Sprint was the only one of the big four carriers to clearly support Title II and full net neutrality rules, but since the rules' passage the company's behavior has been a little bit strange. Last week, Sprint announced a new "All In" promotion that offers new users unlimited text, voice and data for $60 a month, plus a $20 device lease fee. Show More Summary
The 6 member standing committee, which was formed by the Government to look into the raging Net Neutrality issue may finally announce their consensus soon. As per reports, they have received recommendations from Department of Telecom, and they are in the final stages now. Show More Summary
A draft agreement released by the European Commission has many net neutrality advocates concerned that a loophole will destroy net neutrality in Europe by creating Internet "fast lanes." In its public proposal, the European Commission...Show More Summary
When the FCC's new Net Neutrality rules took effect, so did its possible entry into the world of network interconnection and peering. Not so coincidentally, perhaps, we have seen a spate of interconnection deals not just made but publicly announced. What do you think? Has the FCC's threat to intervene in such disputes been a […]
AT&T and GTT Communications have signed a long-term interconnection for their IP networks, marking the latest agreement the telco has made with a competitive carrier in the wake of the new net neutrality rules.
Sprint has been slowing video speeds for unlimited data customers for two years, and only recently began disclosing the practice more prominently after the U.S. implemented new rules governing net neutrality.
The European Union announced a final net neutrality proposal, which is to be approved by the EU Commission and the EU Parliament. The legislation weakens the previous proposal by the former Commission by allowing zero-rating and specialized services.
In 2014, it really looked like Europe was moving towards strong net neutrality, while the US was going to allow for special fast lanes on the internet. In 2015... everything has gone the other way. The US passed real net neutrality rules,...Show More Summary
The new rules also include net neutrality regulations for cellphone service providers
Today, the European Commission announced an agreement that claims to promise to protect net neutrality, while simultaneously allowing for exceptions that would threaten its very existence. The post The EU Could Kill Net Neutrality With a Loophole appeared first on WIRED.
A U.S. Appeals Court for the D.C. Circuit has set the schedule to hear challenges from telcos and industry organizations over the FCC's net neutrality rules that went into effect earlier this month. Traditional ILECs, cable operators and industry organizations such as US Telecom will have to submit their opening briefs, which are not exceed 20,000 words, by July 30.
Officials also approved a net neutrality plan, though it is a watered down version of what was initially proposed.
Potentially a big defeat for EU internet users, online startups and future innovation.
Roaming charges will be abolished across the European Union (E.U.) by June 15 2017, and net neutrality will be enshrined in law too.
Europe has agreed a final proposal to scrap roaming charges altogether across the continent, as well as new rules on net neutrality. The extra charges applied to your account for using your mobile phone abroad will be scrapped by June 2017, although a fair use policy will be put in place.
The European Commission has decided to scrap roaming charges across the continent from June 2017 and will impose tougher rules on net neutrality.
The European Union agreed to a final version of a law that would enshrine the equal treatment of Internet traffic starting next year and would scrap cellphone roaming costs starting mid-2017.
Tim Wu, the man who coined the term Net Neutrality and group of Yelp data scientists have conducted a study and found that Google is abusing its search market dominance by promoting its own search results. While Google is known primarily as a search engine, it has increasingly developed and promoted its own content as […]
A Federal Appeals Court recently refused to stay the implementation of the Federal Communications Commission's new net neutrality rules while they were being challenged in court by the Internet service providers. As a result, the rules have taken effect. Show More Summary
The FCC's regulations preserving net neutrality took effect a couple of weeks ago, and the commission voted last week to extend phone subsidies for low-income Americans to broadband as well. But at least one member of the five-person...Show More Summary