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A time to speak up

As we open our eyes to 2019, we are all burdened with the responsibility of defining what “immense value” means to us? How do we, in the truest sense, set the foundations of a just and equal society, an idea enshrined in the Indian Constitution?

India saw more improvement in fixed broadband speeds over mobile in 2018: Ookla

India saw the most improvement in its fixed broadband download speeds in 2018 among the world's five most populous countries


Cuba to begin full internet access for mobile phones

Until now, Cubans have had access only to state-run email accounts on their phones.

At China’s internet conference, a darker side of tech emerges

Discussions of technology’s promise were leavened with contemplation of its darker side effects, such as fraud and data breaches.

Internet services sector may create 12 mn new jobs by 2022: Report

The sector, valued at USD 33.8 billion at present, is expected to reach USD 76.4 billion by 2022 in conservative estimates, according to the report titled 'Economic Impact of Internet Services in India'.

#Factcheck: Internet shutdown won't affect 99 per cent users, says ICANN

Internet shutdown rumours: Across India stories have been viral since Friday morning warning users of a 48-hour Internet shutdown


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The free software and open access movements are among the most important developments after the rise of the world wide web

Net neutrality in India gets Telecom Commission nod, no more throttling of Internet

Net Neutrality in India: Telecom Commission cleared TRAI suggestions on net-neutrality that bar service providers from discriminating against internet content and services by blocking, throttling

Over 16,000 hours of Internet shutdowns cost India over $3 billion in five years

By 2016, the country has the highest number of internet shutdowns, igniting debates regarding their legality such as challenges in the High Court of Gujarat.

Digital native: Our lonely connected lives

Even as the UK last month announced the appointment of Minister of Loneliness, which sounds more like the title of the next Arundhati Roy novel, it is worth examining why we are so alone in the age of hyperconnectivity.

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Accessing and ability to afford the internet: News in Numbers

Accessibility and affordability of the internet has fallen globally but India bucked this trend.

Developing nations grow in terms of internet usage as developed countries flatline: News in Numbers

The growth rate in internet usage is increasing in developing nations, also because there is more scope for it when compared with developed countries. But look at the numbers closely and you will once again find that the digital divide has not reduce


What we know about online shoppers in India: News in Numbers

You can practically order anything off the internet these days. So how many of us actually do it? Take a look in today's News in Numbers. See more:

Net Neutrality rules approved by Telecom Commision

Net Neutrality rules accepted in India by Telecom Commission: Here's what it means for Indian internet, and how we got here.

Express investigation: India tops the list of websites blocked by internet service providers

Other than porn and piracy, Indian internet service providers (ISPs) have installed the highest number of Internet filtering systems and blocked the maximum number of web pages, the investigation by Toronto-based Citizen Lab, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and The Indian Express found.