Rajan S Mathews

Telecom sector: Charting new growth gradients

Government must address the sector’s needs of lower taxes & levies to ease financial stress.

TELECOM SECTOR, TELECOM INDUSTRY News

What is India doing to get ready for 5G?

5G will act as the catalyst for Digital India—a watershed moment in digital transformation

5G, 5G technology, 4G, india, 2g, 5GIF, internet tariff rates, smartphone market, Digital India News

New hope for telecom sector: Why Modi government’s policy must encourage investments and ensure financial stability

Each NTP document has left a lasting impression and can be considered the reason behind the phenomenal success of the telecom sector in the country over the last two decades.

telecom sector, modi govt, NTP99, ICT sector News

Data privacy: Towards a secure and connected India

As we get more and more connected, networks, infrastructure and devices will be increasingly vulnerable. Data privacy, therefore, is both a major challenge and an opportunity.

Data privacy, digital india, economy, digital industry, india economy News

Budget 2018: Scant focus on telecom

Budget 2018: The telecom sector is amongst the highest FDI contributors to the economy (Rs 1.3 lakh crore), and the second-largest investor in infrastructure (Rs 9.2 lakh crore). It contributes 6.5% to the GDP, paying Rs 7

Budget 2018: . The support extended to IIT Chennai for indigenous 5G test bed is welcome, as is the proposal to set up five lakh Wi-Fi hotspots across India. News

Budget 2018: Losing connection with sound policy

Budget 2018: The telecom operators are preparing to roll out 5G technology-based communications services and need an easier business environment to encourage investment, apart from reduced pressure on the balance sheets. Most

Budget 2018, Union budget, IMG, 4G LTE network, GSMA, Indian telecom sector, GST Council News

Is forcing telcos to disclose network capacity a good idea?

The DoT proposal is aimed at reducing call drops. But there is also a need for more spectrum and towers to tackle the problem

Is forcing telcos to disclose network capacity a good idea?
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