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    New FCC report says AT&T and Verizon zero-rating violates net neutrality /Link


    Just a week and a half before he is set to leave office, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has issued a new report stating that the zero-rated video services offered by AT&T and Verizon may violate the FCC’s Open Internet Order.

    Assembled by the FCC’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, the report focuses on sponsored data programs, which allow companies to pay carriers to exempt exempt their data from customers' data caps. The programs have always been controversial, but the issue has grown particularly urgent in recent years, as carriers have bought up media companies and launched aggressive new mobile video packages.

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    (@)Russell Brandom

    Published on 11 Jan 2017 at 10:37PM








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