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 CIS’ Comments to the (Draft) Indian Telecommunication Bill 2022

by Abhishek Raj, Divyank Katira, Isha Suri, Shweta Mohandas, and Vipul Kharbanda — last modified Nov 22, 2022 01:22 PM
November 22, 2022

The Department of Telecommunications, Government of India invited comments on the Draft Indian Telecommunication Bill, 2022. The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) submitted its comments.

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An Overview of Telecommunications Policy and Regulation Framework in India

by Abhishek Raj — last modified Mar 25, 2022 02:06 AM
March 25, 2022

Abhishek Raj, a researcher at the Centre for Internet Society (CIS), has authored a document that provides an overview of the policy and regulatory environment surrounding telecommunications in India.

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Response to TRAI consultation on Auction of Spectrum in frequency bands identified for IMT/5G

by Abhishek Raj, Steve Song and Udbhav Tiwari — last modified Mar 25, 2022 02:05 AM
March 25, 2022

The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) and Mozilla jointly submitted comments to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s consultation paper on auction of spectrum in frequency bands identified for IMT/5G, released on 30 November 2021.

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Opinion: Delicensing 6 GHz, 60 GHz bands is crucial to improve Wi-Fi scenario in India

by Abhishek Raj — last modified Jan 03, 2022 03:30 PM
January 03, 2022

Recently, there has been growing demand from industry bodies and associations to delicense 6 GHz and 60 GHz bands in India.

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Gram Panchayat Development Plan (GPDP): An Opportunity for Funding Rural Internet Connectivity in India

by Abhishek Raj — last modified Dec 14, 2021 02:12 AM
December 14, 2021

A paper titled "Gram Panchayat Development Plan (GPDP): An Opportunity for Funding Rural Internet Connectivity in India" authored by CIS' researcher Abhishek Raj got published in the book "Community Networks: Towards Sustainable Funding Models". This book was released at the United Nations Internet Governance Forum(IGF) 2021, and is also the official outcome of the IGF Dynamic Coalition on Community Connectivity (DC3).

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Response to TRAI Consultation Paper on Broadband Connectivity and Speed

by Shyam Ponappa — last modified Dec 20, 2020 08:43 AM
December 20, 2020

CIS comments on Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s Consultation Paper on Roadmap to Promote Broadband Connectivity and Enhanced Broadband Speed

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Unlock = Open, not Choked!

by Shyam Ponappa — last modified Jun 15, 2020 03:04 AM
June 15, 2020

Don't let a virus stall initiatives and weaken the economy.

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Kick-start the economy with cash flow

by Shyam Ponappa — last modified May 24, 2020 08:43 PM
May 24, 2020

Pay government dues and enable high-speed connectivity

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High priced restrictive entry, distorted regulations make India's telecom sector unattractive

by Rekha Jain — last modified May 20, 2020 08:43 AM
May 20, 2020

In the wake of COVID-19, the PM has emphasized the opportunity to attract FDI by transforming the business environment and urged policy makers to ease the way business is done.

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