Google, government working on balloon Internet project
Google, government working on balloon Internet project

Google, under its 'Project Loon', is using big balloons floating at a height of 20 kilometers above earth surface for transmission of Internet services. It has already tested this technology in New Zealand, California (the US) and Brazil.

Internet Services resume in parts of Gujarat hours after Hardik Patel granted bail
Internet Services resume in parts of Gujarat hours after Hardik Patel granted bail

The mobile Internet 2G and 3G services in Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat and Rajkot, have been resumed on Sunday which were suspended yesterday after the detention and subsequent arrest of Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) convenor Hardik Patel.

Mobile phone, internet services snapped in Valley on Independence Day

Independence day functions were held across Kashmir amidst heightened security even as mobile phones and mobile internet services were snapped on Saturday as a precautionary measure, in wake of the recent spurt in militant activities in the Valley.

Mobile phone calls suspended in J&K

Calls, SMS and internet services on mobile phones were on Saturday suspended in Jammu and Kashmir as a security precaution on Independence Day, an official said.

China to improve Internet speed, cut fees

 China today pledged faster broadband and lower prices for Internet services in the country, which has the largest base of net users in the world but rigorously monitors and maintains strict control on the online content.

Datawind launches smartphones with free internet services

Low-cost Canadian mobile device maker Datawind on Tuesday launched Android-based smartphones with free basic internet services for one year.

Crimean resident sues Google for suspended services

A resident of Sevastopol in Crimea, the region which acceded to Russia from Ukraine last year, is suing Google over suspended internet services, Tass news agency reported Monday.

Facebook open to solar plane-based internet services in India

Social media giant Facebook is interested in testing internet services through solar-powered plane in India and other telecom connectivity technologies it is developing.

Facebook to acquire Internet security company PrivateCore

Facebook did not disclose financial terms for the acquisition of PrivateCore, which was founded in 2011.

BSNL to provide 3.6 lakh mobile connections in Ernakualm SSA

BSNL is planning to provide 3.6 lakh mobile connections in Ernakulam SSA this fiscal and commission 372 3G towers to strengthen network coverage in the region, a top company official said on Saturday.

Videocon to offer 4G internet services at 2G rates

Telecom operator Videocon Telecom Thursday said it will offer ultrafast 4G mobile internet services at existing 2G and 3G prices.

HP steps up in cloud with $1 bn investment

US computer giant Hewlett Packard Wednesday unveiled an expanded offering of Internet "cloud" services, pledging to invest USD 1 billion over the next two years.

Delhi HC asks Centre to put in place e-mail policy for employees

The Delhi High Court today asked the Centre to put in place "expeditiously" the proposed e-mail policy for government employees which will ensure that they will not use Internet services of "external service providers" for official communications.

Internet services suspended in Kashmir Valley

Authorities on Thursday suspended internet services on mobile phones and through dongles in Kashmir Valley.

Airtel partners Google for Internet services

The users, however, have to pay for advanced services such as attachment downloads, the company said in a statement.

Internet services shut down in Syria

Internet services in Syria have been off since early Wednesday, which appears to be a second blackout in a week, reported Al-Jazeera and a pro-opposition activist website.

Saudi Arabia threatens to block Internet services

Saudi Arabian authorities have warned that they will block access to popular Internet messaging applications like Skype, Viber and WhatsApp if telecommunication providers there don`t comply with rules and regulatory conditions.

Mobile internet services in Kashmir snapped

Internet services on mobile phones and portable internet connections were snapped early this morning as authorities apprehended that the medium could be used for mobilising people, official sources said.

Mobile, Internet Services restored in Kashmir Valley

Mobile, Internet services were restored in the Kashmir Valley after remaining suspended for a week in the wake of hanging of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru.

New IBM chips to use light to speed up Internet services

Tech giant IBM has announced that it has developed a chip that makes it easier to shuttle data about via pulses of light instead of using electrical signals.