Friday, 23 June 2017

India makes Facebook's Free Basics illegal

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Monday 08 February 16

TRAI bars telcos from applying different data prices to different OTT services.

India's telco regulator on Monday outlawed subsidised data tariffs that offer low-cost or free access to a select number of online services, dealing a blow to Facebook's Free Basics service. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) also banned telcos from applying different data prices to different over…

India's telco regulator on Monday outlawed subsidised data tariffs that offer low-cost or free access to a select number of online services, dealing a blow to Facebook's Free Basics service. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) also banned telcos from applying different data prices to different over…

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