Centre for Internet & Society

The Problems That Should Occupy Our Electioneers

by Shyam Ponappa

The prize in the elections next year could be a winner's curse.

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India's Draft Telecom Policy Needs to Bridge the Gap Between Intent and Execution

by Anubha Sinha

Earlier this week, India’s department of telecommunications (DoT) released a draft new telecom policy, titled ‘Draft National Digital Communications Policy 2018’.

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The Huawei pointer

by Shyam Ponappa

Taking a cue from Huawei. Huawei has an awe-inspiring record of drive, perseverance, fortuitous circumstances, good strategy, execution, and success.

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NPAs & Bad Banks

by Shyam Ponappa

Correcting misinformed impressions about NPAs, and the Swedish model for setting up a Bad Bank.

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Matching Realities and Aspirations

by Shyam Ponappa

Leaving aside fixing the 'mountains' such as land acquisition, NPAs etc, here are some thoughts on systemic focus and action.

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Submission to TRAI Consultation on "Inputs for Formulation of National Telecom Policy - 2018"

by Pranesh Prakash

Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) made a submission to TRAI Consultation on inputs to the National Telecom Policy.

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The 2G Judgment of December 2017: What Was It About?

by Shyam Ponappa

The judgment provides a critique of how no proper evidence was presented on existence of an FCFS policy and its improper implementation.

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The tragedy of the unused commons

by Shyam Ponappa

Hope for the good sense and guts to handle it.

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Nobel Laureate Richard Thaler's Views On Auctions

by Shyam Ponappa

The government has already set up a Nudge unit; now, it should apply the Nobel laureate's insights on auctions relating to essential infrastructure.

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NPAs & Structural Issues

by Shyam Ponappa

To fix one you need to fix the others.

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