Net neutrality report to be out soon: Prasad

Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here today the report on controversial issue of net neutrality, prepared by a telecom department panel, has been sent to the telecom regulator and would be made public soon. State-run telecom Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited will offer free national roaming from June 15, said Prasad. Addressing a…

Amid Intense Pressure in India, Facebook Teams Up With Telenor To Bring Internet.org In Pakistan

The controversial Facebook initiative to provide free internet access to selected services has now been launched in Pakistan in collaboration with Telenor Pakistan. This launch comes at a time when there’s a raging net neutrality over Internet.org going on in its neighbour, India. This announcement was made during an interactive event, which was attended by representatives from Telenor Pakistan…

DoT set to submit spectrum policy for cabinet nod

The department of telecommunications will seek cabinet approval for the spectrum sharing and trading policy by the end of June, communications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Tuesday. “We have received the final recommendations from Trai (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India), and the department is looking into them,” Prasad told reporters. The Telecom Commission, the…

Akamai and Trustwave Forge Strategic Alliance for Added Security

Content Delivery Network (CDN) services company, Akamai, and managed security services firm, Trustwave, have inked a new global strategic alliance that aims to protect businesses from online threats. Content Delivery Network (CDN) services company, Akamai, and managed security services firm, Trustwave, have inked a new global strategic alliance that aims to protect businesses from online…