News Roundup: Reliance Launches cWicket, Voice Based Cricket Game

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Reliance Communications has launched cWicket, a multilingual and fully featured voice-based mobile cricket game.

In order to play the game, Reliance users will have to call and subscribe at 505101065. Once the user’s mobile number has been registered, they can choose one from 10 different teams – Kolkata Kite Flyers, Bangalore Techies and Chennai Super Annas, to name a few.

Cwicket is an Audio Game designed for in-call delivery over telephony networks, bringing a new cricketing experience to all phone users across the country. NO Downloads, NO Data plans, NO GPRS, just a simple number to dial & play.

The service is powered by Dialify, one of the startups that demoed at UnPluGGd event.

DealsAndYou

Smile Interactive acquired Wanamo and rebranded that to DealsAndYou.com. As per this report, the company is in the process to raise funds (company valuation is Rs. 40 Crores). Also, Guneet Singh, the site cofounder plans to exit completely from the business.

SnapDeal Takes Corporate Gift Voucher Route

SnapDeal has launched corporate gifting voucher service across categories like restaurants, spas, gyms, movies, apparel & accessories, travel etc.

2G Scam

The CAG report on 2G spectrum has estimated that the exchequer lost nearly Rs 37,000 crore because spectrum beyond the contracted amount was allocated to existing operators for free.
The biggest gainer appears to be the state-owned duo of BSNL and MTNL, with savings of nearly Rs 14,000 crore. Airtel is estimated to have saved Rs 8,520 crore [source].

The saga continues.

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