Vodafone-Idea, IBM Deal Set To Exceed USD 1 Bn

Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL) is believed to have finalised a new $700-800 million (Rs4,900 crore-5,600 crore) five-year technology outsourcing contract with IBM, a deal that is expected to contribute a major part to the Rs8,400 crore annual opex savings that…

Vodafone-Idea, IBM Set To Seal $700-800 Million 5-year IT Outsourcing Deal

Vodafone Idea is believed to have finalised a new $700-800 million (Rs4,900 crore-5,600 crore) five-year technology outsourcing contract with IBM, a deal that is expected to contribute a major part to the Rs8,400 crore annual opex savings that the telecom…

Airtel, IBM Tech Outsourcing Deal Extended Till Jan-end

Bharti Airtel has temporarily extended its technology outsourcing contract with IBM till January end, and is in talks with the US firm for a new contract after that, which could be narrower in scope and lower in value, at $200-250…

Vodafone Idea Outsourcing Deal To Exceed USD 1 Billion for IBM India

Vodafone Idea Ltd. (VIL), India’s top telecom operator, may miss an internal deadline of December 2018 to finalise new IT contracts, and is holding advanced talks with US software major IBM to finalise a multi-year deal by March end, which, some estimates suggest, could…

Vodafone May Extend IBM Contract To Cover Idea Too 

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Uber-Reliance Jio Partnership Signals Larger Battle In Mobile Wallets

Mukesh Ambani-promoted Reliance Jio’s partnership with Uber, the American cab-hailing company announced on Monday, signals a larger battle in the mobile wallet space where Paytm leads with over 160 million users. Airtel could not gather the critical user base while…

Vodafone-Idea Merger: India’s Largest Telecom Operator In The Making

Vodafone Plc, the British telecom company has confirmed “ongoing talks” of merger with Aditya Birla Group-owned telecom operator Idea Cellular, to cushion itself against a price war with Reliance Jio. “Together Idea and Vodafone will have more fire-power against Reliance…

Vodafone in talks with IBM to renew ₹6600 Cr outsourcing contract

Vodafone India has started talks with software major IBM for renewal of a $1 billion (Rs 6,600 crore) outsourcing contract that is set to expire in June 2016, while also sounding out Wipro, Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys and Tech Mahindra,…

VodafoneIn has a new ally in IBM for a whopping $1 bn deal

Vodafone, one of India's top telecom operators, is now in talks with the software major IBM for the renewal of a $1 billion outsourcing contract that will expire in June next year. The mobile network operator outsources services like management of…

How Vodafone, RCom, Aircel & MTS use Big Data, analytics to reduce customer churn and increase ARPUs

Telecom operators including Vodafone, Reliance Communications, Aircel and MTS India are investing in technologies such as big data and analytics amid growth in data consumption as they look to retain subscribers and increase revenue per user. Analytics allow telecom companies…

NetNeutrality: Will Telcos Thrive On Ambiguity?

There have been raging debates on net neutrality in recent weeks from Airtel’s Zero to Facebook’s Internet.org and anything that’s coming on the way to block the Web. Those debating are either ‘for’ or ‘against’ the topic. However, Net neutrality…

Net Neutrality: What Industry Leaders Are Saying

Call it Net neutrality, free Internet or open Internet. They all mean the same: Free access to the Internet, irrespective of company, service or content. That is what is in practice in India currently, but now, The Telecom Regulatory Authority…

Hacking Of SIM Card By Spy Agencies Raises Fears Of Sensitive Documents Being Leaked

The hacking of SIM-card and digital security services providerGemalto by American and British spy agencies has raised fears that sensitive communications, by the Indian government and hundreds of domestic companies, may have been at the risk of being spied on.…

Hacking of SIM Card By Spy Agencies Raises Fears Of Sensitive Documents Being Leaked

The hacking of SIM-card and digital security services provider Gemalto by American and British spy agencies has raised fears that sensitive communications, by the Indian government and hundreds of domestic companies, may have been at the risk of being spied…

Hacking Of SIM Card By Spy Agencies Raises Fears Of Sensitive Documents Being Leaked

The hacking of SIM-card and digital security services provider Gemalto by American and British spy agencies has raised fears that sensitive communications, by the Indian government and hundreds of domestic companies, may have been at the risk of being spied…

#GreyhoundInMedia: Bharti Airtel (@airtelindia) scraps Loop Mobile merger deal #Press #Media @Livemint

Bharti Airtel had planned to buy Loop’s assets in February, but the deal did not get regulatory approvals. Bharti Airtel Ltd abandoned its `700 crore plan to buy Loop Telecom for its Mumbai operations after the country’s largest telecom operator failed to…

#GreyhoundInMedia: Lack of awareness, bank deposit fee hinder mWallet India growth #Press #Media #ETTelecom

Even with over 900 million subscribers, India is yet to see strong demand for electronic account services that allow consumers to transfer money and pay bills using their mobile phones, experts say. Research firm Greyhound said mWallet as a service is an…

Lack of awareness, bank deposit fee hinder mWallet India growth

Even with over 900 million subscribers, India is yet to see strong demand for electronic account services that allow consumers to transfer money and pay bills using their mobile phones, experts say. Research firm Greyhound said mWallet as a service is an…

#GreyhoundInMedia: Lack of awareness, bank deposit fee hinder mWallet India growth #Press #Media #WorldNews

Even with over 900 million subscribers, India is yet to see strong demand for electronic account services that allow consumers to transfer money and pay bills using their mobile phones, experts say. Research firm Greyhound said mWallet as a service is an…

Lack of awareness, bank deposit fee hinder mWallet India growth

Even with over 900 million subscribers, India is yet to see strong demand for electronic account services that allow consumers to transfer money and pay bills using their mobile phones, experts say. Research firm Greyhound said mWallet as a service is an…

#GreyhoundInMedia: Lack of awareness, bank deposit fee hinder mWallet India growth #Press #Media #ZeeNews

Even with over 900 million subscribers, India is yet to see strong demand for electronic account services that allow consumers to transfer money and pay bills using their mobile phones, experts say. Research firm Greyhound said mWallet as a service is an…

#GreyhoundInMedia: Lack of awareness, bank deposit fee hinder mWallet India growth #Press #Media #DNA

Even with over 900 million subscribers, India is yet to see strong demand for electronic account services that allow consumers to transfer money and pay bills using their mobile phones, experts say. Research firm Greyhound said mWallet as a service is an…

#GreyhoundInMedia: Lack of awareness, bank deposit fee hinder mWallet India growth #Press #Media #BusinessStandard

Even with over 900 million subscribers, India is yet to see strong demand for electronic account services that allow consumers to transfer money and pay bills using their mobile phones, experts say. Research firm Greyhound said mWallet as a service is an…

Lack of awareness, bank deposit fee hinder mWallet India growth

Even with over 900 million subscribers, India is yet to see strong demand for electronic account services that allow consumers to transfer money and pay bills using their mobile phones, experts say. Research firm Greyhound said mWallet as a service is an…

#GreyhoundInMedia: Lack of awareness, bank deposit fee hinder mWallet India growth #Press # Media #EconomicTimes

Even with over 900 million subscribers, India is yet to see strong demand for electronic account services that allow consumers to transfer money and pay bills using their mobile phones, experts say. Research firm Greyhound said mWallet as a service is an…

Lack of awareness, bank deposit fee hinder mWallet India growth

Even with over 900 million subscribers, India is yet to see strong demand for electronic account services that allow consumers to transfer money and pay bills using their mobile phones, experts say. Research firm Greyhound said mWallet as a service is an…

#GreyhoundInMedia: Lack of awareness, bank deposit fee hinder mWallet India growth #Press #Media #PTI

Even with over 900 million subscribers, India is yet to see strong demand for electronic account services that allow consumers to transfer money and pay bills using their mobile phones, experts say. Research firm Greyhound said mWallet as a service is an…

Lack of awareness, bank deposit fee hinder mWallet India growth

Even with over 900 million subscribers, India is yet to see strong demand for electronic account services that allow consumers to transfer money and pay bills using their mobile phones, experts say. Research firm Greyhound said mWallet as a service is an…

#GreyhoundInMedia: Airtel chops IBM contract in half, comes full circle with its IT strategy #Press #Media #ZDNet

Recently Bharti Airtel signed a new deal with IBM for its IT needs that sent shockwaves through the IT industry and signaled a whole new era, not just for the Indian telecom giant, but in how relationships between telecom and IT may…

Vodafone sees 20% jump in post-paid subscriptions

Vodafone India, the country’s second largest telecom service provider, saw a 20 per cent rise in the number of post-paid subscribers this financial year, higher than its competitors. The company now has around 10 million post-paid subscribers – around 7 per…