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Petitioner Wants Xvideos to Play Indian National Anthem Before And After Videos

After Supreme Court verdict to play the Indian National Anthem in cinema halls, Petition seeks Xvideos to play the anthem before and after every clip

After Supreme Court verdict to play the Indian National Anthem in cinema halls, Petition seeks Xvideos to play the anthem before and after every clip

This is absurd, frivolous and taking right to Freedom of speech too far.  A Change.org petition seeks to make the adult films website, Xvideos play the Indian National Anthem before and after every NSFW video on the website.

This comes on the back of the Indian Supreme Court judgment on Wednesday which made it mandatory for movie theaters to play the national anthem in the hall before the film is screened. The apex court in its order said it will instill a sense of patriotism while showing respect to the national anthem as well as Indian National flag.

As is usual nowadays, the move was panned by a section of Indian intellectuals and left-liberals including the mainstream media. Many of those who criticized had a valid point about practical implementation part of the supreme court order but others like Hashin Jithu chose to make a mockery of the judgment.

Jithu has launched a petition on change.org, to make Xvideos.com play the Indian national anthem before and after videos.

Xvideos

In the petition, Jithu says “It is well known that a huge number of Indian teens spend a lot of their time at Xvideos.com along with other sites during their formative years, adding that making them listen to the national anthem before watching a venereal video will instill a sense of pride and helps in tying reproductive urgency with patriotism.” This helps in indoctrinating a sense of primacy to patriotism and helps them create docile future citizens through responsible reproductive behaviors in favor of the nation tribe,” the petition adds.

The petition which is obvious in its intent to mock the Supreme Court of India and its judgment has even found some 464 backers. After the election win of nationalist Bhartiya Janata Party in the 2014 Indian general elections, these closet liberals have come out in open and are continuously at a war with the nationalist ideologues across India. Here is an example of the total bankruptcy of left-liberal mainstream media to fight the government on issues. This lady is a senior editor in majorly leftist publication, The Hindu and has worked with major Indian publications IndianExpress, Hindustan Times, The Pioneer.

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Government likely to announce its decision on Net Neutrality in India this week

Government of India likely to release the final report on Net Neutrality this week

Government of India likely to release the final report on Net Neutrality this week

There were several controversies going on in the past over the issue of Net Neutrality in India. Also, the Government of India was expected to make a formal statement about its stand on net neutrality last month.

Well, now a new report by The Times of India states that the government may most likely go public this week and announce its decision to support net neutrality, which would mean that the Internet would be same for all without any prioritization or discrimination.

Headed by AK Bhargava, a six-member panel had been formed to submit a report on net neutrality. Currently, the DoT report is with the Prime Minister’s Office. It will basically be the backbone of a set of policies around net neutrality put into place. It will also include suggestions from the telecom regular that are yet to be submitted to DoT.

“A panel has the taken the views of all the stakeholders before submitting it to the telecom minister. There were a few critical points of debate such as allowing zero rating plans or not. The report will back the government’s stand unequivocally,” a person familiar with the matter told The Economic Times.

According to net neutrality.in, Net neutrality is an “idea that internet service providers give their customers equal access to all lawful websites and services on the internet, without giving priority to any website over another.”

It means all bits are same on the Internet. It is your wish and will as to what you want to do with the data you pay for — for instance, send a WhatsApp message, watch a YouTube video or make a Skype call. The Internet service provider should not treat certain kinds of bits over others.

Federal Communications Commission, the US telecom regulator last week fined AT&T ($100-million) for reducing the internet speeds on purpose for its unlimited data subscribers after they used up a specific amount of data. The FCC, prodded by the US president Barack Obama supported net neutrality in the US.

While the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is still preparing its own report, the DoT report will be made public.

A lot has been spoken and written about net neutrality in India in the past couple of months. The concept of net neutrality became mainstream in India initially in December 2014 after Airtel announced its new Zero marketing platform. It then quickly backed out of its plan and started charging consumers differently over the usage of VoIP services like Skype and Viber over its data networks.

However, exceptionally large outrage pushed its partner Flipkart to walk out of Airtel Zero. Soon after companies like NDTV and Cleartrip walked out of Facebook’s Internet.org, a platform that was very much alike to Airtel Zero.

Expressing disapproval against the rules that warn to change the meaning of the Internet, a website called www.savetheinternet.in has been formed where one could directly send a mail to TRAI, conveying their unwillingness and uneasiness about how telecom carriers are stealing away free Internet from them. It received an inundating response of more than 11 lakh petitions.

Then, for all developers in India, Facebook came up with an ‘open’ Internet.org platform, which has already received strong criticism for bringing the same old rules in a new package.

There also has been news that TRAI is not actually buying Airtel Zero programs or Facebook’s Internet.org and DoT is also batting for net neutrality. Meanwhile, the telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad had come forward to disclose that government stands for free and open Internet. Rahul Gandhi, who moved an adjournment motion in Lok Sabha said one million people are engaged in battle for net neutrality and the government is making attempts to cut out the net and give it over to the corporates.

The volunteer group, SavetheInternet, in the mean time is formally asking that telecom companies should be deprived from rolling out any plans and services that fail to comply with Net Neutrality in the absence of a suggestion from TRAI or any decision from the government.

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Most Indians Unable To Distinguish 2G From 3G Network, Thanks To Inconsistent Data Speed

Inconsistent speed, connectivity issues, voice drop problems main reasons for 3G not taking off In India : Study

Inconsistent speed, connectivity issues, voice drop problems main reasons for 3G not taking off In India : Study

It was never a secret that 3G has not been successful in India. Now Ericsson has validated the fact with its research which states that close to half of Indian mobile phone users do not find any difference, forget about significant, between 2G and 3G connections especially due to inconsistent speeds.

Speed is one of the prime factors for choosing a Internet pack and 3G falters on this premise resulting in the dismal adoption of the later technology in the country. These users do not see any improvement in the data speed even if they switch to the 3G network, the Ericsson survey revealed.

According to the ConsumerLab report, 48% of Indian smartphone users are unable to distinguish between 2G and 3G speeds and thus see no advantage in switching to a high speed service.

The results are based on ConsumerLab survey by Ericsson India, which surveyed 33 cities in India. The study was conducted between September 2014 and January 2015 covering 15,000 urban households and people aged between 15 to 75 years. This sample is estimated to represent 127 million smartphone users in urban India.  The report also finds that 88% of users surveyed find mobile broadband in India is expensive and 36% say lack of value for money plans by the operators a cause they have not subscribed to 3G.

The report also says that most Indian smartphone users, 60 % of them, face network problems while accessing internet across locations.

“We have found people are facing differing mobile data issues depending upon location. About 63 per cent people are facing quality and reliability issues (like voice drops, connection breaks, inconsistent speed, no availability of 3G) inside their house,” says the study across 33 major cities telecom gear maker Ericsson.

Major telecom providers in India, Airtel and Idea had said that the services will become 6 times costlier in event of Government of India implementing net neutrality across platforms. Their threat to increase charges falls flat on the face of the poor services they provide to Indians.

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7000 Women, Mostly From India and US Create a World Record for Hackathon ahead of Women’s Day

7000 Women, Mostly From India and US Create a World Record for Hackathon ahead of Women's Day

7000 Women get together to create a new Coding world record for HACKATHON ahead of Women’s Day tomorrow

They got together for a hackathon and in the process ended up creating a world record for women’s hackathon. This has a special meaning because tomorrow, 8th March is being celebrated as Women’s Day all over the world.

Exactly 7134 women participants, majority of them of India and United States got together for a three-day coding marathon organized by Bengaluru-based coding platform HackerEarth that began on Friday.

“We want to catalyse a change that encourages more women to take up technology. An IDC report found that only 18% of the 5 million developers in India were women.We want to bridge this gender gap,” said Vivek Prakash, co-founder and CTO of Hacker Earth.

Out of the 7134 women participants, nearly 80 percent were from India, 12 percent for the United States and the rest from 34 countries around the world including UK, New Zealand, Chile, and Iraq.

The code fest which was a online event was so organised as to end on International Women’s Day on March 8th. Participants in the code fest had to build software products under any of three themes — productivity, social and gamification.

The women programmers are from companies including Walmart Labs, Altimetrik, ThoughtWorks, Snapdeal, Akamai, SanDisk, Harman, Capillary, HCL, AT&T, Freshdesk, VMware and Practo. Some of these companies, as also IT industry association Nasscom’s 10,000 Startups initiative, are backing the event.

“Writing great code can be fun for everyone.Women might feel intimidated because they do not get to see many other women in the industry .While this is unfortunate, it is surmountable.Which is why we are very happy to be a part of HackerEarth’s women’s hackathon,” said Kaushik Ghosh, head of people at ThoughtWorks India.

And wait it is not over yet, so a fresh record may be created by the time it ends tomorrow.

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Happy Holi 2015 : Top 10 holi Facebook messages, Top Holi sms, quotes and message

Happy Holi 2015, Top 10 Holi SMSes and Messages

Happy Holi : Techworm greets all its readers a wonderful and colorful Holi filled with joy, here are top 10 holi Facebook messages, Top Holi sms, quotes and message

Year 2015 witnesses the Holi Festival on 5th and 6th of March 2015. 6th March being the officially declared Public Holiday as this is the fun filled day where people enjoy with colors and water accompanied with lunch and indian Dessert like “gujiyas”, “kesar halwas”, “gulab jamuns”, “milk pedhas”, “puranpoli”to name a few. People love to play pranks and also lots of fun filled jokes. With advanced technology the joy has also become technology oriented and people like to connect their family and friends on social medias like Whatsapp and Facebook.

Given below are Top 10 Happy Holi messages which Techworm readers can send across to their loved ones through Facebook:

  1. Wish you colors of life Let there be…
    WHITE of LUV & PEACE; GREEN of MONEY
    YELLOW of FAME; RED of POWER and
    Mix of all to remember good people. Happy Holi
  2. Let’s make a bonfire of our negativity and bring a color of positivity into our life. Wishing you health,wealth & sheer happiness on this HOLI.!!
  3. Bright colors, water balloons, lavish gujiyas and melodious songs are the ingredients of perfect Holi. Wish you a very happy and wonderful Holi.
  4. ?????????
    ? H A P P Y ?
    ? H O L I ?
    ?????????
  5. Suraj Ki Kirne, Taaron Ki
    Bahaar, Chand Ki Chandani,
    Apno Ka Pyaar, Har Ghadi Ho
    Khushaal, Ussi Tarah Mubarak
    Ho Aapko Holi Ka Ye Tyohaar!
  6. Tum bhi Jhoome masti main,
    Hum bhi jhoome masti main,
    Shor hua saari basti main..
    Jhoome sab holi ki Masti main..
    Mast Mast ye Masti rahe sada aapki Kashti main,
    Beet Gayi HOLI fir bhi..
    Mubarak ho HOLI bheegi masti Main !
  7. With My
    1 Heart.
    2 Eyes.
    5 Liter Blood.
    206 Bones.
    4.5 Million Red Cells.
    60 Trilling Dna.
    Wishing To You A
    Very Very Happy Holi.
  8. Holi toh bas ek bahab hai rangon ka; ye tyohar hai aapas mein dosti ka aur pyar badhane ka; chalo saare gile shikwey dur kar ke ek doosre ko khoob rang lagaate hain; milkar holi manate hain. Aap sab ko Holi ki shubhkaamnayein!
  9. Woh gulal ki thandak; woh shyam ki ronak; woh logon ka gaana; woh galiyon ka chamakna; woh din mein masti; woh rangon ki dhoom; Holi aagayi hai Holi aagayi hai……….Holi Mubarak ho!!!
  10. May You Have The Most Blessed
    Holi Festival Than You Ever Had,
    May It Be Full Of Fun, Joy And
    Love, May You Be As Colorful As
    The Festival Itself Or Even More.
    Lets All Have Lots Of Fun.

With these Facebook messages……wish you all readers a Happy and fun filled Holi.

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Top 10 Happy Holi 2015 Whatsapp messages

Happy Holi 2015, Top 10 Holi SMSes and Messages

This is season of colours in India: Holi, Here are Top 10 Happy Holi 2015 Whatsapp messages

Techworm brings to all its readers a combination of 10 English and Hindi Whatspp messages with some funny flavors which they can send across to their near and dear ones to express their wishes:

  • I Don’t want much for Holi.I just want the person reading this to be healthy,Happy and Loved…Wishing You A very Happy HOLI!!!
  • Holi aayi satrangi rango ki bauchar laayi, Dher Saari mithai aur mitha mitha pyar laayi, Aap ki zindagi ho mithe pyar aur khusiyon se bhari, Jisme samaaye saaton rang yahi subhkamna hai hamaari…Happy Holi!!!
  • Gul ne gulshan se gulfam bheja hai,Sitaro ne assman se salaam bheja hai, Mubaraq ho appko holi ka tyohar,Humne dil se yeh paigan bheja hai…Happy Holi!
  • Even Though I Am Far Away From
    You, Out Of India, I Can Feel
    The Colours Of Holi Celebrations.
    I Wish You All A Colourful Holi.
    I Wish Holi Festival Paint Your
    Life With Colours Of Happiness….Happy Holi!
  • Rang Barse Bheege Chunar Wali
    Rang Barse Bheege Chunar Wali
    Rang Barse Bheege Chunar Wali..
    are Ab Ghar Jawo Warna Sardi
    Lag Jayega…Holi Mubarak!
  • Har Rang Aap Par Barse
    Har Koi Aapse Holi Khelne
    Ko Tarse… Itna Rang
    Jawo Aap Rango Me Ki
    Rang Chhudane Ke Liye
    Aap Tarse…Holi Mubarak!
  • May You Have The Most Blessed
    Holi Festival Than You Ever Had,
    May It Be Full Of Fun, Joy And
    Love, May You Be As Colorful As
    The Festival Itself Or Even More.
    Lets All Have Lots Of Fun….Happy Holi!
  • Holi Ke Rang Mast Bikhrenge,
    Kyuke Piya Ke Sang Ab Ham Bhi
    Toa Bheegenge Holi Mein Iss
    Baar Toa Aur Bhi Rang Honge,
    Kyuke Mere Piya Bhi Toa
    Mere Sang Honge, Happy Holi!
  • Oh dear, Holi is Here,
    Pinch of Red n a pinch of green,
    Joyful colors all are seen,
    With love n with happiness..
    Wishs of Holi all I mean !!
    Dear, wishing you a colourful,
    joyful and loaded with happiness…..Happy Holi!
  • Red for prosperity
    Green for happiness
    Blue for longevity
    Orange for progress
    Pink for friendship
    May you be blessed with
    all Shades of life
    Wish you a very happy
    and colourful Holi!!

Techworm readers use these Whatsapp messages and let your near and dear ones your heart felt wishes for a “Happy Holi”.

 

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Happy Holi 2015, Top 10 Holi SMSes and Messages

Happy Holi 2015, Top 10 Holi SMSes and Messages

Techworm wishes all its readers “Happy Holi 2015” and provides Top 10 Holi SMS and Messages to send it to their near and dear ones.

As it is rightly said in India : “Don’t mind, its Holi.” Well Holi is a festival which people of all ages celebrate with much vigor throughout India. It is a festival of colors, happiness, festival of meeting dear and near ones, playing pranks and everyone enjoys the festival. People use colors and colored water for enjoyment. Also they consume “Thandai” i.e. sweet milk. People in villages and cities meet up and apply colors to each other throw water and then have delicious lunch. In India ‘Holi” is declared as Public Holiday for all to enjoy.

Basically, Holi is a festival which marks the victory of good over evil. To mark this people in India also burn something called as “Holika Dehan” on the night prior to actual day of Holi. The story goes back to the age when Prahlad, a great worshiper of Lord Vishnu, was being bothered by his devil dad Hiranyakshyap. This demon wanted to kill his son for worshiping Lord Vishnu whom Prahlad’s father considered his enemy.  Now Prahlad sat on his aunt’s lap, Holika and was set on fire. Holika, had a boon from Lord Vishnu that she will always be protected from fire, however since God wanted to show that good always wins over the evil, Holika was dead in the fire and Prahlad was saved. Hence, the name “Holika Dehan” and “Holi”.

Techworm brings to all its readers a combination of 10 English and Hindi SMSes with some funny flavors which they can send across to their near and dear ones to express their wishes:

  •  Lal, gulabi, neela, pila hathon me liya samet,
    Holi ke din rangenge sajni, kar ke meethi bhent.
  • Dipped in hues of love and trust has come the festival of Holi…….Happy Holi!
  • The dominant idea behind Holi festival is that we should live more in harmony with nature instead of trying to destroy her and make her our slave……Happy Holi!
  • Rangon se bhi rangeen zindagi hai humari, rangeeli rahe yeh bandagi hai humari,
    kabhi na bigde ye pyar ki rangoli, aye mere yaar aisi HAPPY HOLI.
  • Holi is the apt time to break the ice, renew relationships and link yourself with those that you wanted to with a bit of color
  • Gul ne gulshan se gulfam bheja hai,
    Sitaro ne aasman se salaam bheja hai,
    Mubaraq ho aapko holi ka tyohar,
    Humne dil se yeh paigam bheja hai.
  • Aapne dil ka haal batana chod diya, humne bhi gehrai mein jaana chod diya. Holi se pehle hi aapne nahana chod diya? ….Happy Holi!
  • A true and caring relation doesn’t have to speak loud, a soft sms is just enough to express the heartiest feelings. Enjoy the festival of Holi with lot of fun.
  • May God gift you all the colors of life, colors of joy, colors of happiness, colors of friendship, colors of love and all other colors you want to paint in your life. Happy Holi.
  • Apun wishing you a wonderful,
    Super-duper,
    Zabardast,
    Xtra-badhiya,
    Xtra special,
    Ekdum mast and dhinchak,
    Bole to ekdum jhakaas
    “Happy Holi”.

 

Techworm readers wishing you all a fun filled and prank filled “Happy Holi”.

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Happy Holi 2015, Top 10 Holi Quotes and Greetings

Happy Holi 2015, Top 10 Holi Quotes and Greetings

Techworm wishes all its readers “Happy Holi 2015” and provides top 10 Holi Quotes and Greetings to send it to their near and dear ones.

As it is rightly said in India : “Don’t mind, its Holi.” Well Holi is a festival which people of all ages celebrate with much vigor throughout India. It is festival of colors, happiness, festival of meeting dear and near ones, playing pranks and everyone enjoys the festival. People use colors and colored water for enjoyment. Also they consume “Thandai” i.e. sweet milk. People in villages and cities meet up and apply colors to each other throw water and then have delicious lunch. In India ‘Holi” is declared as Public Holiday for all to enjoy.

Basically, Holi is a festival which marks the victory of good over evil. To mark this people in India also burn something called as “Holika Dehan” on the night prior to actual day of Holi. The story goes back to the age when Prahlad, a great worshiper of Lord Vishnu, was being bothered by his devil dad Hiranyakshyap. This demon wanted to kill his son for worshiping Lord Vishnu whom Prahlad’s father considered his enemy.  Now Prahlad sat on his aunt’s lap, Holika and was set on fire. Holika, had a boon from Lord Vishnu that she will always be protected from fire, however since God wanted to show that good always wins over the evil, Holika was dead in the fire and Prahlad was saved. Hence, the name “Holika Dehan” and “Holi”.

Happy Holi 2015, Top 10 Holi Quotes and Greetings

Techworm brings to all its readers a combination of 10 English and Hindi Quotes which they can send across to their near and dear ones to express their wishes:

  • Celebrating the colors
    of our beautiful relationship,
    I wish you and your family
    all the bright hues of life.
    Have a colourful Holi!
  • Bright Colors,
    Water Balloons,
    Lavish Gujiyas And Melodious Songs
    Are The Ingredients Of Perfect Holi.
    Wish You A Very Happy And Wonderful Holi.
  • Lal gulabi rang hai jhum rha sansar
    Suraj ki kiran Khushiyon ki bahar
    Chand ki chandni Apno ka pyar
    Shubh ho aap sabko ye Rangon ka tyohar…… HAPPY Holi!
  • Holi Is The Festival Of Colors
    Bhang Makes It More Colorful
    And The Presence Of You Makes All This Even Merrier
    So Lets Not Waste The Chance
    And Dance And Play All Day Long
    Have A Happy Holi!
  • Khuda kare har saal chand ban k aaye
    Din ka ujala shan ban k aaye
    Kabhi dur na ho apke chehre se hansi
    Ye Holi Ka tyohar aisa mehman ban k aaye..Happy Holi!
  • Mausam ki bahar acchi ho!
    phoolon ki kaliyaan kacchy ho!
    Hamhari yeh dosti sacchi ho!
    Bhagvan bus ek dua hei ki,
    mere dost ka har tyohar accha ho!
    aur har tyoharoki rango ki bahar ho..HAPPY HOLI!
  • From the lanes of Mathura and Vridavana, the colors of Holi have spread all over the country. These colors also carry the message of love, brotherhood, and truth. So whenever you splash Holi colors on somebody, you give him a promise of being truthful towards him always, maintain brotherhood with him lifelong and shower him with all the possible love throughout your life. Happy Holi!
  • Just like a red rose that fills the world with beauty & fragrance‚
    You have made my life so beautiful by being in it.
    On Holi, the festival of colors & joy I wanna say
    thank you for all the love & smiles you’ve brought to my life.
  • This Holi Make A Wish,
    Take A Chance To Do Something Good
    Because Holi Is All About Good Things
    And Good Things Are Supposed To Be Start On An Auspicious Day
    Have An Abounding Holi
  • Pichkari ki dhaar, gulal ki bauchar,
    Apno ka pyar, yhi to hai HOLI ka tyohar.
    Wishing U & Ur family
    Very happy and colourful HOLI !!

 

Once again Techworm wants to wish all its readers a colorful and fun filled “Holi”.

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Happy Holi 2015, Wishing all our readers a happy festival of colours : Top 10 Holi songs

Happy Holi 2015, Wishing all our readers a happy festival of colours : Top 10 Holi songs

Techworm wishes all its readers “Happy Holi 2015” and provides top Bollywood Holi songs to add flavor in their celebrations.

As it is rightly said in India : “Don’t mind, its Holi.” Well Holi is a festival which people of all ages celebrate with much vigor throughout India. It is festival of colors, happiness, festival of meeting dear and near ones, playing pranks and everyone enjoys the festival. People use colors and colored water for enjoyment. Also they consume “Thandai” i.e. sweet milk. People in villages and cities meet up and apply colors to each other throw water and then have delicious lunch. In India ‘Holi” is declared as Public Holiday for all to enjoy.

Basically, Holi is a festival which marks the victory of good over evil. To mark this people in India also burn something called as “Holika Dehan” on the night prior to actual day of Holi. The story goes back to the age when Prahlad, a great worshiper of Lord Vishnu, was being bothered by his devil dad Hiranyakshyap. This demon wanted to kill his son for worshiping Lord Vishnu whom Prahlad’s father considered his enemy.  Now Prahlad sat on his aunt’s lap, Holika and was set on fire. Holika, had a boon from Lord Vishnu that she will always be protected from fire, however since God wanted to show that good always wins over the evil, Holika was dead in the fire and Prahlad was saved. Hence, the name “Holika Dehan” and “Holi”.

Techworm brings to all its readers 10 famous Bollywood songs which readers can download and add additional flavor in their Holi party:

  • Rang barase bheege chunar wali rang barase : Silsila
  • Holi khele raghuveera : Baghbaan
  • Soni soni aakhiyonwalee: Mohabbatein
  • Holi ke din dil khil jaatein hain : Sholay
  • Balam pichakari : Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani
  • Jai jai Shiv Shankar :
  • Aaj na chodenge: Kati Patang
  • Dekho aayi Holi: Magal Pandey
  • Arre ja re hat natkhat: Navrang
  • Mohe Chedo Na: Lamhe

 

So once again we wish all Techworm readers “Happy Holi”.

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Facebook to launch solar plane based internet services in India

Facebook to launch solar plane based internet services in India

Facebook to test Solar plane based Internet services in India

Social networking giant Facebook is all set to test providing Internet services to users through solar-powered plane in India. After Google’s Project Loon which will use balloons to bring Internet to users, solar-powered planes is another of low cost high reach initiatives which Facebook hopes to develop.

This Internet through solar-based plane is a part of the bigger Internet.org project that Facebook is launching in India.

“We are really in development of technologies at connectivity lab. We are not yet launching any pilots. We will in the future, and we are entirely open to launching it in India because there is such a great opportunity in India to connect the unconnected,” Facebook Vice President of Internet.org Chris Daniels told PTI ..

Daniels stated that Facebook is working on alternate low cost internet delivery technologies other than traditional ways of providing connectivity including solar planes and satellites.

“The reason why planes are interesting is that you can have solar powered planes that stay very high in the sky and provide connectivity. Plane can have broad area. That plane can be fuelled by the sun, does not need to have generator or physical infrastructure on the ground. That’s potentially an attractive way through which we can provide connectivity,” he said.

By using solar-based planes to provide Internet access to Indian users, Facebook hopes to keep the cost of providing Internet very low.

Also as a part of its Internet.org launch, it has invited Indians to enter into a contest which can help it deliver Internet.org to remotest parts of the country.  Facebook has asked entries for its “Internet.org Innovation Challenge” and will award a massive $250,000 to the winners

One Innovation Challenge Award prize in the amount of $250,000 USD will be presented to the app, website or service that the judges determine best meets the needs of one of the four designated population categories: women, students, farmers and migrant workers (four awards total). Each of the Innovation Challenge Award winners will also be eligible to receive a package of tools and services worth up to $60,000 USD from Facebook’s FbStart program.

If you are interested in entering this contest, kindly visit Internet.Org Innovation Challenge page here.

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