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Dropped Calls to Fetch Re.1 Compensation But for 3 Per Day

Finally, telecom regulator has flexed its muscles to taunt telecom operators for dropped calls. They will be asked to compensate Re.1 per dropped call henceforth as compensation, but the rider is only 3 calls to be compensated and for those who make more than three calls, dropped calls remain a permanent headache. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has ...

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BSNL Ups Broadband Speed from 512kbps to 2Mbps Minimum but FUP Curtails Spirit

Finally some good news coming for 12 crore BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited) customers as the government-owned firm has confirmed to increase its broadband minimum speed from 512kbps to 2mbps but without concurrent increase of data usage under Fair Usage Policy. On Monday afternoon, Communications and Information Technology Minister of India, Ravi Shankar Prasad has confirmed by tweeting, “#BSNL redefines ...

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India to Set up 70 Supercomputers at Rs.4500 crore: What it Forecasts?

With 70 super computers across the country, India is foraying into a mega-project that will connect the Indian defence establishments, hi-gi research institutes and early warning mechanism at a whopping cost of Rs.4,500 crore, said IT and communications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. The grid-like connection of these R&D facilities in the country has been approved b y the Cabinet Committee ...

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DoT to Ban Call Spoofing ‘WePhone’ App Soon: Minister

Indian Intelligence authorities have asked the country’s Department of Telecommunications (DOT) to ban the ‘WePhone’ App that comes with ‘Call Spoofing’ feature and difficult to trace. The mobile “WePhone” is an answer to the eves-dropping intelligence networks all over the world as it makes the caller identity not traceable for the regulator or official agencies by allowing the user to ...

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Indian Govt Bans Porn Sites Again, Asks ISPs to Block them

The Indian government has whipped its order on Internet service providers (ISPs) to block porn sites, despite many such steps failed to prove in the past, as most of them are hosted outside the country and for every blocked XXX site, two more prop up the next moment. At a meeting chaired by IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, the issue ...

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