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India – second largest internet market

September 17, 2016
India – second largest internet market

China is by far the largest internet market in the world with 721m users, but India has now overtaken the US to become the world’s second largest market with 333m, according to a new report from the United Nations.

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60 million households in India now have Internet access: ITU

July 31, 2016
60 million households in India now have Internet access: ITU

New data released today by ITU, the UN specialized agency for information and communication technology (ICT), show that 3.9 billion people remain cut-off from the vast resources available on the Internet, despite falling prices for ICT services.

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20 years on: India’s cyber cafes disappearing as pocket internet takes over

July 31, 2016
20 years on: India’s cyber cafes disappearing as pocket internet takes over

Aamir Khurso sits at the front desk of his cyber café, watching the rain. On the wall behind him is a black and white printout asking customers to present their ID cards. There aren’t too many customers, just a few youngsters peering into bulky, old CRT monitors inside small white cubicles. A musty smell pervades […]

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The IoT Will Disrupt Everything – Or Will It? You Be the Judge

May 30, 2016
The IoT Will Disrupt Everything – Or Will It? You Be the Judge

Sandeep Bazaz , Industry Analyst, DataCenter and Cloud Computing, Frost & Sullivan reported that there will be billions of Internet-connected devices – 10 per household by 2020 and growing. He predicted that logistics, transport & retail would be the biggest initial users of IoT.

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Dell Advances Future-Ready Enterprise with New Campus and Data Center Networking Solutions

May 30, 2016
Dell Advances Future-Ready Enterprise with New Campus and Data Center Networking Solutions

Dell Networking has introduced new capabilities for campus and data center environments, including the launch of new cloud-managed wired and wireless solutions powered by Dell and Aerohive, Operating System 10 milestones and in-rack platforms for the data center.

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India may roll out free internet to all

May 20, 2016
India may roll out free internet to all

The Indian telecom watchdog on Thursday floated a consultation paper in an effort to explore transparent models that can achieve benefits of free data. The paper asks whether free data can be provided to users without violating its previous order that banned discriminatory pricing for some content and websites.

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India to cross 500 million Internet users this year

May 20, 2016
India to cross 500 million Internet users this year

The number of Internet users in the country is likely to reach 500 million this year, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said. “India has grown to around 400 million Internet users. If we take Trai numbers then it is somewhere close to 332 million. As per service providers, they were telling me that up to […]

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Mobile Data Usage in India doubles in 3 years

May 20, 2016
Mobile Data Usage in India doubles in 3 years

As more and more people start accessing the internet through their mobile phones, mobile data usage is increasing by the day. As per the latest available information with the government, mobile data usage has increased by 135% from 2013-14 to 2015-16. Except for 2012-13 where the absolute number of telephone connections went down by more […]

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Internet penetration yet to catch up desired pace

May 20, 2016
Internet penetration yet to catch up desired pace

The pace of internet penetration is yet to reach the desired level in spite of telecom companies’ efforts to spread services in the country, a senior Department of Telecom official said today. Additional Secretary at DoT, N Sivasailam appreciated efforts made by telecom companies to spread mobile phones and services in the country but said […]

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