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Microsoft is the latest company to rush into the lucrative emerging Indian market, with the promise to connect 500,000 villages in the subcontinent to the internet. The announcement is hot on the heels of Google's plan to set up free public Wi-Fi coverage across 100 of the nation's busiest train stations. Microsoft CEO Satya …

  1. Chris G Silver badge

    Free lunch

    Just like free wi-fi doesn't exist. No surprise that Gargle's previous effort was considered anticompetitive by many, whatever is introduced by any of the players will be barbed and stacked in their favour.

    1. Measurer
      Joke

      Re: Free lunch

      Ooh, free lunch for the Indians? Make it an 'English' with a side order of buttered rolls.

  2. Your alien overlord - fear me

    Another billion Indians online. Another billion VoIP phone numbers required for 'tech support' scams.

    Yes, I know, more factually correct than politically correct.

    1. Syntax Error

      "Yes, I know, more factually correct than politically correct."

      No you are just ignorant.

      1. ArthurHH

        @Syntax Error

        "Yes, I know, more factually correct than politically correct."

        No you are just ignorant."

        Pot. Kettle. Black.

  3. P.B. Lecavalier
    Meh

    One more billion

    Aiming for one more billion people to waste their lives on facebook? I find that sad.

    The upside: a few more commentards along the way.

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