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Blog Entry The 2G Supreme Court Judgment
by Shyam Ponappa published Mar 06, 2012 last modified Mar 13, 2012 08:21 AM — filed under:
The Business Standard published Shyam Ponappa's two-part article deconstructing the assumptions in the Supreme Court's 2G judgment, and suggesting possible ways forward. The first one was published on March 1, 2012, and the second on March 4, 2012.
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Blog Entry An Interview with Stephen Song
by Yelena Gyulkhandanyan published Feb 29, 2012 — filed under: ,
Stephen Song, the founder of Village Telco, an initiative to bring practical and inexpensive communication network infrastructure to rural and remote areas, speaks about factors that catalyzed the initiative, the benefits of the network, some challenges, and the Mesh Potato.
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Content Developers/Trainers
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 29, 2012 last modified Feb 29, 2012 01:42 PM — filed under:
The Centre for Internet and Society is hiring for the full-time position of a content developer/trainer to work on an upcoming project Building Knowledge and Capacity around Telecommunication Policies in India.
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Govt set to gain ‘back-door’ access to corporate email
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 14, 2012 — filed under:
The government is just a step away from gaining access to RIM’s widely used BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) service, writes Shauvik Ghosh in an article published in LiveMint on 14 February 2012.
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Blog Entry Reversing India's Downward Trajectory
by Shyam Ponappa published Jan 09, 2012 last modified Mar 01, 2012 05:30 AM — filed under:
The country can regain growth momentum with rate cuts and telecom reforms, writes Shyam Ponappa in this column published in the Business Standard on 5 January 2012.
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Blog Entry Inputs for NTP 2011
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 02, 2012 — filed under: ,
The Centre for Internet and Society wishes to commend the DoT on the draft of the New Telecom Policy and offers its suggestions to improve the draft with specific changes.
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Blog Entry Accessibility in the New Telecom Policy 2011
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 24, 2011 last modified Jan 02, 2012 05:12 AM — filed under: ,
Responding to the call for comments on NTP 2011, 27 organisations sent a joint letter requesting that accessibility for persons with disabilities be included specifically within the goals and objectives of the policy. The submission is available here. It deals exclusively with the issue of accessibility in telecommunications for persons with disabilities, which has been left out of NTP 2011. We outline below in some detail the rationale for including accessibility in the NTP.
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Blog Entry Healing self-inflicted wounds
by Shyam Ponappa published Dec 05, 2011 last modified Dec 05, 2011 09:10 AM — filed under:
A spate of dysfunctional actions and retrograde developments has led to an unimaginable mess for India. Can the damage to growth prospects be undone? Does it need to be? If so, how? Three areas are discussed below.
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Blog Entry Telecom Path-Breaker?
by Shyam Ponappa published Nov 18, 2011 last modified Nov 18, 2011 05:42 AM — filed under:
Does the draft National Telecom Policy-2011 reflect true brilliance or smoke-and-mirrors? It will be a game-changer if a shared network is implemented effectively, writes Shyam Ponappa in this article published in the Business Standard on November 3, 2011.
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Blog Entry Facing up to Moral Hazard
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 26, 2011 — filed under:
Systems upholding the law and standards help navigate the grey areas of moral hazard and adverse selection writes Shyam Ponappa in this article published in the Business Standard on October 6, 2011.
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