Big Victory for Internet Users in India : TRAI backs Net Neutrality

Big Victory for Internet Users in India : TRAI backs Net Neutrality

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released its recommendations regarding Net Neutrality. In its recommendations, the regulator has restricted service providers from entering into any arrangement, agreement or contract that can lead to discriminatory based on content available on the Internet. Content includes all content, application, services or any other other data, including its end-point information, that can be transmitted over the Internet. “The “discriminatory tariff” in the context of treatment of content…

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Amazon Prime subscription Introductory offer ends today; to be priced at ₹ 999 starting October 31

Amazon Prime subscription Introductory offer ends today; to be priced at ₹ 999 starting October 31

Amazon India has announced that it will end its Introductory offer on Amazon Prime subscription from October 31, 2017. The service was launched in July 2016 for ₹ 499 a year. Amazon Prime Subscription lets you enjoy Prime Delivery and Prime Video services. Amazon Prime Services will give you exclusive access to Amazon Original Series and Movies, as well as premium movies and TV shows from Indian and global content providers.  Remember that, only those products with…

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Twitter rolls out new look

Twitter today started rolling out its new design across twitter.com, Twitter for iOS, Twitter for Android, TweetDeck, and Twitter Lite. Here’s what you’ll see, as per the official blog post: Profile, additional accounts, settings, and privacy – all in one place! A new side navigation menu and fewer tabs at the bottom of our app = less clutter and easier browsing. You told us you loved this change on Android last year and we’re excited to now…

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TRAI releases new Consultation Paper on Net Neutrality

The Indian Telecom Regulator, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Wednesday has released a new consultation paper on Net Neutrality, asking for comments and counter – comments from stakeholders by February 15 and February 28, 2016 respectively. Responses are to be mailed to Asit Kadayan, Advisor (QoS) TRAI on the email address advqos@trai.gov.in. The Net Neutrality debate started in March 2015 , but the focus shifted to differential pricing and the regulator passed a…

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FreeCharge to offer FREE e-wallet protection of upto ₹ 20,000

Snapdeal owned Freecharge has partnered with Reliance General Insurance Company Limited to provide free insurance on wallet balance of upto ₹ 20,000 to its users, including consumers and merchants. With this move, the wallet balance of all the customers will be insured up to a limit of ₹ 20,000, as long as the user is transacting at least once a month. “With this move, FreeCharge takes another step in proactively addressing consumer concern around the usage and…

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BBD Day 3 : Upto ₹ 15K Off on Laptop Exchange, DSLR starting at ₹ 19,990 & 10% OFF on SBI Cards

Today is the third day of Flipkart’s Big Billion Day Sale. We have already shared some of the exciting deals that they were offering on Day 1 and Day 2. On Day 3, the eCommerce website is offering exciting offers on electronics items topped up with 10% Instant Discount for SBI Credit and Debit Card holders. You can check out some Exciting deals given below : Laptops Dell Core i3 Windows Laptop at just Rs….

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Net Neutrality wins! TRAI says no to Differential Pricing for Data Services

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Monday announced that no Telecom Service Provider will be allowed to offer discriminatory tariffs for data services on the basis of content. “Prohibition of discriminatory tariff is necessary to ensure that service providers continue to fulfill obligations in keeping internet open and non-discriminatory.”, the regulator said in a statement. If the norms are not followed, a penalty of ₹ 50,000/day, subject to a maximum of ₹ 50,00,000 will be levied…

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TRAI to Seek Specific Replies from Respondants on Differential Pricing for Data Services

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has extended the deadline for submission of comments and counter comments till January 7, 2016 and January 14, 2016, respectively. TRAI has released a consultation paper on ‘Differential Pricing for Data Services’ on December 9, 2015. The Consultation paper had sought comments along with their justification from Internet users on the following questions : Question 1: Should the TSPs be allowed to have differential pricing for data usage for accessing…

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BSNL to increase its Minimum Broadband Speed to 2mbps pre FUP plan, starting October 1

State – run Telecom Service provider BSNL will be increasing its minimum broadband speed to 2mbps from October 1, 2015. It will be rolled out throughout the country and is applicable for all BSNL broadband subscribers. Under this offer, if any user is on 512kbps or 1mbps plan, his/her speed will be upgraded to 2mbps. However, the 2mbps bandwidth will be accessible on the pre – FUP (Fair Usage Policy) data consumption. Once, the customer hits…

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Microsoft Windows 10’s new web browser will be Microsoft Edge, previously Project Spartan

Finally its time say goodbye to Internet Explorer and say Hi to Microsoft Edge! Microsoft has revealed Windows 10’s default browser will be Microsoft Edge, previously known as Project Spartan. The browser is based on a new rendering engine called EdgeHTML. Microsoft’s default web browser allows you to directly write onto Web pages and let’s you share them, read online articles free from distraction or use the offline reading feature for greater convenience. Microsoft has also…

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