Daily Archive: July 5, 2011

Jul 05

TweetStream: AMIC Annual Conference 2011, Hyderabad

Tweet Twitter hashtag: #AMIC2011 Compiled by: Madanmohan Rao, Editor, Asia-Pacific Internet Handbook (http://twitter.com/MadanRao) // 300+ tweets; dozens of re-tweeters; thousands of followers // MadanRao: Over & out; next annual AMIC summit will be at Universiti Teknologi Mara, Malaysia! See you all again in 2012! http://t.co/N7uhfBv #AMIC201   emrys_s: RT @MadanRao: Book launch: ‘Communication Challenges and …

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Jul 05

TRAI relief on unwanted value-added services

Tweet Bringing a major relief to the consumers, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Monday issued directives to telecom operators to charge customers only if a confirmation is received from them for any value added service. “The service provider shall obtain confirmation from the consumer through SMS or e-mail or fax or in writing within …

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Jul 05

Google in preliminary talks to buy Hulu

Tweet Google is in preliminary talks to buy online video portal Hulu, people familiar with the situation said, according to a report in the Los Angeles Times. The news follows earlier reports that both Yahoo and Microsoft are interested in the video service, which offers US viewers access to the free Hulu and premium Hulu …

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Jul 05

Asia Pacific to drive massive IPTV expansion

Tweet The number of homes paying for IPTV will rocket to 155 million by the end of 2016, up from 35 million at the end of 2010, according to Digital TV Research. The IPTV Forecasts report goes on to explain that the Asia Pacific region will supply 85 million of the 120 million additional subscribers …

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