India to have 50 crore mobile internet users in 2018.

High speed internet for Digital India

478 million mobile internet users in India by June 2018: IAMAI Like food, garments, and shelter, the internet connectivity for e-governance and information has been the 21st century’s basic human need. Cut-throat competition between telcos like Jio, Airtel and Idea has benefitted mobile internet penetration at large. Some telcos going […]

JioMusic and Saavn merger creates a billion dollar ‘music superpower’

Jio Music merges with Saavn

A shocker for incumbent Apple Music, Wqnk, and newly launched Amazon Prime Music. India’s most used music app, Saavn merges with JioMusic, the fastest growing music application. Reliance Industries Limited has executed definitive agreements for the combination of Saavn, a leading global music OTT platform, with its digital music service, […]

The king of expensive flagships – Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

Korean technology giant Samsung has launched a successor of most-stylish Galaxy S8 smartphone. The new Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ were announced at Mobile World Congress 2018, Barcelona. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ introduce an array of exciting features to the Galaxy series, designed to reimagine how users capture and share […]

Amazon launches its Prime Music service in India

Eighteen months after launching Prime services in India, Amazon, an American e-commerce giant has launched online music streaming service in India. The service will be included in the yearly fee of Amazon Prime subscription. Amazon Prime services for a year are available at Rs 999 which allows faster deliveries, video streaming […]

India aims for average broadband speed of 50Mbps by 2020

High speed internet for Digital India

Moving towards Digital India Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has released consultation paper of National Telecom Policy 2018. The upcoming policy seeks an investment of more than USD 100 billion in next few years with an eye on rural consumers. The policy aims towards India being among the top digital […]

Jio users rejoice as the desktop variant of Jio TV and Jio Cinema launched.

Jio TV and Jio Cinema web version launched

Jio Cinema and Jio TV now accessible by web. Reliance Jio, the newest 4G only telecom service provider in India has launched its digital media applications online. At this moment, the television viewing app ie. Jio TV and Jio Cinema has been launched online. The availability was first reported by Telecom […]

Google’s Video Intelligence API recognises keywords from the content of the video

Google Intelligence Video API

Google, being the search engine works on unique keywords and metadata. The most seen video or news becomes number 1 on Google search. SEO strategists, in an attempt to make video viral have found the way to cheat search bots by using inaccurate thumbnails and popular thumbnails. Google’s Video Intelligence […]

#InternetWins: TRAI favour consumers by backing net neutrality.

Net Neutrality

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has vouched to put an end to Over-The-Top service. The controversial move, commonly known as Net Neutrality was consulted with internet users by TRAI in 2016. Twitterati, Redditors and Facebook users joined the protests and sent emails to TRAI. More than 10 lakh emails were […]

Indian banks to use blockchain tech for smart contracts and KYC

BankChain SBI KYC SmartContract Fintech

With the growth of Bitcoin, it’s associated technology, blockchain has quickly become a next-big-thing in the world of finance. Major financial institutions have given a go-ahead for using blockchain technology to simplify or automate existing systems. The Institute of Development and Research in Banking and Technology with its research papers […]