wordpress blog stats
Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Airtel acquires AuthMe, gets IP for voice chatbot and fintech OCR

Airtel has acqui-hired Bangalore-based AuthMe ID Services. AuthMe's employees will join Airtel X Labs, which works on technologies like VR and the Internet of Things (IoT). Airtel also got the IP for Fintech OCR, which is built to recognize text on KYC documents and bank statements. AuthMe develops Callup, a voice chatbot for customer service that Airtel will incorporate in its business. "We are rapidly scaling up Airtel X Labs, our digital innovation factory, and these new solutions will accelerate our journey towards rolling out intuitive digital products, particularly in vernacular languages," Airtel CIO Harmeen Mehta said. Airtel's recent developments In August, Airtel got approval to offload 15% stake in its Airtel TV DTH arm to Warburg Pincus. Earlier that month, the company announced a carrier billing deal with Netflix. Again in August, Airtel signed a syndication deal with Zee for Zee5. Airtel will be floating its own independent fiber infrastructure company soon. Abhay Sarvgaonkar will head the pre-existing subsidiary.

Please subscribe/login to read the full story.
Written By

I cover the digital content ecosystem and telecom for MediaNama.

Free Reads

News

The Commission received complaints against ULLU by the group ‘Gems of Bollywood’,  for sharing “extremely obscene and objectionable content secretively to its subscribers, including...

News

This case highlights a curious intersection of copyright and critique in the digital content world.

News

Google will also provide news organizations and fact checkers with essential training in advanced fact-checking methodologies, deepfake detection, and Google tools like the Fact...

MediaNama’s mission is to help build a digital ecosystem which is open, fair, global and competitive.

Views

News

NPCI CEO Dilip Asbe recently said that what is not written in regulations is a no-go for fintech entities. But following this advice could...

News

Notably, Indus Appstore will allow app developers to use third-party billing systems for in-app billing without having to pay any commission to Indus, a...

News

The existing commission-based model, which companies like Uber and Ola have used for a long time and still stick to, has received criticism from...

News

Factors like Indus not charging developers any commission for in-app payments and antitrust orders issued by India's competition regulator against Google could contribute to...

News

Is open-sourcing of AI, and the use cases that come with it, a good starting point to discuss the responsibility and liability of AI?...

You May Also Like

News

Google has released a Google Travel Trends Report which states that branded budget hotel search queries grew 179% year over year (YOY) in India, in...

Advert

135 job openings in over 60 companies are listed at our free Digital and Mobile Job Board: If you’re looking for a job, or...

News

By Aroon Deep and Aditya Chunduru You’re reading it here first: Twitter has complied with government requests to censor 52 tweets that mostly criticised...

News

Rajesh Kumar* doesn’t have many enemies in life. But, Uber, for which he drives a cab everyday, is starting to look like one, he...

MediaNama is the premier source of information and analysis on Technology Policy in India. More about MediaNama, and contact information, here.

© 2008-2021 Mixed Bag Media Pvt. Ltd. Developed By PixelVJ

Subscribe to our daily newsletter
Name:*
Your email address:*
*
Please enter all required fields Click to hide
Correct invalid entries Click to hide

© 2008-2021 Mixed Bag Media Pvt. Ltd. Developed By PixelVJ