TRAI orders non-discrimination in MNP offers, asks telecommunications companies not to introduce differential rates

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has issued a new order urging telecom operators to stop offering differential tariffs through mobile number portability (MNP) offerings. This is apparently done to “induce competitors’ network turnover” and TRAI says it has received complaints from many telecommunications service providers (TSPs) against each other. Telecommunications companies claim that … Read more

Apple asks US employees to report the status of COVID-19 vaccination by mid-September: Report

Apple is asking its US employees to report their vaccination status as COVID-19 cases increase in the country, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday, citing an internal memo. The iPhone maker asked its staff to report their status “voluntarily” by mid-September, regardless of whether they are working remotely or in an office, according to the report. … Read more

TRAI recommends 2 Mbps minimum broadband speed, asks government to pay 50 percent monthly fees for rural connections

India’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRAI) has released a series of recommendations to improve broadband connectivity in the country, and one of the main suggestions is to set the minimum download speed for broadband connectivity at 2 Mbps. That’s four times the existing minimum broadband speed of 512Kbps that the regulator had introduced in 2014 as … Read more

Twitter user asks if Elon Musk is an alien: see his hilarious answer

Elon Musk never shies away from interacting with his fans and critics on Twitter. From cryptocurrency and Tesla to rockets and SpaceX, the billionaire businessman answers every question on the microblog site – as much as he can. Not only that, it also creates quirky memes to confuse users. On August 28, a user posted … Read more

Facebook, WhatsApp IT Rules Challenge: Delhi High Court Asks Center to Respond to Appeals

Delhi’s Supreme Court on Friday asked the Center to respond to appeals from Facebook and WhatsApp challenging new IT rules for social media intermediaries that require the messaging app to “track” chats and take steps to identify the first originator of the information. The pleas challenged the new rules, claiming they violate the right to … Read more