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Topic: FCC

FCC proposes rule change to open a la carte internet television streaming

10/29/2014, 10:10 am

Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler floated a proposal Wednesday that would give Internet-based video services the same access to live content from cable and local stations as traditional television broadcasters.

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Verizon will not throttle unlimited 4G LTE data users, to double data plans in promotion

10/01/2014, 06:10 pm

In a statement released on Wednesday, America's largest cellular provider Verizon said it will not be throttling 4G LTE data speeds for users grandfathered in to unlimited data plans, while at the same time announcing a buffed data plan promotion.

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FCC chairman slams Verizon's 'all the kids do it' defense to data throttling

08/08/2014, 10:08 pm

During a news conference on Friday, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler responded to Verizon's claims that its planned data throttling program is a "widely accepted" practice, saying that an "all the kids do it" argument is not justifiable.

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Verizon responds to FCC concerns over data throttling, calls method 'measured and fair'

08/04/2014, 09:08 pm

In response to U.S. Federal Communications Commission chief Tom Wheeler's concerns over Verizon's plan to throttle LTE data speeds for high-use customers, the nation's No. 1 carrier called the practice fair and said it is not alone in using such tactics.

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