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DoT Should Accept TRAI’s Net Neutrality Recommendations

DoT Should Accept TRAI’s Net Neutrality Recommendations

November 28, 2017 at 9:37 pm 0 comments

Sector regulator TRAI on Tuesday came out with its recommendations on Net Neutrality and says there should not be any discriminatory access to neither internet or content being distributed over internet. The principles of net neutrality states that the telecom service providers and ISPs cannot speed up or slow downRead More

81% Indians Vote Against Free Basics

81% Indians Vote Against Free Basics

January 8, 2016 at 9:51 am 0 comments

Indians have given its verdict as 81 percent percent have voted against Facebook’s Free Basics and support Net Neutrality says LocalCircles. 81 percent have voted against Facebook’s Free Basics or any such program and want an unbiased/neutral Internet for themselves and their fellow citizens who currently may not have internetRead More

European Union Supports Net Neutrality And Ban Roaming Fees

European Union Supports Net Neutrality And Ban Roaming Fees

October 28, 2015 at 2:54 pm 0 comments

European Union (EU) supports Net Neutrality and has completely banned roaming fees from June 2017. A complete ban on roaming charges for using mobile phones abroad in the EU will take effect in June 2017 and clear rules on the right to internet access will become law following Parliament’s finalRead More

MTS Introduces Data Plans For Internet Calling

MTS Introduces Data Plans For Internet Calling

October 6, 2015 at 8:03 am 0 comments

Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited (SSTL) that provides telecom services under the brand MTS has today rolled out net-neutral internet calling data plans for both prepaid and postpaid customers. MTS prepaid customers to get 5 GB data for Rs 499 with absolute freedom to use it the way they want –Read More

Net Neutrality: Open And Innovative Internet For All By Dr Manimohan, director, GSMA

Net Neutrality: Open And Innovative Internet For All By Dr Manimohan, director, GSMA

August 31, 2015 at 1:34 pm 0 comments

No need for regulations that restrict operators to manage traffic and offer variable tariffs for Internet The Internet has been an open engine for innovation, inclusion, expression and development and it should remain so. Managing network traffic and offering different tariffs are important contributors for open Internet. Mobile operators wantRead More

MTS Supports Net Neutrality; Launches OpenWeb Data Plans

MTS Supports Net Neutrality; Launches OpenWeb Data Plans

August 10, 2015 at 2:34 pm 0 comments

Sistema Shyam TeleServices (SSTL) that provides telecom services under the brand MTS today announced its full support and commitment to net neutrality with the launch of OpenWeb Data plans for both prepaid as well as postpaid data customers. OpenWeb Plans can be best described as “Anti-Zero Rating Plans”, designed toRead More

Net Neutrality Report : Why DoT Deserves A Big Thumbs Up

Net Neutrality Report : Why DoT Deserves A Big Thumbs Up

July 17, 2015 at 12:22 pm 0 comments

The net neutrality report of DoT has taken the view of all the stakeholders, and tried to uphold the need and benefits of all of them. It neither favoured the telcos nor was it against the OTTs. It has understood the need of broadband and the same time acknowledged theRead More

Airtel Zero Does Not Violate Net Neutrality : DoT

Airtel Zero Does Not Violate Net Neutrality : DoT

July 6, 2015 at 12:06 pm 0 comments

The much debated and controversial Airtel Zero plan has been okayed by a panel comprising of members of the department of telecommunications (DoT) and the panel said the plan does not violate the principles of net neutrality, a PTI report carried in various media suggested. The DoT panel, however, asRead More

From L to R: Rajan S Mathews, director general, COAI; Rajiv Bawa, CEO, Telenor; Sunil Sood, MD & CEO, Vodafone India; Gopal Vittal, MD & CEO (India & South Asia), Bharti Airtel; Himanshu Kapania, MD, Idea Cellular; Arvind Bali, director & CEO, Videocon Telecommunications; Ashok Sharma, national head, Regulatory, Aircel

COAI’s “Sabka Internet, Sabka Vikas” Campaign; A Big Hit

May 3, 2015 at 7:24 pm 0 comments

In a weeks time”Sabka Internet, Sabka Vikas” campaign launched by COAI is a big hit. COAI announced today that “Sabka Internet, Sab ka Vikas”, campaign for net neutrality, net equality and consumer choice has received support from over 40 lakh Indian mobile users in less than a week’s time. LaunchedRead More

From L to R: Rajan S Mathews, director general, COAI; Rajiv Bawa, CEO, Telenor; Sunil Sood, MD & CEO, Vodafone India; Gopal Vittal, MD & CEO (India & South Asia), Bharti Airtel; Himanshu Kapania, MD, Idea Cellular; Arvind Bali, director & CEO, Videocon Telecommunications; Ashok Sharma, national head, Regulatory, Aircel

COAI Promotes Net Equality; Launches “Sabka Internet, Sabka Vikas”

April 24, 2015 at 4:06 pm 0 comments

COAI is promoting net equality and has announced “Sabka Internet, Sabka Vikas”, an initiative to connect the one billion unconnected citizens of India. Launching the online platform www.sabkainternet.in, COAI reiterated that the Internet should be for all and not remain the preserve of a few. The Association invited all stakeholdersRead More