Well, it's about time: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released a consultation paper to discuss the reasons for the poor broadband penetration in India as well as seek comments on the steps required to increase the penetration and use of broadband in the country. You can download the consultation paper here and submit your views by October 14, 2014 and counter comments by October 21, 2014 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Remember that India currently has only 15.04 million broadband customers as per the latest TRAI numbers (pdf), which hasn't really progressed over the past few years unlike the mobile connection base which has witnessed a massive growth in the same period. It also reportedly has the slowest average Internet speed among countries in the Asia Pacific region and one of the slowest broadband adoption rate globally. However, increasing the broadband penetration in India has been one of the prominent objectives of…
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