Government should take notice of the slow growth in broadband connections that is the issue more concerning than the steep decline in internet connections. The authorities should roll out 3G services fast and the measures suggested by TRAI to improve broadband penetration should be considered by DoT.
The reason of the drop in internet connections in the last quarter appears to be the BSNL and MTNL deactivating inactive dial-up connections — an outdated and expensive technology for accessing the internet. If the plight continues, it would certainly be pulling down subscriber number.
London, Oct 9 : Artificial skin covering prosthetics and humanoid robots might resemble real skin to the ‘T’, but when touched the difference is apparent.
John-John Cabibihan at the National University of Singapore and colleagues from Italy, Norway and France, have found that fake skin responds very differently to being touched.
For the study, they subjected silicone or polyurethane fingertips to a series of physical tests to explore how they stretch, deform and spring back into shape when compared to real fingertips, reports New Scientist.
World’s largest chip-maker Intel is seeing a massive broadband growth in India. As per Intel the wireless technologies like WiMax will lead the Indian broadband sector to a new high. India is aiming to have 100 million broadband users by the year 2014.
According to Intel, WiMax technology will be a driving force in the broadband industry and it will help the county to achieve the goal. By the end of February 2010, the total number of broadband users was 8.59 million all across the country.
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