News tagged with service provider

3Qs: Net neutrality—what does it all mean?

The Federal Communications Commission recently approved a proposal by its chairman that the agency look more closely at allowing Internet service providers to charge more money for faster service. The issue centers on "net ...

dateMay 29, 2014 in Telecom
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Some facts about net neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission has taken the first step toward adopting new regulations that could create fast lanes for Internet traffic from websites that can afford to pay for the privilege.

dateMay 16, 2014 in Telecom
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Netflix's share of peak Internet traffic rises

Netflix increased its share of fixed-line Internet traffic in North America in the first half of 2014, accounting for 34 percent of data flowing to consumers during peak times, up from 32 percent in the latter half of 2013.

dateMay 14, 2014 in Telecom
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US revising Internet rules after public backlash

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler is broadening the scope of his proposed open Internet rules and suggesting tougher standards for Internet providers who wish to create paid priority fast lanes on their ...

dateMay 13, 2014 in Telecom
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British online piracy deal close

Entertainment industry bodies and Internet service providers in Britain are on the verge of striking a deal to combat piracy, authorities said on Friday.

dateMay 09, 2014 in Internet
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Wheeler says FCC won't allow Internet 'slow lane'

The nation's top telecommunications regulator defended his latest proposal to protect an open Internet, warning cable companies that manipulating data traffic on their networks for profit would not be tolerated.

dateApr 30, 2014 in Telecom
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