News tagged with service providers

Four factors for success in ultrafast broadband

Internet service providers (ISPs) hoping to emulate the success of New Zealand's ultrafast broadband initiative, which has positioned that country as a global leader in this realm, should heed four lessons from their approach ...

dateJun 03, 2014 in Telecom
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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 ...

dateMay 29, 2014 in Telecom
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Thai Facebook users get censorship scare

Thailand's new military rulers said that a sudden interruption of access to Facebook on Wednesday was not part of a censorship policy, but due instead to a technical hitch.

dateMay 28, 2014 in Internet
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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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