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Blog Entry The Right Ring Tone
by Shyam Ponappa published Apr 23, 2010 last modified May 10, 2012 10:39 AM — filed under:
Focus on improving service quality with a strong partner, and not on one-shot stake sales, says Shyam Ponappa in his article published in the Business Standard on April 1, 2010.
Located in Telecom / Blog
The South African Telecommunications Sector: Poised for Change
by Radha Rao published Oct 14, 2009 last modified Oct 21, 2011 09:59 AM — filed under:
CIS in collaboration with the LINK Centre, Graduate School of Public and Development Management, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa and in association with different institutions across India is organizing a Lecture Tour by Sagie Chetty from 19th Oct to 30th Oct.
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Blog Entry The Supreme Court & Spectrum Management
by Shyam Ponappa published Feb 05, 2013 last modified Mar 04, 2013 08:28 AM — filed under:
Only the Supreme Court can rectify spectrum management in line with other resources, but all stakeholders can contribute.
Located in Telecom / Blog
Blog Entry The Supreme Court Delivers
by Shyam Ponappa published Oct 22, 2012 last modified Dec 21, 2012 09:57 AM — filed under: ,
Now, the spectrum and licence issues need resolution. On September 27, 2012, the Supreme Court of India delivered the opinion of a bench comprising five Judges on the Presidential Reference regarding the auction of 2G spectrum.
Located in Telecom / Blog
Blog Entry The Telecom Crisis is an NPA Problem
by Shyam Ponappa published Dec 15, 2019 — filed under:
After interim relief for telecom, structural reforms must follow.
Located in Telecom / Blog
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
Blog Entry The tragedy of the unused commons
by Shyam Ponappa published Dec 07, 2017 last modified Jan 05, 2018 02:50 PM — filed under:
Hope for the good sense and guts to handle it.
Located in Telecom / Blog
Blog Entry Those Dropped Calls
by Shyam Ponappa published Aug 06, 2015 last modified Sep 04, 2015 02:59 PM — filed under:
And what could be done to fix them...Why do we have so many dropped calls on our mobile phones? Operators say it's because of the closure and shortage of cell towers, and too little spectrum.
Located in Telecom / Blog
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 Traffic Rules, Mindset and On-Time Payments
by Shyam Ponappa published Sep 26, 2019 — filed under:
There's no alternative to following the rules and working together with discipline for our common interests.
Located in Telecom / Blog