Open Internet Coalition Pushes FCC to Reclassify Internet Services
Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan, Net Neutrality
April 13th, 2010
WASHINGTON, April 13, 2010 – The Open Internet Coalition reiterated its wish on Tuesday that the Federal Communications Commission move quickly to classify high speed Internet access services as telecommunications services to give the agency firmer footing in implementing its National Broadband Plan.
Appeals Court Deals Network Neutrality Blow to FCC
FCC, National Broadband Plan, Net Neutrality
April 6th, 2010
WASHINGTON, April 6, 2010 – A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the Federal Communications Commission does not have the power to mandate that broadband provider Comcast must give equal treatment to Internet traffic streaming through its networks. Interested parties in the broadband community rushed to express their opinions.
Net Neutrality Advocates Exult Over FCC's 'Arm-Twisting' of AT&T
Broadband Updates, Net Neutrality
October 7th, 2009
Net neutrality fans on Wednesay praised the decision by AT&T to reverse course and allow customers to use broadband voice services on the service plans they have that use the Apple iPhone. The decision followed a Federal Communications Commission investigation into the practices of wireless broadband industry.
Grant Program Must Balance Competing Interests and Remain Transparent, Experts Say
Broadband Stimulus, NTIA
March 9th, 2009
WASHINGTON, March 9, 2009 – Soon to be released FCC data will help balance the interests of public need for expanded networks and industry needs for financial incentives while implementing the goals of the Obama broadband stimulus package, a triumvirate of telecommunications experts said during aMonday conference call, less than 24 hours from NTIA’s release of broadband grant criteria.
'Open Access' in Broadband Stimulus Legislation Praised by Industry Groups, Internet Activists
February 12th, 2009
WASHINGTON, February 12, 2009 – The “open access” provisions of the broadband stimulus package currently before Congress was praised by technology industry officials and network neutrality activists during a conference call on Wednesday afternoon.