Broadband

Well, it’s about time: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released a consultation paper to discuss the reasons for the poor broadband penetration in India as well as seek ... Continue_Reading
Tamil Nadu based Arasu Cable has partnered with broadband and VPN services provider RailTel Corporation of India to offer broadband services to its customer base, reports Business Standard. Apparently, a ... Continue_Reading
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released an amendment (pdf), directing all wireless data service providers to indicate the minimum download speed of all its wireless data plans to consumers ... Continue_Reading
(By Riddhi Mukherjee & Vikas SN) Update: Earlier this month members of the India Broadband Forum and ACT Broadband users posted complaints of port forwarding issues due to NAT blocking ... Continue_Reading
Many file sharing, storage and torrent sites that where blocked for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, as still blocked by multiple ISP’s: MediaNama has checked on MTNL (Delhi), Reliance Communications ... Continue_Reading
Update: As per an updated court order, that isn’t yet on the Delhi High Court website, 219 websites are being blocked, not 472, as was mentioned in the previous court ... Continue_Reading

Hathway launches Broadband Movies with Eros Now

Hathway Cable and Datacom has started a movie subscription service called ‘Broadband Movies’ for its customers in association with Eros Now ... Continue_Reading
Universal Services Obligation Fund (USOF) that funds the National Optic Fibre Network (NOFN) project, has informed telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad that the broadband coverage target for 2014-15 “will be ... Continue_Reading

Here’s how the NSA snoops on India

India may be working with the American National Security Agency (NSA) to intercept email, chat, VPN data, VoIP and voice call records among others. ... Continue_Reading
The Department of Telecom (DoT) is planning to make Broadband Internet a basic right as part of National Broadband Policy that it plans to introduce in the next 100 days ... Continue_Reading
It looks like we will have to further wait for Reliance Industries’s data services: Reliance Industries chairman and CEO Mukesh Ambani has informed that they are currently conducting limited field trials for the initial set ... Continue_Reading
Following complaints about poor mobile Internet download speeds in India, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has started a consultation process, for setting a minimum download speeds of 1Mbps ... Continue_Reading