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TRAI chief pushes for b'band over cable TV, BharatNet for upping penetration

NEW DELHI: Pointing out that initiatives such as broadband over cable and government’s OFC project BharatNet are important to increase broadband penetration, TRAI chairman RS Sharma has called for aggressively boosting India's data connectivity profile as the country lags way behind many Asian...

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Budget 2017: After DeMo, govt. announces sops for digital infra & economy

Stating that the budget for 2017-18 was on the agenda to “Transform, Energise and Clean India” in a RAPID (Revenue, Accountability, Probity, Information and Digitisation) way, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced various concessions for pushing ahead digital economy, which indirectly may benefit...

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TRAI: DAS-Bharatnet Digital India's 'Aadhaar'

NEW DELHI: Telecom Regulatory Authority of India chairman R S Sharma said that the country would gradually shift to a payment system using Aadhaar card instead of the various private pay systems or wallets. He also mentioned that the implementation of Bharatnet will be faster and effective with PPP...

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TRAI: Give 100 MB a month free data to rural area subs

NEW DELHI: India’s telecoms and broadcast carriage regulator Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has recommended to the government to provide limited free data to rural subscribers as part of efforts to boost e-payments and digital economy.

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Net subs grow significantly but public Wi-Fi idea flayed

MUMBAI: Even as internet subscribers are growing significantly across Indian states, TRAI's idea of public Wi-Fi has been flayed by stakeholders. Maharashtra has recorded the highest number of internet subscribers in India at 29.47 million, followed by Tamil Nadu, Andhra and Karnataka in that order...

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