If you were wondering whether or not the FCC would bless T-Mobile's new controversial zero rating plans, agency boss Tom Wheeler has given a pretty good indication of which way the agency is leaning. As covered previously, T-Mobile's...Show More Summary
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) sounded the alarm late last week over the very real likelihood that Republican zeal to confront President Obama with a government shutdown threat will lead to very ugly stuff. Speaker Paul Ryan...Show More Summary
Sometime in the next several months, a federal appellate court will choose between two narratives used to describe the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) decision earlier this year to regulate the Internet as a public utilityShow More Summary
They'll hear oral arguments on net neutrality next week.
By now, Comcast's strategy for fighting internet video competition is very clear. For one, the company is slowly but surely expanding usage caps into dozens of new markets. In these ever-expanding areas, Comcast imposes a 300 GB usage cap, then charges users $10 for every 50 GB of extra data they consume. Show More Summary
The loophole Comcast is using to threaten the open internet.
Last year we noted that for being such a supposedly cool CEO, T-Mobile's John Legere seemed utterly clueless on the subject of net neutrality. Not only did the CEO claim that Title II and new net neutrality rules would "kill innovation"...Show More Summary
Tom Wheeler not only doesn't have an issue with the program, but he actually supports it.
You're watching TV on your computer via your broadband connection. But Comcast says technically its Stream TV service is being offered via cable. The post Comcast May Have Found a Major Net Neutrality Loophole appeared first on WIRE...
The FCC’s Open Internet Rule — net neutrality — has been in effect for months now, but that doesn’t mean every question about the ins and outs of who can do what with their network is settled. Far from it, in fact. Some questions, like zero rating, have been hanging out there unresolved all this time. Except now they’re a …
When T-Mobile announced Binge On -- an account feature which would make video from several video sites exempt from data usage -- many questions regarding net neutrality implications arose. Doesn't the act of controlling traffic based on specific sources go against the idea of net neutrality? No, according to the FCC.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has essentially approved T-Mobile's Binge On program, which allows people to stream video over the network without impacting their data plans. "It's clear in the Open Internet Order that we said we are pro-competition and pro-innovation," said Wheeler during the agency's recent open meeting. Show More Summary
T-Mobile's Binge On feature, which allows subscribers to watch videos from select services without using up their data, has raised eyebrows... and net neutrality concerns. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, however, isn't only OK with it, he also praised the plan, according to Ars Technica. Show More Summary
Not with court battles, but with "free" data.
The NHL never seems happy with its game. The league constantly tinkers with the rules, generally to try to boost scoring. It has made the neutral zone smaller, created a trapezoid to limit goaltenders' ability to play the puck, made nets shallower to add maneuvering room behind the goal, gone from...
Network Neutrality is a unilateral and completely unnecessary government-intrusion-and-imposition on the entirety of the Internet - and the trillions-of-dollars-economy that has arisen around it. Net Neutrality is one fantasy - based upon another. Show More Summary
Join the crew as we discuss net neutrality and mobile data inspired by T-Mobile's latest services and the Blackberry Priv. Enjoy AA Podcast #040.
I personally have very mixed feelings about Binge On from a net neutrality perspective but I honestly am not qualified to comment on how much this new initiative will affect T-Mobile’s data network. However, a couple of people who are...Show More Summary
T-Mobile Chief Executive John Legere sure knows how to make net neutrality advocates look unreasonable. This week, Legere unveiled T-Mobile's latest effort to lure customers: The company will no longer count streaming video from Netflix, Hulu and multiple other online services against users' data...
T-Mobile says its customers will be able to stream video without it counting towards data caps. But the move has some catches and has raised some questions about net neutrality. Under the plan, known as Binge On, data from 24 apps will...Show More Summary