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Are Spectrum Reserve Prices too high?

Telecom Sector | Published on May 03, 2022

Are Spectrum Reserve Prices too high? By V. Sridhar, Professor; at IIIT Bangalore; currently visiting the University of Southern California, USA. (The authors acknowledge DotEcon for sharing the ...

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Can SAT phones make it commercially?

5G | Published on Apr 12, 2022

By V Sridhar, Professor at IIIT Bangalore; currently visiting the University of Southern California. There is renewed interest in Satellite communication deployments, with Starlink operated by ...

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Reporting cyber-attacks

Cybersecurity | Published on Mar 04, 2022

Reporting cyber-attacks   By V Sridhar, Professor, IIIT Bangalore   The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) is likely to come out with new cyber security ...

blog post Telecom Sector

Creating a monopoly or healthy competition?

Telecom Sector | Published on Feb 23, 2022

Creating a monopoly or healthy competition?    By V Sridhar, Professor, IIIT Bangalore The recent announcement by Google to partner with Bharti Airtel for 1.28 percent stake in ...

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Ms. Gayathri Garimella, IIITB Alumna

Taking Wing for Research | Published on Jan 27, 2022

Cryptography is a unique skill set where you use codes to convey information through various channels safely. It is one of interesting streams in computer science and not many opt to take up career ...

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Phone-a-friend to VI's help

Telecom Sector | Published on Jan 19, 2022

Phone-a-friend to VI's help By Prof. V. Sridhar, IIIT Bangalore The recent announcement by Vodafone Idea (VI) on the dilution of promoters’ stake to the government, that has been in ...

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A unified regulatory framework

Telecom Sector | Published on Dec 01, 2021

A unified regulatory framework   By V. Sridhar and Rohit Prasad, Professors at IIIT Bangalore and MDI respectively It is self-evident that the success of Internet firms and telcos goes ...

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Ms. Neha Tarigopula IIITB Alumna

Taking Wing for Research | Published on Oct 07, 2021

Ms. Neha Tarigopula, currently a Research Assistant at Idiap and Alumna of IIITB. Ms. Neha Tarigopula adorns a beaming smile when interviewed by her guide and mentor, Prof. Dinesh Babu Jayagopi. For ...

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Telecom industry gets a timely lifeline

Telecom Sector | Published on Sep 22, 2021

Telecom industry gets a timely lifeline   By V. Sridhar and Rohit Prasad, Professors at IIIT Bangalore and MDI respectively  Recent announcements by the Government in providing ...

blog post Digital World

Digital Transformation in these Unprecedented times!

Digital World | Published on Sep 01, 2021

By Prof. V Sridhar, IIIT Bangalore The anniversary of the signing of the first International Telegraph Convention and the creation of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) on 17 May is ...

blog post 5G

How to improve data speeds

5G | Published on Dec 20, 2019

By : V Sridhar, Badrinarayan M & Girish K Mobile broadband subscriptions in India are expected to surpass voice-only 2G services very soon—4G LTE subscriptions account for 50% of mobile ...

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Your Chance to Shape the World's Digital Future is Here!

Cybersecurity | Published on Aug 20, 2019

Technology has pervaded every aspect of our daily lives and things that were once in the realm of science fiction books have now become a reality. Not only has technology changed the way we live but ...

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Monitoring Net Neutrality: A Challenge

Cybersecurity | Published on Aug 20, 2019

Author: V. Sridhar, Professor, IIIT Bangalore and Kartik Raja, CEO of Phimetrics This article illustrates the following: 1.       References to the draft National ...

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Space, up in the Airbnb

Cybersecurity | Published on Aug 20, 2019

Author: V. Sridhar, Professor, IIIT Bangalore and Dr. Kala Seetharam Sridhar, Professor, ISEC This article illustrates the characteristics of sharing platforms, the regulatory concerns especially ...

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Predicting The Value Of Bitcoin

Cryptoassets | Published on Aug 20, 2019

Author: V Sridhar, Professor, IIIT Bangalore and Shashank Motepalli, IIIT Bangalore The article points out to the value of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. It provides results of our ...

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A journey from IIITB to Columbia University

Columbia University | Published on Aug 20, 2019

22-year-old Ahmad Shayaan is walking on air. The final year Integrated MTech (IMTech) student from International Institute of Information Technology Bengaluru (IIITB), boasts of not one, but five ...

CCI | Published on Aug 20, 2019

Google Needs To Act Responsibly And Transparently

Author: V Sridhar, Professor, IIIT Bangalore

The invited opinion article discusses the CCI order focusing on 

  1. the multi-sided nature of Google search, 
  2. the vertical commercial search comparison sites operated by Google that seem to get prominence in the organic search result page of Google search, and 
  3. the restric ...

Artificial Intelligence for all | Published on Aug 20, 2019

Artificial Intelligence for all

Author: V Sridhar, Professor, IIIT Bangalore

The article discusses the acceleration of the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in furthering United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Sample cases are used to highlight the role of AI in telecom and related technologies.

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Accessibility is the mantra

Accessibility is the mantra | Published on Aug 20, 2019

  Web today is used by all and is an essential part of our lives. It comes to our rescue at work, at home, on the road and is handy round the clock. However, web accessibility, that comes ...

blog post Aadhar

Aadhar Project Enters Critical Year, Worry Remains

Aadhar | Published on Aug 20, 2019

Author: V Sridhar, Professor, IIIT Bangalore and Prof. T.K. Srikanth, IIIT Bangalore The article refers to the recent upgrades that have been done to Aadhaar system including Virtual ID, UID Token ...

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A yatra to remember

A yatra to remember | Published on Aug 20, 2019

Digital India , Aadhar | Published on : 29-January-2018 Author: V Sridhar, Professor, IIIT Bangalore and Prof. T.K. Srikanth, IIIT Bangalore The article refers to the recent upgrades that have ...

blog post 4G

Improving 4G Penetration Through Reliance Jio’s Bundling Strategy

4G | Published on Aug 20, 2019

Author: V Sridhar, Professor, IIIT Bangalore This article lays out the taxonomy of bundling, the type of bundling in vogue, how this RJio bundling is different, and what could be the possible ...

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Transparency in Telecom Services

4G | Published on Aug 20, 2019

Author: V Sridhar, Professor, IIIT Bangalore and Rohit Singh, CUTS International  The article highlights the following: The poor broadband Quality of Service (QoS) experienced by mobile ...

blog post 5G

A Cautionary Note on Spectrum Auctions

5G | Published on Aug 08, 2019

Author: V. Sridhar, Professor, IIIT Bangalore and Prof. Heikki Hämmäinen of Aalto University, Finland The article discusses the high reserve prices set by TRAI for 5G spectrum, examples ...

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Deployment of 5G Networks

5G | Published on Jul 29, 2019

Author: Dr. V Sridhar, International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore and Prof. Rohit Prasad, MDI Gurgaon In this article, the prerequisites before we get gung-ho about 5G ...

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Need to Address 'Quality of Service' Issues

5G | Published on May 23, 2018

Authors: V Sridhar, Professor, IIIT Bangalore along with Udai Mehta and Rohit Singh of CUTS International   The article discusses the importance of Quality of Service (QoS) of broadband ...