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Pushing the buttons for social change
IMMENSE POTENTIAL: With its myriad applications, a mobile phone can be used as an instrument of social change. Meet on how mobile technology can be a power ... by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 03:09 PM — Filed under:
APC starts research into spectrum regulation in Brazil, India, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria and South Africa
Communication infrastructure is the foundation of the knowledge-based economy and while there has been a boom in the construction of undersea cables bringing ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 11:56 AM — Filed under:
RIM Offered Security Fixes
In India Talks, BlackBerry Maker Said It Could Share Metadata, Notes Show by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 10:24 AM — Filed under:
Nishant Shah Quoted in Livemint 2011 Tweet-out
Livemint, recently did a tweet-out which quoted people about what will be big in 2011. Nishant Shah was also quoted. by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:58 AM — Filed under:
Wi-Fi Direct promises range, bandwidth higher than Bluetooth
Sharing, printing and connecting for Wi-Fi devices is going to be more convenient than ever with soon-to-be-launched technology Wi-Fi Direct, which enables ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 08:13 AM — Filed under:
The South African Telecommunications Sector: Poised for Change
CIS in collaboration with the LINK Centre, Graduate School of Public and Development Management, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa and in ... by Radha Rao last modified Oct 21, 2011 09:59 AM — Filed under:
Opening India's Spectrum
India's Government monopolised the radio spectrum until the mid-1990s and even now, non-governmental use of wireless is more limited than in other democracies. ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Jan 19, 2012 11:07 AM — Filed under:
Matching Realities and Aspirations
Leaving aside fixing the 'mountains' such as land acquisition, NPAs etc, here are some thoughts on systemic focus and action. by Shyam Ponappa last modified Mar 09, 2018 03:03 AM — Filed under:
NPAs & Bad Banks
Correcting misinformed impressions about NPAs, and the Swedish model for setting up a Bad Bank. by Shyam Ponappa last modified Mar 25, 2018 03:53 AM — Filed under:
Spectrum reforms - Good & Bad news
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, ... by Shyam Ponappa last modified Jul 26, 2012 10:02 AM — Filed under:
Learning from Fukushima
Take remedial steps and demystify the unreasoning dread of nuclear power, says Shyam Ponappa in his latest column published by the Business Standard on April ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 30, 2011 12:47 PM — Filed under:
Understanding Spectrum
What is spectrum and how do government and commercial decisions on this scientific phenomenon affect public facilities and costs? Shyam Ponappa examines this ... by Shyam Ponappa last modified May 10, 2012 10:48 AM — Filed under:
The Right Ring Tone
Focus on improving service quality with a strong partner, and not on one-shot stake sales, says Shyam Ponappa in his article published in the Business Standard ... by Shyam Ponappa last modified May 10, 2012 10:39 AM — Filed under:
China Club instead of Bombay Club?
Emulate China's coordinated policies for strategic sectors, and we'll rely less on commodity exports, says Shyam Ponappa in his article in the Business ... by Shyam Ponappa last modified May 10, 2012 10:35 AM — Filed under:
Catching up on broadband
The govt can invest some of the Rs 1,00,000 crore from the spectrum auctions to help India catch up on broadband, says Shyam Ponappa in his latest article ... by Shyam Ponappa last modified May 10, 2012 10:32 AM — Filed under:
'Containing Inflation' - A myth
We need problem-solving, not confused rhetoric or misguided action, says Shyam Ponappa. The article was published in Business Standard on 7 August, 2008. by Shyam Ponappa last modified May 10, 2012 10:30 AM — Filed under:
India's sorry spectrum story
In this article published in the Business Standard on June 3, 2010, Shyam Ponappa analyses the spectrum story in India. He says that the approach to spectrum ... by Shyam Ponappa last modified May 10, 2012 10:33 AM — Filed under:
What a highway can do
Despite signs of transformational change, we need more - SOPs and quality by Shyam Ponappa last modified May 10, 2012 10:26 AM — Filed under:
Broad-basing Broadband
Education and training through the Internet need Commonwealth Games-like crisis management, says Shyam Ponappa in an article on broadband for education and ... by Shyam Ponappa last modified May 10, 2012 10:25 AM — Filed under:
Ideology and ICT Policies
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 ... by Shyam Ponappa last modified May 10, 2012 10:21 AM — Filed under:
Take 'Model T' for Telecom
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 ... by Shyam Ponappa last modified May 10, 2012 10:16 AM — Filed under:
The policy langurs
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 ... by Shyam Ponappa last modified May 10, 2012 10:15 AM — Filed under:
Spectrum auctions - 'Jhatka' or 'Halal'?
The choice is between sudden death and a slow one. The article by Shyam Ponappa appeared in the Business Standard on 3 February 2011. by Shyam Ponappa last modified May 10, 2012 09:57 AM — Filed under:
Big-Bang Budgets?
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 ... by Shyam Ponappa last modified Jul 26, 2012 10:10 AM — Filed under:
India's untapped potential: Are a billion people losing out because of spectrum?
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 ... by Shyam Ponappa last modified Dec 14, 2012 10:31 AM — Filed under: ,
NTP 2011 Objective: Broadband
The Indian government has to choose between accessible, affordable services and short-term revenue, writes Shyam Ponappa in this article published in the ... by Shyam Ponappa last modified Jul 26, 2012 10:09 AM — Filed under:
Response to TRAI Consultation paper No. 6/2009
CIS Distinguished Fellow, Shyam Ponappa, provides a detailed response to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India's Consultation paper No. 6/2009 "Overall ... by Radha Rao last modified Aug 24, 2011 08:06 AM — Filed under: ,
India Study Tour - Report: The South African Telecommunications Sector: Poised for Change
CIS in collaboration with the LINK Centre, Graduate School of Public and Development Management, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa and in ... by Radha Rao last modified Aug 24, 2011 08:02 AM — Filed under: ,
Developments in spectrum sharing
New ways to share spectrum can revolutionise broadband in India - An article in the Business Standard by Shyam Ponappa / New Delhi December 3, 2009, 1:35 IST by Radha Rao last modified Aug 18, 2011 04:54 AM — Filed under:
Plan and Execute for Results
Good SOPs are a starting point, but there's more under the surface that will affect results. by Shyam Ponappa last modified May 10, 2012 10:51 AM — Filed under: