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India 1,000 villages to get the best gift ever- free WiFi

It seems Indians are about to be in Heaven as the government plans on providing free WiFi for villagers.

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India has joined the league of coolest nations on earth and we are not talking weather.

The Asian country that gave the world Bollywood (and Z World) plans on providing 1,050 villages free WiFi under a project called Digital Village.

From January to June 2017, a WiFi hotspot will be available in each village which will allow the villagers to connect to the Internet via their mobile phones.

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Accessing a Wi-Fi hotspot in Cuba.

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Aruna Sundararajan, an official at the Indian Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology said this project is to "provide basic development services to rural areas using digital technology."

The program which will cost $62m at the initial phase also includes interactive education and medical services.

India is a gold mine for Internet providers. There is still a large number of 900 million of Indians not connected to the Internet.

As with most GM vehicles, the CTS-V is enabled for CarPlay or Android Auto, and the infotainment system is solid — made that much better through the addition of 4G LTE Wi-Fi connectivity. Cadillac also offers a performance data recorder that allows you to record and later study your driving. play

As with most GM vehicles, the CTS-V is enabled for CarPlay or Android Auto, and the infotainment system is solid — made that much better through the addition of 4G LTE Wi-Fi connectivity. Cadillac also offers a performance data recorder that allows you to record and later study your driving.

(Matthew DeBord/Business Insider)

 

Google and Facebook have joined in on the gold rush. Google has installed its WiFi service (for free) in over 100 railway stations in the country.

Facebook's India Internet plan met a hurdle as regulations stopped it from offering limited Internet access to Indians for free.

While back home in Nigeria, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) wanted to hike the prices of mobile data in the country. This move proved to be highly unpopular among the masses.

The Nigerian Communications Commission is the regulatory body responsible for keep all the telecommunications companies within the confines of the law play

The Nigerian Communications Commission is the regulatory body responsible for keep all the telecommunications companies within the confines of the law

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After days of backlash on social media, the NCC withdraw its decision to increase the prices of mobile data in the country.

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Google founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin

 

When will the good guys at Google install free-WiFi in our bus stations?  Larry Page, Sergey Brin please do the needful.

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