Wireless networking Current Affairs, GK & News

GramNet

The Minister of State for Communications has reiterated the government’s commitment to provide Wi-Fi in all the villages through GramNet with connectivity between 10 Mbps to 100 Mbps speed. Initiatives to Provide Broadband Connectivity BharatNet – Providing 1 Gbpsto Gram Panchayats upgradeable to 10 Gbps GramNet – Connecting all key rural development institutions with 10 ..

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Wipro partners with IISc on robotics and 5G

Wipro has partnered with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) to conduct advanced applied research in autonomous systems – robotics and 5G. Both the organizations have jointly set up a hybrid industry-academia collaboration unit – Wipro IISc Research and Innovation Network (WIRIN) – which will drive idea discovery, research and innovation in technology and product ..

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Li-Fi versus Wi-Fi

Li-Fi uses LEDs and ‘visible’ light to transmit data wirelessly as an alternative to short-range radio. It does not require any special LED bulbs but only standard LED bulbs which are used in houses and offices. Though Li-Fi is a bidirectional technology, presently LEDs are used only to transmit data due to feasibility and cost ..

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Facebook tests Express Wi-Fi in India

According to facebook, the company’s “Express Wifi” is live in India. Express Wi-Fi is part of Facebook’s larger Internet.org mission. It aims to bring internet connectivity throughout the world, especially in the remote areas. The company has been testing Express Wi-Fi in other parts of the world as well. Express Wi-Fi is not a free ..

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TRAI releases consultation note for deployment of public Wi-Fi hotspot

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) had released a consultation paper on “Proliferation of Broadband through Public Wi-Fi Networks” on 13th July 2016. The plan is to provide broadband access to the underserved across the country by making public Wi-Fi hotspots commonly available. The proposal will help to provide Wi-Fi access at the grassroots ..

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