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Net Neutrality: Rahul Gandhi takes a dig at PM’s Digital India plan

Sunday, January 31, 2016 | More »

Rahul Gandhi
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 become a “euphemism” for an Internet contr...


Net Neutrality: 528 startup founders petition PM Modi

Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Zomato co-founder Deepinder Goyal, Sheroes’ Sairee Chahal and Practo co-founder Abhinav Lal are among the 528 startups that have signed an online letter urging Prime Minister Narendra Modi to uphold the principle of net neutrality. The letter, released by SaveTh...

25 January, 2016 | More »


Net Neutrality: Facebook generates 80% replies to TRAI paper

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 ‘templates’ for its controversy-ridden Free Basics platform. Whi...

9 January, 2016 | More »


Six technology trends to watch in 2016

A recent report by Webbmedia Group, a consultancy that advises organisations on emerging trends in technology and digital media, gives a sneak peek into new technologies that could influence our lives in 2016. Here are six of those trends. BOTS This is a software application which runs automated pro...

14 December, 2015 | More »


Here’s the DoT view on net neutrality

The Department of Telecommunication’s (DoT) much-awaited report on net neutrality is a mixed bag for proponents of free and fair internet in the country. While the report has batted for an open and unregulated regime for several over the top (OTT) services, it has proposed regulating local and...

17 July, 2015 | More »


Parliamentary committee to discuss net-neutrality issue on Thursday

A Parliamentary Committee will discuss the controversial issue of net neutrality on Thursday at a meeting where officials of telecom companies like Airtel, Vodafone and Idea are expected to present their views. The Standing Committee of Parliament will examine the issue over which there has been an ...

20 May, 2015 | More »


Telecom regulator TRAI faces flak over public release of names & email ids of people posting suggestions over net neutrality

Telecom regulator Trai today faced flak on the social media including Twitter for making public names and email ids of one million people who have submitted their comments on Net Neutrality. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on March 27 had floated a consultation paper on putting in p...

27 April, 2015 | More »


Net neutrality: CCI looking into possible abuse of dominance by companies

Amid a raging debate on Net Neutrality, the Competition Commission today said it is looking into possible abuse of dominance by telecom and Internet companies. There are rising concerns over maintaining equal access to Internet amid some service providers entering into tie-ups for offering free acce...

21 April, 2015 | More »