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Open to using satellites, drones for broadband project: Ravi Shankar Prasad

“We have to reach every gram panchayat and therefore I am quite open to tweaking the technology of the programme if you can come with concrete suggestions and out technical team can supplement that,” Prasad said during the Digital India summit here. 147 more words


Swachh Internet: Why we must support Ravi Shankar Prasad in filtering internet porn

First published in Scroll.in on 9 January 2015.

I was initially opposed to the idea of India blocking all online porn, but I have changed my mind. 765 more words


Net neutrality is key: Telecom minister

The government is in favour of maintaining net neutrality as the internet is an instrument for the masses and must remain so, telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said, marking the first time the Centre has adopted a public stand on the subject. 404 more words

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Charted: India’s telecom auctions have had more damp squibs than hits

India’s cabinet approved its largest ever telecom spectrum auction on Monday and it is expected to fetch the government Rs64,840 crore ($10.22 billion).

The government will be auctioning 2G spectrum in three bands: 900 megahertz (MHz), 1800 MHz and 800 MHz. 184 more words