Dig in to this roundup of spicy snippets from the last few days:
On its Website, the ISPAI claims the "TRAI recommendations on Internet Services are shocking to say the least and are against the interests of the Internet Industry and the consumer." It also highlights in bold font (for that extra bit of emphasis) a comment from ISPAI president Rajesh Charia: "all telecom operators have been permitted to provide unrestricted internet telephony from April 2006, but not a single player offers this service. When they deprive Indian citizens of cheap and highly economical telephony, they have no authority to make such narrow minded statements."
All eyes in the IT and telecom sectors are now on his successor, Andimuthu Raja, to see how much of Maran's agenda will continue. It's clear some of his policies -- like a measure to slash roaming fees as of June 3 -- will at least be delayed. In his first press briefing Wednesday, Raja focused on rural coverage and attracting foreign investment, steering clear of the more controversial issues of spectrum allocation and 3G.
— Nicole Willing, Reporter, Light Reading