Thursday, Oct 06, 2022

free basics


Facebook Free Basics helped just one dominant player in India: Vodafone CEO

February 23, 2016 1:56 pm

Vodafone Group chief Vittorio Colao has spoken his mind on Facebook's Free Basics, saying it was helping just "one dominant player" in India.

TRAI order effect: Facebook Free Basics shuts down for India

February 11, 2016 3:21 pm

Facebook has shutdown its Free Basics app in India, after TRAI ruled against differential pricing of data services and content.

Facebook Free Basics: TRAI to engage with respondents who've supported it

January 01, 2016 11:04 am

Trai has received around 12,000 messages other than template-based comments.

Yes, Indian consumers are entitled to a truly open internet without any gatekeepers

December 25, 2015 8:34 pm

Mark Zuckerberg's comments certainly point to Free Basics being closer to Net neutrality than before and I hope in reality it does reflect that.

Those talking of net neutrality are online, those offline have no voice: Mark Zuckerberg at IIT

October 28, 2015 5:29 pm

Mark Zuckerberg said Internet is an expensive commodity as service providers have had to spend billions of dollars to set up infrastructure.


Net Neutrality rules approved by Telecom Commision

June 22, 2020 6:22 pm

Net Neutrality rules accepted in India by Telecom Commission: Here's what it means for Indian internet, and how we got here.

Call drop drive test done objectively: TRAI chairman

February 09, 2016 9:44 am

New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): TRAI Chairman RS Sharma on Tuesday rubbished the statement of telecom companies that the drive test conducted was wrong. He said they have not conducted the test for the first time, adding it has been done objectively. Sharma added that the decision taken on free basics was taken sometimes ago. He added the consultation on regulations is just similar to reviewing the old laws to see whether they are still relevant or not.