Nokia is helping Bharti Airtel and BSNL to transform networks to 5G

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Top telco Bharti Airtel and state-run telco Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) are working with Nokia to transform existing networks to 5G, with the telecom gear maker defining use cases around the technology that will be relevant for the Indian market. The Finnish gear maker recently inked memorandum of understanding (MoU) agreements with market leader

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Paytm Payments Bank Appoints New Board Members & Commences Operations

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Paytm today held a board meeting to formally approve the launch of the Paytm Payments Bank. With this move, former RBI Executive Director PV Bhaskar, Saama Capital Managing Partner and co-Founder Ash Lilani, and former Shriram Group Director GS Sundarajan have joined the five-member Board of the Payments Bank as Independent Directors. Paytm founder and

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Google Selects 6 Indian Startups For Launchpad Accelerator 4th Edition

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Global tech giant Google has announced the list of startups that will be joining the fourth edition of the Launchpad Accelerator Program, at the Google Developers Launchpad Space in San Francisco. With this batch, a total of 26 Indian startups have so far joined the Launchpad Accelerator programme from India. The six Indian startups selected

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Indian Wholesale Marketplace Fueled Up With $15.5 Mn By Amazon

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With Flipkart’s arsenal getting heavier, Amazon has started pumping in more funds to solidify its Indian operations. Reportedly, the US ecommerce giant has infused another $15.5 Mn in its Indian B2B wholesale marketplace, Amazon Wholesale India Pvt Ltd. The funds were routed through Amazon Inc. and its Singapore-based subsidiary Amazon Corporate Holdings Pvt. Ltd, as

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‘Digital India’ Will Now Be Used As a Global Case Study By an Indian-African Entrepreneur

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An Indian-African entrepreneur is planning to use the ‘Digital India’ model in South Africa as a global case study to incubate innovative digital start-ups that will propel the continent towards faster growth. “The Digital India program has picked up remarkable pace over the last few years. I am sure that ‘Digital India’ is on its

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UberEATS, ZOMATO Race To Gobble Up Food Delivery Startup Runnr

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UberEATS, marking its entry into the Indian market this month, is now aggressively moving forward to consolidate its position amidst fierce competition. Zomato is banking on its brand name and consumer trust. Zomato has been aggressively working to reach the threshold level needed to monetise each of its operations

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A Nanotechnology Startup Log 9, Secures Funding From VC Firm GEMs

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Bangalore & Delhi based Nanotechnology startup Log 9 Materials, has secured an undisclosed amount in its Pre-Series A round of funding from Delhi-based micro VC firm, GEMs. The startup was incubated at TIDES, the incubation centre of IIT Roorkee in November 2015. Founded by Akshay Singhal, the company develops nanotechnology driven products that can be

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Fall in Snapdeal Valuation To $1 Bn, Founders To Get $30 Mn Each Post Exit

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After a long haul with the investors, SoftBank. The market leader Flipkart has finally succeeded in his mission – ‘Snapdeal Merger.’ Reported that Flipkart will be merging the Snapdeal entity at a valuation of just $1 Bn. It was reported that Snapdeal has agreed to sign a non-binding Letter of Intent for the merger. The

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What the Arrival of 5G means to Everyone ?

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Some carriers have jumped the gun, claiming they already offer 5G. This is a blatant lie. It’s actually only a faster and better version of current 4G LTE technologies. The advertising lies got so bad that the U.N. had to step in. For every “G”, the mobile world (manufacturers, carriers, tower operators, etc.) have to

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