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Blog Entry Breaking into the Closed Circle: Domestic High-Tech Manufacturing Needs Access To Markets
by Shyam Ponappa published Aug 10, 2013 last modified Sep 03, 2013 07:32 AM — filed under:
The deferral of India's preferential market access (PMA) policy for locally manufactured high-tech products indicates some lack of clarity and/or confusion in the government.
Located in Telecom / Blog
Blog Entry TRAI Consultation Paper on Spectrum
by Shyam Ponappa and A.B. Beliappa published Aug 31, 2013 last modified Sep 18, 2013 06:36 AM — filed under:
Shyam Ponappa and A.B.Beliappa worked on this submission to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on their spectrum consultation paper. The submission was made on August 21, 2013.
Located in Telecom / Blog
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
Different forms of Video Communication
by Tina Mani published Aug 07, 2012 last modified Mar 15, 2013 05:37 AM — filed under:
In this module, Tina Mani takes us through some of the common forms of video communication such as video calling, video conferencing, telepresence and video sharing.
Located in Telecom / Resources
National Telecom Policy, 1994
by Snehashish Ghosh published Aug 17, 2012 last modified Mar 15, 2013 05:51 AM — filed under:
The National Telecom Policy, 1994 was formulated for the purpose of opening up the Indian markets for foreign direct investment as well as domestic investment in the telecom sector. The Policy also aimed at providing ‘world class’ quality telecom services and development of telecom services in India. One of the main goals of the 1994 Policy was to increase accessibility to telecom services.
Located in Telecom / Resources
Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act, 1995
by Snehashish Ghosh published Aug 07, 2012 last modified Mar 15, 2013 06:10 AM — filed under:
In this module, Snehashish examines the purpose of the legislation, the persons affected by it, the administrative bodies which come under the Act, the penalties (including the consequences in case of non-compliance), appeal process and the debates surrounding the legislation.
Located in Telecom / Resources
The Indian Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1933
by Snehashish Ghosh published Aug 07, 2012 last modified Mar 15, 2013 06:16 AM — filed under:
In this module, Snehashish Ghosh throws light on the main objective of the Act — that of regulating the possession of wireless telegraphy apparatus.
Located in Telecom / Resources
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act, 1997
by Snehashish Ghosh published Aug 20, 2012 last modified Mar 15, 2013 06:21 AM — filed under:
The main objective of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act, 1997 (TRAI Act) was to establish the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) and Telecom Dispute Settlement Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT). The main purpose of these two institutions established under the TRAI Act is to regulate telecommunication services, adjudicate disputes, dispose appeals and protect the interest of the service providers as well as the consumers. The Act also aims at promoting and ensuring orderly growth of the telecom sector.
Located in Telecom / Resources
Spectrum Management
by Snehashish Ghosh published Oct 31, 2012 last modified Mar 15, 2013 07:07 AM — filed under:
Snehashish takes us through the entire process of spectrum management — auctioning and allocation process for all kinds of spectrum, the initial process of auctioning, how the bidders are selected, criterion for allocation, time taken to allocate, selection of band, interference issues, spectrum refarming, and spectrum reallocation.
Located in Telecom / Resources
Market Structure in the Telecom Industry
by Snehashish Ghosh published Jan 04, 2013 last modified Mar 15, 2013 07:17 AM — filed under:
In this unit Snehashish examines the market structure of telecom industry — which include the teledensity, wireless, wireline, and internet services.
Located in Telecom / Resources