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The net neutrality debate in the US: the shouting gets louder

The net neutrality debate in the US: the shouting gets louder

Written by on July 27, 2017 in Opinion with 0 Comments

Net neutrality is back in the headlines in the US, and for the most part, it’s boring. Which is not to say that it isn’t newsworthy – the FCC is reversing a major policy that will have a major impact on both broadband access services and OTT services. That’s obviously a big deal. But both […]

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News highlights – 9 May

News highlights – 9 May

Written by on May 10, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 9 May Blockchain tech gets the attention of the Fed WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari said on Tuesday that blockchain technology has more potential for being adopted in the future than bitcoin itself. Read more… ‘Throttling’ claims against AT&T to be reheard WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. government […]

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Netflix gets away with ‘throttling’ of mobile customers

Netflix gets away with ‘throttling’ of mobile customers

Written by on April 1, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Video provider Netflix did not violate any U.S. regulations when it “throttled” the picture quality for AT&T and Verizon wireless customers and the FCC has no plans to investigate, FCC chairman Tom Wheeler said on Thursday. Wheeler said Netflix’s conduct was “outside” the FCC’s net neutrality rules adopted last year, because the […]

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AT&T facing massive fine over ‘throttling’ disclosures

Written by on June 18, 2015 in Snippets with 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday proposed a $100 million fine for AT&T Inc, accusing the No. 2 wireless carrier of misleading customers who paid for unlimited data plans about possible slowing of download speeds. The FCC, in announcing the largest such fine proposal, said the company inadequately informed customers about […]

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The great television unbundling of 2014

The great television unbundling of 2014

Written by on October 27, 2014 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

For years, cable and satellite customers have been grumbling and complaining about getting dozens – and now hundreds – of channels, but there’s never anything good on. Wouldn’t it be great if we only received channels we actually watched and didn’t have to pay for the rest? It looks like we’re taking a small baby […]

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