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3 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
FCC RULES WOULD ALLOW PREFERRED WEB TRAFFIC: The Federal Communications Commission plans to propose new rules on Internet traffic today that would allow broadband providers to charge companies a premium for access to their fast lanes.
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7 hrs ago | CBS Atlanta
The Federal Communications Commission will be distributing a proposal tomorrow that allows broadband Internet providers the ability to provide preferential speed treatment to content providers that pay for that privilege.
10 hrs ago | Gawker
The President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, earlier today engaged in a brief session of athletic play-activity with an ASIMO robot unit .
14 hrs ago | The Washington Post
The FCC is planning new net neutrality rules. And they enshrine pay-for-play. "The Federal Communications Commission said it will propose new rules on Thursday that could give high-speed Internet providers more power on what content moves the fastest on the Web on which firms pay the most," reports the Post's own Cecilia Kang.
Competition is the "watchword" when the U.S. telecom regulator reviews any industry proposals, the Federal Communications Commission's chairman said on Wednesday, addressing claims that Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc would fail without a merger.
A U.S. regulator is considering letting Internet-service providers negotiate payments from the likes of Amazon and Google for access to the so- called last mile of connection to customers, an official said.
The US communications regulator is proposing to allow US ISPs to ask companies such as Twitter, Netflix and others to pay them money to get their services in a fast lane so consumers don't get a degraded service.
The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new open Internet rules that would allow content companies to pay for faster delivery over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes.
Completing the circle of Beltway life, the mobile industry group CTIA has named a former member of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission as its president and CEO.
Meredith Attwell Baker, a former commissioner on the Federal Communications Commission, will be the new CEO of CTIA-The Wireless Association, the group announced Wednesday.
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The Federal Communications Commission is coming under pressure for its attempt to raise the minimum amount that companies can charge for basic phone service and still get a government subsidy.
Verizon Wireless recently filed paperwork with the Federal Communications Commission seeking permission to buy the assets of Golden State Cellular in California and Mobi PCS in Hawaii.
At Purple Communications, Annette Quiroga, left, call-center manager, demonstrates the video relay service as she signs to video interpreter Priya May. "You have a customer using sign language contacting you with the Purple VRS system," May, 31, spoke into a headset to the man who picked up at Seattle's MOD Pizza.