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O-Zone ties up with Ansal’s to set up Wi-Fi

O-Zone, India’s leading wireless network solution provider has joined hands with Ansal’s group for a 8 year contract to set up Wi-Fi services at various Ansal Plaza malls across north India. The tie up will enable the shoppers to enjoy uninterrupted Wi-Fi service while shopping. O-Zone will put up kiosks inside all the Ansal Plaza malls from where the vouchers can be bought through which the service can be used on various Wi-Fi enabled devices including mobiles, laptops and tablets.

exchange4media Staff Dec 23, 2010 7:50 AM

iZone International: AppleTV reaches mainstream, million units sold

Apple TV has reached a major milestone of a million users and is now representative of a significant consumer base. Could this be the first mark pointing towards cable cutting in 2011?

exchange4media Staff Dec 23, 2010 7:48 AM

iZone International: Amazon sells eight million Kindles

Amazon’s ebook reader Kindle has sold eight million devices in the year 2010, almost double the sales of the iPad. However, 2011 poses fresh challenge as more devices are set to launch in the category.

exchange4media Staff Dec 23, 2010 7:47 AM

Face2Face: CRI Events partners Airtel to promote ‘Tees Maar Khan’

It was ‘Tees Maar Khan’ time for CRI Events as they managed the launch of the movie by Airtel on December 22, 2010. The film’s stars Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif and director Farah Khan were present to promote the film, along with Shireesh Joshi, CMO-Mobile Services, Bharti Airtel.

exchange4media Staff Dec 23, 2010 7:46 AM

Cafemutual opens to answer any questions about mutual funds

Newly-launched website, Café Mutual, aims to answer the questions of people seeking knowledge related to the mutual funds sector. According to founder Prem Khatri, there are over 1.2 lakh principals who have a need to access such knowledge, but all resources currently available are fragmented.

exchange4media Staff Dec 23, 2010 7:44 AM

Flipkart.com buys social books service weRead.com

Online books seller Flipkart has expanded into Web 2.0 with the acquisition of weRead.com. weRead had started off as a plugin for Facebook to share information about the books one wanted read, and has grown to be a successful service which is integrated with various platforms, along with their own website. This should help Flipkart to reach people more effectively.

exchange4media Staff Dec 23, 2010 7:43 AM

Songs, Sports and Statistics – a look at Airtel in 2010

Airtel has released its year-end data which shows how its network has been used for music, video and images, along with other relevant data like the total SMS traffic. In all, 225 million songs and 25 million images were downloaded in one year.

exchange4media Staff Dec 23, 2010 7:42 AM

Creating wealth: Times Group expands niche portfolio with ET Wealth

Times Group has expanded its print portfolio with the launch of another niche newspaper, this time on personal finance – Economic Times Wealth (ET Wealth). This launch follows other niche papers – Times Crest and Speaking Tree. Priced at Rs 5, the weekly paper focuses on three aspects of money: investing, earning and spending.

Nitin Pandey Dec 23, 2010 7:40 AM

‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ opens with a 5.4; Sony at number three for two weeks

After a lull, things are looking up for Sony as ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ and newly introduced fiction shows have helped the channel be part of the top three Hindi GECs for two weeks in a row. As per data released by TAM Media Research (C&S 4+, Hindi speaking markets), Sony has collected a total of 215 GRPs this week and retained the No. 3 spot.

Fatema Rajkotwala Dec 23, 2010 7:39 AM

Bank of India empanels nine agencies for its media business

Following its media review, Bank of India has it empanelled nine agencies for its media mandate. The decision follows post a tender that was floated in September 2010. The media agencies that have been empanelled on the bank’s roaster are Allied Media, Concept Communications, MediaVest Worldwide, Motivator, Goldmine, Prachar Communications, Sobhagya Advertising, Akar Advertising and Esha Advertising.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Dec 23, 2010 7:38 AM

Lodestar UM & McCann Healthcare bag Omron Healthcare India duties

In the wake of a multi-agency pitch, Omron Healthcare India has assigned its media mandate to Lodestar UM, while McCann Healthcare has bagged the creative duties. The agencies will begin work on the business from January 2011.

Noor Fathima Warsia Dec 23, 2010 7:37 AM