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2014-05-15 12:31:36

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Communications Commission today adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking addressing the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals' remand of the FCC's 2010 net neutrality order. The following statement should be attributed to Randal S. Milch, executive vice president, public policy, and general counsel of Verizon: "Verizon has long been committed to an open Internet for a simple reason: Our customers demand it. This was true before the FCC ever...

2014-05-15 08:42:25

Remarks Made as the FCC is Set to Make Critical Decisions about Broadband Services WASHINGTON, May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two experts in North American telecommunications policy each issued clear warnings about government policy that diverts from the framework that has allowed the Internet to flourish and promote innovation. The speakers, former official for the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) official Angela Giancarlo, and Dr. Ramiro Tovar Landa, Director of...

2014-05-15 00:23:05

An Alliance of Television and New Media Content Creators Releases Statement Warning That Agency's Authority Should Be Established First LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors is an alliance of television and new media content creators that strives to elevate program quality in television and new media by promoting and protecting the artistic, intellectual and economic rights of producers, writers & directors. www.caucus.org....

2014-05-13 16:22:52

Twenty-Eight CEOs Argue Title II Classification Will Impede Investment and Job Creation WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) set to unveil a revised net neutrality proposal on Thursday, twenty-eight CEOs from America's top broadband Internet companies today sent a letter to the agency urging Commissioners to maintain the light touch regulatory approach that has helped create millions of jobs and vastly improved consumer choice....

FCC Chairman Floats Revised Net Neutrality Plan
2014-05-13 07:36:41

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Under strong public criticism, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler is scrambling to salvage his controversial net neutrality plan unveiled last month, which would allow Internet service providers to charge content companies such as Netflix for faster access into US households. According to agency officials, Wheeler is circulating a revised plan that includes new language with assurances that broadband...

net neutrality concerns
2014-05-09 05:07:00

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Two Democrats serving on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) expressed serious concerns this week about Chairman Tom Wheeler's net neutrality proposal, which would reestablish new rules for Internet traffic after a federal court ruling overturned the FCC’s 2010 regulations. The objections by Democrat Commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Jessica Rosenworcel coincide with a letter issued Wednesday by Amazon, Google, Facebook,...

Level 3 Calls Out ISPs For 'Deliberately Slowing' Broadband Speeds
2014-05-06 15:03:09

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday Internet backbone provider Level 3 called out a number of Internet Service Providers (ISP), which may include Comcast - accusing them of slowing net speeds. This is just the latest in a widely publicized "spat" that has been going on between the backbone provider and several large ISPs. According to Level 3, which is one of a few companies that helps move traffic around the Internet, some ISPs are not willing to spend money...

2014-04-25 23:05:28

The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday proposed new net neutrality regulations that would prevent broadband providers from blocking or slowing access to websites or services. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday proposed new net neutrality regulations that would prevent broadband providers from blocking or slowing access to websites or services. The rule, however, also allows broadband providers to enter into “commercially...

Net Neutrality Proposal Forthcoming From The FCC
2014-04-24 10:56:26

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is set to put forth new rules on Thursday, and this proposal marks the third attempt by the government agency to enforce “net neutrality.” This is the concept that all Internet traffic should be treated equally. The Wall Street Journal reported late on Wednesday that the plan, developed by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, could prevent broadband Internet providers including Comcast Corp.,...

EU flags in front of European Commission
2014-04-04 05:02:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online European lawmakers voted on Thursday to end international roaming charges beginning in December 2015, part of a broader set of reforms aimed at overhauling the EU’s telecom regulatory framework. Most of Europe’s mobile operators charge extra fees for using a mobile phone to call, send text messages or access the Internet in another EU country, which drives up the costs of these services to consumers. A recent poll by the...


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