Outliers 16: How Osama Manzar plans to take the next billion Indians online (and fight for net neutrality)

Outliers 16: How Osama Manzar plans to take the next billion Indians online (and fight for net neutrality): Osama Manzar is a monk in India’s digital ecosystem. And that’s not just because he looks like a monk. Manzar, a digital nomad traveling across the country’s hinterland, runs Digital Empowerment Foundation, and has taken up the…

IEEE Internet Inclusion: Advancing Solutions Event in Delhi to Drive Collaboration on Connecting the Unconnected

IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, today announced Internet Inclusion: Advancing Solutions (IIAS) – Delhi. The 15 September event in Delhi, India, organized by the IEEE Internet Initiative, will bring together government officials and leaders from development banks, industry, the technical community, non-governmental organizations/civil-society organizations and others for…

A digital inclusion vision for next government

The period 2014-19 is set to witness a transition in political governance in India’s democratic landscape. A new transformation in wider governance areas and intervention, with new ideas, vision and milestones, is discernable. The country’s digital landscape for its billion plus population is set to build upon existing strengths and learning over the past decade…