No plan to withdraw from India: Facebook
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No plan to withdraw from India: Facebook

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facebook-govFacebook announced that it will not withdraw its controversial zero-rated platform from India.

The social media giant is reportedly planning to open it up to newer telecom operators to provide internet access to the unconnected.

Emphasising that does not violate the principles of net neutrality, Kevin Martin, vice-president for Facebook’s Mobile and Global Access Policy said that it offers an opportunity to all developers to grow and facilitates internet access to the unconnected across the world.

The top committee formed by Department of Telecom (DoT), which submitted recommendations on the various aspects of net neutrality in May, had criticised initiative.

The committee said the platform favoured the social media giant and provided access only to select applications.

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