eReadiness: Country data

Try the eReadiness country data. Here’s what I got for Brazil, China and India: India has to do a lot more to improve its teledensity, to put it mildly. Although the diagram is drawn from figures for 1999, the figure for 2003 is looks a lot better for India; it...

Google or Goliath

Google’s being demonished for sometime now. This is, of course, a terrible way to start writing. Stating the obvious is simple not good. But when Spiegel Online writes an editorial piece on Google we need to take note, that’s all. I would’ve like to...

I told you so

Sorry, I was a bit slow on the uptake. Here I refer to a report that appeared in NYT on November 16. Heard of Kenneth Y. Tomlinson? He was the chairman of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, United States. He “was” because he had to step down owing to...

Subscribers to surpass 215 million

India obviously does not figure in the top 15 countries in broadband subscribers. We like to compare ourselves with China — a fixation as strong as the one we have with Pakistan. China is ranked second with 16.5 per cent or 35.9 million subscribers, according to...