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Interesting Readings for September 17, 2010

South Asia’s Geography of Conflict by Robert D. Kaplan.

A big black eye for India’s attempt at being a democracy. Also see Devangshu Datta in the Business Standard on this.

Interesting survey evidence in the India Today about how voters are starting to see the UPA differently. Focus on the graph in there. . . . → Read More: Interesting Readings for September 17, 2010

The Gang That Can’t Shoot Straight

On the mistakes in the recent CSO data release, see P. Raghavan in the Indian Express.

By the time 3G telephony came about, India was well into the telecom revolution. By December 2007, there were 190 3G networks in 40 countries and 154 HSDPA networks in 71 countries, but none in India. We’re now . . . → Read More: The Gang That Can’t Shoot Straight

U.S. Telecom Providers to Purchase and Innovate More in 2010

U.S. telecom and cable operators are likely to increase their capital expenditures this year according to estimates from Avian Securities.

In a research report released last week the firm estimates that telecom service providers will increase their spending by 1.5% to $57.7 billion.

Avian estimates that the largest spenders will be AT&T Inc. (NYSE: . . . → Read More: U.S. Telecom Providers to Purchase and Innovate More in 2010