Posts By: Vijay Anand

Why Airtel Threatens the Future of Tech in India

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Part 1 of this issue is blogged here. Back in the 70s when we were laying the telecom network in India, someone cheapened out. They laid the copper wires, but laid very poor quality copper – because we were a third world country at that point and telephones were a luxury. Years later when broadband […]

 

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#boycottairtel for Breaking Net Neutrality

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A few days ago, Airtel one of the bigger Telecom operators in the country, decided to make the announcement that they will be charging additionally for VoIP traffic being generated on their network. Usage of Skype / Viber will be charged extra, above and beyond the data plan and data charges that you already pay. […]

 

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Launching The Prototyping Guide

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As you know … We started this initiative called In50hrs three years ago. Having seen more than 3000 participants attend, pitch their ideas, form teams and build prototypes – and with more than 10 years of experience working with startups, I am faced with one question over and over again – “Is there like a […]

 

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What’s your #1 Resource?

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Most people who start up clearly recognize that they require resources. But often times when I ask them, what is it that they would want, they give one simple answer: Funding. Capital, over the years have come to mean one thing – money, but in a more liberal form (and original context) capital refers to […]

 

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