The most disturbing reality might be that there are “more Indians have access to a mobile phone than to a toilet,” but there are other digital facts like “60 percent of all households have cable and satellite” or that “DD National, covers about 92 percent of the 1,200 million-plus population,” and so on, makes for a heady digital mix that requires a serious study to get a fair understanding. Mapping Digital Media: India, a report that has been spearheaded by Vibodh Parthasarathi and Alam Srinivas for the Open Society Foundations does just that.
Now that’s an offer one can’t refuse! MTNL is offering unlimited surfing for its broadband subscribers and for free.Â The offer is: no monthly rental,Â subscribers pay only for the data downloaded. MTNL plans to provide cable TV channels to its broadband subscribers — an issue that might raise the hackles of some in the […]
The upgraded Digg.com, due out on Monday, threatens to further disrupt a professional news industry already reeling from the fragmentation of mass-market audiences, the rise of self-published blogs and rapid changes that have reshaped the advertising markets on which publishers have long depended. read more | digg story
Blogosphere Doubles Every Six Months Way back in April, Technorati founder and CEO David Sifry in his musings said that his company thinks that 75,000 new Weblogs are created each day. Reporting Sifry’s musings Clickz.com says that “Daily, the blogosphere averages 1.2 million legitimate posts per day, or about 50,000 postings per hour.”