TRAI has extended the deadline for receiving comments on its differential pricing for data services, by a week (January 7th) . The deadline was supposed to end on December 30th.
TRAI had released a paper on December 9th and asked the stakeholders for suggestions on the pricing. The paper has stirred up debate on zero-rating platforms and Facebook’s Free Basics.
TRAI has received 16.5 lakh comments. The authority received 8 lakh comments through Free Basics and zero rating platforms and about 3,000 individual messages.[source]