The telecom regulator seeks to resolve the remaining aspects of net neutrality, namely speed and access.
The Modi government is looking to tap into the sporting nature of most Indians, yet refuses to legalise the larger betting and lottery industry.
The telecom regulator also takes aim at India’s Universal Service Obligation Fund and says it should be tapped for providing free 100 MB to rural Internet users.
Leveraging the job creation opportunity presented by the digital economy is a ‘natural fit’ for India, with demonetisation the perfect exercise for it.
But there is no evidence of the government rushing to take remedial action against Reliance, or other big corporate offenders who appear to have turned the prime minister into a prop for their commercial advertising.
The company’s press conference was filled with some outrageous statements though it claims it will start deliveries from tomorrow. But is a Rs 251 smartphone going to change the dynamics of the overall market?
Trends indicate that ‘Service-in-India’ is where investor interest really lies. This poses challenges for Modi’s policy makers at multiple levels particularly since technologies are not static, unlike the policies that circumscribe them.
For a government that understands the power of social marketing, India’s Kanhaiya moment carries some useful lessons on how not to deal with dissent
While the new equalisation levy comes with good intentions, it could have a negative impact on Indian small and medium businesses.
After largely ignoring the country for many years, why is Apple currently bullish on India? What does it have up its sleeve?
Though seen as a major victory for net neutrality and an open Internet, the new set of regulations remains unsupported by empirical data, especially with regard to the adverse effects of zero-rating.