Indian Govt Report On Net Neutrality To Be Out Soon

The Indian government is currently waiting for telecom regulator TRAI’s take on the issue. The issue of Net Neutrality took over Indian social media streams after Zero Rating services such as Airtel Zero broke cover. Majority of the public support has been in favour of banning Zero Rating services.

Telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that the government will soon come out with its report on Net Neutrality and is awaiting telecom regulator TRAI’s take on the issue.

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The issue of Net Neutrality has been playing out at a global stage for some time now and took over Indian social media streams after Zero Rating services such as Airtel Zero broke cover.

A 6 member panel was appointed by the Department of Telecom in January to build regulations on net neutrality and OTT services such as Skype and WhatsApp.

TRAI also invited stakeholders to comment on the issue, for which it received over 10 lakh comments. Majority of the public support has been in favour of banning Zero Rating services.

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