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  • After net neutrality protests Flipkart pulls out of Airtel Zero 4 days ago

    Following a huge backlash on social media over its decision to partner with Airtel for Airtel Zero, e-commerce giant Flipkart has now pulled out of the program. The decision from Flipkart comes in the wake of growing protests against net neutrality abuse. ...
  • No deal signed for Airtel Zero as it violated net neutrality: Flipkart 4 days ago

    Caught in the debate over net neutrality, Flipkart on Tuesday ended its deal with Airtel for its 'Airtel Zero' pack. Speaking over the agreement, Flipkart CEO-Commerce Mukesh Bansal said, "we want an open and democratic internet. We never signed any deal for Airtel Zero as we realised that in the...
  • Net Neutrality: Will TRAI note your concerns to save the internet? 5 days ago

    In less than two weeks the internet is likely to go through a major transition in India. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has come up with a plan to regulate internet services -- mainly the over the top services like WhatsApp, Viber, Skype. The TRAI consultation paper has...
  • Why should telecom companies control what I do on the net: Aditi Mittal 5 days ago

    The Internet is under threat in India as telecom operators have gone to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) to allow them to block apps and websites and charge money from both consumers and businesses to the detriment of users. "We are a huge telecom market. Why should telecom...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 14, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • TRAI Bill: Why change the law for one person, asks Congress July 14, 2014

    Reacting to TRAI amendment bill, Congress spokesperson Rashid Alvi on Monday said, "Issue is not about whom the PM picks to be his Principal Secretary, but why should the law change for one person? Such actions create doubts in the minds of the people." ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle July 11, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Government brings TRAI Bill to appoint of PM's principal secretary July 11, 2014

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday slammed the opposition parties for their remarks over the appointment of Nripendra Mishra saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi has the right to choose his staff. The BJP and the Congress are set for a faceoff over the appointment of the Prime Minister's Principal Secretary...
  • Congress should revisit their own procedures on TRAI, says Uma Bharati July 11, 2014

    The amended Bill was introduced in Lok Sabha by Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. The TRAI Bill has to be amended to allow the appointment of former TRAI chairman Nripendra Misra as principal secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Defending the government, Uma Bharati said, "Tell the Congress to revisit...
  • Carriage fee for TV channels must be moderate: TRAI chief May 5, 2012

    TRAI Chairman JS Sarma has said that moderating carriage fees will be part of the rules being framed as part of the ongoing process of mandatory digitisation. ...
  • TRAI suggests 10fold hike in 2G tariffs April 24, 2012

    If the government implements TRAI suggestion, mobile tariffs could increase. ...
  • Festival days don't fall under TRAI's SMS limit September 27, 2011

    The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has issued guidelines to telecom regulators to stop all telemarketing calls and messages from this week. ...
  • Put onus on telecom firms: Nikhil Pahwa on pesky calls September 27, 2011

    Medianama Editor Nikhil Pahwa said that the system of no more pesky calls and messages will only work if the onus is put on telecom companies and not just telemarketers. ...
  • TRAI: Stringent rules to curb telemarketers December 2, 2010

    One can register with the official "Do Not Call Registry", you'll be taken off all telemarketer's lists within seven days. ...
  • India At 9: Should Telecom Minister resign over scam? October 27, 2009

    The Telecom scam allegations stem from the following irregularities like no auction being conducted for alloting licences, no Cabinet approval taken and the method objected by TRAI (First come, first served) being used as basis for allocation. The furore over the scam has been rising. On CNNIBN's 9 pm show's...