This came as a surprise to me indeed.
In case those who aren’t aware, Cybermedia publications gets out it’s industry mouth piece called as Voice and Data. I wouldn’t comment on their publications, but I really wonder whether anyone takes it seriously.
Now Hindu reports:
Union Minister for Communication and Information Technology Dayanidhi Maran has been awarded with the “Telecom Man of the year 2005″!
This isn’t enough. Kicking themselves in the backside, raking up more muck and exposing themselves, Voice and Data team named BSNL as the ISP of the year! On what frigging basis?
In servicecategories, BSNL bagged four awards for being top internet, fixed line, national long distance and telecom service provider and VSNL won the top international long distance service provider award.
Service category!! It can’t get more ridiculous than that.
Well, you can draw your own conclusions. This blog has already awarded the “assh*** of the year award to one of the BSNL’s staffers. He aptly deserves it anyway.
Before I end, I would like to draw your attention to a news report in Ibn-CNN link. Since I can’t reproduce a copyrighted material, a trivial spelling mistake caught my attention. I reproduce the sentence; in case anyone is reading from IBN- you ought to fire your web master.
Private telecom companies who will also be forced to bring down their STD rates once BSNL does. privatee operators feel that one india is only possible after changing the regulations.
Apart from the spelling mistake, this is a major grammatical goof up. Mr Rajdeep Sardesai! You seem to have hired drop out journalists!
Damn. The Indian Media just can’t stay away from creating nuisance for itself. We could easily do without these charlies masquerading as “serious” stuff; it disappoints me because it’s for the whole world to see.
BSNL as Internet Service Provider of the Year? What did these guys see which I have missed?