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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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Telecom Panel Returns TRAI Recommendations on 3G Prices, Suggests Re-look

In view of the sky-high 2G, 3G prices which have roped in scamsters and sent one previous Telecom minister to jail, the current government is going cautious over the 3G spectrum auction. As part of the exercise, the Telecom Commission on Wednesday decided to send back the regulator TRAI’s 3G or 2100 mega hertz (MHz) spectrum sky-high price recommendations for ...

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Telecom Minister Pitches for Transparency in Organ Donations, Affordable Healthcare

Seeking transparency in organ donations in the country, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said India needs to have a good network of hospitals which are affordable to common man. “One of the most important challenges today is to provide good healthcare. It has to be affordable also,” he said at the release of a commemorative stamp to celebrate the 15th ...

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