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.

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.

Ruben Banerjee   November 6, 2023

Telcos, OTTs Lock Horns Over Who Shall Bear The Burden Of Carrying Data

In responses to a consultation paper floated by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of IndiaI, telcos have forcefully argued for high intensity OTTs to bear a part of the network costs based on the traffic they consume.

A ‘fair share charge’ also addresses the issue of low-users of internet traffic that end up paying for the expansion of telecom infrastructure. Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya   November 1, 2023

Solving the Telecom Conundrum: Revenue Sharing for Equitable Networks

Navigating the challenges in India’s telecom sector requires a collaborative approach between telecom service providers and large traffic applications. Engaging in constructive dialogue and frameworks can help bolster network capacities and improve service quality, thereby contributing to the growth of the digital economy.

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.

How to Make India World's Capital in Optical Fibre Manufacturing C-DEP Team   April 20, 2023

How to Make India World’s Capital in Optical Fibre Manufacturing

C-DEP report highlights measures that need to be urgently taken to make India – which already has the capacity far greater than the domestic demand – the world capital in optical fibre.

BharatNet Project Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya   May 25, 2022

India wins if Bharat wins

Learning from the experiences of National Highway Authority of India (NHAI), the BharatNet project for laying broadband across 2.5 lakh gram panchayats needs to incorporate… Continue reading India wins if Bharat wins