This was one of the most resonating message delivered by Viren Popli,(head of Star TV, mobile entertainment) as a representative voice of content & media companies in the Mobile VAS 2008 event put together by IAMAI. Now this might sound like a bold, foolish or even cocky message depending on which stable you belong to … Continue reading We are not a VAS company
I could finally make it proto. Despite my general disappointment about the innovation scene in the technology space I think that events such as Proto and Headstart are great platforms to help startups irrespective of whethere they are innovative or not (of course one could endlessly argue on what is the definition of innovation). I could … Continue reading Attended Proto 08
We are announcing a day long event called MoDeMo in december to showcase cool things/products/services in mobile in India. We hope to see demo and usage of interesting mobile service/products, hobby and/or commercial projects in the event. This is meant for anyone who have anything related to mobiles to showcase or demonstrate. Register here if … Continue reading Announcing MoDeMO
First it was Admob and now it is Russ with Mowser (long ago it was Scott Rafer) who is saying that India generates a large number of mobile web requests. This is quite very puzzling to me as it is to many. I have never witnessed use of GPRS/WAP or have not used it myself … Continue reading Mobile Web Requests India ???
The other day Rajiv, Raja and myself were heading to do some conspiration for MoMo (psst can't let that out 🙂 ) and had pretty interesting conversation about valuation/innovation in the Indian context. The initial topic of discussion was the difference between percept value & real value, applications and R&D came up and were comparing … Continue reading Wow factor , where is it ?
The more and more I come to think about it , I think the lack of uptake of mobile data is a supply side problem rather than a demand side as it is drummed up to be. I am a little tired now of hearing the myth of 50-10-2 about GPRS since the last two … Continue reading Indian mobile data and GPRS is a supply side problem
I am really scratching my head to find out who are the influencers for the Indian mobile markets ? What tips consumer market behaviours here. what are the information that Indian mobile buyers use before purchasing a mobile. A friend's recommendation, TV ad, recommendation websites. I read/watch all the top Indian mobile blogs, forums & news snippets, TV shows but … Continue reading Crazy Mobile Growth – What are causes ?
Open Coffee Club starts in Chennai and in Bangalore. This should result in a regular meetups and creation of informal network/community of entreprenuers and would benefit entreprenuers interacting with each other. But I think the unique thing about Open Coffee Clubthat differentiates from other meetups & camps is that … Continue reading Open Coffee Club India
Nikhil has spurred up an interesting conversation @ contentsutra about big media and individual content creators.Read the entire post and don't miss out the comments section as it has pretty important thoughts.I have been following this debate in many places and now it's spilled over to this side of the globe. As much as I want … Continue reading Big Media vs Individual – Indian Media
BPL is set to launch mobile TV and looking to getting one million users using the service in six months. What are they smoking ??!!! Either the HT reporter has massaged the message a little more than what is necessary or the executive quoted has no idea of what he is talking about.Nokia Widsets which I think … Continue reading BPL Mobile TV