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2018 World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD)

The World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) is observed every year on May 17 to raise awareness of the possibilities that the use of the Internet and other Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) can bring to societies and economies, ..

TRAI proposes Wi-Fi grid to bring down cost of internet by 90%

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has proposed concept of open architecture-based public Wi-Fi grid to bring down the cost of internet by 90%. It is much needed as broadband proliferation across country is important pillar of Digital India ..


India’s digital gender gap could further marginalise women: UNICEF Report

According to recently released The State of the World’s Children Report of UNICEF, India’s girls and women are at risk of becoming further marginalised in society and at home if they remain digitally illiterate. The theme of this edition of ..


International Telecommunication Union (ITU) organisation released 2017 ICT Facts and Figures report

According to recently released report-ICT Facts and Figures 2017, India and China are home to 39% of the 830 million young people worldwide who use the Internet. The report, released by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), shows that of the ..

India ranks 138 in 2016 ICT Development Index

India has been ranked 138th in the 2016 ICT Development Index out of a total of 175 countries. In 2015, India ranked 135th position. The index was released as part of the annual Measuring the Information Society Report for 2016 ..


National Policy on Information Technology 2012 gets cabinet’s approval

The Cabinet approved the National Policy on Information Technology 2012. The Policy endeavors to leverage Information & Communication Technology (ICT) to address the nation’s economic and developmental challenges. The Policy envisages the growth of the IT market to USD 300 ..