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US government forces Facebook to break encryption in Messenger for wiretapping
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US government forces Facebook to break encryption in Messenger for wiretapping

Facebook might be held in contempt of court for refusing to carry out the surveillance request.

TRAI to issue recommendations on net neutrality on 28 November, says TRAI chairman RS Sharma
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TRAI to issue recommendations on net neutrality on 28 November, says TRAI chairman RS Sharma

The TRAI's recommendations will come at a time when there is a debate raging over net neutrality globally.

Cops claim to bust illegal phone exchange racket in Maharashtra, suspect Pakistan intelligence
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Cops claim to bust illegal phone exchange racket in Maharashtra, suspect Pakistan intelligence

Illegal phone exchanges via a computer network and allegedly being used by Pakistani intelligence agencies have been busted in Latur, police said

India tops the list of countries that use WhatsApp video calling with 50 million video calls per day
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India tops the list of countries that use WhatsApp video calling with 50 million video calls per day

India accounts to about 50 million of the total 340 million WhatsApp video calling minutes per day.

Delhi High Court receives a PIL asking to regulate WhatsApp and Facebook calls
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Delhi High Court receives a PIL asking to regulate WhatsApp and Facebook calls

The Delhi High Court today sought a response from the government on a plea seeking regulation of call services over the internet provided by 'Facebook' and 'WhatsApp'.

Idea announces the launch of Digital Idea, a digital services platform
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Idea announces the launch of Digital Idea, a digital services platform

Idea Cellular has announced the launch of 'Digital Idea', a digital services platform to provide digital content to its users in the launch event here in Mumbai.

WhatsApp announced staged rollout of Video Calling feature for everyone in coming weeks
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WhatsApp announced staged rollout of Video Calling feature for everyone in coming weeks

WhatsApp will start the roll-out of 'Video Calling' in coming weeks in stages. The company was working on the video calling featured behind in closed beta test since last 4-5 months.

TRAI's VoIP Paper: Should traditional voice service regulations also apply to VoIP services?
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TRAI's VoIP Paper: Should traditional voice service regulations also apply to VoIP services?

TRAI’s Consultation Paper on Internet Telephony (VOIP) was released on 22 June, and finally closed on the 13th of this month.

TRAI floats consultation paper on VoIP services including internet telephony
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TRAI floats consultation paper on VoIP services including internet telephony

TRAI has asked stakeholders to comment on a number of key questions on introducing regulations, features and a numbering system to VoIP services.

Net Neutrality: Trai's pre-consultation paper takes a strong stance for net neutrality
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Net Neutrality: Trai's pre-consultation paper takes a strong stance for net neutrality

Trai had promised to come out with a paper dealing with these as well. Trai has now issued a pre-consultation paper on net neutrality. The paper has invited comments from all stakeholders on three broad issues. The first is to establish reasonable traffic management principles, the second is to determine the core principles of net neutrality, and the third is the regulation of VoIP OTT Communication services.

Facebook Messenger and Imo banned in Saudi Arabia
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Facebook Messenger and Imo banned in Saudi Arabia

The takedown of voice and video calling on Facebook Messenger, follows a pattern of such features of communication apps not working any more.

Trai to set VoIP inter-connection charges after DoT amends licence
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Trai to set VoIP inter-connection charges after DoT amends licence

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) will set inter-connection charges for voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) calls once the department of telecom (DoT)

Net Neutrality report: You can make Skype, WhatsApp calls abroad; not within India, industry reacts
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Net Neutrality report: You can make Skype, WhatsApp calls abroad; not within India, industry reacts

The DoT panel report on Net Neutrality says that if you use Skype, Viber, WhatsApp or any other VoIP platform to call your friends or relatives living abroad, then you can continue to do so. VoIP calling abroad will continue to operate as it currently is. Unfortunately, there is a difference in the suggestion by the DoT panel report on domestic VoIP calls.

Net Neutrality: DoT report recommends VoIP regulation; here's how the industry reacted
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Net Neutrality: DoT report recommends VoIP regulation; here's how the industry reacted

An official panel on net neutrality has proposed regulation of domestic calls on Internet-based apps like Skype, WhatsApp and Viber by putting them on par with services offered by telecom operators, a recommendation that came under immediate attack from industry bodies.

Trai’s paper on Skype, Viber and other OTT players likely by end of February
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Trai’s paper on Skype, Viber and other OTT players likely by end of February

Sectoral regulator Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) is likely to come up with a consultation paper on over-the-top (OTT) players like Skype, Viber and Line

Voice calls on messaging apps can open new revenue streams for telecos: Hike CEO Kavin Mittal
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Voice calls on messaging apps can open new revenue streams for telecos: Hike CEO Kavin Mittal

With mobile operators getting wary about messaging apps eating into their voice call earnings, Hike messenger says such services in fact can open a new ‘fat revenue stream’ for the full-fledged telecom firms.

Govt should not use VoIP services like Skype as they pose great security threats: Police to Madras HC
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Govt should not use VoIP services like Skype as they pose great security threats: Police to Madras HC

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services like Skype cannot be allowed to be used by government agencies as they pose great security threats, the Additional Director General of Police has informed the Madras High Court.

Airtel's OTT tax: Free WhatsApp, Facebook are an equal threat to net neutrality
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Airtel's OTT tax: Free WhatsApp, Facebook are an equal threat to net neutrality

Net neutrality advocates were up in arms as Airtel’s plans meant differential pricing for data service based on the app used.

Airtel buckles under pressure, drops plan to charge for VoIP calls on Skype,Viber
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Airtel buckles under pressure, drops plan to charge for VoIP calls on Skype,Viber

The operator had earlier decided to charge VoIP calls on pay as you go basis, at standard data rates of 4 paise per 10 KB on 3G network and 10 paise per 10 KB on 2G network.