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News highlights – 13 November 2017

News highlights – 13 November 2017

Written by on November 14, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 13 November 2017 AT&T and Verizon team to diversify tower vendors NEW YORK (Reuters) – AT&T Inc and Verizon Communications Inc said on Monday they have agreed to lease hundreds of new cell towers from owner and operator Tillman Infrastructure, a move they hope will give them more leverage in negotiations with […]

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Outsourcing leader Philippines worries about impact of AI

Outsourcing leader Philippines worries about impact of AI

Written by on November 9, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

MANILA (Reuters) – The outsourcing industry in the Philippines, which has dethroned India as the country with the most call centers in the world, is worried that the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) will eat into the $23 billion sector. AI-powered translators could dilute the biggest advantage the Philippines has, the wide use of English, […]

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IT spending cuts could curb Indian export revenue

IT spending cuts could curb Indian export revenue

Written by on February 4, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Indian IT services exports are likely to grow at a slower pace next fiscal year than in the recent past as global clients rein in technology spending, an industry lobby group said on Thursday. The cutback on routine IT services is likely to push firms including Tata Consultancy Services Ltd and Infosys […]

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Rising USA visa costs may force Indian outsourcers to raise fees

Rising USA visa costs may force Indian outsourcers to raise fees

Written by on January 12, 2016 in News with 1 Comment

MUMBAI (Reuters) – India’s export-driven IT outsourcing firms are likely to raise client fees and process more work from their centers in India to cushion the impact of an increase in fees for work visasRising USA visa costs may force Indian outsourcers to raise fees in the United States, their top market, investors said. The […]

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In the drive for simplicity, increasing complexity is driving more services vendors

In the drive for simplicity, increasing complexity is driving more services vendors

Written by on March 5, 2014 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

The increasing complexity that service providers are grappling with is self-evident. With the new opportunities being opened up by technology, the business side of service provider companies are increasingly knocking on the door to explore the opportunities. As one vendor said during the Mobile World Congress, “we have never seen so many CMOs so excited […]

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The Rise of Managed Services – Heading for $76 billion by 2016 Says Infonetics

Written by on November 19, 2012 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

It has been the ‘year of outsourcing’ for as long as I can remember. In the late 1990s, outsourcing was suddenly in the spotlight in Europe. It appeared on stage several years before that in North America. Certainly its impetus was helped by the financial crisis of the early 2000s as the pendulum swung big […]

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