Regulators OK 'net neutrality' rules for Internet providers

...hoping to erase the legal ambiguity by no longer classifying the Internet as an "information service" but a "telecommunications service" subject to Title II of the 1934 Communications Act.That would dramatically expand regulators' power over...

FCC chairman proposes 'net neutrality' rules against fast, slow lanes for Internet users

...federal court.Wheeler's proposal attempts to erase any legal uncertainty by reclassifying the Internet as a telecommunications service and regulating it under the 1934 Communications Act. The plan would apply to both wired service provided by...

No FCC action to impose fees on Internet phone services

...Internet service should be regulated as a telecommunications service. Such a finding could require IDT Corp...proposal to regulate Internet telephony as a `telecommunications service' would raise contentious issues," Larry...

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Copper phone lines being phased out

...replacing the lines just doesn't make economic sense. When they were laid down, the phone was the only telecommunications service available in the home, and the company could look forward to decades of use. Now, it would cost Verizon...

FCC won't appeal ruling on Internet neutrality, will propose new rules, chairman says

...agency really wants to stop censorship, discrimination and website blocking, it must reclassify broadband as a telecommunications service," he said in a statement.The revised rules to be proposed by the FCC, as outlined by Wheeler, "would...

Across the area

...Exchange Service official has admitted taking part in a bribery plot involving a $206 million contract for telecommunications service to U.S. military installations in South Korea. Officials say Henry Lee Holloway, 42, of Hamilton, Ga...

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Phone contract has hang-ups

...bidder, headed by the phone company that already controls much of the most profitable aspect of the business - telecommunications service in the state's metro areas. "We as an industry are very concerned about what ultimately is the disposition...

High-tech savvy puts city on map

...development." The approach in LaGrange is different from how the Georgia Technology Authority plans to bring better telecommunications service to rural parts of the state. Rather than buy and operate networks, the agency's aim is to require telecom...

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Dow close to record high

...went down. The announcements included a bold attempt at a hostile takeover of Telecom Italia, the leading telecommunications service provider in Italy, by smaller rival Olivetti. Telecom Italia's U.S. shares rose 3É to 109 13/16...

Proposal to Cut Access Fees Unveiled By FCC

...core of the landmark telecommunications law enacted in February and aimed at driving down prices and making telecommunications service more widely available. The agency also has developed pricing and service rules for phone rivals and has launched...