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Broadband Policy, 2004
by Snehashish Ghosh published Aug 07, 2012 last modified Mar 15, 2013 05:47 AM — filed under:
The Broadband Policy, 2004 (“Policy”) was laid down by the Government of India in order to realize the potential of broadband services. It aimed at enhancing the quality of life by implementation of tele-education, tele-medicine, e-governance, entertainment and also to generate employment through high speed access to information and web-based communication.
Located in Telecom / Resources
Blog Entry Broadband Reforms for Local Manufacturing
by Shyam Ponappa published Jun 05, 2017 last modified Jul 05, 2017 02:03 AM — filed under:
Broadband in India needs reforms for local manufacturing and for infrastructure expansion and utilisation.
Located in Telecom / Blog
Broadband Wireless Access – Standards
by Jürgen Kock published Aug 21, 2012 last modified Mar 15, 2013 09:21 AM — filed under:
In this unit, Jürgen Kock tells us about the broadband wireless access standards, why do we need technical standards, who defines BWA standards, WiMAX standards and long term evolution.
Located in Telecom / Resources
Blog Entry Building Up vs Tearing Down
by Shyam Ponappa published Jul 08, 2013 last modified Aug 02, 2013 07:06 AM — filed under:
We have to find ways to deal with corruption without subverting our developmental aims.
Located in Telecom / Blog
Cable Television
by Srividya Vaidyanathan published Sep 18, 2012 last modified Mar 15, 2013 08:33 AM — filed under:
Srividya Vaidyanathan brings you the history and evolution of cable television in India, how it works, cable television penetration in India, digitization rule and the end consumer in India.
Located in Telecom / Resources
Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act, 1995
by Snehashish Ghosh published Aug 07, 2012 last modified Mar 15, 2013 06:10 AM — filed under:
In this module, Snehashish examines the purpose of the legislation, the persons affected by it, the administrative bodies which come under the Act, the penalties (including the consequences in case of non-compliance), appeal process and the debates surrounding the legislation.
Located in Telecom / Resources
Call drops: Dealing with the menace or just shifting goal posts?
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 01, 2016 — filed under: ,
It is nothing short of an irony that the world’s second largest mobile user market that boasts of being the world’s fastest growing economy is plagued by poor infrastructure and overloaded networks to an extent that many callers are cut off even before they can finish a sentence. The fault in India’s much-acclaimed telecom revolution is a questioning, frequent phenomenon called “call drops”. There have been several signature campaigns and media pressure demanding that the government and telecom companies get their heads together to fix this raging demon of a problem. However, all they have been treated with is lip service and nothing more.
Located in Telecom / News & Media
Blog Entry Cashlessness Needs Connectivity
by Shyam Ponappa published Feb 02, 2017 — filed under: ,
And connectivity needs political and administrative convergence. This new year brings with it uncertainties amidst the push for cashlessness. Without going into the demerits or otherwise, some clarity on a road map to go forward from where we are might help with realistic planning to manage our way out of this situation.
Located in Telecom / Blog
Blog Entry Catching up on broadband
by Shyam Ponappa published Jul 07, 2010 last modified May 10, 2012 10:32 AM — filed under:
The govt can invest some of the Rs 1,00,000 crore from the spectrum auctions to help India catch up on broadband, says Shyam Ponappa in his latest article published in the Business Standard on July 1, 2010.
Located in Telecom / Blog
Celebrating 5 Years of CIS
by Prasad Krishna published May 03, 2013 last modified Feb 25, 2014 09:15 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) is celebrating 5 years of its existence with an exhibition showcasing its activities and accomplishments. The exhibition will be held at its offices in Bangalore and Delhi from May 20 to 23, 2013.
Located in Internet Governance / Events