Marketing Expert Gautam Challagala Invests In NearU App

Marketing Professor, Gautam Challagalla of business school IMD, Switzerland has invested an undisclosed amount in a Mumbai-based startup NearU “The NearU team is excited to have Gautam Challagalla as one of its investors as his expertise in marketing will help it pave the way for its future marketing plans and expansion in international regions,” said Hemanth Meka Rao, founder and CEO, NearU Mobile Pvt. Ltd. NearU is a location-based mobile app for deal discovery. The startup follows an online-to-offline model connecting users to outlets. The app showcases live information on...

Telcos Revamp Infrastructure To End Call Drop Menace

The operator community has come up with a 100-day plan in this regard, which will include setting up of additional 60,000 towers across the country along with leveraging the latest network technology for an enhanced consumer experience. The plan was tabled by the telecom operators in a meeting with the secretary of the Department of Telecom(DoT). The meeting witnessed the presence of incumbent players including Bharti Airtel, Idea, BSNL, Vodafone and Reliance Jio which assured DoT regarding better quality of services in the coming times. The DoT secretary has also...