Tag: Internet Accessibility

Restoration of Internet Triggers Efflorescence of Online Startups in Kashmir

Kashmir’s startups are a case study of resilience for the ages. Imagine running a tech-based company wherein neither you nor your customers can access the internet for 18 months. Bred in turmoil, they offer hope to entrepreneurial communities and job-seeking locals.

Technically Speaking, Where Is India’s Public Wifi?

Edited by Malavika VN Three years ago, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, more commonly known as TRAI, designed a unique framework for Public Wifi...

Technically Speaking, Why Does India Need More Public Wifi?

While the global average stands at about one public Wifi hotspot per 150 people, India currently has just about one lakh hotspots for its population of almost 1.4 billion residents. However, with mobile networks bearing the burden of data consumption in the country, what's the need for investing in a robust and accessible public Wifi infrastructure?

5 Reasons Why Ed-tech Cannot be the ‘New Normal’ for a...

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How Do Internet Shutdowns & Web Censorship Work in India?

Research by Isha Malaviya Edited & Presented by Sumit Krishna Yadav Internet shutdowns and instances of web censorship have become a common occurrence in the...

Learning Under Lockdown: Voices From Kashmir

Having lived in Kashmir as an educator, but not as a learner, Mubeen Masudi brings to the table a unique perspective on education. Although...

Taking the Classroom Online: E-Education for India

India’s education landscape is vast ─ close to 260 million students attend more than 1.5 million schools and around 30.5 million college students attend...