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OnMobile Global appoints Praveen Kumar K J as new CFO

One of India’s top mobile value added service (VAS) companies OnMobile Global Ltd has appointed Praveen Kumar KJ as chief financial officer (CFO), the company said on Friday. A Chartered Accountant, Kumar has been with the company since 2006 and was part of the core team that worked towards the co...

5 September, 2014 |More »


Vavia launches SMS-based navigation & e-mail services; company close to raising seed funding

Bangalore-based Vavia Technologies Pvt Ltd, which provides a SMS-based search engine service called txtBrowser, has added new features to its platform that enables users to get navigations (route directions), as well as send e-mails to others over SMSes. Users can send queries via any mobile handset...

3 September, 2014 |More »

Pranab Punj

Vserv appoints Pranab Punj as its AVP, global marketing

Mumbai-based mobile advertising exchange Vserv.mobi has appointed Pranab Punj as its associate vice president for global marketing. In his new role, Punj will be responsible for driving the company’s global marketing endeavours, digital marketing, PR, and brand positioning. As a part of the senior...

3 September, 2014 |More »


TRAI releases paper on virtual network operators

Sectoral regulator Trai today released a pre-consultation paper on virtual network operators (VNO), which offer services by tying up with existing operators without buying spectrum. The Department of Telecom (DoT) had sought Trai’s recommendations for delinking of licences for networks from de...

3 September, 2014 |More »


TC Roundup: India’s smartphone wars: Google’s Android One adds to Samsung’s worries

India’s smartphone wars: Google’s Android One adds to Samsung’s worries: Google Inc’s partnership with three Indian phone makers is set to rev up fast-growing demand for lower priced smartphones, and spell more trouble for Samsung Electronics which is rapidly losing share in ...

3 September, 2014 |More »

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Mobile collaboration tool for enterprises Tydy raises $138K via LetsVenture

Bangalore-based PageStitch Inc, the company behind Tydy , a mobile collaboration tool for sales and marketing teams, has raised $138,000 (about Rs 85 lakh) from a group of individuals, led by Hareesh Ramanna, MD of BORQS Software, with participations from Bhupen Shah, co-founder of SlingBox; Nikhi...

2 September, 2014 |More »

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Airtel rolls out over-the-top carrier-agnostic music streaming service Wynk Music

Telecom major Bharti Airtel has announced the launch of Wynk Music, an over the top (OTT) music streaming service that works across mobile operators. Wynk is currently available only on Android and iOS platforms. With the free version, users can stream music of their choice online and tune into inte...

2 September, 2014 |More »

Deepak Abbot

Paytm’s Deepak Abbot joins Times Internet as its head of mobile strategy

Times Internet Ltd, the internet & mobile venture of Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd, has appointed Deepak Abbot as its head of mobile strategy. In his new role, Abbot will help define and strategise the growth plans for mobile across the company’s businesses. He will report to Satyan Gajwani, ...

2 September, 2014 |More »


Affle acquires mobile app development & ads platform Appstudioz

India and Singapore-based D2C Inc, which operates under the brand name Affle, a mobile apps & ads as a service (MaaS) platform, has acquired Noida-based Appstudioz Technologies Pvt Ltd, the company behind another MaaS platform Appstudioz. With this acquisition, Appstudioz has now merged with Af...

1 September, 2014 |More »

Ninad Takpere

FreeCharge ropes in Ninad Takpere from TimesDeal as chief business development officer

Mumbai-based Accelyst Solutions Pvt Ltd, the company behind the online recharge FreeCharge.in, an online recharge platform, has appointed Ninad Takpere as its chief business development officer. In the new role, Takpere will look at growing Freecharge’s business around couponing & promotions s...

1 September, 2014 |More »