News tagged with communications services

US lawmakers weigh in on 'net neutrality'

A decision to impose tough new regulations on cable and wireless companies that provide Internet service to Americans wasn't influenced by politics, a top U.S. regulator told House lawmakers on Tuesday.

dateMar 17, 2015 in Telecom
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The UK doesn't yet need net neutrality regulations

The net neutrality debate in the US has ended, at least for now, with the Federal Communications Commission ruling for stricter regulation of telecoms and internet service providers (ISPs) in order to maintain ...

dateMar 04, 2015 in Telecom
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Putting net neutrality in context

After much litigation, public demonstration and deliberation, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3 to 2 to adopt open internet rules. While the substantive details of the decision are not yet known, the rules ...

dateFeb 27, 2015 in Telecom
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Obama pitching more access to fast Internet

President Barack Obama is once again challenging major cable and telephone companies by encouraging the Federal Communications Commission to pre-empt state laws that stifle competition for high-speed Internet ...

dateJan 14, 2015 in Telecom
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Chattanooga touts transformation into Gig City

A city once infamous for the smoke-belching foundries that blanketed its buildings and streets with a heavy layer of soot is turning to lightning-fast Internet speeds to try to transform itself into a vibrant ...

dateDec 27, 2014 in Telecom
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