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Blog Entry Understanding Spectrum
by Shyam Ponappa published Mar 05, 2010 last modified May 10, 2012 10:48 AM — filed under:
What is spectrum and how do government and commercial decisions on this scientific phenomenon affect public facilities and costs? Shyam Ponappa examines this in his latest blog published in the Business Standard on March 4, 2010.
Located in Telecom / Blog
Blog Entry Alternative Scenarios
by Shyam Ponappa published Feb 10, 2010 last modified May 10, 2012 10:49 AM — filed under:
Only about 48 per cent of India is covered by the telecom network with only 20 per cent rural coverage, says Shyam Ponappa. In his article published in the Business Standard on 4 February, 2010, he points out how alternative approaches may enhance extensive coverage.
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Blog Entry Plan and Execute for Results
by Shyam Ponappa published Jan 22, 2010 last modified May 10, 2012 10:51 AM — filed under:
Good SOPs are a starting point, but there's more under the surface that will affect results.
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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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Pushing Buttons
by Radha Rao published Jan 04, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 01:56 PM — filed under:
The coolest device of the decade – From brick-sized to size zero, the cell phone changed our lives forever – an article by Deepa Kurup, The Hindu, 1st Jan, 2010.
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Developments in spectrum sharing
by Radha Rao published Dec 07, 2009 last modified Aug 18, 2011 04:54 AM — filed under:
New ways to share spectrum can revolutionise broadband in India - An article in the Business Standard by Shyam Ponappa / New Delhi December 3, 2009, 1:35 IST
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India Study Tour - Report: The South African Telecommunications Sector: Poised for Change
by Radha Rao published Nov 24, 2009 last modified Aug 24, 2011 08:02 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 organized a Lecture Tour by Sagie Chetty from 19th Oct to 30th Oct. A report on this study tour is given by Sagie Chetty.
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Response to TRAI Consultation paper No. 6/2009
by Radha Rao published Nov 23, 2009 last modified Aug 24, 2011 08:06 AM — filed under: ,
CIS Distinguished Fellow, Shyam Ponappa, provides a detailed response to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India's Consultation paper No. 6/2009 "Overall Spectrum Management and review of license terms and conditions". Shyam Ponappa is suggesting that, the TRAI approach the telecom policy in a manner which will facilitate greater user access and, more generally, be designed to serve the public interest in the long-term.
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IPv6: The promises and challenges
by Radha Rao published Nov 04, 2009 last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:45 PM — filed under:
An article by Pranesh Prakash, Programme Manager at the Centre for Internet and Society, in the DNA Mumbai edition (4th Nov '09)
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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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