News Roundup: GPS in Delhi buses by March-end, Dell India Revenues Touches $2Bn

Dell Inc Founder and CEO, Mr Michael Dell, said on Tuesday that the company’s business in India is approaching the $2-billion revenue milestone.

For Dell Inc, the second largest PC maker in the world, India is important as it is not only a huge market for its PCs and laptops, but also a location for manufacturing and R&D. [source].

GPS in Delhi Buses

The Delhi Government on Monday said it will install global positioning systems (GPS) in all buses by end of this fiscal while over 1,700 new bus shelters will be set up in the city in another two months [source].

RCom will offer free Web package for new broadband users

RCom has partnered with BigRock to offer free .IN domain to Netconnect users.

The BigRock free package includes:

  • A .in domain name (eg. www.mycompany.in)
  • 15 page website builder package with hosting
  • Free website pack worth Rs 3,000 which includes 15 page website builder with hosting and 10 business email accounts (eg. sales@mycompany.in)

This package is free for the first year of registration. If you are an existing Netconnect users, hop here to register.

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‘Made in India’ products to get preferential status in New Telecom Policy 2011

Broader telecom policy will include measures appropriate to encourage domestic telecom manufacturing. Some aspects have been considered by committee of secretaries, and preferential status for domestic manufacturers is one of them [source].

TIL-Nimbus bag IPL Media Rights

A consortium of TIL and Nimbus Communication has acquired the IPL’s global internet, mobile and audio rights, along with television rights in specific territories outside India, for the next four years. The consortium bagged the rights with a winning bid of Rs 261.6 crore in Chennai on Sunday.

While TIL will own the net, mobile and audio rights, Nimbus will control TV rights in specific territories outside India. However, TV channel Set Max will continue to hold TV broadcasting rights for IPL in the Indian subcontinent and several other region [source].

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