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Displaying items by tag: Net neutrality

Wednesday, 14 February 2018 06:19

Greens say net neutrality inquiry needed in Australia

The Australian Greens claim that an inquiry into net neutrality is needed to ensure that Australians are guaranteed access to a free and open Internet.

Published in Technology Regulation

Australia and most countries don’t have to fear Internet quality problems in the same way as would be possible in the US, according to a telecoms analyst who made the comments following the US decision to end net neutrality rules which regulate access to the Internet.

Published in Technology Regulation
Friday, 15 December 2017 10:38

US brings an end to net neutrality regulations

The Federal Communications Commission in the United States has ended net neutrality rules which regulate access to the Internet and which required Internet Service Providers to treat all Web traffic equally.

Published in Technology Regulation

US Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai has unveiled a plan to push for the complete repeal of the net neutrality regulations which were put in place by the Obama administration.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Companies and non-profits in the US have united to protest against the move by the Federal Communications Commission to get rid of the rules that govern net neutrality.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The EU has released its thoughts on 5G networks and how European players can become 5G leaders, in the "5G Manifesto presented by key players in the telco industry".

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has announced in a judgement overnight that it has upheld the FCC’s "Open Internet Rules".

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Netflix has expressed regret over allowing Australian ISPs to offer streaming without affecting data caps, although its subscriber numbers are through the roof.

Published in Entertainment

The FCC says it will ‘preserve the Internet as a platform for innovation, free expression and economic growth’ with new rules and regulation it notes were previously ‘twice struck down by the courts’.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Friday, 19 December 2014 06:32

Mobile market 'set for fight' in 2015

US market research group Current Analysis has outlined what it believes to be the key consumer services topic areas that will affect the world’s mobile operators in 2015:

Published in Market
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 23:45

Internet ... slowdown ... day ... is ... here

Hate buffering? Internet slowdown day is here, Wednesday 10th September 2014 across the USA.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The future direction of the Internet is up in the air after US telecommunications regulators on Thursday formally proposed new “net neutrality” rules that may create fast and slow lanes, allowing Internet service providers to charge companies like Netflix premium access fees.

Published in Technology Regulation
Sunday, 27 April 2014 10:57

FCC buckles on net neutrality

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has proposed new rules on Internet charging which will effectively mean the end of net neutrality.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Wednesday, 05 March 2014 15:37

Net neutrality already crumbling

Fresh from its court victory over the FCC, US carrier Verizon is moving to charge more for certain types of Internet traffic.

Published in Technology Regulation
Thursday, 16 January 2014 04:35

US court ruling threatens net neutrality

A successful court appeal by telco Verizon against will limit the US government’s ability to ensure ‘net neutrality’.

Published in Business Telecoms
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Wednesday, 07 April 2010 00:59

Comcast wins 'Net Neutrality' appeal against FCC

In the past few minutes, the US Federal Appeals Court has ruled against the FCC in the emotion-charged Net Neutrality case against Comcast.

Published in Technology Regulation
Wednesday, 23 December 2009 04:34

Is Apple planning an Internet TV service?

Rumours are flying that CBS and Disney have shown some interest in an Apple proposal to launch an Internet-based pay TV service.
Published in Core Dump
Following a speech by the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission expressing support for a "free and open Internet," wireless carriers are arguing that regulations aren't necessary. The stage is set for a battle over how open mobile broadband should be.

Published in Mobility
As U.S. telecoms prepare to receive $7.2 billion in stimulus money to be used for increasing broadband access in rural and other underserved areas, they are sparring with consumer groups over whether the public funding should obligate them to treat all traffic equally.

Published in Home Tech
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Monday, 28 July 2008 07:47

Much furore over US Broadband policy

The US Government and US carriers are copping flack over future broadband offerings from all side, yet its FTTH deployment rate is the highest in the world.

Published in Cornered!




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