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5G matters: (Geo)politics and critical national infrastructure
Jan 24, 2020

5G matters: (Geo)politics and critical national infrastructure

Instead of seeing it as just another step forward for telecommunications, states must also view 5G’s strategic technology as critical national infra

A Quad 2.0 Agenda for Critical and Emerging Technologies
Sep 24, 2021

A Quad 2.0 Agenda for Critical and Emerging Technologies

With the Quad Critical and Emerging Technology Working Group established, it is affirmed that the “Spirit of Quad” has widened its horizons to inc

A Supply Chain Resilience Agenda for the Quad
Sep 24, 2021

A Supply Chain Resilience Agenda for the Quad

India could spearhead Quad’s Supply chain resilience Agenda by becoming the next economic pivot with the support of other members, by enhancing its

Can competition tools fix social media?
Oct 13, 2021

Can competition tools fix social media?

Replacing tech authoritarianism with state overreach will only exacerbate problems plaguing social media platforms

COVID-19: Developing countries and shrouded opportunities
Jul 29, 2020

COVID-19: Developing countries and shrouded opportunities

It is clear that developing countries have very lucrative opportunities in the field of trade in the coming post-COVID-19 world.

Disruptors get the carrot and incumbents the stick as TRAI terminates interconnection charges
Sep 22, 2017

Disruptors get the carrot and incumbents the stick as TRAI terminates interconnection charges

While arguments over methodologies and calculations will find its way to the courts, the telecom regulator believes that symmetry in tariffs will bring about symmetry in traffic.

Framing multistakeholder conversations on encryption
Dec 06, 2016

Framing multistakeholder conversations on encryption

On August 12, 2016 the Observer Research Foundation convened the first in a series of multistakeholder roundtables on encryption. This report is the outcome of the discussion of issues and proposal of solutions conducted at the roundtable. Being a complex, technical-legal question around access to data for law enforcement, encryption has long been a contested issue. Creating best-in-class regulation on encryption will require targeted interventio

Impact of 5G on India: Opportunities and risks for Indian defence forces
Dec 21, 2020

Impact of 5G on India: Opportunities and risks for Indian defence forces

Sourcing any piece of 5G equipment from China’s telecommunications giants is likely to be very risky from the standpoint of the Indian armed service

India’s quest for a Small Satellite constellation
Jul 25, 2022

India’s quest for a Small Satellite constellation

Apart from training, the Indian Armed Services need Small Satellites for net-centric missions.

Our Digital Age and the Exercise and Contestation of Power
Mar 11, 2024

Our Digital Age and the Exercise and Contestation of Power

Over the last 30 years, digital innovation has been met with vacillating opinions on whether technology is emancipatory or tends to benefit those with political and/or economic power. In the context of innovations in AI in the early 2020s, this brief tackles the question: In a digital age, what is new in who exercises power over whom? It focuses on the power of States in relation to both citizens and territory, and outlines four areas where funda

Parallel licencing in electricity distribution in Mumbai: Muddle or model?
May 14, 2024

Parallel licencing in electricity distribution in Mumbai: Muddle or model?

Balancing competition and monopolies in network industries, Mumbai's inadvertent parallel licensing in electricity retail serves as a focal point for

The new cyber axis
Mar 18, 2013

The new cyber axis

Without a strong internal capability, New Delhi will be unable to influence the international debates on regulating cyberspace at the UN General Assembly and the International Telecommunications Union. Even more important is India's bilateral engagement with both the US and China on cyber security issues.

TRAI firmly anchors net neutrality in India, but the debate is far from over
Dec 01, 2017

TRAI firmly anchors net neutrality in India, but the debate is far from over

TRAI has its work cut out in framing additional regulations — the regulator will have to enumerate on what constitutes reasonable traffic management practices and lay out supplementary disclosure requirements for service providers.

Undersea chokepoints: The Red Sea cable disruptions
May 21, 2024

Undersea chokepoints: The Red Sea cable disruptions

The recent attacks on the Red Sea sub-sea cables serves as a wake-up call for governments to focus on increased international cooperation on protectio

Us versus them
Aug 24, 2016

Us versus them

Sheltering under the benign glow of Ashoka Pillar lions, the tribe of Government of India servants is the worst afflicted by the “us versus them”

मुंबईतील वीज वितरणातील समांतर परवाना पद्धती: एक आदर्श की गैरसोय?
Jun 01, 2024

मुंबईतील वीज वितरणातील समांतर परवाना पद्धती: एक आदर्श की गैरसोय?

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समुद्रतळाखालील चोकपॉईंट्स: लाल समुद्रात केबल तुटण्याची घटना!
May 30, 2024

समुद्रतळाखालील चोकपॉईंट्स: लाल समुद्रात केबल तुटण्याची घटना!

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