Reaching for the stars

If minister of state for communications and IT, Sachin Pilot, is to be believed, India will be a fully wired country pretty soon. The minister says that the Rs.17,000 crore ($3.5 billion) in the Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) will be utilised to connect...

Incubating channels

UTV’s youth channel Bindass aims to be India’s first local youth brand UTV is to sire a youth channel. Only to be sold off ? Let’s see. technorati tags:UTV, broadcasting, youth, channels

Berners-Lee calls for Web 2.0 calm

Five years after the first internet bubble burst, we’re now witnessing the backlash against Web 2.0 and a plethora of me-too business plans, marketing pitches and analyst reports exploiting the nebulous phrase. Berners-Lee calls for Web 2.0 calm | The Register...

Broadband growing

At 1.5 million subscribers this year up from a few thousands last year, broadband has seen a 600 per cent growth rate, according the Internet Service Providers Association of India. Dial-up users have  also grown by 24 per cent to touch 6.9 million users. Net...

Mobile TV on the way

BSNL and MTNL, the two public sector behemoths in India, will be rolling out 3G services by the end of the year. Unfortunately, the two have missed the World Cup bus but one hopes that the two will be available strike good deals to bring “good content” to...