Aircel announces innovative plan voucher 349
PANAJI: To add a zing to the festive season in Goa, Aircel, one of India’s leading innovative telecom service providers, on Thursday announced the launch of its innovative value-for-money product plan voucher 349 that would enable customers to not only enjoy ISD calls at attractive rates for a period of 90 days but also offer unlimited data for 30 days. FR349 is a specially designed product that meets the ISD and the data needs of Aircel’s subscribers. Neeraj Singh, Circle business head – rest of Maharashtra and Goa, Aircel, said, “At Aircel we always believe in ‘doing a little extra’ for our valued customers and we’re confident that this product will appeal to a large number of tourists and people in Goa.” NT

DIGISOL launches dual band AC wireless USB adapter
MUMBAI: DIGISOL introduced a new wireless dual band USB adapter DG-WN3430AC which enables notebook/desktop computers having USB interface to connect wirelessly with other clients in the network. It complies with IEEE 802.11ac & IEEE802.11n standard. It is backward compatible with IEEE 802.11b/g standard. DG-WN3430AC wireless USB adapter can achieve wireless data transmission rate up to 433Mbps in 5GHz spectrum. Its dual band operation offers flexible wireless connectivity which enhances sharing of files, photos, audio, video and gaming experience over wireless network. The DG-WN3430AC wireless USB adapter supports WPS using the utility, which simplifies wireless client setup procedures so that even an inexperienced user can setup a secured wireless network without any configuration. DG-WN3430AC supports robust security using WPA2 Enterprise (802.1x with AES) which enhances the security of wireless network to protect sensitive data from hackers. DG-WN3430AC also supports 64/128 bit WEP encryption which offers first level of security choice to home users to provide confidentiality of the wireless network.NT

Sangeeta bags woman entrepreneur award
PANAJI: Sangeeta Kulkarni, co-founder and CEO, Brickwork India has been awarded the STPI IT Export award, ‘Woman Entrepreneur of the Year – IT” for 2014-2015. The award commends her for the impact she has made in the business world as a woman entrepreneur and the effect her organization’s contributions has had on the world of business. She was felicitated at the STPI IT Export Awards 2014-15 function held recently. The event was co-hosted by Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) and was held as a part of (2015), India’s premier IT and Electronics event. The award was given by Dr Kasturirangan, ex-chairman of ISRO and Space Commission, ex-member of Rajya Sabha and Kris Gopalakrishnan co-founder and executive vice chairman, Infosys Ltd. NT

CIBA organises Food Hack on Dec 12
PANAJI: The Center for Incubation and Business Acceleration (CIBA), Verna is organising Food Hack, a forum and boot camp focused on food for all, on December 12 and December 13 to solve issues on nutrition, health, hardware, global and local markets and finally designs and packaging of food. The event is going to get food innovators, academicians and entrepreneurs, all under one roof to discuss and collaborate on creative solutions on issues faced by the food sector. NT

Cox & Kings sells Explore Worldwide Limited to Hotelplan UK Group
MUMBAI : The Cox & Kings Group has – through its Holidaybreak plc subsidiary – sold 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of Explore Worldwide Limited for GBP 25.8 million to Hotelplan UK Group. Explore Worldwide Limited (which includes the brands Explore – soft adventure tours – and RegalDive – diving adventure specialist) generated net revenues of GBP 11.2 million and EBITDA of GBP 2.3 million in FY15 ended March. Peter Kerkar, Director, Cox & Kings said, “The sale of this business helps us to further increase focus on our three key verticals- Leisure, Education and hybrid hotels (Meininger)”.NT