Muni ISP forced to shut off fiber-to-the-home Internet after court ruling

Court ruling preserved NC state law that prevents muni broadband expansion. sci tech news Continue reading Muni ISP forced to shut off fiber-to-the-home Internet after court ruling

FCC Republicans refused to give Congress net neutrality documents

“Your refusal to cooperate… is unacceptable,” lawmaker tells Pai and O’Rielly. sci tech news Continue reading FCC Republicans refused to give Congress net neutrality documents

Legislation would eliminate state laws that restrict city Internet services

It’s a long shot, but muni broadband advocates aren’t giving up after court loss. sci tech news Continue reading Legislation would eliminate state laws that restrict city Internet services

AT&T changes mind about denying discounted service to poor people

AT&T pressured into honoring discounted Internet requirement throughout network. sci tech news Continue reading AT&T changes mind about denying discounted service to poor people

Netflix asks FCC to declare data caps “unreasonable”

FCC should use broadband deployment power to discourage data caps, Netflix says. sci tech news Continue reading Netflix asks FCC to declare data caps “unreasonable”

Comcast to FCC: Your set-top box plan is illegal

Comcast also claims requirement to build apps “would stop the apps revolution.” sci tech news Continue reading Comcast to FCC: Your set-top box plan is illegal

FCC changes cable box rules to please industry, gets blowback anyway

Cable companies must build apps so customers don’t have to rent set-top boxes. sci tech news Continue reading FCC changes cable box rules to please industry, gets blowback anyway

AT&T’s throttling victory may hinder FTC’s power to protect consumers

Ruling raises questions about FTC ability to regulate Google, Verizon. sci tech news Continue reading AT&T’s throttling victory may hinder FTC’s power to protect consumers

AT&T’s common carrier status helps it defeat data throttling lawsuit

But AT&T could still face $100 million fine from FCC. sci tech news Continue reading AT&T’s common carrier status helps it defeat data throttling lawsuit

FCC admits defeat in municipal broadband, won’t appeal court loss

Cities seeking to expand broadband could still appeal judges’ decision, though. sci tech news Continue reading FCC admits defeat in municipal broadband, won’t appeal court loss