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May 2013 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published May 31, 2013 last modified Aug 13, 2013 11:51 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) welcomes you to the fifth issue of its newsletter for 2013. We bring you an overview of our research, report of events held by us and announcement of upcoming ones, events we participated in, and recent media coverage.
Located in About Us / Newsletters
May 2017 Newsletter
by Prasad Krishna published May 31, 2017 last modified Jun 17, 2017 02:46 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Welcome to the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) newsletter for May 2017.
Located in About Us / Newsletters
Mesh Networks
by Ravikiran Annaswamy published Aug 21, 2012 last modified Mar 15, 2013 09:39 AM — filed under:
Ravikiran Annaswamy tells us the definition of Mesh Networks, its importance, applications and the things to explore in future.
Located in Telecom / Resources
Blog Entry Millions of Indians Slam Facebook's ‘Free Basics’ App
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Dec 30, 2015 — filed under: , , ,
It has been less than two months since the nationwide launch of the Free Basics app in India. The smart phone application (formerly known as Internet.org) offers free access to Facebook, Facebook-owned products like WhatsApp, and a select suite of other websites for users who do not pay for mobile data plans.
Located in Telecom / Blog
Mobile banking set to get a boost from IMPS
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 29, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 07:38 AM — filed under:
Customers will now be able to transfer money from their accounts to any other account in the country using their cellphones, through the National Payment Corporation of India's Inter-bank Mobile Payment Service (IMPS). The facility allows transactions without the need for a computer or an Internet-enabled phone.
Located in News & Media
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 More On Those Dropped Calls
by Shyam Ponappa published Sep 04, 2015 last modified Oct 06, 2015 02:34 AM — filed under:
A basic problem is that the cost of spectrum and licences relative to earnings is too high, structurally.
Located in Telecom / Blog
Blog Entry National Telecom Policy 2012 — Issues and Concerns
by Snehashish Ghosh published Jun 30, 2012 last modified Mar 25, 2013 10:22 AM — filed under:
Snehashish Ghosh throws light on some of the issues and concerns surrounding the recently passed National Telecom Policy 2012.
Located in Telecom
National Telecom Policy, 1994
by Snehashish Ghosh published Aug 17, 2012 last modified Mar 15, 2013 05:51 AM — filed under:
The National Telecom Policy, 1994 was formulated for the purpose of opening up the Indian markets for foreign direct investment as well as domestic investment in the telecom sector. The Policy also aimed at providing ‘world class’ quality telecom services and development of telecom services in India. One of the main goals of the 1994 Policy was to increase accessibility to telecom services.
Located in Telecom / Resources