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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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".
Netflix has expressed regret over allowing Australian ISPs to offer streaming without affecting data caps, although its subscriber numbers are through the roof.
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’.
Hate buffering? Internet slowdown day is here, Wednesday 10th September 2014 across the USA.
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.
The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has proposed new rules on Internet charging which will effectively mean the end of net neutrality.
Fresh from its court victory over the FCC, US carrier Verizon is moving to charge more for certain types of Internet traffic.
A successful court appeal by telco Verizon against will limit the US government’s ability to ensure ‘net neutrality’.
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