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2013-09-16 23:02:02

Organization to advocate on spectrum and Universal Service issues Bluffton, IN (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Representatives of the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA), a membership organization that promotes the development, advancement and unity of the wireless Internet service provider industry, will meet with Congressional and FCC leaders September 17-18 in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues affecting its industry. WISPA representatives include three Board members --...

Verizon Continues To Challenge FCC Over Net Neutrality
2013-09-16 07:40:13

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Net Neutrality is being debated once again in Washington as Verizon challenges regulations that prevent it favoring high paying customers. Earlier this month, the telecommunications carrier argued in court to be allowed to regulate for itself what is broadcast on its network and at what speed. In 2010 the FCC approved the “Open Internet” rule, which prohibits corporations from determining what is allowed on the Internet. Verizon...

Net Neutrality Case Heats Up As FCC Seeks Internet Regulation
2013-09-10 07:54:46

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Net neutrality takes center stage again this week as the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit began hearing oral arguments on Monday challenging the Federal Communications Commission’s attempt to regulate the Internet. At issue in the case, which pits Verizon Communications against the FCC, is whether the commission has the right to step in and regulate Internet-related matters. A three-judge panel will...


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