IAMAI counters arguments by telcos, COAI, Aupsi on call revenues
Says VOIP calls cannot be brought under ‘same service same rules’ umbrella as they were fundamentally different from traditional telephony.
Narendra Modi to address IT, telecom cos on February 7
Within a month of his round-table meeting with IT and telecom firms, Narendra Modi wil...
Small e-commerce companies spending big on television advertising
The ad spends of online portals in the April to July quarter of 2013 was 1....
Women driving Internet user growth in urban India: IAMAI-IMRB
More women are now going online than men and their user-base has grown about 30 per cent this year across metros and tier I cities, an IAMAI-IMRB report said.
IAMAI team to meet Chinese e-commerce, Internet companies
The 5-day trip with 23 delegates will witness meetings with Chinese firms including HDT Mobile, Google China, DoMob, Wandoujia & UCWeb, IAMAI said
Budget 2016: GST will bring in clarity, boost e-commerce in India says IAMAI
IAMAI said GST will bring in clarity in tax rules for online marketplaces and ease shipping of products by small and medium enterprises across states.
Beware; Income-Tax department is scanning your e-shopping lists
Online shopping tend to leave a digital trail that is available to the Income-Tax dept, which uses software to map an individual's spending.
If all goes well, Indian IT Act may enter 21st century
Govt to form a committee to suggest changes to the law to make it in sync with the times
Do not over-regulate cloud services, telcos warn Trai
However, divergent views have emerged over the question of putting up data centres for hosting cloudbased services locally.
India to have 213 mn mobile Internet users by June: IAMAI-IMRB
Rural India is expected to account for 49 million by March 2015 and 53 million users by June 2015, growing at a rate of 33 per cent from October 2014.
Ahead of state polls, Election Commission of India wants social media to follow the code
The poll panel reminds social media firms such as Facebook, WhatsApp of voluntary code of ethics adopted during LS elections.
Social media could influence constituencies during polls:study
Social media such as Facebook and Twitter are likely to influence at least 160 Lok Sabha constituencies out of 543 during the next general elections.
Only 3.6% households go in for cashless dealings: Report
The report cited poor acceptance of cards by sellers and lack of awareness about cashless systems/options as the two main reasons for such low penetration.
Facebook politics: Istanbul 'Likes' Indian politicians, Ajay Maken more popular in Turkey than India
Maken is an exception among Indian politicians on Facebook to have such an eclectic global following. Modi derives 90% of following from India.
Two out of three internet users in India access Facebook or Twitter
Social media audience has become a hot area for organisations, brands and recruiters to reach their niche audience, recruit people, even organise mass protests.
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