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Financial Express hosts #NetNeutralityDebate: ‘Price discrimination can be allowed, but not for the same packet of data’
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 24, 2015 last modified May 09, 2015 10:05 AM — filed under: ,
Trying to cut through the noise on Net Neutrality in India, FICCI in partnership with Financial Express is hosting a panel discussion titled “Decoding Net Neutrality” in New Delhi on Wednesday.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry The Hazards of a Non-neutral Internet
by Geetha Hariharan published Apr 18, 2015 last modified May 27, 2015 04:07 PM — filed under: ,
Spurred by recent events, India’s policy circles are dancing to the complex tunes of net neutrality. Airtel came under fire for pricing calls made over the Internet differentially; it has since withdrawn this plan. Airtel and Reliance Communications are caught in the storm as Airtel Zero and Internet.org, the Facebook-spearheaded product for low-cost Internet access, face stiff criticism for violating net neutrality. Companies like Flipkart, which earlier supported these products, have stepped back and are throwing their weight behind net neutrality. The Department of Telecommunications has set up a six-member panel to consult on net neutrality.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Multiple Aspects Need to be Addressed as the Clamour Grows for Network Neutrality
by Sunil Abraham published Apr 16, 2015 — filed under: ,
In the global debate there are four violations of Network Neutrality that are considered particularly egregious.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Net neutrality: Debate rages on
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 15, 2015 last modified May 02, 2015 08:45 AM — filed under: ,
A controversy was sparked after Bharti Airtel, the country's largest telecom operator, launched 'Airtel Zero' on Monday that allows companies to offer their applications to Airtel subscribers for free.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Net neutrality debate rages
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 15, 2015 last modified May 08, 2015 02:45 PM — filed under: ,
While Airtel has put out a statement on the pull out by Flipkart, other operators are playing a cautious game.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Net neutrality: Trai receives over 2 lakh mails
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 14, 2015 last modified May 08, 2015 02:11 AM — filed under: , ,
The idea of an open internet can bring together not just worried netizens but politicians of all hues.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
People voice their support for net neutrality, say Internet a utility not a luxury
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 13, 2015 last modified May 08, 2015 01:56 AM — filed under: ,
As the campaign and support for net neutrality is picking up, Politicians, celebrities and a cross section of people are voicing their support for it. Net neutrality means all data and sites are treated and charged equally be it mobile app or any other app.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry TRAI-ing Times: The Story So Far
by Tarun Krishnakumar published Mar 19, 2015 last modified Mar 30, 2015 01:32 PM — filed under: ,
24th December, 2014 marked a pivotal moment in the Indian experience with network neutrality. On this date, one of India’s largest telecom players, Bharti Airtel, announced the introduction of a new ‘VoIP’ usage policy for its mobile users.
Located in Telecom / Blog
Blog Entry Collection of Net Neutrality Definitions
by Tarun Krishnakumar published Feb 08, 2015 last modified Feb 09, 2015 01:33 PM — filed under: ,
As part of CIS's inquiry into 'Network Neutrality' in the developing world, we have collected a set of definitions of the term from different sources. The definitions were collated and compiled by Manoj Kurbet, Maitreya Subramaniam and Tarun Krishnakumar under the guidance of Sunil Abraham.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Indians Plead for #NetNeutrality as Airtel Raises Data Charges
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Dec 30, 2014 last modified Feb 11, 2015 03:10 PM — filed under: ,
Located in Openness / Blog