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Most students know of social media, but lag in computer skills; study reveals major gap between privileged, disadvantaged groups
India

Most students know of social media, but lag in computer skills; study reveals major gap between privileged, disadvantaged groups

In the current environment, where fake news and disinformation proliferate easily, 42 percent of students believe that all information on the internet is accurate, said a study by CCDS, revealing the poor quality of computer education in schools

India far from having bridged the gender gap when it comes to internet usership in India: IAMAI
News & Analysis

India far from having bridged the gender gap when it comes to internet usership in India: IAMAI

Based on the report prepared along with Kantar IMRB, both urban and rural population in India has witnessed a growth in internet users since December 2016.

Rural India has a mere 17 percent internet penetration due to challenges in deployment of fixed broadband networks: Report
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Rural India has a mere 17 percent internet penetration due to challenges in deployment of fixed broadband networks: Report

Wireless networks will drive Internet adoption for nearly 750 million users in India who still do not use Internet, said the TMT report.

Internet user numbers to reach up to 3.47 billion by year end; that's 46.8 percent of the global population
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Internet user numbers to reach up to 3.47 billion by year end; that's 46.8 percent of the global population

The number of Internet users in India is expected to reach 450-465 million, said the IAMAI and market research firm IMRB International prepared report.

Survey finds rising number of shopping apps boosting m-commerce in India
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Survey finds rising number of shopping apps boosting m-commerce in India

According to the survey conducted, a majority 80 percent of shoppers responded that they feel comfortable and secure using a mobile for online shopping.

Overall internet penetration in India is 33% and for rural areas it is 16% : IMC 2017 report
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Overall internet penetration in India is 33% and for rural areas it is 16% : IMC 2017 report

According to a report, India currently ranks 36th, globally, in Internet inclusion based on availability, affordability, relevance and readiness.

National Telecom Policy forecasts 600 million broadband connections in India by 2020
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National Telecom Policy forecasts 600 million broadband connections in India by 2020

Replying to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Sinha said the National Telecom Policy-2012 envisages 600 million broadband connections by the year 2020.

Online education industry in India to hit $1.96 billion by 2021
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Online education industry in India to hit $1.96 billion by 2021

According to the report, titled 'Online Education in India: 2021', there has been a two-fold increase in online searches for education.

Fibre-optic connections only make up 0.5% of India's broadband network, says FTTH council VP: Report
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Fibre-optic connections only make up 0.5% of India's broadband network, says FTTH council VP: Report

Countries like Singapore and South Korea boast of FTTH penetration of 95 percent an 82.9 percent

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.

Independence Day 2016: How free are we after 69 years of freedom?
India

Independence Day 2016: How free are we after 69 years of freedom?

After nearly sixty-nine years of independence, here are some burning questions we still face as a nation. We put them in context through iconic photographs. 

Digital Divide still exists, technology not benefiting everyone equally: World Bank
News & Analysis

Digital Divide still exists, technology not benefiting everyone equally: World Bank

With almost a billion Indians still offline, a World Bank report said the impact of digital technologies has fallen short and is unevenly distributed.

Freshdesk & InMobi, firms that bucked the idea-import trend, must be template for India’s startups
Business

Freshdesk & InMobi, firms that bucked the idea-import trend, must be template for India’s startups

We need more companies that address convenience rather than taking to deep discounting

Startup India: Food-tech sector has seen ups and downs, but still promises to grow
Business

Startup India: Food-tech sector has seen ups and downs, but still promises to grow

As per data compiled by Tracxn, there were 335 online ordering start-ups in India at the end of 2015

Mera booking kar dijiye: MakeMyTrip website goes regional with 5 new languages
Corporate

Mera booking kar dijiye: MakeMyTrip website goes regional with 5 new languages

The move will benefit over 78 crore people, comprising about 62.7 per cent of India's population, who speak one of these five languages.

Govt mulls additional Rs 25,000 cr spending for rural wi-fi
Tech

Govt mulls additional Rs 25,000 cr spending for rural wi-fi

The Department of Telecom and the Ministry of Rural Development are jointly considering extending wi-fi services in rural areas using the National Optical Fibre Network, which is being laid to connect 2.5 lakh villages, sources said.

Govt mulls additional Rs 25,000 cr spending for rural wi-fi
News & Analysis

Govt mulls additional Rs 25,000 cr spending for rural wi-fi

The Department of Telecom and the Ministry of Rural Development are jointly considering extending wi-fi services in rural areas using the National Optical Fibre Network, which is being laid to connect 2.5 lakh villages, sources said.

The India takeaways from Mary Meeker's state of the Internet presentation
Tech

The India takeaways from Mary Meeker's state of the Internet presentation

Mary Meeker's must read 'State of the Internet' presentation offers a number of global insights, including the sobering reality that it still looks like most of the Internet is made in America, but here is our pick of some key India insights.

The India takeaways from Mary Meeker's state of the Internet presentation
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The India takeaways from Mary Meeker's state of the Internet presentation

Mary Meeker's must read 'State of the Internet' presentation offers a number of global insights, including the sobering reality that it still looks like most of the Internet is made in America, but here is our pick of some key India insights.