The Department of Telecom (DoT), because of political compulsions or for having faculties than compradors, has disagreed with the suggestion of the Ratan Tata-headed Investment Commission for “permitting 74 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in the telecom sector through the automatic route“. If one has to stomach the fact that 49 per cent FDI […]
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A disturbing part about the Mumbai terrorist attack was the “collapse” or jamming of the cellphone service. According to the Business Standard: “Net becomes the saviour as cell phones go blank“. The report says: “The clogging of telephone networks â€” both mobile and landline â€” during the hours of crisis in Mumbai led to an […]
Thomas K Thomas reports in the The Hindu BusinessLine today that Net Telephony usage outpaced the international long distance market. Taking a swipe at BSNL or the public sector is standard practice these days. So the late arrival of Net Telephony is, obviously, because of the highly regulated licence regime. And the good thing about […]
BSNL and MTNL, the two public sector behemoths in India, will be rolling out 3G services by the end of the year. Unfortunately, the two have missed the World Cup bus but one hopes that the two will be available strike good deals to bring “good content” to this new platform,Â Mobile TV. The World […]
Here’s what Susan Crawford thinks about Net Neutrality. Sheâ€™s a professor at the Cardozo School of Law and on the Board of Directors of ICANN. Now we’ve got http://www.savetheinternet.com/. Follow the blog for the lastest on the issue.