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Blog Entry Millions of Indians Slam Facebook's ‘Free Basics’ App
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Dec 30, 2015 — filed under: , , ,
It has been less than two months since the nationwide launch of the Free Basics app in India. The smart phone application (formerly known as Internet.org) offers free access to Facebook, Facebook-owned products like WhatsApp, and a select suite of other websites for users who do not pay for mobile data plans.
Located in Telecom / Blog
December 2015 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 31, 2015 last modified Jan 13, 2016 02:07 PM — filed under: , , , ,
Our newsletter for the month of December 2015 is below.
Located in About Us / Newsletters
A billion mobile users: new startup profiles and innovation insights from Mobile India 2016
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 17, 2016 — filed under: ,
The annual Mobile India conference, for which YourStory was the media partner, wrapped up recently in Bengaluru with a startup showcase and a wide range of insights on mobile innovation in India.
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
5G Technologies Workshop by IEEE
by Rohini Lakshané published May 23, 2015 last modified Aug 29, 2015 02:10 PM — filed under:
The workshop was organized by IEEE Communications Society, Bangalore Chapter, at Bangalore on May 22 and 23, 2015. Rohini Lakshané attended the workshop.
Located in Telecom / News & Media
Blog Entry Regulatory Perspectives on Net Neutrality
by Pranesh Prakash published Jul 08, 2015 last modified Jul 18, 2015 02:46 AM — filed under: , , ,
In this paper Pranesh Prakash gives an overview on why India needs to put in place net neutrality regulations, and the form that those regulations must take to avoid being over-regulation.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Funding of National Optic Fibre Network (NOFN) - Who's Accountable?
by Aditya Garg published Jul 17, 2015 last modified Jul 17, 2015 03:19 PM — filed under:
The National Optic Fibre Network, a part of the Government's Digital India Initiative, has been in the news since the recent Expert Committee Report. In this Blog, the author examines the Accountability of the funding of the project.
Located in Telecom / Blog
Blog Entry Airtel Open Network
by Harsh Gupta and Aditya Tejas published Jun 17, 2016 last modified Jun 17, 2016 11:58 AM — filed under:
Today, Airtel launched its Open Network platform. The web page displays visualization data on network coverage and signal strength across the country, as well as a detailed breakdown of cell tower placement, including towers that are shutdown or still being planned.
Located in Telecom / Blog
Workshop on Set-top Boxes
by Anubha Sinha published Jun 23, 2016 last modified Jun 24, 2016 03:13 PM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) is organising a one-day workshop in Delhi on Tuesday, July 12 on the evolution and state of the set-top box as an access device in India.
Located in Telecom / Events
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