Submitted by Karthik on 22 March, 2013 - 01:44
The Economic Times, in one of its "slideshows", lists a few of the more notable retaliatory ad campaigns seen in the Indian media. They include:
Submitted by Karthik on 21 February, 2013 - 16:23
Unfortunately, the Titan in question isn't the desi version. Instead, we are talking about the CEO of Titan International, an American tyre company that manufactures off-road tyres under the Titan and Goodyear brands.
Submitted by Karthik on 11 February, 2013 - 11:54
Submitted by Karthik on 9 August, 2012 - 12:10
Samir Patil is a man who left McKinsey to return to India to, well, buy the pre-Harry-Potter wellspring of joy and inspiration that is Amar Chitra Katha. In a blog on the Harvard Business Review website, he recounts some of the challenges he faced as the head of the newly formed ACK media.
Submitted by Karthik on 26 June, 2006 - 13:11
An interesting interview with Iqara's CEO where he talks about the present state of broadband in India.
One of your competitors is offering modems free and does not charge for uploads whereas you rent the modem for Rs99 per month and charge for uploads.
Submitted by Karthik on 23 June, 2006 - 23:13
Reliance infocomm appears to have won the latest round in their ongoing bandwidth wars with VSNL.
Reliance Infocomm’s international network transport and communication service providing company, Flag Telecom, has bagged Deutsche Telekom’s bandwidth contract worth $80-100 million. The contract had reportedly attracted bids from Tata Group company Videsh Sanchar Nigam Ltd (VSNL), Cable & Wireless and Singtel.
The order, which sources said is the biggest till date, is to buy bandwidth under the sea between Europe and the US for Deutsche Telekom's retail broadband business all over Europe.
link: Financial express.
Submitted by Karthik on 25 April, 2006 - 10:19
Internet and telephony major Videsh Sanchar Nigam Ltd (VSNL) is planning to take on United States Trade Representative (USTR) on allegations that VSNL is creating artificial shortages of bandwidth in and out of India.
USTR, which deals with trade and anti-competitive practices, has accused VSNL of creating bandwidth crisis. In its ‘Telecommunications Trade Agreements’ report, the organisation has also alleged that VSNL was responsible for bottlenecking of bandwidth, in turn, preventing US operators from serving Indian customers.
Submitted by Karthik on 17 December, 2005 - 11:38
RajIV, an Andhra Pradesh government undertaking, has received a private sector fillip following tie-ups with companies like ICICI, Hutch, Naukri.com et al. in bringing broadband connectivity to villages across the state.
"There are around 20 other companies, including seeds and fertiliser companies, that are looking at expanding their reach through Internet as well as physically through our kiosks," Myneni said. This apart, there are some organisations that are looking at tying up with the consortium to provide weather information, etc, to farmers as well.
Submitted by Karthik on 8 December, 2005 - 10:13
With the announcement that Microsoft are planning on investing USD 1.7 billion into India (over four years), the total amount in terms of investment plans announced over the last 11 weeks has touched USD 10 billion. Most of these investments are scheduled to go into research and development.
Besides Microsoft [USD 1.7 billion], Cisco [USD 1.1 billion], Intel [USD 1 billion] and SemIndia with AMD [USD 3 billion] make up the bulk of the rest.