Large traffic generators unleashing Kalidasa effect on telecom networks: What is the way out? Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya   November 28, 2023

Large Traffic Generators Unleashing Kalidasa Effect on Telecom Networks: What is the Way Out?

Just like the great author Kalidasa, before he attained wisdom, had cut the same branch on which he was sitting, we find that LTGs are cutting the telecom companies, over which they operate.

Foreign apps generating large data volume should pay for telecom network: C-DEP President Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya   November 24, 2023

Foreign Apps Generating Large Data Volume Should Pay for Telecom Network: C-DEP President

Telecom operators and internet-based apps have been at loggerheads over the issue of revenue sharing. Telecom operators have been demanding that over-the-top (OTT) players that generate huge volumes of data should pay a fee to them for building networks like it is done to build expressways for smooth and fast rides.

Allowing Autos To Carry Both Passenger And Cargo Ruben Banerjee   November 20, 2023

Allowing Autos To Carry Both Passenger and Cargo Can Benefit Drivers and The Gig Economy

An experimental permission of dual usage – allowing transportation of passengers and freight – can pave the way for the future, helping urban mobility and augmenting incomes of auto drivers.

Carbon neutral, climate friendly ‘jute’ is proof that climate change is real Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya   November 13, 2023

Carbon Neutral, Climate Friendly ‘Jute’ is Proof That Climate Change is Real

When the fragile balance between agriculture, economics, human behaviour and policy making is disrupted, a series of ripple effects get catalysed. These ripple effects have detrimental impact on the vulnerable sections of society.

Indian Building Bylaws Need To Change For Better Network Connectivity Indoors Ruben Banerjee   November 10, 2023

Indian Building Bylaws Need To Change For Better Network Connectivity Indoors

India’s building laws do not mandate telecom infrastructure as an essential ingredient before a building can be declared habitable, thereby leading to poor services indoors.

Why securing Ferro Molybdenum, other critical minerals is critical for India’s industrial growth Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya   November 9, 2023

Why Securing Ferro Molybdenum, Other Critical Minerals is Critical for India’s Industrial Growth

Critical minerals and products such as Ferro Molybdenum made from them are extremely critical for India since they have wide applications in military hardware. India must therefore address issues related to critical minerals so that India’s supply chains are not compromised.

The fact, however, is that jute sacks work out cheaper in the long run as they can be reused at least six times. Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya   November 7, 2023

Why Sugar Industry Violations Are Very Bitter for Jute Farmers

Though considered a golden fibre, jute in recent months has lost much of its lustre with jute mills massively cutting down on production. It has meant that growers of jute are saddled with produce that millers are refusing to buy, pushing them into penury.

Policies for a post-climate change scenario Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya   October 16, 2023

Policies for a Post-Climate Change Scenario

Humans have failed to stop climate change. It is now important to change policy gears and focus on how to face climate change with the least impact on humanity.

Man, Machine and Algorithms: G20 Under India Takes Giant Step in Digital Skilling V. Abhishek   September 14, 2023

Man, Machine and Algorithms: G20 Under India Takes Giant Step in Digital Skilling

The success of this year’s DEWG stems from members’ commitment to action-oriented outcomes, building on discussions from previous presidencies.

Optical fiber Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya   August 23, 2023

Optical Fiber Along Highways To Boost Deployment Of Digital Infrastructure Across The Country

We can leverage the existing highways to roll out a quick and cost-effective, high-quality fiber optic network throughout the country, digitally and physically connecting the last person standing.

Implementing BharatNet Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya   August 22, 2023

Implementing BharatNet – A Boon for Rural India

BharatNet is expected to provide the backbone as well as the last-mile optical fiber-based connectivity to homes across all villages in the country.

Revolutionizing Connectivity: Embracing mandatory in-building digital infra Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya   July 31, 2023

Revolutionising Connectivity: Embracing Mandatory in-building Digital Infra

As India has moved aggressively towards smart cities in the last nine years, it has become imperative that we bring in standards into the buildings of these smart cities, that enforce access to connectivity.