net-neutrality

Industry praises TRAI's landmark recommendations regarding user privacy, control over personal data and transparency

Apeksha Mishra Jul 18, 2018 9:00 AM

Your access not for sale, big victory for all internet users, say Industry experts

Apeksha Mishra Jul 13, 2018 8:56 AM

Internet in India will remain free and fair barring a few mission critical applications and services

exchange4media Staff Jul 12, 2018 5:10 PM

The US FCC is expected to vote on December 14 to scrap the landmark net neutrality rules championed by former US President Barack Obama in 2015

Nishant Saxena Dec 14, 2017 8:51 AM

Defending Net Neutrality, TRAI says Internet services in India should be bound to follow the “core principles” of net neutrality

exchange4media Staff Nov 29, 2017 8:47 AM

TRAI to release final paper on free data as industry still seeks consensus

According to media reports, TRAI is set to release its final consultation paper on free data by the end of the month along with a pre-consultation paper on net neutrality

exchange4media Staff Aug 18, 2016 8:15 AM

TRAI extends deadline on free data consultation till June 30

The regulator said it aimed to connect the unconnected, but raised the prospect of another battle over net neutrality

exchange4media Staff Jun 17, 2016 11:27 AM

TRAI's pre-consultation paper on net neutrality raises concerns on privacy and national security

TRAI has released a pre-consultation paper on net neutrality. It has raised concerns with regards to customer’s privacy and services that could cause a national security threat. TRAI has also asked its stakeholders to share their opinions on various other issues faced with regards to net neutrality

exchange4media Staff Jun 1, 2016 8:20 AM

Airtel looks for TRAI nod for video content deal

According to media reports, Airtel has written to TRAI seeking approval to offer exclusive content over private network for its subscribers in India.

exchange4media Staff Apr 29, 2016 3:35 PM

Can telcos exploit loopholes in TRAI ruling?

TRAI's banning of differential pricing based on content was a welcome move but there are still fears that a couple of loopholes in the guidelines could be potentially exploited by the telecom operators.

Abhinn Shreshtha Feb 17, 2016 8:11 AM

Mark Zuckerberg expresses "disappointment" over TRAI decision

Facebook founder promises to focus on local culture and entrepreneurs in Facebook post and says will continue to work to "break down barriers to connectivity in India".

exchange4media Staff Feb 10, 2016 1:50 PM

Internet cos welcome TRAI decision on differential pricing

The internet and internet-based start-ups as well as industry bodies like IAMAI have unanimously welcomed TRAI's stand against differential pricing by telecom operators.

Abhinn Shreshtha Feb 10, 2016 8:30 AM

TRAI bans differential pricing, makes FreeBasics, Airtel Zero illegal

TRAI has barred telecom companies from charging different prices for data traffic. Under the new guidelines, defaulters will be fined Rs 50,000 per day for discriminatory tariffs.

exchange4media Staff Feb 9, 2016 5:11 PM

Differential pricing affects new players: Digital Cos tell TRAI

The heads of PayTM, Teesort.com, TrulyMadly, SVG Media, Moutshut.com, FlipClass.com, Zomato, Metis Learning and GOQii have written a joint letter urging TRAI to issue clear guidlines preventing the restricition of internet services.

exchange4media Staff Jan 2, 2016 4:32 PM

Differential pricing could give rise to anti-competition: Mozilla

Internet company Mozilla has submitted its official stance on the issue of differential pricing to TRAI this week. In the response, Mozilla pointed out the harms of differential pricing, exploring alternate business models and recommending investment in improving capabilities via digital literacy

exchange4media Staff Dec 31, 2015 8:40 AM

Facebook is not filtering potential partners on Free Basics: Mark Zuckerberg on net neutrality

Mark Zuckerberg addressed a packed house in IIT Delhi in his annual townhall session yesterday. Among other things, he gave a detailed response to a question on whether Facebook was firmly in support of net neutrality

Abhinn Shreshtha Oct 29, 2015 8:40 AM

Net Neutrality: Govt extends deadline for public comments to August 20th

Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has said, “Last date for submission of suggestions & comments on report of committee on Net Neutrality through discussion forum under MyGov has been extended till 20th August 2015”

Abid Hasan Aug 17, 2015 8:31 AM

Facebook defends net neutrality in India, clarifies 'myths' against Internet.org

Facebook has started a public campaign to defend Internet.org in India. Users in India are getting a message on their profiles seeking user opinions on having free basic online services in the country

Ankur Singh Aug 12, 2015 7:58 AM

IAMAI welcomes DoT recommendations on net neutrality

IAMAI has also suggested that bringing in more regulation would be counterproductive to innovation and investments in this sector

exchange4media Staff Jul 17, 2015 8:24 AM

Monitor and regulate content on mobile apps – Telecom Committee

A committee formed by the Department of Telecom (DoT) suggested an interim provision enforceable through licensing conditions should be in place till the time an appropriate legal framework is enacted

exchange4media Staff Jul 10, 2015 8:23 AM