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APC starts research into spectrum regulation in Brazil, India, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria and South Africa
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 01, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 11:56 AM — filed under:
Communication infrastructure is the foundation of the knowledge-based economy and while there has been a boom in the construction of undersea cables bringing potentially terabits of capacity to the African continent, the ability to deliver broadband to consumers is hampered by inefficient telecommunications markets and policies. Wireless connectivity offers tremendous potential to deliver affordable broadband to developing countries but inefficient spectrum policy and regulation means the opportunity to seize the advantages brought about by improvements in wireless broadband technologies are extremely limited.
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RIM Offered Security Fixes
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 14, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 10:24 AM — filed under:
In India Talks, BlackBerry Maker Said It Could Share Metadata, Notes Show
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Nishant Shah Quoted in Livemint 2011 Tweet-out
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 07, 2011 last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:58 AM — filed under:
Livemint, recently did a tweet-out which quoted people about what will be big in 2011. Nishant Shah was also quoted.
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Wi-Fi Direct promises range, bandwidth higher than Bluetooth
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 15, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 08:13 AM — filed under:
Sharing, printing and connecting for Wi-Fi devices is going to be more convenient than ever with soon-to-be-launched technology Wi-Fi Direct, which enables devices to connect to each other without a conventional Wi-Fi hub. This article by Ramkumar Iyer was published in the Hindu on 31 October 2010.
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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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Opening India's Spectrum
by Pranesh Prakash published Jan 13, 2010 last modified Jan 19, 2012 11:07 AM — filed under:
India's Government monopolised the radio spectrum until the mid-1990s and even now, non-governmental use of wireless is more limited than in other democracies. Restrictive policies constrain the growth of mobile telephony, broadcasting, wireless broadband and many other services important to India's social and economic development. Can anything be done to change this? Robert Horvitz, director of Open Spectrum Foundation suggests changes.
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Blog Entry Matching Realities and Aspirations
by Shyam Ponappa published Feb 01, 2018 last modified Mar 09, 2018 03:03 AM — filed under:
Leaving aside fixing the 'mountains' such as land acquisition, NPAs etc, here are some thoughts on systemic focus and action.
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Blog Entry NPAs & Bad Banks
by Shyam Ponappa published Mar 25, 2018 — filed under:
Correcting misinformed impressions about NPAs, and the Swedish model for setting up a Bad Bank.
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Blog Entry Spectrum reforms - Good & Bad news
by Shyam Ponappa published May 05, 2011 last modified Jul 26, 2012 10:02 AM — filed under:
A good initiative is under way, but needs changes to work out complex issues, writes Shyam Ponappa in this article published in the Business Standard on May 5, 2011.
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Learning from Fukushima
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 25, 2011 last modified Aug 30, 2011 12:47 PM — filed under:
Take remedial steps and demystify the unreasoning dread of nuclear power, says Shyam Ponappa in his latest column published by the Business Standard on April 7, 2011.
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