The Internet subscriber base is comprised of broadband Internet subscriber base of 324.89 million and narrowband Internet subscriber base of 104.34 million.
Law and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said he had denied permission to Facebook's Free Basics platform when he was handling portfolio of the communications ministry.
The US Federal Communications Commission voted on Thursday to repeal landmark 2015 rules aimed at ensuring a free and open internet.
The decision gives internet service providers like Verizon, Comcast and AT&T a free hand to slow or block websites and apps as they see fit or charge more for faster speeds.
Chief Executive Officer Jonah Peretti said in a memo that the company will fire marketing, advertising and creative workers in the U.S. and U.K.
TRAI, in its recommendation on net neutrality issued today, has cautioned that discriminatory treatment would include any form of restriction or interference including practices like blocking, degrading, slowing down or granting preferential speeds.
TRAI also said the scope of the proposed principles on non-discriminatory treatment apply specifically to 'Internet Access Services', which are generally available to the public.
The agency had searched the boy's residence on September 28, but kept it under the wraps to prevent any speculation about him emerging as a prime suspect in the case
The second phase of BharatNet envisages laying down of optical fibre network across 1.5 lakh village panchayats by March 2019.
The government has started the process of raising the minimum-mandated internet speed for mobile and broadband connections to 2 mbps.
India lags behind many countries in broadband penetration with only 23 per cent, which comes to around 310 million subscribers as of August, 2017.
Between January 1 and June 30 this year, Google received 3,843 requests for data from 6,343 accounts from government agencies, courts and parties in civil litigation.
According to The New York Times, in the last five years, more than 50 countries have passed laws to gain greater control over how their people use Internet.
The data released by ITU shows that of the 830 million young people online worldwide, 320 million, or 39 per cent, are in China and India.
Not only this, Marshall McLuhan also predicted the impact of world wide web on the lives of people.
The year 2015-16 saw a 17 per cent increase in the total internet traffic in India that led to an increase of Rs 7 lakh crore in Gross Domestic Product
Life in Kashmir returned to normal today and the authorities restored all internet services which had been suspended in view of the first death anniversary of Burhan Wani.
The European Union said on Tuesday it will slap Google with a record-breaking fine of more than 1.1 billion euros, or nearly $1.2 billion (approx Rs 7,700 crore), for misusing its monopoly over internet search, media reported.