Telecom

Oppo sets up R&D centre in Hyderabad; fourth largest outside China

Chinese handset maker OPPO on Saturday said it has set up a research and development (R&D) centre in Hyderabad. The India R&D centre is the fourth such set up globally and the largest outside China, it said. The company — which competes with the likes of Xiaomi, Samsung and VIVO in the Indian market —

IT

BPO

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

Broadcasting

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.

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