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Blog Entry Reviving Growth
by Shyam Ponappa published Sep 21, 2011 last modified Oct 20, 2011 01:36 PM — filed under:
The government needs to reduce interest rates and undertake specific reforms to revive growth. The focus needs to be on communications, specifically broadband, it would yield results. Mobile communications have grown phenomenally but the meteoric rise got stalled. However, if the government initiates reforms in spectrum policies with incentives for broadband delivery, prospects could revive and communications could go through another meteoric rise, becoming the growth engine for the economy.
Located in Telecom / Blog
Free data, net neutrality: Discussion on TRAI paper
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 25, 2016 — filed under: ,
Given the complicated issues around net neutrality, an open house discussion was held in Hyderabad on October 24, 2016 on Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s consultation paper on free data. The event was organized by TRAI. Udbhav Tiwari attended the open house discussion.
Located in Telecom / News & Media
Times Group wants TRAI to save the Internet from greedy telcos via Net Neutrality
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 10, 2014 last modified Dec 05, 2014 12:52 AM — filed under:
In an especially strong attack against perceived threats to its Internet-based business, the Times of India group has sought regulatory intervention to ensure what is popularly called Net Neutrality, or the concept that internet service providers must charge only from the end consumer.
Located in Telecom / News & Media
Blog Entry Inflation Control Through Structural Reforms
by Shyam Ponappa published Dec 21, 2012 — filed under:
Inflation will persist until supply increases. Policies must therefore address supply through structural reforms, e.g., in telecom and power.
Located in Telecom / Blog
August 2013 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 30, 2013 last modified Sep 13, 2013 06:26 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Our newsletter for the month of August 2013 can be accessed below.
Located in About Us / Newsletters
Blog Entry Changing Our Game
by Shyam Ponappa published Sep 06, 2012 — filed under:
Adopting 'co-ordination models' like the Stag Hunt could reduce contention and improve outcomes.
Located in Telecom
July 2013 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 31, 2013 last modified Aug 21, 2013 09:30 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Our newsletter for the month of July 2013 can be accessed below.
Located in About Us / Newsletters
Blog Entry Response to TRAI Consultation Paper on Regulatory Framework for Over-the-Top (OTT) Services
by Pranesh Prakash published May 09, 2015 — filed under: ,
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) sent a joint response to the TRAI Consultation Paper on Regulatory Framework for Over-the-top (OTT) Services with scholars from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. The response was sent on March 27, 2015.
Located in Telecom / Blog
Blog Entry TRAI and the Disclosure of Personal Information
by Nehaa Chaudhari and Vidushi Marda published May 10, 2015 — filed under: , , ,
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), in March 2015 invited comments on its Consultation Paper for the regulation of over-the-top (OTT) services. In an unprecedented wave of public participation, TRAI received over a million e-mails in support of net neutrality.
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Blog Entry Stranded Capacities & Greater Expectations
by Shyam Ponappa published May 10, 2015 last modified Jun 22, 2015 01:56 AM — filed under:
India's infrastructure is in a shambles because of stranded capacities that don't connect with unmet needs. Every aspect of infrastructure, such as electricity or broadband for communications, needs to be designed and executed to flow through from end to end.
Located in Telecom / Blog