Ajit Pai’s Fight Against Net Neutrality

Ajit Pai’s Fight Against Net Neutrality: Net neutrality: The idea that internet providers should enable equal access to all (legal) content and applications, regardless of source or nature. It is a principle of open networks and open access. To evangelists it is the core tenet that preserves users’ rights to free communication without which the…

Outliers 16: How Osama Manzar plans to take the next billion Indians online (and fight for net neutrality)

Outliers 16: How Osama Manzar plans to take the next billion Indians online (and fight for net neutrality): Osama Manzar is a monk in India’s digital ecosystem. And that’s not just because he looks like a monk. Manzar, a digital nomad traveling across the country’s hinterland, runs Digital Empowerment Foundation, and has taken up the…

TRAI floats consultation paper asking ‘how to ease telecom business in India?’

TRAI floats consultation paper asking ‘how to ease telecom business in India?’: In order to “ease” opening of a telecom business in India, telecom regulator TRAI is inviting comments from telcos, service providers and stakeholders asking how the existing regulations could be tweaked. The regulator is looking at simplifying or even tweaking existing license conditions,…