Indian government suggests Airtel Zero, Internet.org violate net neutrality

India’s Department of Telecom (DoT), in its preliminary findings, has said that Bharti Airtel’s sponsored content service and Reliance Communications’ zero-rating deal with Facebook/Internet.org are “against the spirit of net neutrality”. A high-level government source told the Economic Times that this is the view after its initial assessment. “Any final decision regarding the two services…

President of India calls upon authorities to make available infrastructure for internet and ICT-enabled services across country

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated 24 Hot Spots with 30 Wi-Fi access points in the President’s Estate today (May 22, 2015) by which the Estate became 100 % Wi-Fi. Speaking on the occasion, the President said India is at the 89thposition in Network Readiness Index. Countries like Singapore, Finland and Sweden are…

Kaspersky offers data protection for 100 smart cities plan

The Indian arm of Kaspersky Lab – the global software security company – intendds to provide security solutions to government bodies, industries and organisations. “We will provide a complete security solution which will deal with all kinds of cyber threats,” Altaf Halde, managing director for South Asia at Kaspersky Lab, told IANS. “As India plans…