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Freecharge hires Karthik Rajeshwaran as director of strategy

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Karthik Rajeshwaran
Snapdeal-controlled digital payments platform FreeCharge has appointed former Obi Mobiles executive Karthik Rajeshwaran as director (strategy). Rajeshwaran will use his expertise to usher-in consumer centric innovations to expand revenue across new business opportunities, Freecharge said in a press ...


What is all the noise about Reliance Jio?

Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL)’s latest offering Jio has created a stir in the market given its promise of free voice calls and superfast 4G speed at the lowest tariffs in the industry. While a lot has been said about the service and the plans it offers, there is still a lot of confusion about its ...

9 September, 2016 | More »

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Airtel to charge its subscribers extra for VoIP calls over 2G and 3G

In a move that will upset (to put it lightly) its subscribers, telecom operator Airtel will now charge extra for VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) calls over 2G and 3G in India. What this basically means is that even if you have an active 2G/3G internet data pack, you will still need to shell out ...

24 December, 2014 | More »


Telangana state govt offers free public Wi-Fi in parts of Hyderabad

The Telangana government in partnership with telecom operator Airtel has launched the state’s first ‘Public Wi-Fi’ in the city of Hyderabad. In line with the government’s agenda of making Hyderabad a ‘global smart city’, the service has been piloted in 17 prominent locations within the c...

10 October, 2014 | More »


Aircel becomes 2nd telco after Airtel to launch 4G services in India, starting with 4 circles

Indian telecom service provider Aircel Ltd has finally launched its 4G services in the country. With this launch, Aircel now offers services under all the three existing technologies of 2G, 3G and 4G LTE. To being with, the services will be offered across four circles including Andhra Pradesh (AP), ...

16 July, 2014 | More »


WhatsApp ties up with Airtel to provide WhatsApp only data packs

Cross-platform instant messaging app WhatsApp has tied up with telecom operator Airtel to provide special WhatsApp only data packs, according to a BGR report. Depending on the circle, the plan costs between Rs 36 and Rs 49 and offers 200MB of WhatsApp only data usage on a monthly basis. To activate ...

12 May, 2014 | More »

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Google’s chief business officer Nikesh Arora resigns from Airtel’s board

Nikesh Arora, senior vice president and chief business officer at Google, has resigned from Bharti Airtel’s board. He has been replaced by Dinesh Kumar Mittal, a former department of financial services, Ministry of Finance, Government of India official. Mittal has been appointed as an independ...

13 March, 2014 | More »


Airtel releasing Telugu movie on DTH platform the same day of its theatrical release

In a development which has implications for digital streaming of new movies, Airtel Digital TV, the DTH service arm of leading telecom operator Bharti Airtel, is releasing Telugu movie Minukumanna Minugurulu on the same day of its theatrical release. According to the company, it is the first operato...

23 January, 2014 | More »


Airtel to offer DIY e-com platform Shopify to its SME customers

Telecommunications services provider Bharti Airtel has announced that it will offer Shopify, a do-it-yourself (DIY) e-commerce platform, to its small office/home office (SOHO) and small and medium enterprises (SME) customers. The service will be offered via Airtel’s cloud platform, and will enable...

2 December, 2013 | More »


P2P instant messenger Hike inks partnership with Airtel for 3 months free data usage on the network

Hike, the instant messaging app from BSB (Bharti Softbank- the joint venture between Bharti Group and Japan’s Softbank) has announced its first telco partnership with Airtel, wherein the telecom operator’s pre-paid users will get the first three months of usage on Hike for free, it disclosed in ...

10 September, 2013 | More »

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