TRAI strikes down differential pricing LIVE Blog

By Archana Khatri Das | Last Updated: Monday, February 8, 2016 - 16:32

TRAI has come out with the final guidelines on differential pricing on Monday supporting net neutrality.

8 February 2016, 16:25 PM

The Authority may review these regulations after the expiry of a period of two years from the date on which these regulations come into effect, or on any earlier date as it may deem fit.

8 February 2016, 16:23 PM

TRAI: No service provider shall enter into any arrangement, agreement or contract, by whatever name called, with any person, natural or legal, that has the effect of discriminatory tariffs for data services being offered or charged to the consumer on the basis of content: 

Provided that this regulation shall not apply to tariffs for data services over closed electronic communications networks, unless such tariffs are offered or charged by the service provider for the purpose of evading the prohibition in this regulation.

8 February 2016, 16:20 PM

Trai said, zero rating is just one example of  differentiated pricing

Trai said,  existing plans will not be valid in six months time


8 February 2016, 16:18 PM

Trai said that regulation disallows any programme that discriminates data tariff

Said, anything on the internet cannot be priced differently 

8 February 2016, 16:13 PM

Telecom regulator Trai bars companies from charging or offering data traffic on discriminatory basis

Trai to levy Rs 50,000 a day penalty for discriminatory tariffs charged by service providers.


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