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Will India win net neutrality battle?
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 11, 2016 — filed under: , , , ,
There is more than what meets the eye in Facebook’s ‘noble mission’ of providing internet for all.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Net subs grow significantly but public Wi-Fi idea flayed
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 21, 2016 — filed under: ,
Even as internet subscribers are growing significantly across Indian states, TRAI's idea of public Wi-Fi has been flayed by stakeholders.
Located in Telecom / News & Media
Trai promises final call on differential pricing by month-end after 'lively' open house
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 26, 2016 — filed under: , ,
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) will take a final call on differential pricing by the end of January , its chairman said, describing the open house discussions on the regulator's contentious consultation paper as "lively".
Located in Telecom / News & Media
Blog Entry CIS Submission to TRAI Consultation on Free Data
by Pranesh Prakash published Jun 30, 2016 last modified Jul 01, 2016 04:04 PM — filed under: , , , , , ,
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) held a consultation on Free Data, for which CIS sent in the following comments.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Slow internet driving you nuts? Here is how your service provider is fleecing you
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 01, 2016 — filed under: , ,
June 20 was World Wifi Day — an occasion to celebrate speedy, reliable internet connections. India, although a major internet market and the fastest growing now, is a very odd place for such celebration. Average internet speed in India is lower than all other countries in BRICs and lower than most other emerging economies.
Located in Telecom / News & Media
Call drops: Dealing with the menace or just shifting goal posts?
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 01, 2016 — filed under: ,
It is nothing short of an irony that the world’s second largest mobile user market that boasts of being the world’s fastest growing economy is plagued by poor infrastructure and overloaded networks to an extent that many callers are cut off even before they can finish a sentence. The fault in India’s much-acclaimed telecom revolution is a questioning, frequent phenomenon called “call drops”. There have been several signature campaigns and media pressure demanding that the government and telecom companies get their heads together to fix this raging demon of a problem. However, all they have been treated with is lip service and nothing more.
Located in Telecom / News & Media