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Weekly Digest (24th -31st January 2014)

MediaNama would like to thank its sponsors: Spice Digital, CCAvenue, Antfarm, Buongiorno and E2E for their support.


– Tata Teleservices Maharashtra Q3-FY14: Rs 156.4 Cr Loss; Revenue Up 6.6% YoY
– Google Q4 2013: $16.86 Bn Revenue; Paid Clicks Up 31%, CPC Down 11%
– 38.4% Of MakeMyTrip’s Revenues In Q3-FY13 Is From Hotels & Packages
– Airtel Has 0.1M 4G Connections & 54.4M Data Connections For Q3-FY14

– 53% Of Facebook’s Ad Revenues In Q4 2013 Was Mobile Ads
– Updated: Airtel Q3-FY14: Profit of Rs 610 Crore; Mobile Internet Revenues At Rs 1736 Crore Globally
– Yahoo APAC Revenues At $194.5M For Q4-2013; Search Revenues Up, Display Down
– Onmobile Q3-FY14: India VAS Revenues Up 3.2%; Profit Down Due To MG Payment In Europe

– JustDial Does More Campaigns & Revenue, Despite Weak Quarter For Search In Q3-FY14
– Apple Net Profit Remains Same at $13.1b Despite Increased iPhone Sales To 51m
– Idea’s Mobile Data Base Declines To 25.5M In Q3-FY14; “Incidental Data Users” Culled
– Microsoft Reports Q2-FY14 Profits of $6.56B


– Nov 2013: 753.45M Active Mobile Connections In India

Investment & M&A

– Funding Roundup: iKaaz, Eashmart And OurHealthMate
– How Google Sold Motorola At A Loss And Still Won
– HostGator Owner Endurance Completes Acquisition of Directi
– Updated: VC Firms Sequoia, IDG, Inventus, Blume & Mayfield Raising More India Specific Funds
– Video Calling Co 1Click Raises Seed Funding From Blume Ventures, Others

Other Updates:

– Notice Sent To RBI Demanding Clarity On Bitcoin Law In India
– Vodafone Seeks 1% Uniform Spectrum Usage Charges For 3G & BWA Spectrum
– Snapdeal Adds Hindi & Tamil Interface But The Translations Are Funny
– Redditors Pool-in 4M Dogecoin To Send Indian Olympian To Sochi

– FDI In Ecommerce: MediaNama’s Submission To The Indian Government
– Want FDI Allowed In Ecommerce? Today’s The Last Day To File Your Response With The Government
– News Digest: Micromax, Oppo, Nokia, Tata Docomo, Freecultr, Zenga & More
– InMobi Debuts Native Ads Platform

– India Has Lowest Broadband Speeds In Asia-Pacific: Akamai
– South African Mobile Messaging App MXIT Launches In India
– PayU India To Go Independent Of Ibibo; Rebrands PayUPaisa To PayUMoney
– TRAI Recommends Outright Spectrum Transfer, No Leasing, 2 Years Lock-In

– Changes At Airtel: Manoj Kohli To Step Down; Gopal Vittal Appointed As New MD
– Da Vinci Learning To Offer Educational Content on Airtel Digital TV & Others
– Airtel Money’s India Userbase Down 7%, Amount Transacted Rs 1238 Crore; IMPS Deal
– MTNL To Provide Wi-Fi Hotspots For Customers In Delhi And Mumbai

– Competitors In Payment Gateway Business Are Committing Harakiri: Mohan Nair, CCAvenue
– ESPNCricinfo Launches Online Store
– Spuul Inks Deal With Disney UTV For Bollywood Content
– IPL Won’t Be On YouTube In 2014; STARSports Makes A Play

– CCAvenue’s Reboot: DIY Stores, 1 Click Checkout, Payment In 27 Currencies
– Vserv’s SmartRewards Allows Advertisers To Deliver Ads With Mobile Top-Ups
– Air India To Offer WiFi In-Flight; We Hope It’ll be Fast
– 2014 2G Auctions: 5% Spectrum Usage Fee For New Spectrum; Pre-Qualified Bidders

– 84% App Developers Vserv Surveyed Struggling With Monetisation
– Apple Plans Fingerprint Based Mobile Payments; May Do Physical Goods
– Updated: ESPNCricinfo, Cricbuzz Delay Live Updates From India-NZ Cricket Series By 5 Overs
– ShortFormats Releases Popular Indian Classics As Offline E-books And Audio Books

– UK-Based Indian YouTube Artist Inks Deal with T-Series
– Teenager Arrested For Pirating Malayalam Movie On Facebook
– Info Edge CFO Ambarish Raghuvanshi Steps Down
– Industry Movies: Damandeep Singh Soni – LINE; Apurva Desai – VuClip

– Aaj Tak Ordered By NBSA To Apologise On Air To IRCTC
– Network18 Launches State Centric News Site: News18
– Rapid Metro Station In Gurgaon Get WiFi From Vodafone; More Please?
– Verizon Says India Asked It To Block Access To Websites

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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