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Growth of Cell Phones in India

Every year I go home to Coimbatore, India. And each time, I come back amazed at the really rapid pace of changes and how they seem to be altering the fundamentals of society. Fortunately for me, I get to experience … Continue reading

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New Mobilizing Tool Against an Old Outrage

Blank Noise Project: Blank – that which is not allowed meaning, form or articulation. Noise – that which heightens, builds itself. With those poetic words, young women in major metropolitan cities in India are taking on an old scourge

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Undercounting Telecom Users

Teledensity, the number of telephone subscribers per 100 people, is a much bandied about term. International Telecommunication Union – ITU’s teledensity statistics for a country is often used as an indicator for a country’s progress or lack-thereof in bridging the … Continue reading

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Cool Cell Phone Use – Panruti Municipality

Tamil bi-weekly Junior Vikatan has an encouraging article on the e-Government initiative at the Panruti municipality in its Jan 08, 2006 issue. Panruti municipality (Region: Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu, India; Area: 18.03 sq km; Population: 55,407) is e-services enabled in … Continue reading

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