Google powers free Wi-Fi across Sri Lanka by 2016

Internet users can access free Wi-Fi connections across Sri Lanka by March 2016 — thanks to a technology from search engine giant Google. The broadband service will be provided with the aid of Google loon, a technology which provides ...

Huawei in pact with Siemens for GSM-R solution

Huawei will join hands with Siemens Convergence Creators to deploy South Africa’s first Global System for Mobile Communication – Railway (GSM-R) solution for the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA). Huawei’s GSM-R solution combined ...

BSNL launches Wi-Fi service in Puri

Union Communications and Information and Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday launched the BSNL Wi-Fi service in Puri town. Initially, the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited service would be available between the Jagannath temple and ...

Government launches four broadband products

Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday launched four broadband products indigenously developed by Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT), an official statement said. “With this India has become at par with all ...

Airtel CMO Govind Rajan joins Snapdeal

Bharti Airtel Chief Marketing Officer (B2C) Govind Rajan has joined e-commerce firm Snapdeal as Chief Strategy Officer. At Bharti Airtel, he was responsible for revenue and market share growth, customer life cycle management, and building ...

China unveils Internet Plus plan to fuel growth

China on Saturday unveiled an “Internet Plus” action plan, aiming to integrate the internet with traditional industries and fuel economic growth, Xinhua reported. The notion of “Internet Plus” was mentioned by Premier Li ...

C-DOT to launch broadband products

C-DOT, the research and development institute of the department of telecommunications, will next week launch four broadband products developed to fast forward the Digital India initiative, an official statement said. The products, which includes ...

Internet cycle carts to bring rural women online

In an innovative move to educate rural women about the internet, Tata Trusts and Google India on Friday announced a special programme to send 1,000 specially designed ‘Internet Cycle Carts’ to remote villages. Built on the back of a ...

Procera Networks CEO James Brear resigned

Procera Networks CEO James Brear has resigned from the company. Lyndon Cantor will be the new chief executive officer. Most recently Lyndon Cantor served as president of Tektronix Communications, a network assurance solutions provider serving ...

Dayanidhi Maran shares RTI evidence with CBI on BSNL case

Former communications minister Dayanidhi Maran shared some RTI replies of BSNL and MTNL with the CBI during questioning on the second day on Thursday in the case involving the installation of over 700 phone lines at his Chennai residence. Maran, ...