Digital Divide Current Affairs - 2019

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G20 Digital Economy Ministerial Meeting held in Salta, Argentina

The G20 Digital Economy Ministerial Meeting was held in Salta, Argentina from 23 to 24 August, 2018. It took place as part of Sherpa Track for 2018 G20 Leaders’ Summit, which is to be hosted by Argentina by end of 2018. The theme of the meeting was ‘Building consensus for fair and sustainable development‘. Its Read More…

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TRAI proposes Wi-Fi grid to bring down cost of internet by 90%

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has proposed concept of open architecture-based public Wi-Fi grid to bring down the cost of internet by 90%. It is much needed as broadband proliferation across country is important pillar of Digital India and Wi-Fi serves as cheapest option given low cost of equipment and free spectrum. Key Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & Technology

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India’s digital gender gap could further marginalise women: UNICEF Report

According to recently released The State of the World’s Children Report of UNICEF, India’s girls and women are at risk of becoming further marginalised in society and at home if they remain digitally illiterate. The theme of this edition of report was Children in a digital world. It provided country-level examples to give a sense Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & Technology

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India ranks 138 in 2016 ICT Development Index

India has been ranked 138th in the 2016 ICT Development Index out of a total of 175 countries. In 2015, India ranked 135th position. The index was released as part of the annual Measuring the Information Society Report for 2016 of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). What is ICT Development Index (IDI)? The ICT Development Read More…

Month:  Categories: Reports & Indices

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