net-neutrality

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

Apeksha Mishra 18-July-2018

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

Apeksha Mishra 13-July-2018

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

exchange4media Staff 12-July-2018

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 14-December-2017

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

exchange4media Staff 29-November-2017

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 18-August-2016

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

exchange4media Staff 17-June-2016

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 01-June-2016

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 29-April-2016

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 17-February-2016

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 10-February-2016

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 10-February-2016

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 09-February-2016

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 02-January-2016

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 31-December-2015

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 29-October-2015

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 17-August-2015

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 12-August-2015

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

exchange4media Staff 17-July-2015

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 10-July-2015

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