DIGITAL INDIA – AN OVERVIEW

Since independence we hear India is developing country. When are we going to hear India is emerged country? The phase is slowly moving forward to compete with digital world. In order to compete with digital world, we need to transform our country into a digitally empowered knowledge economy. As result of high and forward thinking…

GSMA issues new guidelines for IoT

The GSMA announced the availability of new guidelines designed to promote the secure development and deployment of services in the growing Internet of Things (IoT) market. The document, ‘The GSMAIoT Security Guidelines’ has been developed in consultation with the mobile industry and offers IoT service providers and the wider IoT ecosystem practical advice on tackling common…

Trai upholds Net Neutrality in setback to Facebook’s Free Basics

India’s telecom regulator has barred Internet service providers from offering customers preferential tariffs to access certain content over concerns that it will violate Net neutrality norms, dealing a blow to Facebook Inc.’s free data service plan. Internet service providers, including telecom operators, are prohibited from offering discriminatory tariffs for data services based on content, the…

India in touch with foreign Governments on cyber security: Ravi Shankar Prasad

With India placing high priority to cyber security, the government is in talks with a number of countries, including the US, for co-operation to check cyber espionage and other attacks, Union Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said. “The Prime Minister himself has said, cyber security represents something like bloodless war. Therefore, cyber…

Why Do People Hate Facebook’s Plan to Give India Free Internet?

Indian officials today flatly denied Facebook’s plan to offer free access to stripped-down, popular websites — including, of course, the popular website known as Facebook — and, in so doing, disbanded a Facebook–Indian telecom firm partnership that had already been put into practice. Facebook’s Internet.org project has been controversial from the start and its Free…