Tez is now Pay. Google’s UPI based payment app offers instant bank loan.

When PM Modi launched BHIM app which offers seamless fund transfers through UPI, global IT giants like Whatsapp and Google were quick to join the payment scenario. Google’s Tez became the most used UPI app beating BHIM. And this miracle happened as Google was paying Rs 51 for every first […]

Low cost Indian carrier SpiceJet launches in-flight entertainment system.

SpiceJet, India’s low cost carrier has launched an in-flight entertainment system for its flyers. ‘SpicEngage’ will be a complimentary in-flight entertainment system, in a bid to offer flyers seamless access to a fascinating range of entertainment content at no extra charge. SpiceJet is the first and only Indian low cost airline to […]

Beijing takes a step towards launch of 5G internet.

China Mobile China Unicom 5G

Chinese telecom giant – China Unicom became the first player to introduce high-speed 5G internet to the capital city. China Unicom’s Beijing subsidiary launched a “5G Next” plan today, to embrace faster next-generation wireless networks. The subsidiary will build 300 5G base stations this year in Beijing, one of the 16 […]

Telangana partners with Tech Mahindra to build Blockchain District.

Blockchain in India

The Telangana State Information Technology, Electronics and Communication department (ITE&C) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the global digital technology provider Tech Mahindra to Launch India’s first Blockchain District in the state of Telangana. The popularity of blockchain has moved from cryptocurrency to business applications across many industries such as […]

Google’s $22 million investment in KaiOS will make JioPhone more powerful

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To reach the next billion dollar users, Google has invested INR 150 crores in developing KaiOS operating system. With the success of JioPhone in India, KaiOS had been one of the most used OS in the Indian market. KaiOS makes an operating system of the same name for utility phones and […]

India to have 50 crore mobile internet users in 2018.

High speed internet for Digital India

478 million mobile internet users in India by June 2018: IAMAI Like food, garments, and shelter, the internet connectivity for e-governance and information has been the 21st century’s basic human need. Cut-throat competition between telcos like Jio, Airtel and Idea has benefitted mobile internet penetration at large. Some telcos going […]

JioMusic and Saavn merger creates a billion dollar ‘music superpower’

Jio Music merges with Saavn

A shocker for incumbent Apple Music, Wqnk, and newly launched Amazon Prime Music. India’s most used music app, Saavn merges with JioMusic, the fastest growing music application. Reliance Industries Limited has executed definitive agreements for the combination of Saavn, a leading global music OTT platform, with its digital music service, […]

India aims for average broadband speed of 50Mbps by 2020

High speed internet for Digital India

Moving towards Digital India Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has released consultation paper of National Telecom Policy 2018. The upcoming policy seeks an investment of more than USD 100 billion in next few years with an eye on rural consumers. The policy aims towards India being among the top digital […]