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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.