Net neutrality: IAMAI opposes zero-rating plans

IndiaTimes of India — NEW DELHI: Opposing zero-rated plans of any type, Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) said such plans will harm online content and also allow telcos to discriminate certain web services over others.  In its submissions to a Department of Telecom (DoT) report on net neutrality last week, IAMAI said it clearly and unambiguously opposed zero-rated plans of any type.  Thursday was the last date to submit comments on the DoT report.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tech/tech-news/Net-neutrality-IAMAI-opposes-zero-rating-plans/articleshow/48652481.cms

Internet access, local content must for Digital India success: IAMAI

NEW DELHI: The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) has said that Internet access is a key to the centre-driven Digital India program while local content remains a key challenge. Narendra Modi-led BJP government that came to power in May this year has embarked on an ambitious ‘Digital India’ umbrella program, at an initial cost of Rs 1.13 lakh crore that envisages encourage broadband penetration into the nook and corner of the country and delivering a slew of e-services riding the network.

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/internet/internet-access-local-content-must-for-digital-india-success-iamai/articleshow/45270913.cms