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How the nanu app seeks to change the Internet telephony game in India

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Telecom operators in India have been at loggerheads with over-the-top (OTT) players such as WhatsApp, Viber and Skype saying these apps hurt their revenue and use for free the data that the phone companies paid for. Consumers have lapped up these apps to send messages, though rarely for voice calls ...


Skype to discontinue voice calling to phones within India from Nov 10

Microsoft-owned internet calling service Skype is discontinuing its voice calling services to landlines and mobile phones within India from November 10, 2014. What this basically means is that you will no longer be able to make Skype calls to landlines and mobile phones to India from India. The comp...

7 October, 2014 | More »


TRAI paper on broadband next month; WhatsApp, Skype etc in queue

The telecom regulator TRAI will invite views of public on issues related to roll out of broadband in the country by end of next month. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India is also planning to issue a consultation paper to discuss regulatory framework around Over-the-top (OTT) players like Whats...

21 August, 2014 | More »


TRAI rejects telcos’ proposal to charge fee on services like WhatsApp, Viber & Skype

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has decided against a proposal from telecom operators to make companies that offer popular services like WhatsApp, Viber and Skype share part of their revenues with them or the government, according to a The Economic Times report. “The regulator has...

19 August, 2014 | More »


Skype co-founder’s music streaming venture Rdio acquires Dhingana

San Francisco-based digital music service Rdio has acquiredDhingana, an India- and US-based social music streaming service, which was apparently shut down last month. The transaction details of the deal are not disclosed but the deal paves the way for Rdio to enter India with Dhingana’s catalogu...

14 March, 2014 | More »


Baby & kids products e-tailer Hopscotch raises $2M from LionRock Capital, Nisaba Godrej & Skype co-founder

Hit the Mark Inc, which runs Mumbai-based curated baby and kids products flash sales venture Hopscotch, has secured $2 million from Singapore-based LionRock Capital, with participation from a group individuals including Nisaba Godrej of Godrej Group, Skype co-founder Toivo Annus and Diapers.com CTO...

24 February, 2014 | More »


Syrian Electronic Army says hacked into Skype’s social media accounts

The Syrian Electronic Army, an amorphous hacker collective that supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, claimed credit on Wednesday for hacking into the social media accounts of Internet calling service Skype. The group also posted the contact information of Steve Ballmer, Microsoft Corp’s ...

2 January, 2014 | More »


Skype, Spotify creators hope to inspire European innovation

Angry Birds, Skype and Spotify may all be the product of European creativity, but if the old continent is ever going to challenge Silicon Valley for tech supremacy, it’s going to have to do a lot better. Acknowledging the global dominance of US brands such as Facebook, Google and Apple, the Eu...

22 March, 2013 | More »


Microsoft to log out Live Messenger on March 15, to merge features with Skype

Microsoft has finally come out with a concrete date when the company will shut down its existing messenger service. The service, called Windows Live Messenger, will retire on March 15 and will be merged with Skype, which Microsoft had acquired in May 2011 for $8.5 billion. “On 15th March, 2013, we...

10 January, 2013 | More »


Orange launches smartphone app for free calls, texts

Orange, the mobile brand of France Telecom, launched a global free calling and texting application on Thursday, in direct competition with services such as Skype, WhatsApp and Viber. Telecom operators around the globe have suffered as free calling and texting services have proliferated over the past...

23 November, 2012 | More »

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