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An Introduction to Spectrum Sharing

by Beli — last modified Mar 20, 2014 09:34 AM
February 24, 2014

We will look at how current technology – mainly GSM, but also CDMA and touching upon LTE - shares spectrum, how they might share spectrum, the trade-off between spectral (in this case, 'trunking') and 'economic' efficiency in the traditional, purely intra-operator shared scenario, and how it might be overcome by inter-operator sharing.

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Centre- or State-Driven Development?

by Shyam Ponappa — last modified Feb 12, 2014 04:47 PM
February 12, 2014

Federalism requires a strong Centre as well as strong states, and effective organisation and coordination -- which can be facilitated by using the Internet.

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For a Telecom Revival

by Shyam Ponappa — last modified Jan 13, 2014 04:32 AM
January 03, 2014

The government announced momentous decisions, subject to Cabinet approval, on telecom policy on December 3.

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Predictability in Infrastructure

by Shyam Ponappa — last modified Nov 18, 2013 08:47 AM
November 18, 2013

Systematic planning and execution can reduce the need for crisis management in infrastructure and manufacturing.

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Regrouping for Growth - Interest Rates - III

by Shyam Ponappa — last modified Oct 03, 2013 05:13 AM
October 03, 2013

Aside from muddling along, the choices are to try to grow and retain capital to staunch the gap temporarily, or to settle for low growth and capital flight.

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TRAI Consultation Paper on Spectrum

by Shyam Ponappa and A.B. Beliappa — last modified Sep 18, 2013 06:36 AM
September 04, 2013

Shyam Ponappa and A.B.Beliappa worked on this submission to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on their spectrum consultation paper. The submission was made on August 21, 2013.

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Breaking into the Closed Circle: Domestic High-Tech Manufacturing Needs Access To Markets

by Shyam Ponappa — last modified Sep 03, 2013 07:32 AM
September 03, 2013

The deferral of India's preferential market access (PMA) policy for locally manufactured high-tech products indicates some lack of clarity and/or confusion in the government.

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Building Up vs Tearing Down

by Shyam Ponappa — last modified Aug 02, 2013 07:06 AM
August 02, 2013

We have to find ways to deal with corruption without subverting our developmental aims.

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Law & Order through Traffic Systems

Law & Order through Traffic Systems

by Shyam Ponappa — last modified Jul 03, 2013 05:29 AM
July 03, 2013

A TV white space system for traffic management may induce us to observe discipline and law-abiding behaviour, writes Shyam Ponappa in an article published in the Business Standard on June 5, 2013.

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Configuring a 'Non-Toothless' Regulator (TRAI)

Configuring a 'Non-Toothless' Regulator (TRAI)

by Shyam Ponappa — last modified Jun 05, 2013 10:10 AM
June 05, 2013

A proposal to give the telecom regulator the right to impose penalties marks a sea change in the government's approach to regulation.

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