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Karnataka to use fiber network for digital inclusion

Karnataka will use national optic fibre network to provide last mile connectivity in all villages across the state for digital inclusion, said Chief Minister...
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Airtel launches free Wi-Fi on buses in Hyderabad

Bharti Airtel has joined hands with Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) to offer free Wi-Fi services on buses in Hyderabad. 115 AC buses running...
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TRAI wants to boost scalable public Wi-Fi networks

TRAI wants Indian telecom operators and other stakeholders to suggest a business model for interoperable and scalable public Wi-Fi networks across the country. TRAI or...
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Government should make broadband an imperative policy: ITU chief

ICT technologies and broadband infrastructure have become core economic competencies, critical for national competitiveness. Hence, Government should make broadband an imperative policy and persistently...
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Internet freedom on the decline in India: Freedom House Report

Although India overtook the US to become the worlds second largest internet consumer base behind China last year, internet freedom declined slightly in the...
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Tata Teleservices on Wi-Fi investment and strategy

Indian telecom network operator Tata Teleservices has revealed its main focus areas for making investment. Making investment in upgrading the infrastructure and building out a...
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Broadband India Forum calls for V band delicensing for WiFi and backhaul

To make broadband reach all 1.3 billion citizens of this country, availability of broadband infrastructure, especially optical fiber, is a must. Since it is...
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CenturyLink to buy Level 3 for $34 bn

CenturyLink is set to acquire Level 3 Communications, Inc. in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $34 billion. CenturyLink shareholders will own approximately...
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TRAI reveals new telecom policy for broadband users

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Monday announced new direction to mobile service providers for delivering broadband services in a transparent manner by...
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FCC appoints Lisa Hone as legal advisor to chairman

Federal Communication Commission (FCC) has announced the appointment of Lisa Hone as legal advisor to the chairman with effect from November with responsibility for...
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Broadband Forum helps service providers gain from cloud, IoT and 5G

The Broadband Forum announced it is making significant progress on projects leveraging new technology and developmental approaches as it looks to deliver on the...
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Customer has the ultimate right on their data: FCC chair

The new consumer broadband privacy rules adopted by the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) is a major step to safeguard consumer privacy in this time...
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Internet shutdowns cost India $968 mn in 2015-16

Internet shutdowns cost India $968 million (Rs 6,485 crore) in 2015-16, the largest loss among 19 countries surveyed and the result of 22 shutdowns,...
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Sprint selects DragonWave microwave backhaul equipment

DragonWave today said American wireless operator Sprint has selected its microwave backhaul equipment for network deployment as part of the company’s densification and optimization...
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Batelco uses Huawei’s distributed access platform for broadband network

Batelco will use Huawei’s distributed access platform MA5800 for broadband network deployment. Batelco now supports 500 Mbps broadband access, providing ultra-broadband services for high-end users...
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Wi-Fi used most at Patna station, mostly for porn

The Patna railway station tops the chart in terms of internet search using free Wi-Fi service, but mostly to view porn, an official said...

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