India is and will remain a “must-present market” on every organisation’s strategic roadmap for the next two decades
As Facebook turns 15, with its huge user base, it has the potential to do a lot of good. It just needs to be reminded of that often.
Project Aquila was grounded in the middle of last year, with Facebook remaining mum on the subject.
Facebook has launched an app of the Express Wi-Fi in two countries, though the Express Wi-Fi network is in five developing countries.
Ravi Shankar Prasad says he denied Facebook permission for Free Basics; bats for non-discriminatory internet access
TRAI 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.
Net neutrality: Right to non-discriminatory internet access is not negotiable, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
Ravi 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.
The debate on net neutrality is hence primarily about what kind of Internet can nurture a fair society.
Citizen's right to access internet is non-negotiable and no companies will be allowed to restrict that, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
Speaking at the Global Conference on Cyberspace Security, he said the government did not allow social networking giant Facebook's Free Basics programme because it offered access to select Internet services
The telecom operators and internet content providers have been at loggerheads over the issue of net neutrality.
Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday said the Centre was mulling "further reinforcement" in the IT law to prevent cyber crimes including, posting and sharing of videos containing sexually abusive material.
Even with a narrowed down access point, Facebook Lite presents a fairly neutral picture of the internet at a fraction of the cost.
UCWeb, a subsidiary of China’s Alibaba group, is looking to make inroads in India by offering subsidised or even free internet access to Indians.
Facebook is currently testing a new internet infrastructure "Express Wi-Fi" in partnership with BSNL in rural areas to provide 'affordable' internet to people who don't have access to the cheap internet or in some cases, no internet at all.
Months after it received flak for allegedly violating net neutrality with Free Basics, social networking giant Facebook is now testing a new model for public Wi-Fi deployments for offering quality internet access in rural parts of the country.
Facebook bids for IPL digital rights; the social network is invading culture, media, news and governance
Facebook is getting increasingly active in Celebrity Culture, Mass Media, Sports, Music, News, NGOs, and Governance.
Mark Zuckerberg is set to host his first, live QnA session on, you guessed it, Facebook Live! The session will start at midnight on June 15 and will be open to all
Four of five Indians could afford the Internet if data costs fell by 66%, according to a Facebook-commissioned report on Internet access.
When Modi met key leaders – Sundar Pichai, Satya Nadella, Tim Cook, and a host of others – the agenda was clear. To communicate that India is a land of opportunities, growth and ease of doing business.
Telecom 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.
Egypt blocked Facebook Inc's Free Basics Internet service at the end of last year after the U.S. company refused to give the Egyptian government the ability to spy on users, two people familiar with the matter said.