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Tata DOCOMO Inks Partnership With GMR Airports

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Tata DOCOMO has announced on 21 May, that it has entered into an exclusive partnership with GMR Airports, a global leader in creating world class private Airport infrastructure, to offer high-speed Wi-Fi services at Indira Gandhi International Airport - Terminal 3 in Delhi and Rajiv Gandhi Hyderabad International Airport, Hyderabad.

The coming together of Tata DoCoMo and GMR Airports, both leaders in their respective fields, is a natural alliance of two partners renowned for breaking new ground and is a first-of-its-kind partnership in India that will cover entire airports including private airline lounges.

Passengers transiting through the airport will be able to access the free Wi-Fi services for a specified time, after which the passenger can continue to avail Wi-Fi services by paying for it online. This service allows international passengers to connect to the Wi-Fi services by using their relationship with their home Mobile / Broadband service provider.

Reliance Digital Enhances Focus On Technology Solutions
Reliance Digital, the electronics arm of Reliance Retail, has introduced a differentiated technology experience for consumers through its new concept stores, Digital Xpress. With three new Digital Xpress stores in Mumbai at Bhandup, Bandra and Prabhadevi, Reliance Digital now focuses on delivering solutions that cater to the emerging entertainment and technology needs of today’s consumers.

Reliance Digital Xpress has been designed to create awareness about the latest technological advancements and bring solutions that allow consumers to optimize the utility of their devices and ensure peak performance. Reliance Digital Xpress will help users discover technology solutions for their daily needs that ensure unlimited entertainment, allow them to work better, create functional home solutions and enhance social networking capabilities.

All this is made possible by leveraging Reliance Digital’s specialized service support division, ResQ. ResQ has built an enviable reputation and capability to understand and deliver solutions according to consumer needs. Our expert ResQ geeks will offer guidance to customers, demonstrate a solution and help  them with installation and networking.

The Digital Xpress stores house latest gadgets including smart phones, ultra books, HD speakers, music players, smart TVs and many more such gadgets which make a better lifestyle. Consumers can also learn how to integrate their latest electronic and wireless devices, use video calling from their latest gadget, how to stream movies directly from the cloud or how to use high-tech camera enabled intercoms. The well-trained team at Digital Xpress stores will help to solve any queries and guide consumers through the process of choosing the most apt option that matches their requirements.

Le Studio de MONIN In India
MONIN, a world leader in gourmet syrup manufacturing and one of the most renowned beverage brands launches its first ever flag ship studio - Le studio de Monin in India under the aegis of Ashish Dubey of Saksham Impex, their trusted partners and exclusive importer since its launch in India in 2003. Located at Golf course Road, Gurgoan, the studio will be a hub of ultimate creativity for Monin customers in B2B space, and will highlight MONIN‘s vision in engaging with its customers.

Ashish Dubey, MD - Saksham Impex, “Our vision is to provide excellent service to our patrons and be the preferred distribution partner for our customers by constantly bringing in new products that the industry demands.”

With over 100 years of experience, MONIN has become the brand of choice of the gourmet flavour business with over 140 flavours available in more than 140 countries, including the widest range of Premium Syrups, a large assortment of  Exclusive Liqueurs, Gourmet Sauces, Frappé Powders, and Fruit Smoothie & Cocktail Mixes. Tasteful and versatile, MONIN answers customers’ expectations for quality, flavour uniqueness, and newness in all applications.

Olivier Monin, President – Monin, “Leadership through continuous innovation is our prime motto. We aim to be the most preferred supplier beverage industry and offer solutions not only to the key customers, but to standalone operators who cannot invest in their own R & D.”

Nokia Siemens Networks Liquid Broadband Brings Video Optimization Solution
With mobile video traffic expected to more than double every year until 2015, operators need a new and effective way to satisfy growing demand for network and service quality. Nokia Siemens Networks is launching a combined video optimization solution that delivers a high quality video experience while simultaneously reducing radio network loading by up to 25 per cent. By combining the capabilities of Flexi Content Optimizer, policy management and new real-time congestion awareness, which is unique to Nokia Siemens Networks, operators can match video quality to each user's device.

Flexi Content Optimizer adjusts video content and re-scales video streaming to match the smartphone screen size. Users enjoy the best quality video that their smartphones and tablets can support, and because less data is transferred, there is less pressure on radio network capacity. This translates into more efficient use of radio network resources, and lower transmission costs and network investment.

Real-time congestion awareness enables the network to react instantly when a base station becomes heavily loaded. Video optimization then ensures that the operator’s most valuable subscribers in a specific location enjoy the best video quality.
 
PE Experts Share Their Views With Entrepreneurs At – Start-Up Summit 2013
Franchise India holdings limited hosted its 61st Franchise & Retail show FRO Expo and Startup Summit 2013, the two day show was presented by Franchise India in association with the ministry for MSME and Indian Franchise Association.

The discussion started from “The start up eco system, emerging business opportunities in 2013, business of retail, funding challenges and marketing to attract the customers.” PE experts from Everstone Capital, Gilt Edge Financial, Proteus Advisors and Milestone Religare addressed budding entrepreneurs on what VC’s and angel funding companies look for in their business and how they value their business, comprehend how a typical funding deal works out in terms of the processes and how to raise seed or venture capital and do a detailed study of the investors background.

Sachin Marya, President, Franchise India Holdings stated, “At Franchise India, we are paving the way for entrepreneurship to uphold India’s economic development as well as curb the country’s problem of unemployment. Our vision is to help aspiring entrepreneurs discover the right business potential to meet their financial goals and business visions, however conservative or grandiose. The Mumbai FRO highlights the fact that franchising may be the way forward with the retail and consumer services sectors being diversified both by consumption demographics and by enthusiastic investors.”