Tag: Internet

Internet Freedom Rankings: India ranks 6th in Asia-Pacific

Internet Freedom Rankings: India ranks 6th in Asia-Pacific

Freedom House, Washington D.C. based non-governmental organization, has released the Freedom On the Net, 2018 report. In the latest internet freedoms rankings, India scored 43(the lower the score, the better). This year India saw a dip of two points in comparison to the last year’s report by Freedom House. Over the[Read More…]

Reliance Jio tops Fortune 'Change The World' list

Reliance Jio tops Fortune ‘Change The World’ list

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio has been ranked the top company globally in the Fortune’s fourth annual “Change The World” list released on Monday. The list ranked companies as per their profit motive to help the planet and tackle social problems. “If access to the Internet is a basic human right[Read More…]

Indian government requests for Facebook data rose 62% in 2017

India ranks 47th when it comes to inclusive Internet: Facebook

New Delhi: Compromised by low usage and poor quality, India is ranked 47th out of 86 countries when it comes to inclusive Internet and connectivity for all, a Facebook report said on Monday. Facebook, which commissioned the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) to create a comprehensive “Inclusive Internet Index,” found India in[Read More…]

recommends allowing mobile services during air travel

TRAI recommends Internet, MCA services in-flight

New Delhi: The Indian telecom regulator on Friday recommended that both Internet and mobile communications on board aircraft (MCA) service should be permitted as In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) in the Indian airspace. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) said it has arrived at the recommendation after analysing the comments received from[Read More…]

India's digital economy may cross $1 tn by 2022: Report

Health, education benefits just a click away; Govt to launch ‘Digital Village’ soon

Now villagers can avail health, educational and benefits of other government initiatives by just clicking on their computers or mobile as the government decked up to launch its new programme, ‘Digital Village’. Under the programme, the government will offer services including e-medicine, e-education, Internet connectivity services and light-emitting diode lights[Read More…]

Internet turns 25!

Tuesday, August 23 happens to be the 25th anniversary of the Internet!On this very day back in 1991, the ‘World Wide Web’ was first made accessible to the public by its creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee. You’d be surprised to know that the first site created by him was a basic[Read More…]

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