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With new internet rules set for vote, firestorm won't die

Dec 10, 2017 - 10:35 AM

US regulators are gearing up for a vote on a plan which – depending on your viewpoint – would 'restore internet freedom' or, alternatively, result in 'the death of the internet' as we know it.

DECISION-MAKER. Chairman Ajit Pai of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) testifies about the fiscal year 2018 budget request during an Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, June 20, 2017. Saul Loeb/AFP

US seeks to clear the air for 5G wireless

Jun 21, 2016 - 4:55 PM

The US Federal Communications Commission will vote on a proposal that aims to allocate spectrum for the ultrafast wireless technology

Mobile phones with 5G are displayed at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on February 22, 2016.  The world's biggest mobile fair, is held from February 22 to February 25. / AFP PHOTO / JOSEP LAGO

Suit filed as US 'open Internet' rule becomes official

Apr 13, 2015 - 11:55 PM

The US Federal Communications Commission publishes its net neutrality order in the federal register earlier Monday making the hotly contested rules effective June 12

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