An Indian blog has said the world is on the cusp of an Internet revolution that will transform India’s economy and create an army of new web hosts.
The site of India’s Free Hosting India (FHI) was launched last month, with the goal of making it easy for the country’s 250 million internet users to access and host websites for free.
The FHI is one of a growing number of sites across the world that aim to create a free alternative to traditional web hosting.
In the past few years, India has experienced a boom in the growth of the internet, with online services in the country now accounting for more than 90% of the countrys GDP.
The number of people accessing the internet has grown by more than 250 million people in the past three years, according to a recent study by the Internet and Society Foundation (ISF).
But the internet is only one part of the story.
“Our mission is to create the world’s most competitive and attractive marketplace for hosting companies and businesses, with our mission to serve the people of India and to bring them the fastest and most reliable internet,” FHI CEO Ajay Gupta said in a statement.
Gupta says the aim is to provide a free and easy online platform for websites to be hosted for users around the world, so they can access the sites of their choice and access content they want without any barriers.
“This will create a vibrant and competitive online marketplace for companies and startups across India,” he added.
But not everyone is convinced.
“We’re already witnessing an increase in hosting prices,” Ravi Mehta, an India-based media and media law expert told the BBC.
“The price is the price is going up.
The cost of hosting is getting more expensive.
I don’t think the people who want this are getting the best of both worlds,” he said.
A similar argument was made by Amit Sharma, a law professor at Columbia University.
“It seems to me that hosting a site in India is like a gift for someone who doesn’t have a home, or it’s like an expensive gift to someone who has a home,” Sharma told the Independent.
“If you don’t have the money, you don,t have the freedom.
The idea that you can be part of this revolution that’s taking place in the world and you’re going to get to the moon in three years is crazy,” he concluded.
While many people will see the FHI’s launch as a big step forward for India, there is one big issue with it.
“A lot of the money raised for this site comes from foreign governments, and so they don’t seem to have any idea about what they’re contributing,” Sharma said.
The money that comes from these foreign governments is being invested in developing the Indian economy, he added, adding that a country like India that is dependent on foreign money for its infrastructure is doomed to fail.
“You have to look at how you get the money from your own people to develop the infrastructure that we need,” Sharma explained.
He said that many companies that rely on foreign funding for infrastructure projects like roads and water infrastructure don’t do this because they don.
“These companies are the ones that are really in a position to be investing,” he explained.