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Republicans pan FCC reasons for net neutrality rules

A day before House lawmakers put controversial net neutrality rules under scrutiny, leading Republican lawmakers said the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission hasn’t convinced them that the reasons behind the rules were good enough.

By Cecilia Kang  | March 8, 2011; 4:59 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
Categories:  FCC, Internet TV, Net Neutrality, internet, telecom  
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Canada rethinks metered Internet, as U.S. pushes ahead

As U.S. Internet service providers move to metered plans with the blessing of federal regulators, the Canadian government is reconsidering its own controversial rules that allow for usage based billing instead of flat fees. Canada's decision could determine the success...

By Cecilia Kang  | February 7, 2011; 8:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  AT&T, Broadband, Comcast, FCC, Google, Internet TV, Net Neutrality, Online Video, Verizon  
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Netflix CEO wades into net neutrality debates

In a blog Thursday, Netflix published a ranking of how Internet service providers perform in delivering Netflix's online streaming videos. Chartered gets highest marks for delivering videos at high speeds, therefore better resolution. Clearwire is ranked last in the United States, and Time Warner Cable, Comcast and Cox rank high.

By Cecilia Kang  | January 27, 2011; 3:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
Categories:  Comcast, Early Termination Fees, Internet TV, Net Neutrality, Online Video  
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Comcast-NBC joint venture approval expected Tuesday

Federal regulators are expected to vote Tuesday to approve Comcast and NBC Universal's joint venture, putting an end to a more than year-long review of a controversial union that will combine the nation's biggest broadband Internet and cable service operator...

By Cecilia Kang  | January 17, 2011; 6:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  Antitrust, Comcast, DOJ, FCC, Internet TV, Media, Net Neutrality, Online Video  
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CES: Netflix reaches for remote in battle for Internet TV eyeballs

On display at the Consumer Electronics Show this week will be lots of new bells and whistles for televisions that are connected to the Web. Yet in the race for Web video eyeballs, Netflix says don't underestimate the all...

By Cecilia Kang  | January 4, 2011; 1:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  CES, Internet TV  
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