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Microsoft to cover 500K Indian villages with low-cost broadband

Sunday, September 27, 2015 | More »

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Intending to become a partner in the ambitious Digital India programme, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella today said his company will take low-cost broadband technology to some five lakh villages across the country. Speaking at a dinner hosted here in the honour of visiting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, N...

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Google to power free Wi-Fi at 500 railway stations: PM

India will provide free internet access at 500 railway stations with Google’s assistance, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told a gathering of top Silicon Valley CEOs in the US. “We are expanding our public Wi-Fi hotspots. For example, we want to ensure that free Wi Fi is not only there in airport l...

27 September, 2015 | More »

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India’s broadband user base reached 15.05M in March: TRAI

India’s broadband subscriber base increased to 15.05 million in March from 15 million in February this year, according to a report released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). This means an addition of just 50,000 in the month but better than the previous month when the number of ...

30 May, 2013 | More »

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Broadband adoption rate in India zooms: Akamai

The broadband adoption rate in India continued to surge, witnessing a year-on-year growth in excess of 100 per cent, according to a report released by Akamai Technologies. The increase in broadband adoption quarter-over-quarter was 17 per cent. The report is based on data gathered from the Akamai In...

18 October, 2012 | More »

Broadband Subscription Growth Skidding; 4.3M Mobile Users Switch Cellular Operator In February

India added 1.2 lakh new broadband subscribers in the month of February (same number added in January but less than the average of 1.6 lakh in previous two months) to take the total user base of high speed Internet to 13.54 million, according to the latest report released by telecom regulator. Accor...

9 April, 2012 | More »

Broadband Users At 13.3M; 3.4M Mobile Users Switch Cellular Operator In Dec

India added 1.7 lakh new broadband subscribers in the month of December(1.5 lakh in November) to take the total user base of high speed Internet to 13.3 million, according to the latest report released by telecom regulator. According to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), there has been a ...

31 January, 2012 | More »

Broadband Users At 13.13M; 5.22M Disconnect Mobile, 2.67M Switch Cellular Operator In Nov

India added 1.5 lakh new broadband subscribers in the month of November to take the total user base of high speed Internet to 13.13 million, according to the latest report released by telecom regulator. According to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), there has been a growth of 1.21 per ce...

10 January, 2012 | More »

Govt May Auction Surrendered BSNL Broadband Spectrum

The government has “in principle” accepted a proposal from state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd BSNL.UL to surrender wireless broadband spectrum in several telecoms zones and will look at auctioning it to other players, the telecoms secretary said. If the proposal is approved, BSNL’s...

7 December, 2011 | More »

BSNL To Offer Lightning Fast Internet Speeds

In a move to provide lightning fast internet speeds to broadband users, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), state-run telecom firm has introduced the ‘fibre to the home’ (FTTH) service. The service is being started in the city of Pune and BSNL plans to make it available to around 1,000...

27 September, 2011 | More »

Govt To Up Definition Of Broadband Speed To 2 Mbps From January 2015

The Indian government appears to have accepted the telecom regulator’s recommendations in the National Broadband Plan with regard to speed of broadband Internet and has revised its definition of a broadband connection as 512 Kbps (Kilo bits per second) from January 2011, from the previous defi...

3 August, 2011 | More »

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