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Dec 18, 2017
Ravi Shankar Prasad says he denied Facebook permission for Free Basics; bats for non-discriminatory internet accessTRAI had issued a regulation in Feb 2016 on discriminatory pricing over Internet access which led to the ban of platforms like Free Basics and Airtel Zero.
Dec 16, 2017
Net neutrality: Right to non-discriminatory internet access is not negotiable, says Ravi Shankar PrasadRavi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said he had denied permission to Facebook's Free Basics platform when he was handling a portfolio of the communications ministry.
May 21, 2016
TRAI mulls free internet service within net neutrality frameworkTelecom regulator TRAI proposed exploring models to give consumers free Internet service within the Net neutrality framework, months after barring platforms like Facebooks Free Basics and Airtel Zero under its differential pricing rule.
May 20, 2016
Trai mulls free internet service for under-connected consumersThe model should facilitate the un-connected and under-connected consumer to become better connected and should not allow any telecom service providers (TSPs) or large company playing a gatekeeper or biased role
Feb 09, 2016
'Well TRAI-d Mark Zuckerberg': Social media celebrates as Telecom authority backs #netneutralityHere are some of the reactions that made #netneutrality the top trend on Monday
Jan 08, 2016
Net Neutrality: Telecom operators back differential pricing for data servicesTelecom operators have supported differential pricing for data usage for accessing different websites, applications or platforms as they feel it is critical for promoting innovation in the Internet eco-system and bringing more people online
Jan 04, 2016
Airtel Zero, Facebook Free Basics violate net neutrality: NasscomIT industry body Nasscom today opposed Airtel Zero and Free Basics type platforms which it feels violate net neutrality principles by differentiating internet access for certain types of services.
Aug 24, 2015
Net Neutrality: IAMAI opposes zero rated plans, submits comments on DoT reportOpposing zero-rated plans of any type, Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) on Monday said such plans will harm online content and also allow telcos to discriminate certain web services over others.
Aug 22, 2015
Is Google taking a stand against Net Neutrality in India?Vineeta Dixit from Google's public policy and government relations team has written to IAMAI for removal of any mention of 'Zero Rating' from its submission to the Department of Telecom.
Aug 10, 2015
Facebook starts public campaign in India to defend Internet.orgFacebook is mustering the support of its users in India to defend its platform Internet.org, with just a week left for public comments on a DoT panel's report, which says free Internet services like that of the social network's, violate the net neutrality principle.