Google Fiber's rule in its terms of service that prohibits customers from attaching servers to its networks has drawn the ire of consumer group Free Press which says the Internet giant needs to live up to its promise that it is not like traditional cable and telco broadband providers.
Last week, Tom Wheeler faced a Congressional panel, one of the last formalities before he is approved as FCC chairman. It's a deal that appears to be almost done. What will Wheeler's legacy be? What side will he take on the issues in front of the regulatory agency?
Verizon and the FCC will get their chance to square off on net neutrality this Sept. 9 in a federal appeals court in Washington, D.C.
Enforcing net neutrality rules in Europe may boost customer bills as the region's Internet service providers seek ways to pay for network investment and limit further pressure on cash flows, according to Fitch Ratings.
AT&T is once again facing criticism that, by not including any traffic that goes over its wireless femtocells for its wireline U-verse broadband users, it is violating the FCC's net neutrality rules.
Now that public interest groups Free Press, Public Knowledge and the New America Foundation's Open Technology Institute intend to file a formal complaint against AT&T because they feel the operator's FaceTime policy violates FCC's net neutrality rules, one has to think AT&T could have played this better and maybe even generated new revenue streams while keeping net neutrality advocates at bay.
The Internet and broadband communications played starring roles in the platforms released by the Democrats and Republicans at their national conventions, and some of the differences between the two political parties are, not surprisingly, stark.
Verizon Communications and MetroPCS on Monday once again took their argument to a federal appeals court to get the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules overturned.
Tier 1 carrier Verizon and MVNO MetroPCS Communications on Monday called on a federal appeals court to jettison open-Internet rules the Federal Communications Commission issued some 19 months ago.
The first batch of arguments in a Verizon-led (NYSE: VZ) challenge to federal open-Internet rules are due to a federal appeals court this summer, court papers indicate. The U.S. Court of Appeals for...