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Free internet access should be a basic human right, study finds

Birmingham/IBNS: Free internet access must be considered as a human right, as people unable to get online – particularly in developing countries – lack meaningful ways to influence the global players shaping their everyday lives, according to a new study.

Internet milestone reached, as more than 50 per cent go online: UN telecoms agency

New York, Dec 8 (IBNS): For the first time, more than half of the world’s population of nearly 8 billion will be using the internet by the end of 2018, the United Nations telecommunications agency announced on Friday.

Youtube video on students dancing to a '90s Bollywood mashup goes viral

Mumbai, June 3 (IBNS): A dance video, featuring some college students performing on some of the popular Bollywood numbers, has gone viral on popular video sharing website Youtube.

India’s Internet population likely to touch 600 million by 2020: study

New Delhi, Dec 5 (IBNS): With increased 4G and 3G penetration, the Internet user base in India is rapidly expanding and has reached a penetration of over 27% versus 50.3% penetration in China and expected to double to 600 million users by 2020 from 343 million users currently, according to an ASSOCHAM- Deloitte joint study.

UN Member States outline information technology roadmap to achieve sustainable development

New York, Dec 18 (Just Earth News/IBNS) With the curtain closed on the two-day review by the United Nations General Assembly of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), Member States have adopted an outcome document which aims at bridging the digital divide, ensure freedom of speech, and address Internet governance to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.