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The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act, 1997
by Snehashish Ghosh published Aug 20, 2012 last modified Mar 15, 2013 06:21 AM — filed under:
The main objective of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act, 1997 (TRAI Act) was to establish the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) and Telecom Dispute Settlement Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT). The main purpose of these two institutions established under the TRAI Act is to regulate telecommunication services, adjudicate disputes, dispose appeals and protect the interest of the service providers as well as the consumers. The Act also aims at promoting and ensuring orderly growth of the telecom sector.
Located in Telecom / Resources
Spectrum Management
by Snehashish Ghosh published Oct 31, 2012 last modified Mar 15, 2013 07:07 AM — filed under:
Snehashish takes us through the entire process of spectrum management — auctioning and allocation process for all kinds of spectrum, the initial process of auctioning, how the bidders are selected, criterion for allocation, time taken to allocate, selection of band, interference issues, spectrum refarming, and spectrum reallocation.
Located in Telecom / Resources
Market Structure in the Telecom Industry
by Snehashish Ghosh published Jan 04, 2013 last modified Mar 15, 2013 07:17 AM — filed under:
In this unit Snehashish examines the market structure of telecom industry — which include the teledensity, wireless, wireline, and internet services.
Located in Telecom / Resources
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
Mobile Television
by Tina Mani published Jun 29, 2012 last modified Mar 15, 2013 08:56 AM — filed under:
In this chapter, Tina Mani tells us about DVB-H technology, MBMS technology and combining satellite television with mobile.
Located in Telecom / Resources
Module 8.3 (Mobile Television FAQs)
by Tina Mani published Jun 19, 2012 last modified Mar 15, 2013 09:35 AM — filed under:
Tina Mani gives answers to commonly asked questions on the differences between mobile television and video, video downloading and video streaming, suitable video compression standard for mobile television, content delivery network, specific regulations needed to increase the adoption of mobile television in India, etc.
Located in Telecom / Resources
Blog Entry An Infrastructure Road Map
by Shyam Ponappa published May 01, 2014 last modified Jun 02, 2014 08:30 AM — filed under:
What should and should not be done by a new government in this crucial sector.
Located in Telecom / Blog
January 2017 Newsletter
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 01, 2017 — filed under: , , , ,
Welcome to the January 2017 newsletter of the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS).
Located in About Us / Newsletters
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
Your telco could help spy on you
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 30, 2013 — filed under: , , ,
Telecom minister gives approval to changes in rules for mobile licences to enable such mass surveillance.
Located in News & Media