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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Google Selects 6 Indian Startups For Launchpad Accelerator 4th Edition


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


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

Digital India

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


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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What the Arrival of 5G means to Everyone ?

5G Revolution

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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Odisha State Government Launches Web Portal For Startups


In line with PM Narendra Modi’s ‘Startup India, Standup India’ initiative, several states have launched their Startup Policy in the last two years. Odisha is the new rising star among these governments. Afterannouncing its startup policy in August 2016, the government has now launched a web portal for startups. the portal aims at “promoting ease

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Imported mobile phones In India to get costlier as govt looks to impose 5-10% customs duty

Imported mobile phones In India to get costlier as govt looks to impose 5-10% customs duty

He proposed customs duty may be implemented on imported phones after the roll-out of GST In a bid to boost its Make In India initiative, the Indian government may be looking to impose an additional 5-10% customs duty on imported mobile phones, reports The Economic Times. This will essentially drive up the cost of imported

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No content strategy is an island

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As we’re (hopefully) all aware by now, content strategy is the foundation of content marketing. But content strategy requires its own foundational elements, too. Without them, that strategy is very, very difficult to architect. Creating a content strategy obviously must precede content marketing, but your brand must have some marketing fundamentals in place to enable that

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How to avoid co-founder disputes in a startup

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Before writing this article, I spoke with three lawyers who specialize in consulting startups. All of them had a common observation — the majority of co-founders that they meet do not sign legal agreements between them at the time of starting their venture. Co-founders either feel that they have been friends for long enough to

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