TRAI’s website under DDoS attack for publishing email IDs of those who supported net neutrality

The twitter handle (@opindia_revenge) has claimed the responsibility for taking down TRAI’s website after the regulator published the e-mails along with email IDs of those persons who voiced for Net Neutrality in India. The regulator had received about over 11 lakh e-mails favoring support of net neutrality. Post publishing those emails with their email IDs, the social media flooded with posts against the regulator as this move had made the users more vulnerable to spamming. TRAI…

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TRAI drops proposal to impose additional charges on IM platforms

Good News for Instant Messaging Users as they won’t have to shell out extra charges! The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has rejected the idea of Telcos to impose revenue-sharing on Instant Messaging Apps. This proposal made by the telcos citing revenue loses due to declining usage of Voice and SMS services. As reported by the Economic Times, TRAI has dropped the idea and has said it won’t even hold a consultation on this matter. TRAI…

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TRAI raises minimum Broadband speed from 256 kbps to 512 kbps

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has notified that the minimum Broadband speed has been raised to 512 kilobytes per second (kbps). As per the Broadband Policy 2004, the earlier minimum speed was 256 kbps.   The amendment has been made to the Telecom Consumers Complaint Redressal Regulations, 2012 and the regulations will be called the Telecom Consumers Complaint Redressal (Third Amendment) Regulations, 2014, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) said in a notification….

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