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Blog Entry Unlicensed Spectrum Policy Brief for Government of India
by Satya N Gupta, Sunil Abraham and Yelena Gyulkhandanyan published Jun 24, 2012 last modified Sep 11, 2012 04:23 PM — filed under: ,
Centre for Internet & Society and the Ford Foundation are delighted to bring you the Unlicensed Spectrum Policy brief for Government of India. The policy brief authored by Satya N Gupta, Sunil Abraham and Yelena Gyulkhandanyan contains an Executive Summary and eight chapters. The research aims to recommend unlicensed spectrum policy to the Government of India based on recent developments in wireless technology, community needs and international best practices.
Located in Telecom
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 Report on the 3rd IJLT-CIS Lecture Series on Telecom Laws and Regulation
by Rohan Samarajiva published Jun 05, 2012 — filed under:
Mr. Samarajiva, by his own admission, is a ‘jack of all trades’. His breadth of regulatory and teaching experience is only matched by his ability to turn a potentially complex topic like ‘Tariff Regulation’ into a beautifully weaved story punctuated with generous doses of wit and humour.
Located in Telecom
India’s telecom success story turns sour
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 04, 2012 — filed under:
Over the past decade, the number of cellphones in India shot up from 6.5 million to 900 million, a prime example of how an industry could exploit the vast consumer market here to achieve breathtaking rates of growth and, in the process, help transform the country.
Located in News & Media
3rd IJLT-CIS Lecture Series at NLSIU, Bangalore
by Prasad Krishna published May 25, 2012 — filed under: , ,
The Indian Journal of Law and Technology in association with the Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore is organising the 3rd IJLT-CIS Lecture Series at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore. The lecture series will be spread out over the course of the year and will include eminent speakers who will talk with the students and other interested persons on their topics of expertise.
Located in Telecom
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
Blog Entry The Coming Telecom Monopoly
by Shyam Ponappa published May 24, 2012 — filed under:
The 2G judgment and Trai spectrum pricing recommendations have led to a policy that makes sense for only one survivor.
Located in Telecom
International ‘code-athon' in Bangalore
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 25, 2012 last modified Apr 27, 2012 10:48 AM — filed under:
The Centre for Internet & Society hosted this event in Bangalore. The Hindu covered the event.
Located in News & Media
Blog Entry Convergence India 2012
by Yelena Gyulkhandanyan published Mar 30, 2012 last modified Mar 30, 2012 05:46 AM — filed under:
The 20th Convergence India conference, deemed South Asia’s largest international ICT event, took place in the country’s capital from March 21-23, 2012. Featuring a grand exhibition of innovative products and industry players from over 25 countries as well as an assembly of prominent speakers, the three day event highlighted the importance of ICT growth and equitable distribution for the socio-economic future of India.
Located in Telecom
Blog Entry An Interview with PK Garg
by Yelena Gyulkhandanyan published Mar 14, 2012 — filed under:
Former Wireless Advisor to the Government of India, Ministry of Communications & IT, and current ITU regulatory board member, PK Garg, discusses some of the telecom policy interventions in an interview with Yelena Gyulkhandanyan.
Located in Telecom