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Blog Entry Spectrum reforms - Good & Bad news
by Shyam Ponappa published May 05, 2011 last modified Jul 26, 2012 10:02 AM — filed under:
A good initiative is under way, but needs changes to work out complex issues, writes Shyam Ponappa in this article published in the Business Standard on May 5, 2011.
Located in Telecom / Blog
Blog Entry Stranded Capacities & Greater Expectations
by Shyam Ponappa published May 10, 2015 last modified Jun 22, 2015 01:56 AM — filed under:
India's infrastructure is in a shambles because of stranded capacities that don't connect with unmet needs. Every aspect of infrastructure, such as electricity or broadband for communications, needs to be designed and executed to flow through from end to end.
Located in Telecom / Blog
Blog Entry Submission to TRAI Consultation on "Inputs for Formulation of National Telecom Policy - 2018"
by Pranesh Prakash published Jan 25, 2018 — filed under:
Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) made a submission to TRAI Consultation on inputs to the National Telecom Policy.
Located in Telecom / Blog
Blog Entry Super WiFi & Shared Spectrum: A Time to Start Sharing
by Shyam Ponappa published Nov 08, 2012 — filed under:
Look into sharing spectrum and 'Super Wi-Fi', instead of auctions, refarming and exclusive allocation.
Located in Telecom / Blog
Blog Entry Take 'Model T' for Telecom
by Shyam Ponappa published Dec 03, 2010 last modified May 10, 2012 10:16 AM — filed under:
We need an initiative coordinated by the PMO that optimises both services and government revenues, says Shyam Ponappa in his article published in the Business Standard on 2 December 2010.
Located in Telecom / Blog
Tech Talk: Landscape of Wireless Communications & Electromagnetic Spectrum
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 24, 2014 last modified May 07, 2014 08:12 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) welcomes you to a talk by A. Radha Krishna on April 28, 2014, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at its office in Bangalore.
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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.
Located in Telecom
Television Standards
by Srividya Vaidyanathan published Sep 17, 2012 last modified Oct 03, 2012 10:16 AM — filed under:
There are a number of TV Standards worldwide. Not all television sets in the world are alike. Countries use one of the three main video standards – PAL, NTSC or SECAM. What this means is that a video from a PAL country will not play in a country that uses the NTSC standard.
Located in Telecom / Knowledge Repository on Internet Access
Blog Entry The 2G Judgment of December 2017: What Was It About?
by Shyam Ponappa published Jan 18, 2018 — filed under:
The judgment provides a critique of how no proper evidence was presented on existence of an FCFS policy and its improper implementation.
Located in Telecom / Blog
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.
Located in Telecom