Arrow Artboard Created with Sketch. Artboard Created with Sketch. Title Chevron Title Chevron Icon Facebook Icon Linkedin Icon Mail Contact Path Layer Icon Mail Positive Arrow Icon Print Business Net neutrality concerns scupper mobile app deal KIRAN SHARMA, Nikkei staff writer April 16, 2015 01:10 JST | India
NEW DELHI --Flipkart, India's largest online retailer, has shelved controversial plans to offer free access to its mobile app under a deal with Bharti Airtel.
The decision comes at a time when Internet neutrality is being hotly debated in India; critics attacked Flipkart on social media saying the proposed deal would give it an unfair advantage.
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