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Vodafone Idea ropes in IBM for 'big data' platform
IBM is responsible for program management, consulting, system integration, infrastructure services, application operations and maintenance support. Apart from this, IBM is helping in enhancing network security, the release said.
Data of one country should not become surreptitious property of another country: Ravi Shankar Prasad
"The essence of digital world is transpa...
Coronavirus Impact: Internet crawls as usage surges
A surge in data consumption during the ongoing lockdown due to the Covid-19 virus outbrea...
For cloud giants, usage soars but tech investment delays hobble revenue growth
The Cloud giants have seen a drop-off in new contracts from big clients for server storage and to overhaul tech.
COVID-19 to accelerate digital adoption in India; Jio helped spur internet usage: Morgan Stanley
India's total online shopper base at 30 per cent of its internet population is low when compared with 78 per cent in China and 70-plus per cent in the US. Morgan Stanley projected India's 670 million internet users to rise to 914 million by 2027 and online shoppers to jump to 590 million from 190 million in 2020.
How its success is beginning to turn into a problem for Facebook in India
Between Facebook and Whatsapp, the company has not only found wide acceptance by customers, it has also been successful in staving off unfavourable policies. Until it got entangled in political battles.
Researchers record world's fastest internet data speed
The researchers, including Bill Corcoran from Monash University in Australia, recorded a data speed of 44.2 Terabits per second (Tbps) from a single light sourc
India's data consumption may touch 25 GB/month per user by 2025: Ericsson
"Total traffic is projected to triple, reaching 21 EB (exabytes) per month in 2025. This comes from two factors: high growth in the number of smartphone users, including growth in rural areas, and an increase in average usage per smartphone...," Patrik Cerwall, Head of Strategic Marketing Insights and Executive Editor of the Ericsson Mobility Report, said.
Mobile internet usage increases just 10% since lockdown
Top govt sources said mobile Internet usage had increased only by around 10% on average since the start of the lockdown, with metros like Delhi and Mumbai recording as little as a 3% rise, with small telecom circles seeing higher growth at 15%.
Govt to crowd source, develop new data sources, deep dive in existing data for official stats
“We plan to setup a data innovation lab wherein we will try new things. We will tie up with private institutions and industry to work on official datasets, and if that works out, we can integrate it with official statistics,” said an official in the know of the development.
Cyber criminals turning gaze towards mobile phones as surge in usage during lockdown
The Computer Emergency Response Team of India (CERT-In), the federal agency to combat cyber attacks to guard the Indian cyber space, has issued a fresh advisory with over a dozen suggestions to keep personal mobile phones healthy and secure.
Coronavirus effect: It's reverse migration to desktops for urban India executives
According to Google Trends for India, interest in queries with the term “for desktop” rose sharply starting in March, when the country imposed the lockdown, and peaked at 100 — the top interest score — twice in both June and July. This was based on an analysis of the search term over the past 12 months as on August 13. Thiruvananthapuram, Bengaluru and Noida were the top three cities that contributed to this rise in interest.
Towards an integrated system: Pandemic makes usage of digital technology the new normal at ONGC
ONGC plans to move all its human resources, finance and accounts, material management and infocom employees, currently scattered all over the country, to one location, Shanker said, adding that these functions are “better equipped for remote and teleworking”
Retail cheque payments down to a trickle in FY20 to 2.96%: RBI data
In FY2020, the share of paper clearing in total retail payments plunged to just 2.96 per cent in terms of volume and to 20.08 per cent in terms of value, the data showed.
Brace yourself for slower data speeds
Experts and analysts say existing telecoms infrastructure belonging to Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and Reliance Jio Infocomm may be ill-equipped to handle any sudden countrywide upsurge in home internet consumption, given the continuing spectrum crunch, low fiberisation levels and poor wired broadband penetration.