CAS: Deeper Into The Mire

WITH national elections due in a bit more than a year, and elections to the Delhi Assembly less than a year away, the BJP is into full election mode. This has meant being driven by … Read moreCAS: Deeper Into The Mire

Telecom, Power And GATS

THIS year, the Inter-ministerial Conference of WTO in Cancun, Mexico, scheduled for September, is slated to take up the service issues for various sectors. The Generalised Agreement in Services (GATS) was negotiated as a part … Read moreTelecom, Power And GATS

The Telecom Wars

THE tariff order of January 27, introduced by TRAI, imposes steep increase tariffs for most of the fixed line users, which will lead to a long-term adverse impact on telephone demand. The new set of … Read moreThe Telecom Wars

Corporate Myth And The Reality Of Television

ON September 7, the world will celebrate 75th year of the invention of television. Yet, compared to the world-wide fame that other inventors such as Graham Bell, Marconi or Edison enjoy, the inventor of television, … Read moreCorporate Myth And The Reality Of Television

Convergence Bill 2000 Or A Con Job On The People!

THE Convergence Bill 2000 placed before the Parliament is based on the hype that information technology (IT), telecommunications and entertainment industry are merging together. This completely obscures what is converging in the above areas and … Read moreConvergence Bill 2000 Or A Con Job On The People!

The Telecom Scenario: War Between Monopolies

Currently, there is war on between the various telecom lobbies. The basic service operators and cellular operators are on two sides of the divide, slugging it out on issues such as limited mobility or calling … Read moreThe Telecom Scenario: War Between Monopolies