After leaving the initial consultative process halfway, bringing out a regulation banning differential pricing and coming out with a consultation paper recently to examine if mobile operators can provide free data, the Teleco
"I want to respond to Marc Andreessen's comments about India yesterday. I found the comments deeply upsetting, and they do not represent the way Facebook or I think at all," Mark Zuckerberg said in a Facebook posting yesterda
Facebook board member Marc Andreessen today set off a controversy by terming India's decision to bar discriminatory Internet tariff as an "anti-colonialist" idea and said the country would have been better off if it remained
Net neutrality debate: India's decision to effectively ban Facebook's pared-back free Internet service is a major blow to the social network's plans, and may prompt other regulators to demand equal online access for their use
Expressing disappointment on India's decision on net neutrality, Facebook founder and chief Mark Zuckerberg has said he is committed to keep working to break down connectivity barriers in India and around the world.
In a major blow to mobile operators, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Monday barred operators from offering differential data tariffs through select tie-ups with content providers, which it labelled as “d
Social media giant Facebook today expressed disappointment over telecom regulator Trai's decision not to allow differential pricing of data, saying it adversely impacts its free internet platform Free Basics.
Net neutrality: Not surprisingly, given the TRAI’s comments in the past, the telecom regulator has ruled out differential pricing for data which, in effect, means there can be no Free Basics of the type Facebook was offerin
What is net neutrality? In a boost to net neutrality and a blow to Facebook and other operators offering differential data tariffs, telecom regulator Trai today barred them from charging discriminatory prices for web access.
Rahul Gandhi today accused the government of delaying a decision on the issue of net neutrality on "pretext" of repeated discussions and took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying his 'Digital India' scheme cannot bec
Hundreds of startups including bigger players like, Zomato, Cleartrip, Paytm and their employees today approached Prime Minister Narendra Modi to defend net neutrality, which they define it as access to content on Internet wi
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India may find it difficult to frame clear-cut guidelines on differential data tariff given the diverse responses received at the open house on the subject on Thursday.
A day after the sparring match with social networking site Facebook over the issue of Free Basics came out in the open, India's telecom regulator on Thursday said its norms on the issue of differential pricing of data will be
Congress today criticised the Centre's action plan on start-ups a day after its launch as it said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "silence" on the issue of net neutrality, a "key" component for such businesses, was "deafe
As Trai gears up to frame the Net Neutrality rules, telecom operators have favoured differential pricing for data services even as nearly 80 per cent replies to the regulator's consultation process follow the Facebook 'templa
As the debate over the net neutrality resurfaces, telecom regulator Trai has said it is looking to solve the issues "part-by-part" and also aiming to come up with the final guidelines based on the views received from differen
Facebook is aggressively promoting its controversial initiative Free Basics to garner support through its social media platform, but new-age companies like Truecaller and Paytm have voiced out against the initiative and are a