Telecom

Number of tower players likely to reduce to 4-5 years over next 2 years: ICRA

The telecom tower industry is expected to undergo structural changes in the medium term with the number of players likely to reduce to 4-5 over the next 1-2 years from 10 organized players currently apart from many small tower owners, ICRA said in a note today. The telecom tower industry, with around 4 lakhs towers

IT

Top firms not hiring women as cyber security officers: Report

When it comes to jobs in the growing cyber security industry, there is a huge gender crisis, with men holding 87 per cent of the chief information security officer (CISO) roles at Fortune 500 companies, a new report revealed on Monday. According to the global market research firm Forrester, the CISO role is dominated by

BPO

India reiterates concern on strict H1-B visa norms, seeks US Congress’ help

India on Tuesday reiterated its concern to the US over the latest bid to introduce stricter norms for issuance of H1-B visas, which are largely availed by Indian IT firms. The Indian concerns were conveyed during a meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and a US Congressional delegation from the House Committee on Science,

Broadcasting

Disney’s bid for Fox assets gains momentum; Comcast still in contention

Walt Disney Co is in the lead to acquire much of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc’s media empire, though rival suitor Comcast Corp remains in contention, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. The Murdoch family, which controls Fox, prefers a deal with Disney because it would rather be paid in Disney than Comcast stock,

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