Govt orders 'lockdown' against large gatherings in Delhi; temporary internet shutdown in parts of city as agri protests turn violent

The internet shutdown will be effective till midnight Tuesday in Delhi's Singhu, Ghazipur, Tikri, Mukarba Chowk, Nangloi and their adjoining areas.

published on : 26th January 2021

Pakistan to launch 5G internet network in 2022-23: Report

Pakistan is developing a comprehensive roadmap for 5G technology readiness in the country.

published on : 24th January 2021

Farooq Abdullah requests PM Narendra Modi to restore 4G internet in Jammu & Kashmir

He prayed for the success of the COVID-19 vaccine and urged people to maintain communal harmony and brotherhood at all costs for overall prosperity and development.

published on : 17th January 2021

Finding internet up in the hills

Until last week, students of Kaani village had to go on a 15-minute trek to attend online classes

published on : 10th January 2021

4G network may be back as L-G assures ‘good news’

Following the Supreme Court directions, 4G network was restored in two districts – Ganderbal in the Valley and Udhampur in Jammu – on August 16 last.

published on : 9th January 2021

China goes online to mock 'beautiful sight' of US Capitol chaos

State media tabloid Global Times tweeted side-by-side photo comparisons of Hong Kong protesters occupying the city's Legislative Council Complex in July 2019 with Wednesday's Washington riots.

published on : 7th January 2021

India leads world in internet restrictions, shutdowns resulted in loss of USD 2.8 billion in 2020: Report

India’s losses, however, more than doubled compared to 2019 with 1,655 hours of blackouts and 7,272 hours of bandwidth throttling observed here last year. 

published on : 6th January 2021

38 US states file anti-trust lawsuit against Google over 'abuse of internet search dominance'

While Google ad revenue has continued to grow, its share of the booming US online ad market is ebbing under pressure from competitors such as Facebook, Amazon and others.

published on : 18th December 2020

Over 60 per cent women in 12 states and UTs never used internet: NFHS Survey

The NFHS-5 (2019-20) was conducted in 6.1 lakh sample households, involving household-level interviews from 22 states and UTs.

published on : 15th December 2020

BSNL starts satellite-based internet of things device service

According to a BSNL official, the device developed by Skylo will be provided only through the state-run firm at a price of around Rs 10,000 a unit.

published on : 10th December 2020

High-margin broadband market next arena for tussle between telecom firms

But margins have already been cut so thin here that firms have begun raising prices again—Vi doing so with certain postpaid plans just a few days ago. 

published on : 3rd December 2020

Two thirds of school-age kids without internet access: United Nations

In all, an estimated 1.3 billion children between the ages of three and 17 do not have internet connections in their homes.

published on : 1st December 2020

1,000 autos equipped with IoT-enabled GPS devices run in Vizag    

About 1,000 autos have been equipped with Internet of Things-enabled GPS devices in the city as part of the newly launched Abhayam App for women’s safety.

published on : 29th November 2020

'Abhayam' IoT to protect kids, women in autos, cabs

Once the panic button is pressed, fuel supply to the vehicle will be cut off, and once alerted, the police will come to the rescue of the passenger, the Chief Minister said.

published on : 24th November 2020

PIL alleges evasion of GST by cable, internet services

According to petitioner’s counsel Avinash Reddy, the networks did not register themselves as per the Act to evade tax collected in the form of Network Capacity Fee (NCF) from subscribers.

published on : 10th November 2020
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