13 Jul 2018
Key takeaways from India's new telecom policy
On Wednesday, the Telecom Commission - the highest decision-making body of the Department of Telecom - approved, in totality, the recommendations made by the Telecom Authority of India (TRAI) on the National Digital Communications Policy 2018.
12 Jul 2018
India approves "world's strongest net neutrality rules"
In a big win for access to information, the Indian government has accepted recommendations to enforce one of the strongest net neutrality protections in the world.
12 Jun 2018
RIP free internet: Net neutrality officially repealed in the US
The end of the free, unbiased internet in the US is officially here.
17 Mar 2018
Facebook's Express Wi-Fi app allows paid internet access
Facebook has launched an Android app for its Express Wi-Fi service that allows people in developing countries to pay for using its Wi-Fi.
08 Jan 2018
Internet Association joins battle to protect net neutrality
Internet Association, the lobbying group that represents Amazon, Facebook, Google, Netflix, Twitter and several other technology companies, is joining the legal battle against the US government to protect net neutrality.
15 Dec 2017
US regulator repeals Obama-era net neutrality rules, amid widespread criticism
The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted 3-2 in favor of dismantling net neutrality.
28 Nov 2017
TRAI backs net neutrality: Know what all it has recommended
As the net neutrality debate gains steam in the US, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has issued its recommendations on the matter here.
24 Nov 2017
Why do Americans hate this Indian in Trump's administration?
Ajit Pai, President Donald Trump's Indian-origin Chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC), is at the center of a controversy after proposing an end to net neutrality.
31 Aug 2017
Telcos are violating net neutrality, say content creators
Content firms have said that the demand for a revenue-sharing model by the telcos like Airtel, Telenor and Reliance Communications, was "unfair and unreasonable" and went against the foundations of net neutrality.
25 Jul 2017
JioPhone may go against net neutrality principles, say analysts
Reliance Jio, after disrupting the telecom industry, is taking on smartphone makers with its 4G handset.
13 Jul 2017
Internet websites, organizations will unite to protect net neutrality
Internet giants are coming together to protest against rolling back of the rules safeguarding "net neutrality."
20 May 2017
US FCC votes to get rid of net neutrality
In the first step towards removing net neutrality, the US Federal Communications Commission voted to end the rules that came into force in 2015.
27 Apr 2017
Top US regulator considering rolling back net neutrality
Less than a month after the US allowed internet service providers to release data without consumers' consent, Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai has suggested rolling back net neutrality.
19 Apr 2017
Reliance Jio responds to TRAI net neutrality queries
Indian Telecom regulator TRAI is currently mulling on what should be the exact status of net neutrality in India.
18 Apr 2017
Netflix opens up a dialogue on Indian net neutrality debate
After playing a prominent role in the fight for net neutrality in the US, Netflix now weighing in on the same topic in India by making calculated moves on an already controversial issue.
04 Apr 2017
Internet privacy: US opens doors for exploitation of users' data
US President Donald Trump on April 4 signed into effect a resolution allowing internet service providers to release consumers' web usage data to companies without seeking their consent, revoking recent privacy rules that made it mandatory for them to obtain permission first.