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Blog Entry A Road Map for Digital India
by Shyam Ponappa published Dec 28, 2014 — filed under:
India's current policies for telecommunications don't serve our interests. Here's what must change.
Located in Telecom / Blog
December 2014 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 31, 2014 last modified Jan 12, 2015 04:56 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) wishes you a very happy new year and welcomes you to the twelfth issue of the newsletter (December 2014).
Located in About Us / Newsletters
Blog Entry TRAI-ing Times: The Story So Far
by Tarun Krishnakumar published Mar 19, 2015 last modified Mar 30, 2015 01:32 PM — filed under: ,
24th December, 2014 marked a pivotal moment in the Indian experience with network neutrality. On this date, one of India’s largest telecom players, Bharti Airtel, announced the introduction of a new ‘VoIP’ usage policy for its mobile users.
Located in Telecom / Blog
Broadband Internet needs attention: Sunil Abraham
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 17, 2014 — filed under:
Telecom regulation is mostly a success, but wired and wireless broadband needs attention, says Centre for Internet and Society executive director.
Located in News & Media
Blog Entry CIS Submission to TRAI Consultation on Proliferation of Broadband through Public Wi­Fi Networks
by Sunil Abraham, Sharath Chandra Ram, Vidushi Marda, and Thejaswi Melarkode published Aug 28, 2016 last modified Oct 02, 2016 06:16 AM — filed under:
The Centre for Internet and Society (“CIS”) is grateful for the opportunity to comment on this Consultation Paper (“Paper”). The comments were prepared by Sunil Abraham, Sharath Chandra Ram, Vidushi Marda, and Thejaswi Melarkode. Special thanks to Shyam Ponappa and Arjun Venkatraman for their inputs and feedback.
Located in Telecom / Blog
Blog Entry Google Policy Fellowship Programme: Call for Applications
by Prasad Krishna published May 24, 2012 last modified May 24, 2012 03:38 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) is inviting applications for the Google Policy Fellowship programme. Google is providing a USD 7,500 stipend to the India Fellow, who will be selected by August 15, 2012.
Located in Internet Governance
Blog Entry Institute for Internet & Society 2014, Pune
by Samantha Cassar published Mar 07, 2014 last modified Apr 07, 2014 11:31 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
Last month, activists, journalists, researchers, and members of civil society came together at the 2014 Institute for Internet & Society in Pune, which was hosted by CIS and funded by the Ford Foundation. The Institute was a week long, in which participants heard from speakers from various backgrounds on issues arising out of the intersection of internet and society, such as intellectual property, freedom of expression, and accessibility, to name a few. Below is an official reporting summarizing sessions that took place.
Located in Telecom / Blog
India’s telecom success story turns sour
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 04, 2012 — filed under:
Over the past decade, the number of cellphones in India shot up from 6.5 million to 900 million, a prime example of how an industry could exploit the vast consumer market here to achieve breathtaking rates of growth and, in the process, help transform the country.
Located in News & Media
September 2013 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 30, 2013 last modified Oct 24, 2013 06:48 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Our newsletter for the month of September 2013 can be accessed below.
Located in About Us / Newsletters
Blog Entry Transformation, or Drift?
by Shyam Ponappa published Aug 11, 2014 — filed under:
We need transformative policies and incentives with purpose, especially in solar power and digital infrastructure.
Located in Telecom / Blog