Posts By: Vijay Anand

What’s wrong with Airtel Zero and Internet.org

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I’ve been getting a lot of folks asking me why Airtel Zero is a bad idea and why it goes against Net Neutrality. Most folks actually believe it is an innovation by the operators and those of us in the camp asking for NetNeutrality are trying to thwart it. Well, Im hoping a slightly different […]

 

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How Ecosystems Evolve

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Ecosystems evolve in stages. All ecosystems need three fundamental ingredients – People, Entities and Ideas. A lot of folks would say governments need to get involved, but the only thing that Governments know how to do right is by enacting policies. Early on when the ecosystems are just emerging, and there are not enough trends […]

 

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Do More (with less)

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Learn to do more with less. It is very easy to raise your first small round of funding these days, but a funded startup also has very high expectations to meet to get the next round of funding. Set bad habits by paying too much, or spending vicariously, and you wont be able to keep […]

 

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#NetNeutrality, the fight is still on

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The Media reports that Airtel, the (not-so-friendly) giant who planned to roll out additional charges on VoIP (Skype/Viber) calls, made via already paid Data Plans has rolled back. Its good news, but the battle is just half-won. India has a history of battles half won. Take the case of Kashmir, the case with Pakistan, the […]

 

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