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  • FCC backs Connecticut initiative for ultra high-speed Internet

    Gigabit networks provide Internet access at speeds of up to 1,000 megabits, or 1 gigabit per second, which are over 30 times as fast as the national average.

  • Net neutrality comment period closes

    Thus far, the FCC has received over 1.7 million public comments on the potential rule changes with more to follow as the comment period comes to a close.

  • FCC mulls extending net neutrality to mobile devices

    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler spoke out against carrier consolidation in the mobile service market at the Sept. 9 CTIA wireless show in Las Vegas. Wheeler said the FCC is “poised to intervene" in order to prevent further consolidation. Earlier this year, the FCC...

  • Net neutrality complaints hit record

    More than 1.4 million comments have been filed to the Federal Communications Commission regarding net neutrality.

  • Top websites plan symbolic slowdown to protest in favor of Net Neutrality

    Several of the Internet’s most prominent websites including Netflix, Reddit and Mozilla want to demonstrate what browsing would be like if new federal regulations allowed Internet service providers to enable certain websites to load faster or slower than others. On Wednesday, these...

  • Redskins radio license challenged, team name called 'profanity,' 'hate crime'

    One of Washington's top litigators with a record of cowing Big Tobacco and fast food companies has filed a petition with the FCC challenging the license of a radio station owned by the Washington Redskins, a name he dubbed "profanity," and a "hate crime."

  • Don't shackle the Internet with regulations

    The FCC's regulations are a completely unnecessary step taken to "fix" a perfectly healthy marketplace. When this happens, my friend Bill loses. So will consumers.



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