User: fredericknoronha Topic: digital divide
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SpaceX launches 60 Starlink satellites 24.5.2019 Sify Finance
SpaceX has taken a giant leap towards making global Internet coverage a reality as its fifth Falcon 9 rocket of the year took flight, sending 60 Internet-beaming Starlink satellites into space.
Steep prices are preventing internet access from spreading around the world 10.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Half of the world should have had internet access by now.
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Opinion: Tech reshaping financial services 26.10.2018 Financial Chronicle
Rama Krishna Kuppa It wouldn’t be an overestimation to say the success of the ‘Uber model’ inadvertently paved the way for certain developments in the banking and financial space. Many people may question the impact of a ride-sharing app on a mammoth-sized ind­ustry like banking, but it’s nevertheless true. What differentiated Uber from other, more well-established ride-ha­iling service providers pre­s­ent then, was the customer experience it offered. Power­ed by a mobile and easy interface, Uber was one of the first brands to deliver a customer experience that was defined by end-to-end digitisation. The banking and financial services industry, long cons­idered as resistant to change, today faces strong headwinds from fintech. On the other ha­nd, demands from consu­mers across both wholesale and retail a segment for gre­ater speed as well as ease of access and payments is only increasing, thanks to the proliferation of mobile devices and affordable internet connectivity. Challenging the leg­acy banking ...
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India’s internet services can grow to $124 b by 2022: Study 24.10.2018 Financial Chronicle
Bangalore/Chennai India’s Internet Services sector has the potential to emerge as a $124 billion business by 2022 from the current base of $33.8 billion, said a report titled “Economic Impact of Internet Services in India” released by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) on Tuesday. Under a conservative estimate, the internet services market will reach $76.4 billion in next four years, however, the sector has the potential to close to double in value, said the study. The sector currently employs 10 lakh employees and it is estimated to create 12 million net jobs by 2022. India, by 2022, is expected to become a country of 1.4 billion people. With the proliferation of affordable internet connectivity, the number of internet users in the country is projected to increase 1.6x times from 481 million to reach 762 million in 2022, said the report. Along with increased availability of internet connectivity, the number of smartphone users in India too is estimated to grow at 1.75x times to reach ...
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New telecom policy will provide impetus to satellite broadband: Manoj Sinha 13.12.2017 HBL: Info-tech
Promises affordable internet for every Indian
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Mobile ad spend to grow 59% by 2020 as smartphones and internet drive surge 28.11.2017 Business Standard: News Now
A report by Dentsu Aegis Network-owned social and digital media agency WATConsult estimates mobile advertisement spending in India would growth at 59% CAGR
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New Telecom Policy may ensure Internet access for 1.3 billion Indians 11.9.2017 ET: Policy
The government’s ambitious Digital India programme aims to bring 100% tele-density, high-speed internet highways and delivery of citizencentric services electronically.
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Working groups on new telecom policy this week: Ministry 2.8.2017 BusinessLine - Policy
The Communications Ministry will this week set up working groups to give inputs on the new telecom policy, which will seek to fuel India’s growth and raise the digital contribution to the overall econ...
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Working groups on new telecom policy this week 2.8.2017 ET: Policy
"The working groups will now start...the orders will be out this week. Initially, we had thought of 11 working groups but we may compress the number of such groups," Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan said.
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YouTube looks to double user base in India, take it to 400 mn from 200 mn 2.8.2017 Business Standard: Tech World
YouTube, the video platform of Google says it expects its user base to double to over 800 million as more consumers, particularly in smaller towns and rural areas, get access to affordable internet that would help them access videos on their mobile phones.India has a base of over 930 million mobile subscribers, of which over 300 million use smartphones that allows them to access internet on the go. For YouTube, 85 per cent of the content streamed on its video channels is consumed on a mobile, which has seen a fourfold increase over the last year."India is one of the most exciting markets and global leadership is interestedin India," Ajay Vidyasagar, Regional Director-Google Asia Pacific. " The growth will be led by rural markets, which has been growing more than urban market."Reliance Jio, which launched last year, has seen its user base at nearly 110 million. Its push to target low income users with a feature phone that allows users to access video content is expected to increase ...
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YouTube looks to double user base in India, take it to 800 million 1.8.2017 Latest News
YouTube, the video platform of Google says it expects its user base to double to over 800 million as more consumers, particularly in smaller towns and rural areas, get access to affordable internet that would help them access videos on their mobile phones.India has a base of over 930 million mobile subscribers, of which over 300 million use smartphones that allows them to access internet on the go. For YouTube, 85 per cent of the content streamed on its video channels is consumed on a mobile, which has seen a fourfold increase over the last year."India is one of the most exciting markets and global leadership is interestedin India," Ajay Vidyasagar, Regional Director-Google Asia Pacific. " The growth will be led by rural markets, which has been growing more than urban market."Reliance Jio, which launched last year, has seen its user base at nearly 110 million. Its push to target low income users with a feature phone that allows users to access video content is expected to increase ...
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Securing e-payments 1.6.2017 HBL: Opinion
Token services add an extra layer of security
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Jio 'Summer Special' withdrawal: Change.org petition for affordable internet gets 65,000-plus signatures 8.4.2017 TOI: India
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IIT-B wins global innovation challenge 31.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
Institute wins funding for project on affordable Internet in rural areas
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‘Cyber criminals will prey on future homes’ 30.3.2017 TOI: Goa
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Soon, use WiFi at Rs 20 per GB: Know more about TRAI's proposals 7.3.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
TRAI plans to provide internet for 2 paise per MB, against the existing rates of around 10 paise
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Putting the E in empower 22.1.2017 Hindu: Cities
To be a truly digital Mumbai, the benefits of the online world must be made more accessible for the underprivileged
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Trump says Sprint will bring 5,000 jobs back to US 29.12.2016 All News-IANS Stories
US President-elect Donald Trump has said that Sprint will bring 5,000 jobs back to the US from overseas, while another company OneWeb will add 3,000 more, media reports said.
Online video advertising market set for exponential growth in 2017 27.12.2016 New Kerala: Business India
Online video advertising market set for exponential growth in 2017
SoftBank to invest $1 billion in U.S. venture OneWeb as part of $50 billion pledge 19.12.2016 Sify Finance
REUTERS - SoftBank Group Corp has agreed to invest $1 billion in U.S. satellite venture OneWeb Ltd, marking the first tranche of a $50 billion U.S. investment the Japanese telecoms and technology
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