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Making a billion go online: FICCI calls for language friendly internet

As much as 70 per cent of Indians are non-English speakers, and the global mission is to bring the next billion people online making the Internet more friendly for their language

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Indian languages | languages | Local languages

Neha Alawadhi  |  New Delhi 

While piecemeal work has been done in building local language technology support in India, much more needs to be done, including building an environment where developers look at language related coding as an option that will not restrict their ability to do other kind of coding, or the need to translate between different Indian languages for wider adoption of the Internet and related business opportunities, said participants at a conference held in Delhi on Monday.

As much as 70 per cent of Indians are non-English speakers, and the global mission is to bring the next billion people ...

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First Published: Mon, November 18 2019. 19:45 IST
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