecom Jobs At JobNama

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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