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Maharashtra tops in Internet Readiness Index: IIRIS report

As per recently released Index of Internet Readiness of Indian States (IIRIS) report, Maharashtra has topped in terms of the overall Internet readiness index. The report has been compiled and published by Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and Indicus Analytics. Key highlights of report The purpose of the report was to help governments ..

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Project Loon

Google has started the pilot project to provide internet connectivity to remote parts of India. As part of ‘Project Loon’, Google works with the government of India. Government of India has formed a committee under the chairmanship of Secretary, DEITY to work on the project. Google has tested the technology in countries of Brazil, New ..

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Union Government gives in principle approval to Google's Loon project

Union Government has given in principle approval to work on Loon project of internet search engine giant Google for providing Internet connectivity by using large balloons. The announcement was made by Google CEO Sunder Pichai in New Delhi after meeting Union Communication and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. The project will be started on a ..

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India ranks 131 on global ICT Development Index : MISR Report

India has been ranked 131 out of 167 nations on ICT Development Index (IDI) that measures the level of information and communication technology access. It was revealed in UN International Telecommunications Union’s (ITU) flagship annual Measuring the Information Society (MISR) Report. Key highlights of report Globally 3.2 billion people are now online i.e. having internet ..

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Google unveils restructuring under new parent company Alphabet Inc

Search engine giant Google Inc has announced formation of a new holding or parent company called Alphabet Inc to encompass its search engine unit and all other subsidiaries. The new parent company was formed as part of Google’s new organisational structure which will help the company to keep tremendous focus on the extraordinary opportunities and ..

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