Net-neutrality regulation

Net-neutrality regulation: What India actually needs?


On one hand, countries worldwide has been debating to arrive at a common definition on net neutrality. On the other hand, in India, TRAI has already come out with its own recommendation on the subject. Net neutrality is one of the most controversial areas of policy making given the impacts it can have on both competition as well as innovation.…

Read More »
Net Net

Net-neutrality regulation: What India actually needs?


On one hand, countries worldwide has been debating to arrive at a common definition on net neutrality. On the other hand, in India, TRAI has already come out with its own recommendation on the subject. Net neutrality is one of the most controversial areas of policy making given the impacts it can have on both competition as well as innovation.…

Read More »
5g

5G Technology – A Faster Future


Each new generation of communication technology has delivered faster, more reliable connections. Today, as smartphones are upgraded in a particularly frequent cycle, the upgrading of  the technologies that support them is equally, if not more, important.   What is 5G? Simply put, 5G is the next, the 5th generation of wireless broadband technology that will bring revolutionary changes to the…

Read More »

Scientific Research and the Myth of Mobile Tower Radiation


Why cell tower radiation myths should be buried once and for all. There are multiple myths about mobile tower radiation. But closer scrutiny and a look at some scientific research reveal these are just that: myths. The plain truth could help dispel many misconceptions floating in the public domain. To begin with, there are two types of radiation: Ionizing and…

Read More »
How complex is Net Neutrality

The complexity of Net Neutrality


Net neutrality is a complex topic. Although it talks about free access to internet and proposes free offering of internet services to the users by various service providers, it does not give a clear picture on usage habit and the extent of charges for the users. Though transparency is one of the core elements of net neutrality, it does not…

Read More »
Net Neutrality: The battle of equal access for all content on Internet networks - is out in the open

Net Neutrality: The battle of equal access for all content on Internet networks – is out in the open


If you are one of India’s active netizens, then you must have heard about net neutrality which is a hotly debated topic in the current communications industry. The whole debate on net neutrality has created an uproar in the industry. Internet was constructed around the idea of openness. Network neutrality is the idea that our cellular, cable, or phone internet…

Read More »
Net Neutrality: Who are the real stakeholders?

Net Neutrality: Who are the real stakeholders?


Telecom Regulator Association of India (TRAI), the apex body in control to the entire telecom sector, its rules and regulations, has, once again sought opinion from all the stakeholders on whether to rule in Net Neutrality in India or to rule it out and favor operators like Airtel who offer services like Airtel Zero. TRAI wants a referendum; it aim…

Read More »
Net Neutrality: Is it really required!

Net Neutrality: Is it really required!


Net Neutrality is again gaining traction in the market. Everywhere, people are talking about it. Everywhere people are confused about it. Some say it favors the telecom operators as they get paid by OTT Apps for gaining preferential treatment, some take an entirely different route to defend it saying it will ultimately benefit the consumers at large. Overall, there is…

Read More »