The government of Pakistan's Punjab province has told its citizens to get the COVID-19 jab or risk losing access to mobile services.
Udaan's B2B marketplace is becoming a boon for India's mom-and-pop kirana stores that struggle to connect with sellers in order to stock their shops.
Despite the potential for Twitter employees to face imprisonment, the social media platform has not complied with an Indian government notice that calls for it to remove the verified accounts of various journalists, activists, and politicians.
Critics say that Modi and his political supporters want desperately to throttle companies like Twitter and Facebook to prevent real news and discuss the pandemic from reaching Indians and the world.
Air India passenger data, across a 10-year period, was stolen in the February cyber attack suffered by SITA.
With COVID-19 content using the term 'Indian variant' being circulated online, the Indian government has asked social media platforms to remove all content possessing this term.
Social media platforms have been instructed to carry correction notices on posts claiming there is a Singapore strain of COVID-19, though, this order will apply only to their users in the country.
New international submarine cable systems are being built to connect India to the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa.
Facilitated through partnerships with Western Union and Wise, the service is available only for Google Pay users in the US and will be extended to more than 200 markets by end-2021, but there is no word yet on when it will be enabled for users outside Google's home nation.
Bharti Airtel, MTNL, Reliance Jio, and Vodafone have all received approval to commence 5G trials as the nation continues to prepare its rollout of commercial 5G networks.
Indian telco reports 426 million customers as of the end of March, an increase of 38 million over the past twelve months.
Even seemingly straightforward accounts on the unfolding COVID-19 catastrophe in India -- never mind ones that contain direct, scathing criticism -- are the sort of things that Modi and his government want expunged from social media.
The Indian government made an emergency request on Friday to block tweets that were critical of its COVID-19 handling.
Backed by investors that include Sequoia Capital and Temasek Holdings, Pine Labs has acquired the mobile payment app for $45 million, which will put the latter in the hands of consumers across 3,700 Indian cities by year-end.
The Singaporean-owned telco aggregated spectrum in the 3500Mhz and mmWave bands on top of existing 4G spectrum band layers to achieve a 'new 5G record'.
Jio plans to deploy Microsoft Azure in its data centres, connectivity infrastructure, and use it to develop cloud-based business solutions.
Multi-year partnership will see HCL handle Cricket Australia's platforms from AR and VR, all the way down to running a cricket club from a phone.
Singapore telco plans to fork out $525 million to increase its stake in Bharti Airtel, which will use the funds to boost its balance sheet and build out its network in "a highly competitive home market".
‘Aggressive’ and ‘intense’ competition from a carrier in India as well as only counting prepaid customers who are actually paying for a service saw Singtel Group drop 40 million mobile customers in the most recent quarter.
Reliance Jio has the highest 4G availability and lowest latency in India, while Airtel has the fastest download speeds and Vodafone's Idea has the fastest upload speeds, according to OpenSignal.
Despite reports to the contrary, Huawei says it is continuing to work on 5G tests with Indian carriers while the Indian government remains open and welcoming towards its networking solutions.
Indian telecommunications carrier Reliance Jio has announced adding 28.7 million net customers during the quarter to June 30, after adding 26.5 million in the prior quarter. Read more: https://zd.net/2LAguzo
WhatsApp is trialling a limit on forwarding messages in India in an effort to curb rumours being spread through the messaging service.
NEC will build out another subsea cable, this time between Chennai and the Indian islands of Andaman and Nicobar, after winning a contract from Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited. Read more: https://zd.net/2NbkqD1
Google has announced that it has provided public Wi-Fi to over 400 train stations across India.
The two Asian countries, which already have partnered on cross-border payment services, will create a joint working group to explore opportunities for further collaboration in fintech. Read more: https://zd.net/2xBVWzX