COAI opposes plan for BSNL-Reliance Jio roaming pact?

The Cellular Operators’ Association of India, which represents the interests of major telecom companies such as Bharti Airtel Ltd and Idea Cellular Ltd, has opposed any move to allow “a particular operator” (understood to be Reliance Jio) to use state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd’s cellular network for its voice services. “We are made to understand…

Tatas plan to foray into e-commerce

The Tata Group is set to foray into e-commerce, digital health and data analytics as the 147-year-old conglomerate seeks new growth drivers. The new businesses are housed under Tata Industries, which is usually the vehicle for investing and promoting sunrise ventures. The group’s internal leadership meeting on Wednesday also saw its chairman Cyrus Mistry making…

Digital India needs a Foundation of Trust

In my previous article, I had written about the need for a citizen experience centric approach as being mandatory for the success of Digital India. For a wide spread adoption of the Digital initiative, we must ensure that the citizens can trust the government to deliver high quality, reliable services. The point of comparison for…

Chunnambar, beach on digital map now

Now tourists visiting the Promenade Beach and Chunnambar Beach resort will be able to access hi-speed Internet with the famed tourist spots being Wi-Fi enabled as part of the Digital India campaign. The Wi-Fi facility has been rolled out by BSNL in association with the Directorate of Information Technology of the Puducherry government. To start…

Mobility & Digital Transformation

Happiest Minds is a next generation digital transformation, infrastructure, security and product engineering services company with 1450+ people, 16 locations and serving over 100 customers. Responding to competitive pressures and leveraging emerging opportunities today mandates prompt uptake of digital transformation at the enterprise level. With the digital imperative changing the rules of the game, digital…

Leveraging digital tech to take education to higher level

Immediately after attaining independence, India chose to focus on providing Higher Education opportunities within the country and as a result managed to establish institutions of repute that have successfully attracted top quality minds both in terms of students as well as teachers. However after more than six decades of independence, the country is continuing to…