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Blog Entry What a highway can do
by Shyam Ponappa published Sep 22, 2010 last modified May 10, 2012 10:26 AM — filed under:
Despite signs of transformational change, we need more - SOPs and quality
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Blog Entry Broad-basing Broadband
by Shyam Ponappa published Oct 11, 2010 last modified May 10, 2012 10:25 AM — filed under:
Education and training through the Internet need Commonwealth Games-like crisis management, says Shyam Ponappa in an article on broadband for education and training published in the Business Standard on 7 October 2010.
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Blog Entry Ideology and ICT Policies
by Shyam Ponappa published Nov 16, 2010 last modified May 10, 2012 10:21 AM — filed under:
For better policies, decision-makers need to know their own and others’ biases, and consider what others are doing, writes Shyam Ponappa in an article published in the Business Standard on 4 November 2010.
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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.
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Blog Entry The policy langurs
by Shyam Ponappa published Jan 07, 2011 last modified May 10, 2012 10:15 AM — filed under:
The comforts of civilised living for all Indians require dedicated collective effort. The article by Shyam Ponappa was published in the Business Standard on 6 January 2011.
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Blog Entry Spectrum auctions - 'Jhatka' or 'Halal'?
by Shyam Ponappa published Feb 11, 2011 last modified May 10, 2012 09:57 AM — filed under:
The choice is between sudden death and a slow one. The article by Shyam Ponappa appeared in the Business Standard on 3 February 2011.
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Blog Entry Big-Bang Budgets?
by Shyam Ponappa published Mar 28, 2011 last modified Jul 26, 2012 10:10 AM — filed under:
Clarity of planning and conceptualisation needs to be the hallmark of policy planning for the Budget, says Shyam Ponappa in this article published in the Business Standard on March 3, 2011.
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Blog Entry India's untapped potential: Are a billion people losing out because of spectrum?
by Shyam Ponappa published Mar 29, 2011 last modified Dec 14, 2012 10:31 AM — filed under: ,
As one of the world’s fastest growing economies and with over 65% of its billion-plus population under 35, India has huge potential. But according to Shyam Ponappa of the Centre for Internet & Society, its spectrum management – the electromagnetic waves that are used from home appliances like microwaves and remote controls, to radios, cell phones, and of course, the internet – could be a huge barrier to the country’s economic and social development.
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Blog Entry NTP 2011 Objective: Broadband
by Shyam Ponappa published Jun 08, 2011 last modified Jul 26, 2012 10:09 AM — filed under:
The Indian government has to choose between accessible, affordable services and short-term revenue, writes Shyam Ponappa in this article published in the Business Standard on June 2, 2011.
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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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