Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan told the state assembly in a written reply that the initiative is being implemented under the new optic fibre pathway, 'Kerala Fibre Optic Network' (K-FON).
"A whopping 98.8 per cent of children in urban areas are using Internet and 54.6 per cent of those surveyed use 'weak passwords' that is passwords with only alphabets or numbers and which are less than 8 characters," Telenor India's WebWise report said
The number of mobile Internet users in the country at the end of December last year was estimated to be 389 million, as per the report by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and IMRB.
Listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange of India, the company runs the world's largest wholly-owned subsea fibre cable network.
While north-eastern states, excluding Nagaland, have been ranked low in terms of overall internet readiness, Karnataka is the state with highest number of digital start-ups followed by Delhi and Maharashtra.
In a written reply to Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Food and Consumer Affairs, C R Chaudhary, said the department is sensitising consumers about digital safety through various publicity campaigns.
Blue Origin had hoped to begin test flights with company pilots and engineers in 2017, but that probably will not happen until next year, Bezos told reporters at the annual U.S. Space Symposium in Colorado Springs.
Since the fall, Google has been conducting extensive tests in India of YouTube Go, which allows users to save videos to watch offline and monitor their data use.
New entrant Jio has initiated a price war leading to prices for data plans – including for 4G -- falling in a big way. This has led to a shift in the way people consume data.
Government is all set to launch Aadhaar Pay on April 14, a payment system which will enable people to carry out bank transactions just by using their thumb impressions.
Aadhaar Pay is a payment system that will enable individuals to carry out bank transactions by using their thumb impression.
In a major boost to its powers, regulator Sebi may soon get access to internet and call data records of fraudsters and market manipulators in a foreign country and also seek freezing of their overseas assets.
In an interview to Moneycontrol, Martijn De Jong, Chief Digital Officer at Aegon Life Insurance, said that it hasn't been easy going digital in India, where agents are the core distribution platform for the insurance industry.
Republicans passed the measure 215 to 205 which would overturn Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rule of requiring internet service providers to get customers' permission before selling sensitive consumer data such as browsing history.
The company which entered India in 2005, has lost the plot to local rivals. A merger with local rival Flipkart could be the only savior for the San Jose company if it wants to remain relevant in India against Amazon. A look at eBay's timeline in India.
Tencent, which had an original target of about $2 billion for the loan, inked the deal on March 24 following commitments from a dozen banks, Thomson Reuters publication Basis Point reported, citing sources.
According to the survey, 71 percent of Chinese say they use the internet at least occasionally or own a smartphone, our definition of internet users. In contrast, only 21 per cent of Indians say they use the internet or own a smartphone.
Sinha said in Lok Sabha that BharatNet project was being implemented with the objective of creating network infrastructure to provide broadband connectivity of 100 Mbps to all GPs in the country.
In this digital age, women empowerment also means access to internet and over 2.6 million women in rural India have found their way onto the World Wide Web, thanks to a collaboration between Google and Tata Trusts. The project teaches women to use the internet and to get other women on to the net.
China's first internet-only insurer, whose current major shareholders include two of China's largest Internet companies - Alibaba Group's Ant Financial affiliate with 16 percent and Tencent Holdings Ltd with 12 percent â€“ is in early talks with potential investors, according to the sources who declined to be named.
According to Mobile Adobe Digital Insights (ADI) Report, India has a strong position in driving momentum of smartphones and number of new internet users globally and in the Asia Pacific region.
Internet users in the country are expected to be in the range of 450-465 million by June this year, up from 432 million in December last year, a report today said.
Airtel customers have something to cheer about. The telco has decided to do away with national roaming charges on its network for both calls and internet services, reports Economic Times.
"BCG projects that more than 50 percent of India's Internet users will use digital payments by 2020, when the size of digital payments industry in the country will be USD 500 billion," the report by global telecom body GSM Association and Boston Consulting Group said.