Facebook Free Basics service was banned in India for a short period last year and now the Indian government has banned the service completely.
The government in India have now introduced new regulations that makes zero rated Internet services in the country illegal.
The Indian government had concerns over net neutrality with the service and other services that allow people to access some content without using any of their data and Facebook’s Free Basics falls into this category.
Facebook was offering free internet access in India, but only to its own services and not other services, so this is where the net neutrality concerns have come from.
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