India Fares Rather Poorly In Global Broadband Performance

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While we know that the state of broadband internet service in India is not really that great, you can get more insight into the actual broadband performance in the country by comparing it with other countries like Japan, China, South Korea and the US. A recent report from Ookla, titled NetIndex suggests that we might have a long way to go before we get at par with other established countries who have...
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India Outpaces Japan To Becomes World’s 3rd Largest Internet Population, Says ComScore

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After becoming the third largest smartphone market, India has now become world’s third largest online population after China and US, according to a latest report by ComScore. The report – India Digital Future in Focus 2013 – examines latest trends in web usage, online video, mobile & search, social media usage and e-commerce growth that is shaping the Indian digital marketplace.With...
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Japanese Messaging App Line Officially Launches In India

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The mobile messaging space in India is already crowded. Joining that already fragmented mix is Line, a Japanese cross-platform messaging app which has been seeing some rapid growth in the South East Asian space. Line Corporation, the company behind the app announced their official entry into India today and the launch of their brand marketing campaign on Television and other media spaces. Its Chinese...
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Average Internet Speeds In India Increased By 19%: Akamai Report

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We reported yesterday about the State of the Internet Report from Akamai which said that global internet speeds had increased considerably in the ending months of 2012. The global average peak connection speed rose by 35% as compared to the previous quarter. The average connection speed also showed an increase of 25%.  South Korea, Japan and Hong Kong were some prominent names when it came to increase...
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Global Internet Speeds Are Up According To Akamai’s State Of The Internet Report

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According to the latest State of the Internet report from Akamai Technologies,  internet speeds (specifically broadband speeds) across the globe seem to be going up in a marked manner. The global average peak connection speed rose by 35% during the ending months of 2012. The State of the Internet report covers the last three months of 2012.Global highlights: 1. The global average connection speed...
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Reliance Games Acquires Mobile Game Development Studios And Publishers In Japan And Korea

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Reliance Big Entertainment has announced that its international mobile gaming setup, Reliance Games has acquired mobile game development studios and publishers in Japan and Korea. Such a step was taken to expand Reliance Games and take it into the heart of geographical locations which have some of the highest number of mobile game players. The Japanese and Korean  markets are strategic ones to get...
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Bharti SoftBank Bullish About Future; Reveals Roadmap

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Ten months ago, Bharti Softbank (BSB) started out as a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises (from the Bharti Group) and Japanese Communications Company Softbank. In less than a year, they have covered a lot of ground, by striking numerous deals with companies, launching new products. In an interview with TechCircle, their Head of Strategy tells us what the future holds for them.Mr. Kavin Bharti...
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NTT Docomo Not Happy With Tata’s Performance In Joint Venture; Plans To Exit?

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Japan’s NTT Docomo which holds a 26% stake in Joint Venture (JV) Tata Docomo with Tata Teleservices is disappointed with Tata’s performance. According to Docomo, Tata has has not performed up to the promises made when signing on the Joint Venture. Hence, it is contemplating either a complete exit or increase its own stake to a controlling one.What went wrong? India may be witnessing a very healthy...
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Three Global MNCs To Bring An Internet Portal Solely For Mobiles

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Bharti SoftBank & Yahoo Japan will collaborate to develop a India-centric Internet portal aimed at the mobile population. Last year, Bharti Enterprises & Japan’s SoftBank Corp had started a Joint Venture (JV) called Bharti Softbank Holdings Pvt. Ltd. The company intended to explore multiple avenues for revenue generation like mobile banking, social media, mobile gaming & of course, e-commerce....
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Amazon’s Growth Surpasses Estimates. Why?

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Amazon Inc. has posted its first Quarter results & they are better than expected. Amazon.com, the world’s online supermarket posted its Quarterly balance sheet & left market investors happily surprised. Industry experts had pegged Amazon’s earning at US$ 12.91 Billion, but Amazon managed to exceed that & earned US$ 13.18 Billion.However, earnings were down 35% from a year ago. But...
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