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Mobile banking set to get a boost from IMPS
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 29, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 07:38 AM — filed under:
Customers will now be able to transfer money from their accounts to any other account in the country using their cellphones, through the National Payment Corporation of India's Inter-bank Mobile Payment Service (IMPS). The facility allows transactions without the need for a computer or an Internet-enabled phone.
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Nokia eyes GeNext to tap mobile email mkt
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 01, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:48 PM — filed under:
Finnish handset giant banks on youth to be in the technology race
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Pushing Buttons
by Radha Rao published Jan 04, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 01:56 PM — filed under:
The coolest device of the decade – From brick-sized to size zero, the cell phone changed our lives forever – an article by Deepa Kurup, The Hindu, 1st Jan, 2010.
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Pushing the buttons for social change
by Radha Rao published Sep 01, 2009 last modified Apr 02, 2011 03:09 PM — filed under:
IMMENSE POTENTIAL: With its myriad applications, a mobile phone can be used as an instrument of social change. Meet on how mobile technology can be a power tool to this end - An article in The Hindu on 01st September 2009
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APC starts research into spectrum regulation in Brazil, India, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria and South Africa
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 01, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 11:56 AM — filed under:
Communication infrastructure is the foundation of the knowledge-based economy and while there has been a boom in the construction of undersea cables bringing potentially terabits of capacity to the African continent, the ability to deliver broadband to consumers is hampered by inefficient telecommunications markets and policies. Wireless connectivity offers tremendous potential to deliver affordable broadband to developing countries but inefficient spectrum policy and regulation means the opportunity to seize the advantages brought about by improvements in wireless broadband technologies are extremely limited.
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RIM Offered Security Fixes
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 14, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 10:24 AM — filed under:
In India Talks, BlackBerry Maker Said It Could Share Metadata, Notes Show
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Nishant Shah Quoted in Livemint 2011 Tweet-out
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 07, 2011 last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:58 AM — filed under:
Livemint, recently did a tweet-out which quoted people about what will be big in 2011. Nishant Shah was also quoted.
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Wi-Fi Direct promises range, bandwidth higher than Bluetooth
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 15, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 08:13 AM — filed under:
Sharing, printing and connecting for Wi-Fi devices is going to be more convenient than ever with soon-to-be-launched technology Wi-Fi Direct, which enables devices to connect to each other without a conventional Wi-Fi hub. This article by Ramkumar Iyer was published in the Hindu on 31 October 2010.
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The South African Telecommunications Sector: Poised for Change
by Radha Rao published Oct 14, 2009 last modified Oct 21, 2011 09:59 AM — filed under:
CIS in collaboration with the LINK Centre, Graduate School of Public and Development Management, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa and in association with different institutions across India is organizing a Lecture Tour by Sagie Chetty from 19th Oct to 30th Oct.
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Opening India's Spectrum
by Pranesh Prakash published Jan 13, 2010 last modified Jan 19, 2012 11:07 AM — filed under:
India's Government monopolised the radio spectrum until the mid-1990s and even now, non-governmental use of wireless is more limited than in other democracies. Restrictive policies constrain the growth of mobile telephony, broadcasting, wireless broadband and many other services important to India's social and economic development. Can anything be done to change this? Robert Horvitz, director of Open Spectrum Foundation suggests changes.
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