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Fixed Line Telephones
by Jürgen Kock published Aug 06, 2012 last modified Mar 15, 2013 05:33 AM — filed under:
This module discusses the features and the various stages of the development of fixed line telephones, its early history, the basic principle of a fixed line telephone system, plain old telephone service, digital telephones, cordless phones to today's features of fixed line telephones.
Located in Telecom / Resources
Blog Entry Folly of Mandating Spectrum Auctions
by Jayna Kothari published Nov 24, 2012 last modified Dec 03, 2012 09:47 AM — filed under:
The recent failure of the 2G spectrum auctions has brought to the fore serious questions on auctions being the only mode for allocation of spectrum.
Located in Telecom / Blog
Blog Entry For a Telecom Revival
by Shyam Ponappa published Dec 06, 2013 last modified Jan 13, 2014 04:32 AM — filed under:
The government announced momentous decisions, subject to Cabinet approval, on telecom policy on December 3.
Located in Telecom / Blog
Blog Entry Fostering Strategic Convergence in US-India Tech Relations: 5G and Beyond
by Justin Sherman and Arindrajit Basu published Jul 05, 2019 — filed under: ,
The 2019 G-20 summit underscores the importance of fostering strategic convergence in U.S.-India tech relations.
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
Frequently Asked Questions (Module 7.2.2)
by Tina Mani published Aug 21, 2012 last modified Aug 21, 2012 05:27 AM — filed under:
In this unit, Tina Mani gives answers to some frequently asked questions relating to Internet Protocol Television (IP TV), Mobile TV, role of Set Top Box (STB) in an IP TV network, features provided with IP TV services, Time Shift Television, Digital Video Recording, the difference between an MPEG-2 and MPEG-4, etc.
Located in Telecom / Knowledge Repository on Internet Access
Blog Entry From Open Citizen Radio Networks to the Race for .RADIO gTLD
by Sharath Chandra Ram published Apr 30, 2013 last modified May 05, 2013 05:00 AM — filed under:
In light of the recent shutdown of INDYMEDIA ATHENS server and its associated antagonistic Internet radio streaming services, Radio98FM and Radio Entasi, Sharath Chandra Ram, takes a look at open radio networks run by citizen operators as well as the politics around internet radio and it’s growing potential as a medium for citizen activism.
Located in Telecom
Blog Entry Funding of National Optic Fibre Network (NOFN) - Who's Accountable?
by Aditya Garg published Jul 17, 2015 last modified Jul 17, 2015 03:19 PM — filed under:
The National Optic Fibre Network, a part of the Government's Digital India Initiative, has been in the news since the recent Expert Committee Report. In this Blog, the author examines the Accountability of the funding of the project.
Located in Telecom / Blog
Blog Entry Gauging Users' Reactions Towards Zero Rating
by Aadya Misra published Nov 25, 2015 — filed under: ,
In the ongoing debate about zero-rated plans and net neutrality, this blog post aims to study the possible effects of a survey conducted in Bangalore to gauge users' reactions towards such plans, and specifically "limited packs" offered by major telecom companies.
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