2011 will be A Breakthrough Year
S Mohini Ratna
Editor of Varindia
January was the action-packed month for the telecom space in India when MNP (Mobile Number Portability) and 3G services finally saw the light of day, albeit late by a decade or so...
In a significant shape of things to come, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) reached profitability for the first time in three years during Q4 2009, benefiting from a legal settlement with Intel and a change in its business model.
Now, IP is becoming popular with an ever-increasing group of service providers and is being utilized for an even wider range of environments. Not only have telcos widely deployed TV services over their IP networks, but cable companies are also increasingly adopting IP for the flexibility and addressability it enables.
SMEs are now forming business clusters and outsourcing datacenter management to local system integrators. The local SI typically who has housed his datacenter in the local regions works on a monthly rental basis. It is very popular and also allows the customer to access the latest technology tools at a reasonable price along with an assurance of security with hassle- free management of the entire system.
Many more new segments like VAS in Mobile, MSP, 3G Set-up Box are going to emerge on the scene. Broadband connectivity to rural India is still a big concern. Till then, good-bye...