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  • / Technology

    FCC proposes speeding up broadband and extending it to more consumers

    The FCC today unveiled a 10-year plan to extend broadband Internet access to nearly 100 million more consumers and make the web at least 25 times faster for most consumers. Achieving those goals could make online shopping more appealing, experts say.

    Posted 03/16/2010Zak StamborPost a comment

    The FCC today unveiled a 10-year plan to extend broadband Internet access to nearly 100 million more consumers and make the web at least 25 times faster for most consumers. Achieving those goals could make online shopping more appealing, experts say.
  • / Technology

    The FCC pushes forward a new approach to Net Neutrality

    The Federal Communications Commission yesterday proposed a new policy intended to protect “net neutrality,” preventing Internet bandwidth providers from favoring certain data transmissions, without imposing “regulatory overreach” that could stifle investment by telecommunications companies in the Internet’s infrastructure. E-commerce companies generally favor the net neutrality stance because they want consumers to be able to access video and other content on their sites without restrictions.

    Posted 05/06/2010Paul DemeryPost a comment

    The Federal Communications Commission yesterday proposed a new policy intended to protect “net neutrality,” preventing Internet bandwidth providers from favoring certain data transmissions, without imposing “regulatory overreach” that could stifle investment by telecommunications companies…
  • / Technology

    Online retailers applaud new House bill on “network neutrality”

    Amazon, IAC/Interactive, eBay and others applauded today’s introduction of a bill designed to protect “network neutrality” and prevent telecommunications companies from creating Internet usage policies that could favor some companies over others.

    Posted 05/18/2006Paul DemeryPost a comment

    Amazon, IAC/Interactive, eBay and others applauded today’s introduction of a bill designed to protect “network neutrality” and prevent telecommunications companies from creating Internet usage policies that could favor some companies over others.
  • / Technology

    Retailers lobby to keep the Internet free in federal bill

    Several leading Internet companies, including IAC/InteractiveCorp, eBay and Amazon, are pushing for clarification of “network neutrality” in a bill being considered this week by the House subcommittee on telecommunications and the Internet.

    Posted 04/04/2006Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Several leading Internet companies, including IAC/InteractiveCorp, eBay and Amazon, are pushing for clarification of “network neutrality” in a bill being considered this week by the House subcommittee on telecommunications and the Internet.
  • / Technology

    Network neutrality stays alive in the Senate

    A Senate committee vote that ended in a tie is a far cry from the overwhelming defeat in the House. Now proponents and critics rally to face an uncertain path moving forward.

    Posted 06/29/2006Kurt PetersPost a comment

    A Senate committee vote that ended in a tie is a far cry from the overwhelming defeat in the House. Now proponents and critics rally to face an uncertain path moving forward.
  • / Technology

    E-retailers may get their wish for Internet `network neutrality`

    The FCC has proposed rules that would prevent Internet access providers from sending some web traffic to a fast lane, while delivering other traffic at slower speeds.

    Posted 10/27/2009Katie EvansPost a comment

    The FCC has proposed rules that would prevent Internet access providers from sending some web traffic to a fast lane, while delivering other traffic at slower speeds.
  • / Technology

    The battle continues over network neutrality

    Network neutrality, the concept of having unrestricted access to the Internet by content providers as well as consumers, is gaining support in Washington, despite the recent defeat of a network neutrality provision in a current telecommunications bill.

    Posted 05/12/2006Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Network neutrality, the concept of having unrestricted access to the Internet by content providers as well as consumers, is gaining support in Washington, despite the recent defeat of a network neutrality provision in a current telecommunications bill.
  • / Technology

    House committee passes bill to protect an open Internet

    The U.S. House Judiciary Committee yesterday passed the Internet Freedom and Nondiscrimination Act of 2006, a bill designed to prevent telecommunications companies from controlling Internet usage with a tiered system of usage fees.

    Posted 05/26/2006Kurt PetersPost a comment

    The U.S. House Judiciary Committee yesterday passed the Internet Freedom and Nondiscrimination Act of 2006, a bill designed to prevent telecommunications companies from controlling Internet usage with a tiered system of usage fees.
  • Hope rises among proponents of network neutrality

    AT&T, to get government approval of its acquisition of BellSouth Corp., last month promised not to impose a tiered system of wired broadband Internet access for the next two years, increasing hope among retail industry groups for federal legislation designed to keep the Internet a level playing field for e-commerce companies.

    Posted 02/01/2007Internet RetailerPost a comment

    AT&T, to get government approval of its acquisition of BellSouth Corp., last month promised not to impose a tiered system of wired broadband Internet access for the next two years, increasing hope among retail industry groups for federal legislation designed to keep the Internet a level playing…
  • / Press Release

    Broadband Prices Still Too High for Many U.S. Dial-up Consumers, Says Yankee Group

    Survey respondents also find the variety of high-speed alternatives indistinguishable BOSTON - MARCH 23, 2004 The Yankee Group report, "2003 TAF Survey Findings Highlight the Consumer Market`s Competitive Challenges," finds that U.S. consumers are struggling to distinguish between high-speed Internet options. While interest in high-speed services is still growing, dial-up consumers remain highly price-sensitive. Only 17 percent of consumers say...

    Posted 03/24/2004

    Survey respondents also find the variety of high-speed alternatives indistinguishable BOSTON - MARCH 23, 2004 The Yankee Group report, "2003 TAF Survey Findings Highlight the Consumer Market`s Competitive Challenges," finds that U.S. consumers are struggling to distinguish between high-speed…

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