India to have complete 4G connectivity by 2020, says RIL’s Mukesh Ambani

Shweta Sharma & Anirban Ghoshal

By 2020, India will be a full-fledged 4G country and will race ahead of others for 5G connectivity, Mukesh Ambani, chairman of ....

26 October, 2018

Google plans public Wi-Fi expansion aimed at lapping up next billion coming online

Shweta Sharma

Tech giant Google is planning to take its free public Wi-Fi, currently available only at railway stations, to connect the next ....

5 July, 2018
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Did Facebook give Airtel, Saavn special access to user data?

Shweta Sharma

Telecom giant Airtel and music streaming platform Saavn were among the partner firms that were granted access to Facebook's ....

4 July, 2018

Bharti Airtel picks up stake in fintech startup Seynse

Arti Singh

Telecom major Bharti Airtel has acquired a strategic stake in Goa-based financial technology startup Seynse Technologies Pvt. ....

22 February, 2017

Wallet cos want us to acquire them, but we don't see much value: Sunil Bharti Mittal

Arti Singh

The payments space in India has been hotting up. Following the government's high note ban in November, the usage of digital wallets, ....

13 January, 2017

Flashback 2016: The top angel investors in India

Shruti Jain

Dheeraj Jain, managing partner at London-based investment firm Redcliffe Capital, and former Snapdeal product head Anand Chandrasekaran ....

27 December, 2016
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Airtel payments bank hires PayU executive Abhishek Tripathi to lead SMB solutions

Arti Singh

Abhishek Tripathi, associate director and business head at PayU Payments Pvt. Ltd, has decided to quit the company to join Bharti ....

24 October, 2016

Have Indian startups lost their charm for Silicon Valley hires?

Disha Sharma & Arti Singh

If last year saw top tech executives in Silicon Valley being wooed by startups here, this year saw many of them quitting these ....

28 May, 2016

Looking for a better deal

Disha Sharma

The latest Silicon Valley hire to give up on Indian startups, Anand Chandrasekaran had joined Snapdeal as chief product officer ....

25 May, 2016

His own man

Disha Sharma

Punit Soni was touted as Flipkart's most prized catch when he joined the e-commerce company in February 2015 as chief product ....

25 May, 2016
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A breath of fresh air

Disha Sharma

Namita Gupta came from Facebook to join restaurant listings startup Zomato as chief product officer in August 2014. She had spent ....

25 May, 2016

In search of a magic pill

Disha Sharma

Tanmay Saksena was vice president of studio operations at US-based Disney Social Games before being roped in by Zomato in January ....

25 May, 2016

Are Silicon Valley hires finding India too hot to handle?

Disha Sharma

Last year, bringing home top talent was the recurrent theme in the Indian startup community. Startups were the toast of the town, ....

25 May, 2016

PayU India names Sachin Singhal head of consumer business

Arti Singh

PayU India Internet Pvt. Ltd, which offers digital payment solutions under the PayUmoney brand, has appointed Sachin Singhal ....

18 May, 2016

Bharti Airtel, China Mobile tie up for 5G, telecom equipment procurement

PTI

Indian telecom major Bharti Airtel and world's largest telecom operator China Mobile today announced a partnership to work jointly ....

3 March, 2015

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

Priyanka Sahay

Telecom major Bharti Airtel has announced the launch of Wynk Music, an over the top (OTT) music streaming service that works across ....

2 September, 2014

Airtel's Jagbir Singh quits the company; Abhay Sarvargaonkar appointed new CTO

Anand Rai

Jagbir Singh, the chief technology officer (CTO) and director, Network Services Group at Bharti Airtel Ltd has left the company. ....

21 April, 2014

Ex-Yahoo exec Anand Chandrasekaran joins Bharti Airtel as products chief

Sainul K

Anand Chandrasekaran, who recently quit as senior director (global search products) at Yahoo, has joined telecom giant Bharti ....

8 April, 2014

Airtel launches Pocket TV with live streaming for 150 channels & paper recharge coupon for Android users

Peer

Telecom major Bharti Airtel has launched Digital TV services on mobile phones through an Android app called 'Pocket TV', offering ....

27 March, 2014

BSB head Kavin Bharti Mittal says no plans to join family business for 5-10 years

Sonam Gulati

Heir to one of the largest business families in the country, Kavin Bharti Mittal, son of Bharti Airtel founder Sunil Mittal is ....

6 December, 2013

Airtel digital TV launches video on demand service, customers will be charged per video

Anand Rai

Airtel digital TV, the DTH service arm of telecom operator Bharti Airtel, has launched an 'On Demand TV' feature on its HD and ....

28 May, 2013