Austria

Is there net neutrality regulation?

Yes. See EU Regulation 2015/2120 http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX:32015R2120 and BEREC Guidelines on the Implementation by National Regulators of European Net Neutrality Rules http://berec.europa.eu/eng/document_register/subject_matter/berec/download/0/6160-berec-guidelines-on-the-implementation-b_0.pdf

 Has any national regulator issued any regulation regarding zero rating?

No. Currently, only a descriptive report has been filed by Austrian authorities http://ec.europa.eu/newsroom/dae/document.cfm?doc_id=45868 On 5 October 2016, the NGO Epicenter.works filed a complaint to the regulator (RTR) against mobile operator Hutchison Drei Austria GmbH (commonly known as “3”), complaining that 3’s zero-rated services violated net neutrality principles. 3 subsequently amended its offerings. https://epicenter.works/content/net-neutrality-violations-ceased-after-akvorrat-intervention-data-volumes-increased-up-to-17
Is zero rating permitted by the national regulation or tolerated by the national regulator?

Is zero rating permitted by the national regulation or tolerated by the national regulator?

Yes.

Name of the operators implementing zero rating offerings:

Hutchison Drei

Are the operators zero-rating specific services (e.g. only Whatsapp) or classes of services (e.g. all instant messaging apps)?

Specific apps.

In case only specific services are zero rated, what are the zero rated services?

Spotify, 3Kiosk, 3Cloud 5GB, 3Cloud 25GB, 3Cloud 100GB, 3 Mobile TV, 3Mobile TV XL (daily), 3Mobile TV XL (monthly), 3 MobileTV L (monthly), 3 Film-Abo (monthly)

Is the zero-rated service throttled or blocked after the data volume is exceeded?

Is the user signing up for free (e.g. zero rated services are bundled with specific offerings) or is the zero rating offering?

Is the Content of Application  Provider paying to be zero-rated?

Is the zero rating offering time-limited?

Internet penetration level:

In Oct/2019, 87.9% per IWS https://www.internetworldstats.com/stats4.htm

 Is there data protection regulation in the country?

Yes. General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”) https://eur-lex.europa.eu/eli/reg/2016/679/oj