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  • Get ready to relearn how to use the internet Oct 26, 2022 08:38 AM IST

    Get ready to relearn how to use the internet

    Facebook, Google and Twitter remain recognizable versions of their earlier selves. The browser retains its central role. Video has risen in importance, but that hardly represents a major shift in how things work.

  • Will Web3 and Metaverse be game changers? Enter with a realistic dream Oct 16, 2022 10:00 AM IST

    Will Web3 and Metaverse be game changers? Enter with a realistic dream

    Can Web3 hold out hope for the internet, bring about a decentralised web and global democratic socio-economic changes?

  • 5G users to get up to 600 mbps speed during launch phase; phones to work at par with PC: Experts Oct 05, 2022 08:33 PM IST

    5G users to get up to 600 mbps speed during launch phase; phones to work at par with PC: Experts

    Subscribers of both the companies will not require to replace existing sim for availing 5G services.

  • This is not just India’s decade, it is the century of India: PM Modi on 5G launch Oct 01, 2022 01:29 PM IST

    This is not just India’s decade, it is the century of India: PM Modi on 5G launch

    Ushering in an era of Ultra high speed internet on mobile phones, this service will currently be launched in select cities today and will gradually cover the rest of the country over the rest couple of years.

  • LIVE: India 5G Launch | PM Modi inaugurates 5g services in India | 5G Rollout | 5G Mobiles Oct 01, 2022 09:41 AM IST

    LIVE: India 5G Launch | PM Modi inaugurates 5g services in India | 5G Rollout | 5G Mobiles

    India 5G Launch: Finally, 5G has come to India! Prime Minister Modi is launching 5G services in India months after his Independence Day speech where he said that the service will offer 10 times faster speeds. The event will be attended by the heads of all top telecom majors – Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani, Bharti Airtel's Sunil Mittal and Vodafone Idea head Ravinder Takkar. So get ready, India – 5G is HERE!

  • Ericsson wins Greenland 5G deal Sep 30, 2022 05:50 PM IST

    Ericsson wins Greenland 5G deal

    Deploying Ericsson equipment and Netgear routers, Tusass will bring high-speed wireless internet to the sparsely populated island without resorting to expensive and hard-to-deploy cables, the company said.

  • Iran restricts access to Instagram: NetBlocks Sep 21, 2022 08:30 PM IST

    Iran restricts access to Instagram: NetBlocks

    Meta did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment.

  • Saying goodbye to the internet Sep 04, 2022 07:37 AM IST

    Saying goodbye to the internet

    A recent survey across France, UK, Canada, Australia, Germany, Spain, the Netherlands, Sweden, Poland, Japan and South Korea found that 31 percent respondents didn't trust the Internet.

  • 25 Assam districts face internet suspension during govt exam hours Aug 21, 2022 01:41 PM IST

    25 Assam districts face internet suspension during govt exam hours

    Besides, prohibitory orders under Section 144 have also been promulgated in the districts where the examinations are being conducted, a top government official said.

  • Fault in optic fiber network causes massive internet outage in Pakistan: Officials Aug 19, 2022 05:16 PM IST

    Fault in optic fiber network causes massive internet outage in Pakistan: Officials

    PTCL officials said that some problems in its optic fibre network caused the disruption, which have been addressed.

  • Classic internet censorship Aug 17, 2022 01:12 PM IST

    Classic internet censorship

    In free societies, there has long been a tug of war over free speech and its limits. But one enduring question is what governments, companies and citizens should do now that social media makes it easier to share truth (or lies) and national leaders seek to shut it all down

  • Mexico considering $1.5 billion investment to boost internet access nationwide Aug 10, 2022 09:40 PM IST

    Mexico considering $1.5 billion investment to boost internet access nationwide

    "You can't even talk on the mobile phone, let alone (use) the internet (outside cities)," he told a news conference.

  • Airtel to start 5G services rollout in August; inks pacts with Ericsson, Nokia, Samsung Aug 03, 2022 05:59 PM IST

    Airtel to start 5G services rollout in August; inks pacts with Ericsson, Nokia, Samsung

    Airtel highlighted its long-standing relationship for connectivity and pan-India managed services with Ericsson and Nokia while stating that partnership with Samsung will begin this year onwards.

  • Eutelsat and Bharti-backed OneWeb’s merger: What lies ahead in the satellite connectivity market? Jul 29, 2022 07:56 PM IST

    Eutelsat and Bharti-backed OneWeb’s merger: What lies ahead in the satellite connectivity market?

    The MoU was signed to address the potential satellite connectivity market for both B2B and B2C segments for reliable connectivity

  • Free flow of data key for global internet: Google Jul 21, 2022 08:39 PM IST

    Free flow of data key for global internet: Google

    Google's Global Chief Privacy Officer, Keith Enright said internet, by its very nature and functionality, reflects the ability to move data freely across jurisdictional boundaries, such as sending email, video conferencing, and various other features, all of which requires "free flow of data across borders".

  • Internet Explorer, the browser we loved to hate, is retiring. Users say ‘end of an era’ Jun 13, 2022 03:54 PM IST

    Internet Explorer, the browser we loved to hate, is retiring. Users say ‘end of an era’

    Once a window to the world of internet, the browser began frustrating users with its slow speed over the years.

  • JioFiber launches new postpaid plans with zero entry charge, access to OTT content at Rs 100 extra cost Apr 19, 2022 06:50 PM IST

    JioFiber launches new postpaid plans with zero entry charge, access to OTT content at Rs 100 extra cost

    For an additional cost of Rs 100 per month, the users will gain access to six OTT applications, and for Rs 200 per month, the access will be expanded to 14 apps.

  • You’re still being tracked on the internet, just in a different way Apr 06, 2022 10:14 PM IST

    You’re still being tracked on the internet, just in a different way

    And it is having the unintended effect of reinforcing the power of some of tech’s biggest titans.

  • West Bengal bans internet services on Class 10 board exam days in some areas to stop cheating Mar 06, 2022 07:13 PM IST

    West Bengal bans internet services on Class 10 board exam days in some areas to stop cheating

    The notice said intelligence reports have been received that internet transmission and voice over internet telephony may be used for “unlawful activities in certain areas over the next few days”.

  • Russia-Ukraine war: Thousands in Europe without internet due to possible cyberattack Mar 05, 2022 12:01 PM IST

    Russia-Ukraine war: Thousands in Europe without internet due to possible cyberattack

    Russia-Ukraine war: Military and cyber specialists fear that the conflict could lead to an outbreak of cyberattacks.

  • Internet in Ukraine disrupted as Russian troops advance Feb 26, 2022 04:23 PM IST

    Internet in Ukraine disrupted as Russian troops advance

    Connectivity to GigaTrans, Ukraine's main internet provider, dropped to below 20% of normal levels before returning to higher levels in the early hours of Friday morning, NetBlocks said.

  • Jio's subsea cable system will stretch out to the Maldives Feb 21, 2022 12:06 PM IST

    Jio's subsea cable system will stretch out to the Maldives

    The high-speed India-Asia-Xpress undersea cable system project will land in Hulhumale, the Maldives

  • Airtel internet outage: Users across India complain as WFH disrupted Feb 11, 2022 12:45 PM IST

    Airtel internet outage: Users across India complain as WFH disrupted

    Airtel Down: Airtel, one of India’s most popular mobile and internet service providers, said its internet services have been restored.

  • Start-Up Street: The nature and composition of the Indian economy is changing rapidly, throwing up new investment opportunities Jan 05, 2022 08:43 AM IST

    Start-Up Street: The nature and composition of the Indian economy is changing rapidly, throwing up new investment opportunities

    The 3 Vs -- Voice, Video and Vernacular -- are going to be significant drivers of value accretion. Businesses that recognise and tap into this opportunity are likely to be outsized gainers.

  • Govt mandates telcom companies to keep call data, internet usage record for minimum 2 years Dec 24, 2021 12:09 PM IST

    Govt mandates telcom companies to keep call data, internet usage record for minimum 2 years

    The amendments in the licences were issued on December 21 and extended to other forms of telecom permits on December 22.