Easy payment terms at NPV will keep the full liability on the books, and is just a postponement of the evil. Moreover, a multi-sided remedy is required since any one-sided relief package would inevitably be challenged in cour
These guidelines open a Pandora’s box of potential issues, including infringement upon basic fundamental rights such as the right to privacy and the freedom of speech, and have the potential to stifle innovation and healthy
Also, well-established by multiple credible agencies such as the World Bank, London School of Economics and India’s internationally-reputed ICRIER is that spectrum can be an extremely powerful engine of socio-economic growt
Experts claim that there is little to suggest that Huawei's network hardware and phones are any more or any less vulnerable to attacks compared to the competitors' offerings. For India, it might be unwise to take any country
India is digitising faster than almost every other country—40% growth in internet users in the next five years and the absence of connectivity for 65% of the country are just a couple indicators that define the growth pote
If India invests in high-quality new optical fibre network, upgrade or replace existing defective cables, and lay bend- and pressure-resistant fibre cables to increase FTTH (fibre to the home) capabilities, we will go a long
After multiple rounds of intense open and transparent consultations spanning a period of over six months (involving all telecom trade bodies and professional entities and as many as a dozen DoT Committees)—a similar exercis
It is recommended to lay fibre now to small and macro cells, if these cells are to be upgraded to 5G in the coming years. This is to cater to the immense amount of backhaul traffic that will be generated by a 5G BTS
Cable TV networks provide last-mile access to 110 million homes in 1,500 towns. Even if we assume that only four per household will use the access, cable TV can overnight provide broadband access to 440 million persons.
The telecom service sector in India is well-accepted to be a success story and as a flag-bearer of reforms and liberalisation, having delivered huge benefits to consumers in terms of technology, choice and affordability.
India needs higher broadband speeds to enhance socio-economic development. In fact, according to a 2012 study of 34 OECD nations, doubling of broadband speeds can lead to an increase of 0.3% of GDP over the base year