Carry Your Music: iBall launches portable bluetooth speaker at Rs 799

iBall, a consumer electronics company, launched two portable bluetooth speakers- iBall Musi Dangle and iBall Musi Square. Musi Dangle is priced at Rs 799 while Musi Square rates Rs 1,099. iBall Musi Dangle features a lancet strap for hanging the device around your neck. Whereas iBall Musi Square features a carbineer, which makes it convenient […]

ACC, Ambuja to challenge Competition Commission order

ACC Ltd and Ambuja Cements said they will challenge the fine imposed by the Competition Commission of India yesterday, and that a similar order passed by the CCI four years ago had been set aside by the Competition Appellate Tribunal in December last year. “We await receipt of a certified copy of the CCI Order. The […]

ACC, Ambuja among cement companies facing massive fines from Competition Commission

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed fine of Rs 6,320.6 cr upon ten cement manufacturers for forming independent organization to limit competition by controlling the production and distribution of cement, said the Ministry of corporate affairs. The list of companies included ACC Cements, Ambuja Cements, Binani Cements, Century Cements, India Cements, J K […]

Airtel merges 4G spectrum in Mumbai to increase download speed

Bharti Airtel has brought advanced 4G technology that conjoins the different blocks of spectrum it has in Mumbai circle, about six months after it introduced the technology to Kerala. With this, Mumbai has become the second circle where the company has introduced ‘carrier aggregation’ technology, a part of LTE Advanced standard. “The deployment will result […]

Tata CLiQ starts offering wide range of lingerie

Lingerie is an intimate part of a woman’s wardrobe, in every sense and Tata CLiQ, the Tata group’s multi-brand e-commerce platform, has brought a curated and exclusive range of Indian and International lingerie brands collection, in diverse size range and affordable prices, altogether on it’s e-platform. The collection consists of 14+ lingerie brands including Amanté, […]

Intex washing machine commercial features Madhuri Dixit On-Air

Intex Technologies put on-air its fully automatic washing machine TV commercial featuring bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit, who recently signed as brand ambassador for Refrigerators and Washing Machines for two years. The 20-second commercial will be broadcast pan-India across all major general entertainment channels, news channels and regional broadcasts. The commercial will cover the North Indian […]

Telecom Tower companies will be big beneficiaries of 4G boom – KPMG

Due to the expansion of 3G and onset of 4G technologies, telecom tower industry’s tenancy ratios will increase to 2.9 times by March 2020 from 1.95 times as of March 2015, according to an ASSOCHAM-KPMG joint study. Tenancy ratio refers to the number of tenants (operators) who have put up their antennae and other active […]

Manpasand Beverages sets up new manufaturing facillity in Haryana

Manpasand Beverages, the company that makes ‘Mango Sip’, said it completed the construction of its new plant in Haryana at a cost of Rs 150-160 crores. The company had raised the money through itś recent IPO. The new unit will manufacture 50,000 cases of the existing range of products such as ´Mango Sip´,´Fruits Up´, carbonated […]

Aksh Optifibre to complete acquisition of Unitape within 15-20 days

Aksh Optifibre Ltd. will complete the acquisition of Unitape Mandovi Pvt. Ltd.Composites within 15-20 days, the company said. It said it decided to buy Unitape as it was engaged in the business of manufacturing fibre re-inforced plastic (FRP) rods. Aksh said FRP rods was also its own main line of business. Unitape has a production […]

INTERCONNECT: How Incumbents are taking one last stand against Reliance Jio

As any trial user of Reliance Jio’s new 4G network knows, calling phones on rival networks is currently a hit and miss affair with a high chance of being greeted with the ‘all routes are currently busy’ message. It’s the oldest trick in the book that incumbents have traditionally used to thwart new entrants — […]

Telenor says ‘no’ to upcoming spectrum auction in India

Telenor, the Norway-based telecom operator, said it has decided against participating in the upcoming telecom auctions in India as the reserve prices are too high compared to the possible return on investment. “We have, after thorough consideration, decided not to participate in the upcoming spectrum auction, as we believe the proposed spectrum prices do not […]

Anil Ambani’s Reliance Infrastructure sells Cement business to Birla Corp

Birla Corporation Limited said it agreed to buy the entire cement business of Reliance Infrastructure Ltd for a valuation of Rs 4800 crores including debt. The debt portion of the valuation will not go to Reliance Infrastructure. The equity value of Reliance Cement was not disclosed. The two companies have agreed that Birla Corp shall […]

RCom users can use Reliance Jio 4G under new tie-up

Making it official, Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd and Reliance Communications Limited (“RCOM”) today announced the signing of agreements for the sale of 800 MHz spectrum in 9 Circles by RCOM to Reliance Jio, and for sharing of spectrum in 800 MHz band across 17 Circles. As part of the enhanced strategic collaboration, both Companies also […]

Idea offers 1 GB of free 4G data in 180 cities in Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra

Idea Cellular, the country’s third biggest telecom operator and holder of 4G spectrum, is offering 1 GB of 4G data in 190 cities spread over eight states as part of a ‘pre-book’ offer. The scheme is applicable only to those who have Idea phone numbers. Subscribers will have to also change their SIMs to a […]