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Mozilla's 'Internet Health report 2017' lays bare the strengths and the weaknesses of India's internet
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Mozilla's 'Internet Health report 2017' lays bare the strengths and the weaknesses of India's internet

The Mozilla foundation has published its first Internet Health Report. The report is currently only a prototype that’s meant to “measure the health of the internet”.

Around 950mn Indians are still not connected to the internet, says study
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Around 950mn Indians are still not connected to the internet, says study

Though mobile data plans in India are among the cheapest in the world and average retail price of smartphones is steadily declining, yet nearly 950 million Indians do not have an Internet connection, according to a joint study done by Assocham-Deloitte.

Trai needs to move beyond 512kbps, and overcome FUP and QoS barriers
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Trai needs to move beyond 512kbps, and overcome FUP and QoS barriers

The directive to ensure ISPs and TSPs inform users via SMS or email, when their data limit reaches 50, 90 and 100 percent, is laudable. But having an unlimited plan with an unreliable 512kbps speed hardly serves any purpose.

India needs data, but our definition of minimum Internet speeds and FUP is disappointing
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India needs data, but our definition of minimum Internet speeds and FUP is disappointing

It's high time we looked at the Internet as an essential commodity rather than luxury meant only for the elite. Because fundamentally, the Internet has a greater potential to uplift and empower. We need much high minimum Internet speeds.

India faces greatest global loss from Internet shutdowns
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India faces greatest global loss from Internet shutdowns

Internet services in India are shut down to prevent unrest; in Kashmir, mobile internet services have been shut as the state has been witnessing unrest for more than three months.

Internet in India: Somehow it's a free resource that is dearly priced
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Internet in India: Somehow it's a free resource that is dearly priced

We're a young nation with an agile population. A vast majority of us Indians are still in our youth. We're a nation of millennials. And for millennials, Internet is at the foundation in their hierarchy of needs.

US shows support for Digital India programme; willing to share its best practices for the same
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US shows support for Digital India programme; willing to share its best practices for the same

The US strongly supports the Digital India programme and Indian efforts to bring connectivity to large population and is willing to share its expertise, a senior official said on Wednesday.

India climbs to 39th position in global competitive index, but remains among least digitally connected
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India climbs to 39th position in global competitive index, but remains among least digitally connected

On the Global Competitiveness Index of World Economic Forum (WEF), India has climbed up 16 sports and now stands on the 39th position.

Facebook is testing Wi-Fi service in India, but Google is far ahead in the game
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Facebook is testing Wi-Fi service in India, but Google is far ahead in the game

The company has now announced Express Wi-Fi, its new initiative to get Indians online, and eventually on Facebook.

Every Indian has a right to a high-speed dependable Internet connection
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Every Indian has a right to a high-speed dependable Internet connection

There are several reasons why we Indians crib about our Internet experience. For one, we wonder why the Internet is slow through most of the month, but when it's time to pay the bills, the speed surges.

Free Basics: India needs unprecedented models; don't throw the baby out with bathwater
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Free Basics: India needs unprecedented models; don't throw the baby out with bathwater

If everyone agrees that poverty is a bad thing and should be driven away quickly, and Internet is a useful tool to do it, what's wrong with actually trying to implement the idea and see if it works?

Tech2Talk: What exactly is the state of Internet in India?
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Tech2Talk: What exactly is the state of Internet in India?

Considering several factors responsible for Internet (desktop as well as mobile), today's discussion is about state of Internet in India. Here's what some of our members have to say.

India's stand on Internet governance gets US backing
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India's stand on Internet governance gets US backing

The US has backed India's stand on Internet governance, saying both countries share a common vision of ensuring every global citizen has a say in decision-making on the subject.

Thanks to mobile internet, IP traffic in India to grow fourfold from 2014 to 2019, says Cisco
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Thanks to mobile internet, IP traffic in India to grow fourfold from 2014 to 2019, says Cisco

Internet Protocol (IP) traffic in India will quadruple at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 33 percent by 2019 due to increasing mobile access and demand for video services, tech firm Cisco said.

Internet.org attracts 8 lakh users in India, says Facebook
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Internet.org attracts 8 lakh users in India, says Facebook

Social media giant Facebook has garnered 8 lakh users in India for its Internet.org initiative that has been in the thick of the net neutrality controversy.

Indian cyberspace hit by suspicious virus 'Bioazih' which can execute phishing attacks: Report
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Indian cyberspace hit by suspicious virus 'Bioazih' which can execute phishing attacks: Report

The Indian cyberspace has been hit by the malicious activity of a potentially threatening virus which can execute phishing attacks to negatively alter users' personal data, country's lead cyber security agency has said.

Trai extends public consultation on mobile internet service rules to 26 May
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Trai extends public consultation on mobile internet service rules to 26 May

Telecom regulator Trai has extended the last date for seeking comments on its draft rules for mobile Internet services to May 26.

Net Neutrality debate: Three opinions that provide an alternate view
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Net Neutrality debate: Three opinions that provide an alternate view

There are some who also believe that India shouldn't rush into making any decision and weigh the pros and cons on both sides before taking a drastic decision.

Modi govt may bring back Section 66A in a different avatar
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Modi govt may bring back Section 66A in a different avatar

The report states that the Centre started work on the new legislation after intelligence agencies complained that the scrapping of the Sec 66A left them with no law to deal with posts on social media that may lead to breach of security or could incite people to commit offences.

Internet should be open to all, says Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
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Internet should be open to all, says Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Terming India as an important player in Internet governance, Telecom MinisterRavi Shankar Prasad said the future architecture of the Web should not be a prerogative of a few and should be open to all.