Internet access for all citizens should be free — unmonitored, uncensored, and uninterrupted.
Washington DC becomes the first US state to set its own net neutrality rules after FCC repealed the Obama-era ruling
While several states introduced similar measures this year seeking to protect net neutrality, so far only Oregon and Washington have passed legislation
Without net neutrality rules, online businesses may be stymied by internet providers that prioritise their own interests.
Sri Lanka to set up 100 WiFi zones in Colombo as an initial step to provide free countrywide internet
Sri Lanka will soon launch 100 WiFi zones in its capital as an initial step to provide free internet throughout the country.
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.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday advised youths, particularly students, to use free Wi-Fi facility to download books instead of movies.
Paytm has announced the launch of a new toll-free number 180018001234 to help customers use Paytm without the internet connection. This is particularly important for the times when internet connectivity is patchy, and continued disconnections would stop you from using Paytm app.
Have you ever tried browsing Facebook or YouTube in incognito mode? You’ll see a different world out there.
Social networking website Facebook is cooperating with the Indian government to "explore alternatives" to its controversial 'Free Basics' programme, which had to be shut down following the TRAI's move to bar operators from charging different rates for Internet access based on content.
The teenager found that the Speedtest app still worked even though the device’s pre-paid period had expired. After tinkering with the Speedtest on both the mobile device and his Macbook while using mitmproxy, he realized that all the data hosted to test internet speeds contained “/speedtest” in the URL.
Exempting some online applications, such as Facebook, from consumers' monthly data caps and treating them as free is seen as the next front in a battle over how telecoms operators can manage the traffic on their networks as regulators prepare to enforce Europe's first-ever "net neutrality" rules.
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.
The 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
As Mumbai Central railway station gears up to be the first city to receive free Wi-Fi thanks to Google, it reminds us of the journey we need travel towards better connectivity across the nation.
If you are already sick of the ongoing debate on Free Basics, Network Neutrality, I apologise but it’s inevitable when a giant North-American data miner decides to turn a serious issue into a joke and fool Indians by cranking up its PR machinery.
Free Basics: Nandan Nilekani’s formula is wrong; the state must stay clear of offering internet sops
There may be much to be cynical about Facebook's Free Basics and its ambition, but then it is a corporation whose sole motive, in all probability, is profit making.
We’d rather prefer it if Facebook was upfront of the ‘need to help’ the unfortunate
Many of us woke up today to notifications on our Facebook timeline where our friends showed their support for the free internet. In India, free means a lot.
Aircel subscribers can expect to access basic free Internet in a year as part of the telecom operator strategy to push mobile Internet usage.