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We are big believers in net neutrality: Skype

New Delhi:  Positioning itself as a "big believer in net neutrality", Microsoft's video calling service Skype on Thursday said it continues to push for affordable Internet access to consumers. "We are big believers in net neutrality. That's been our stated point of view globally and we believe that in the end net neutrality serves the interest of consumers and we will continue to push for that position," Skype Corporate Vice-President Gurdeep Singh Pall told PTI. "It's about every citizen having affordable access. Any climate which allows that to be created we are always pushing for", he added. Earlier this year, a proposal to regulate calls on Internet-based apps like Skype, Whatsapp and Viber had stirred a national debate on the issue of net neutrality. The principle of net neutrality states that no priority should be accorded to an entity in Internet traffic flow on account of payments to service providers like telecom compan