Japan’s SoftBank to shun Huawei in favour of Ericsson, Nokia equipment: Nikkei

SoftBank Group Corp plans to replace 4G network equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd with hardware from Nokia and Ericsson, Nikkei reported on Thursday, without citing sources. The move comes at a time of heightened scrutiny of Chinese tech firms by the United States and some prominent allies over ties to the Chinese government,


HP India to give education a big push in 2019: MD Sumeer Chandra

PC and printing major HP Inc is witnessing tremendous growth in the Indian market across product lines and, in 2019, the education sector will be the key pillar for the company, says Sumeer Chandra, Managing Director, HP Inc India. For fiscal 2018, HP reported net revenue of $58.5 billion – up 12 per cent from


AAR on back-office services has led to panic in IT, ITes industry: Nasscom

A recent advance ruling by tax authorities, making back-office services provided by a company to global firms taxable under the goods and services tax (GST), has created a certain unwarranted panic in information technology (IT) and business process outsourcing industry, said a senior NASSCOM official. The Authority of Advance rulings (AAR) ruled last month that


Tata Sky, IndiaCast get another 30 days from TDSAT to sign agreement

The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) has granted 30 more days to direct to home (DTH) operator Tata Sky and TV18-owned content distributor IndiaCast Media Distribution to enter into a content agreement. The parties had made a joint prayer before the tribunal for extending the period granted earlier for entering into an agreement.