Cable and broadband

Australia’s M2 Group joins the race for iiNet with $1.3-bn bid

27 Apr 2015

Under M2’s scheme, iiNet shareholders would get 0.803 M2 shares plus A$0.75 cash per share as a special dividend against TPG offer of A$8.8 per share besides getting to own about 42 per cent of the share capital of the enlarged M2 Group

India ranks behind Sri Lanka, Bhutan in broadband penetration

17 Apr 2015

Only 20% Indians have even occasional net access: study

24 Mar 2015

Despite the brouhaha over the spread of internet in India and the consequent boom in the online marketplace, a new study finds that only 20 per cent of the population has even occasional access to the internet

BSNL boosts national broadband infrastructure with new fixed line technology

16 Mar 2015

The government hopes to tap BSNL’s next generation network, which converges voice and data, for promoting eHealth, eEducation services in villages

SC slams centre for inaction over gang-rape videos

14 Mar 2015

In sharp contrast to the immediate ban on a BBC documentary on the Delhi rape, the cops have done nothing to catch the perpetrators of the video-filmed gang-rape that has appeared on social media

Sky ordered to turn over customer details to ‘copyright troll’

11 Mar 2015

Google announces Google Fiber for four metros

28 Jan 2015

Central government to rope in private sector to lay fibre optic cables under NOFN

10 Jan 2015

India’s national broadband plan unworkable: Rahul Khullar

19 Dec 2014

Prasad announces big plans to boost broadband connectivity

01 Dec 2014

India to cross 300 million Internet users by Dec’14

19 Nov 2014

Broadband subscriber numbers surpass cable TV subscriber numbers in US

19 Aug 2014

Global Cloud Xchange to set up new Mumbai-Singapore cable system

19 Jun 2014

Huawei claims data delivery over Wi-Fi 10 times faster than current speeds

31 May 2014

Viacomm, Google settle copyright dispute out of court

19 Mar 2014

Comcast acquires online ad technology firm FreeWheel for $360 mn

07 Mar 2014

Cabinet okays stricter norms for TV rating agencies to ‘end aberrations’

10 Jan 2014

Optus plans home trial of last mile 4G broadband link

21 Nov 2013

Internet user base in India seen surging 18.53% to 243 million by June 2014

14 Nov 2013

Internet to connect 2.7 billion people by end-2013: UN

09 Oct 2013

UK homes wasting huge amounts of broadband: Study

09 Oct 2013

Charter Communications to bid again for Time Warner Cable

19 Jul 2013

Bharti Airtel hikes stake in Qualcomm’s broadband ventures to 51%

04 Jul 2013

TRAI moves to ease chronic shortage of TV set-top boxes

28 May 2013

ISPs exiting business even as internet looks for explosive growth

28 Dec 2012