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Net subs grow significantly but public Wi-Fi idea flayed
Even as internet subscribers are growing significantly across Indian states, TRAI's idea of public Wi-Fi has been flayed by stakeholders. by Prasad Krishna last modified Nov 21, 2016 01:55 PM — Filed under: ,
Different forms of Video Communication
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 ... by Tina Mani last modified Mar 15, 2013 05:37 AM — Filed under:
National Telecom Policy, 1994
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 ... by Snehashish Ghosh last modified Mar 15, 2013 05:51 AM — Filed under:
Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act, 1995
In this module, Snehashish examines the purpose of the legislation, the persons affected by it, the administrative bodies which come under the Act, the ... by Snehashish Ghosh last modified Mar 15, 2013 06:10 AM — Filed under:
The Indian Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1933
In this module, Snehashish Ghosh throws light on the main objective of the Act — that of regulating the possession of wireless telegraphy apparatus. by Snehashish Ghosh last modified Mar 15, 2013 06:16 AM — Filed under:
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act, 1997
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 ... by Snehashish Ghosh last modified Mar 15, 2013 06:21 AM — Filed under:
Spectrum Management
Snehashish takes us through the entire process of spectrum management — auctioning and allocation process for all kinds of spectrum, the initial process of ... by Snehashish Ghosh last modified Mar 15, 2013 07:07 AM — Filed under:
Market Structure in the Telecom Industry
In this unit Snehashish examines the market structure of telecom industry — which include the teledensity, wireless, wireline, and internet services. by Snehashish Ghosh last modified Mar 15, 2013 07:17 AM — Filed under:
Cable Television
Srividya Vaidyanathan brings you the history and evolution of cable television in India, how it works, cable television penetration in India, digitization rule ... by Srividya Vaidyanathan last modified Mar 15, 2013 08:33 AM — Filed under:
Mobile Television
In this chapter, Tina Mani tells us about DVB-H technology, MBMS technology and combining satellite television with mobile. by Tina Mani last modified Mar 15, 2013 08:56 AM — Filed under:
Module 8.3 (Mobile Television FAQs)
Tina Mani gives answers to commonly asked questions on the differences between mobile television and video, video downloading and video streaming, suitable ... by Tina Mani last modified Mar 15, 2013 09:35 AM — Filed under:
An Infrastructure Road Map
What should and should not be done by a new government in this crucial sector. by Shyam Ponappa last modified Jun 02, 2014 08:30 AM — Filed under:
January 2017 Newsletter
Welcome to the January 2017 newsletter of the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS). by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 01, 2017 06:00 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Cashlessness Needs Connectivity
And connectivity needs political and administrative convergence. This new year brings with it uncertainties amidst the push for cashlessness. Without going ... by Shyam Ponappa last modified Feb 02, 2017 03:17 PM — Filed under: ,
Your telco could help spy on you
Telecom minister gives approval to changes in rules for mobile licences to enable such mass surveillance. by Prasad Krishna last modified Jul 30, 2013 06:13 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Building Up vs Tearing Down
We have to find ways to deal with corruption without subverting our developmental aims. by Shyam Ponappa last modified Aug 02, 2013 07:06 AM — Filed under:
Super WiFi & Shared Spectrum: A Time to Start Sharing
Look into sharing spectrum and 'Super Wi-Fi', instead of auctions, refarming and exclusive allocation. by Shyam Ponappa last modified Nov 08, 2012 07:00 AM — Filed under:
Regrouping for Growth - Interest Rates - III
Aside from muddling along, the choices are to try to grow and retain capital to staunch the gap temporarily, or to settle for low growth and capital flight. by Shyam Ponappa last modified Oct 03, 2013 05:13 AM — Filed under:
January 2014 Bulletin
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) welcomes you to the first issue of its newsletter (January) for the year 2014: by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 07, 2014 07:09 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Decision Analysis for Interest Rates - II
India needs to make practical choices that prioritise growth. This is the second column. The previous column was published in the Business Standard on July 5, ... by Shyam Ponappa last modified Sep 04, 2012 10:14 AM — Filed under:
August 2012 Bulletin
Welcome to the newsletter issue of August 2012 from the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS). The present issue features an analysis of the latest list of sites ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 11, 2012 02:53 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
November 2013 Bulletin
Our newsletter for the month of November 2013 can be accessed below. by Prasad Krishna last modified Jan 04, 2014 04:38 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Change is coming, thanks to the mobile
An article by NT Balanarayan in the DNA on August 27th,'09 by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 03:09 PM — Filed under:
Dont hang up on this one
Is 3G the next twist in the mobile phone growth story? by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 11:42 AM — Filed under:
Govt and BlackBerry firm wait for the other to hang up
Sunil Abraham speaks to Archna Shukla on the stand-off between the Government of India and RIM. The news was published in expressindia.com. by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 10:46 AM — Filed under:
Handy Origins of the winds of change
A seminar in Bangalore revealed how mobile technology is being harnessed across India to bring about development and social change, reports Shrabonti Bagchi - ... by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:59 PM — Filed under:
IPv6: The promises and challenges
An article by Pranesh Prakash, Programme Manager at the Centre for Internet and Society, in the DNA Mumbai edition (4th Nov '09) by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:45 PM — Filed under:
Mobile banking set to get a boost from IMPS
Customers will now be able to transfer money from their accounts to any other account in the country using their cellphones, through the National Payment ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 07:38 AM — Filed under:
Nokia eyes GeNext to tap mobile email mkt
Finnish handset giant banks on youth to be in the technology race by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:48 PM — Filed under:
Pushing Buttons
The coolest device of the decade – From brick-sized to size zero, the cell phone changed our lives forever – an article by Deepa Kurup, The Hindu, 1st Jan, ... by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 01:56 PM — Filed under: