On Monday, Telecom watchdog TRAI barred operators from charging different rates for Internet access based on content, dealing a blow to Facebook’s controversial Free Basics & other similar plans. 

Within 24 hours, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg expressed his disappointment with TRAI’s decision on his facebook page, but maintained that he will continue to break down barriers to connectivity in India and around the world.

(With Inputs from PTI)

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