Feb Event Stuff

February 27th, 2007

Thanks to Naveen for taking time out for us. Here is the link (pdf) to the presentation. The report can be found here (free registration required).

Thanks to TCS for Sponsoring the event. We look forward to continued patronship from them.

Special thanks to B. G. Mahesh of Greynium, for helping us out in organizing this event.

Thanks to Inactiv and Motvik for the demo’s. All the best to you guys. Here’s the link to Inactiv’s presentation.

Thanks to all who attended. Hope to see you all at the next one (24th March). In the meantime, catch up with the latest happenings on the mailing list .

WiFi Market in India and Demo’s

February 19th, 2007

Based on feedback from few members of the MoMo community this time around we are slightly experimenting with the format of the event.We will be having a talk on a specific topic and then have couple of demos of the latest products from mobile companies. For the discussion we have the topic as “State of Wifi in India” and product demos from three two mobile startups.

Speaker for the Talk: Naveen R, Tonse Telecom

The W-Fi Alliance recently commissioned Tonse Telecom to study Indian Wi-Fi market and develop a country report. The result is now available as a report: The Future of Wi-Fi in India, first and most comprehensive report on Indian Wi-Fi market. The study covers the eco-system, dynamics, market demand, market drivers, enterprise mobility apps, Wi-Fi gear, professional services, testing and Certification software, key players, innovation in the space and forecasts through 2012.

Naveen R, an analyst with Tonse Telecom will present the key findings of this study.

Date: Monday, 26th February, 2007.

Talk : 5.30 PM to 6.30 PM.

Demo Time: 6.30 to 7.30 PM

Inactiv: 6.30 - 7.00 PM
Motvik: 7.00 - 7.30 PM

Networking : 7.30 pm onwards
Cost: Free. Pls. register here.


Indira Nagar Club
9th Main, 4th Cross
HAL 2nd Stage
Bangalore - 560 008

Google Map.

Host & Snacks Sponsor: TCS (Tata Consultancy Services)

Link To Google Map


MoMo Bangalore Peer Award finalist - mChek

February 2nd, 2007

mChek (Mobile payments and security company) who presented their product ‘2 factor authentication using mobile’ in our September 2006 meet has been nominated as our  finalist for the Global Peer Awards to be held in 3GSM Barcelona. Congratulations to mChek and here’s wishing them all the best.

VBlog of Jan Event

January 23rd, 2007

VBlog of Jan Event

Kamla Bhatt kindly obliged us and recorded the Jan event. Its up on her show as well.

Click here to Watch.
Click here for Flash Version.

Note: The recording is not complete.

Thanks a lot.

January Event: Killer Ideas, Killer Apps, Killer Trends

January 15th, 2007

Topic: Killer Ideas, Killer Apps, Killer Trends

Speaker: Dr. G. Venkatesh, Chief Technology & Strategy Officer, Head-Product Division, Sasken Communication Technologies.

Date: Monday, 22nd January, 2007.

Time: 5 PM to 7 PM.

Cost: Free. Pls. register here.

Nokia India Pvt Ltd.,
#2A, Jupiter block,
Auditorium room , 3rd floor
Sarjapur Marathahalli Ring Road,
Bangalore - 560 017
Ph: 40159000,
Mobile : 98803-44285 (Ritesh)

Directions: Download the map here.

Venue and Snacks Courtesy:
Nokia India

Mobile Monday Global Peer Awards

December 22nd, 2006

Here is the announcement. Some more coverage here, here and here.

So buckle up and start filing your nominations! This is as big as it gets.

3G In India: Presentation Material

December 20th, 2006

The PDF file is here.

Thanks to Swami for sharing his deep insights and delightful comments on the Telecom Industry in India. And thanks to Sasken for taking care of the logistics. A special mention for S. R. Raja for taking up the initiative.

The pics are here. Thanks to Werner. Here is a slideshow of it.

Year End Event: 3G in India

December 11th, 2006

The year 2006 saw the Indian Mobile Industry rise to new heights. The userbase is right now at 13 Crore, next only to China. So what does the new year hold in store for us? For starters, there is 3G. The trials are on, the spectrum issue is being sorted out and hype is beginning to build up.

So this time around we have Swaminathan Krishnan, Chief Marketing Officer of Sasken Communication Technologies Limited, to talk about 3G In India for us. He is going cover the current state of affairs, the Spectrum issue, the Standards battle, the Business Case and the SWAG analysis.

Date and Time: Monday, 18th Dec 2006, 6:30 pm onwards.

Pls. register here. The event is free but seats are limited.

Craig Barret Auditorium,
Sasken Communication Technologies Ltd.,
Bangalore - Corporate Headquarters,
139/25, Ring Road, Domlur,
Bangalore 560 071.
Tel: + 91 80 2535 5501, 6694 3000

Take the lane adjacent to Hyundai Workshop on Intermediate Ring Road, next left and the second right which will lead to the Main Building complex. Ample Parking is available in the ground adjacent to the main building. Call up the board numbers for help.

Snacks and Venue Courtesy:
Sasken Communication Technologies Ltd.

Advance Announcement

December 5th, 2006

Due to Christmas falling on the 4th Monday of this month we’ll have it one week in advance. Please mark your calendars for 18th Dec., 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. We are working for the venue and the speaker. Hopefully this time we’ll not announce everything at the last moment.

In the meantime here is a small presentation on Mobile Monday Bangalore.

Mobile TV: The Operator’s Perspective

November 24th, 2006

The unconference extravaganza is upon us. If you are a technology enthusiast in Bangalore then the coming week has lots in store for you. On Monday is our monthly MoMo event and on Staruday Barcamp Bangalore 2 kicks off! So lets set the ball rolling.

This month’s topic is Mobile TV: The Operator’s Perspective and our speaker is Mr. Krishna Durbha from Reliance. Mr Durbha has generously agreed to share his insights on Mobile TV in general and how its going to play out in India. If you want to cut through the hype and get the point of view which matters, its the place to be on Monday evening. The talk will be followed by a discussion and dinner, all sponsored by TCS.

6:30 PM to 9 PM, Monday, 27th Nov.

As usual, the event is free but registration is required. Pls. register here.


We are back to Koramangala after a gap of three months. The exact address of the venue is:

Indian Heritage Academy,
#870, 17 E Main,
VIth Block,


  • Next to Koramangala Police Station.
  • If coming from Forum, it is just before the T-Junction of the Indoor Stadium, on the right.
  • If coming from Intermediate Ring Road, go towards the Indoor Stadium and take a left at the traffic junction. Lookout on the left.
  • Locate it on Wikimapia.
  • Stop when you see a banner of Shaimak Davar and look for our Banner :)

Venue and Dinner courtesy:
TCS (Tata Consultancy Services)

See you there.

PS: I hope that the directions are right :) . Pls. correct me if I am wrong.