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What is net neutrality and why does it matter?

"Net neutrality" regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, are on the chopping block. On Thursday, the Federal Communications ...

dateDec 14, 2017 in Telecom
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US faces moment of truth on 'net neutrality'

The acrimonious battle over "net neutrality" in America comes to a head Thursday with a US agency set to vote to roll back rules enacted two years earlier aimed at preventing a "two-speed" internet.

dateDec 14, 2017 in Telecom
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Questions and answers on 'net neutrality'

US regulators are set to vote Thursday on a plan overhauling rules for internet services providers. The action by the Federal Communications Commission is likely to end so-called "net neutrality." Here are some questions ...

dateDec 13, 2017 in Telecom
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Bringing social media to unconnected areas

The number of connected devices may be on the rise, but large swaths of the global population still live in areas without telecom infrastructure or a reliable internet connection. A group of EPFL researchers, working with ...

dateNov 27, 2017 in Telecom
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