Airtel and Apollo 24/7 have partnered to bring Airtel Platinum and Gold customers healthcare benefits of Apollo Circle. Apollo Circle is a membership plan that includes benefits such as priority access to Apollo services, discounts, cashbacks, and more. This membership will be granted free-of-cost to Airtel Platinum and Gold customers under Airtel Thanks customer programme.
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Apple has announced an expansion for its subscription gaming service Apple Arcade. In addition to exclusive game releases, the company is adding two new categories — Timeless Classics and App Store Greats. In the ‘App Store Greats’ category, you can find some well-known iPhone games that have been released over the past decade, such as
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Indosat Ooredoo is raising money to fund network improvements in a way that has become very familiar to the telecoms space in recent years: it is selling off passive infrastructure. The Indonesian operator has brokered a deal to sell some 4,200 telecommunications towers to digital infrastructure investment group Digital Colony for US$750 million. The deal
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Ericsson CEO Borje Ekholm (pictured) used a shareholder meeting to hammer home previous warnings about the need to speed 5G deployments in Europe or risk lagging the US and China. Ekholm explained Europe was coming from behind on 5G because of a legacy lag from 4G, and explained political action is needed to speed deployments
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LG Uplus continued a move to distribute its immersive 5G content outside of South Korea through an agreement to provide AR and VR material to Thai big hitter AIS, Yonhap News Agency reported. The deal, valued at $11.1 million, covers the launch of immersive 5G services, the news outlet stated. LG Uplus has been aggressive
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Apple adds classic titles to Apple Arcade, Microsoft experiences an outage and Coinbase is going public. This is your Daily Crunch for April 2, 2021. The big story: Apple Arcade expands with classic games Until now, Apple’s game subscription service was limited to exclusive new titles, but today it’s introducing two new categories: App Store
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Myanmar’s wireless broadband internet services were shut down on Friday by order of the military, local providers said, as protesters continued to defy the threat of lethal violence to oppose the junta’s takeover. A directive from the Ministry of Transport and Communications on Thursday instructed that “all wireless broadband data services be temporarily suspended until
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Japan-based KDDI accelerated its 5G rollout to reach coverage requirements mandated by the government, tapping 700MHz spectrum to complement a network running on the 3.7GHz and 28GHz bands. In a statement, Samsung said KDDI selected its 700MHz radio, and indoor and outdoor baseband units. The vendor already supplies its mid-band and mmWave equipment. KDDI previously
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Up-and-coming cloud messaging platform company MessageBird has announced the acquisitions of two companies that will boost its portfolio of customer engagement services. Netherlands-based MessageBird has often been tagged as a less high-profile version of Twilio, but came to prominence in its own right last year when it raised $200 million in a new funding round
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Belkin has launched a series of MagSafe-compatible chargers and accessories for the iPhone 12 series. Belkin’s latest lineup includes a Magnetic Phone Mount with Face Tracking, Magnetic Fitness Phone Mount, Boost Charge Magnetic Wireless Power Bank (2,500mAh), Boost Charge Magnetic Portable Wireless Charger (10,000mAh), Boost Charge Magnetic Portable Wireless Charger Pad (7.5W), and Boost Charge
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Korean tech giant LG has been struggling in the smartphone game for years and now seems likely to finally call it a day. There’s nothing official yet, but the Korea Times is confident enough in its sources to run with the story. Having said that, a formal announcement is expected to be made after an
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