India has adopted recommendations for strong net neutrality, experts say could be the “strongest” in the world.
Net neutrality means that service providers have all traffic treated the same, and non-payment is different depending on the content.
The recommendations to explicitly prohibit operators from throttling the speeds for each online service, and mandates that all content be treated equally.
India, it is expected that the 500 million internet users by June.
“Deviations and violations of the rules of net neutrality — the effect almost immediately — the telecoms will be met with harsh punishments,”-Secretary Aruna Sundarajan told Indian reporters.
The network neutrality principle as a cornerstone of a free and open internet, with equal access for all, and bans “any form of” data discrimination.
The country, the adoption of the November is coming in 2017 recommendations by the Telecom Regulatory Association of India (TRAI) in the midst of an ongoing debate on net neutrality.
Last month, the rules of the US officially lifted, is subject to the way net providers will handle the data that traveled over their networks.The Net Neutrality Battle
India’s fight for net neutrality began in the year 2015, says technology analyst Prasanto K Roy.
Telecom operator Airtel was forced to withdraw a plan to additional costs for internet calls up and shut down of a platform called Airtel Zero, which allows customers access to a few mobile applications for free. Some vendors call this “toll-free data”, but it is popularly known as “zero rating”.
Others, including Facebook and Google, were also forced to their zero-rating platforms and offerings. The most visible damage / accident was Facebook is Free, basic service, offered the Indians free access to a limited number of sites.
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In March 2015, the Telecom regulatory authority published a paper on net neutrality, the triggering of a million E-Mails from the public, cheered on by activists, the sites set up such as save theinternet.in.