The Tuesday unveiling of the National Broadband Plan (NBP) by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Julius Genachowski before Congress has, as was being expected, raked a series of debates.
The FCC’s proposals, which essentially pertain to making high-speed Internet service faster and more popular, will be looked into by the Senate Commerce Committee at its next Tuesday hearing; while the House Energy and Commerce Committee has scheduled its own separate hearing for March 25.
With the objective of enabling broadband users to compare their actual speeds with those advertised by their providers, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Thursday launched a broadband test service that would essentially help consumers to clock the speed of their Internet.
As a part of its National Broadband Plan, which will be presented to Congress next week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will propose a National Digital Literacy Corps that essentially aims at familiarizing US residents with the digital world, helping them get online.
Verizon Wireless has termed the official Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules a blunder and thinks that the rules are outdated and does not encourage innovation and the interest groups were taken aback at this reaction and the battle of neutrality of the net continues as before. The FCC chairman wishes to add more points to the rules about net neutrality which are going to be presented on Thursday.
Internet companies have their opinions and concerns over the “New Rules” governing online communication, which are likely to execute later this week.
Internet giants like Google, Face-book, Amazon, Twitter and a pile of other high-profile tech companies weighed in on new rules that are currently being written and developed to keep the Internet open.
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