Indian consumers have been constantly complaining about service providers giving false promises on internet speed. Constant tussles existed among consumers, regulators, and service providers regarding this issue. To solve the issue, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has been changing ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs - 2023
The Network Readiness Index 2022 was released by the US-based non-profit Portulans Institute. This report assesses the network-based readiness landscape of 131 economies based on their performances in four different pillars – technology, people, governance and impact. It encompasses 58 ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
The Government of Telangana recently declared the Telangana fibre grid project as “Vital Public Purpose project”. With this the project will give only 5 days prior intimation to all the authorities concerned before laying the optical fibre cable. The project ..
Context in Current Affairs: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently approved the setting up of Wi-Fi Networks all over India. The Public Wi-Fi Access Network Interface is called PM-WANI. The PM-WANI will promote the growth of ..
In order to implement the Bharat net project, the BSNL has provided a contract to a private firm Hughes. The firm is to provide internet services to 5000 remote villages using ISRO satellites. Highlights The remote villages to receive the ..
On December 25, 2019, Union Minister of Communication and IT Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad inaugurated “Digital Village Guruwara”. During the launch, it was announced that the Government has planned to offer free Wi-Fi services to all villages till March 2020. ..