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India lost over $1.3 billion to internet shutdowns last year, says study

Study pegs global loss at $8 billion, says India third-most impacted country

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Internet shutdown | Indian Economy

Neha Alawadhi  |  New Delhi 



Internet shutdown
It has been reported globally that the internet shutdown in Kashmir, which was imposed on 4 August, is the longest-ever internet block imposed by any country

India lost over $1.3 billion in internet shutdowns across the country — lasting 4,196 hours in 2019 — making it the third-most economically affected country after Iraq and Sudan, says a new study.

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First Published: Fri, January 10 2020. 01:28 IST

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