TITLE

Neutrality debate illustrates importance of trust

AUTHOR(S)
Tanner, John C.
PUB. DATE
May 2014
SOURCE
Telecom Asia;May/Jun2014, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author comments on arguments on the proposed net neutrality rules of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that would allow Internet service providers (ISP) to establish priority lanes for heavy bandwidth generators. Topics covered include how the debates on the proposal shows a disconnect between telcos and consumers, a 2015 global consumer survey that highlighted the extent of the problem with ISP and a breakdown of trust between telcos, content providers and customers.
ACCESSION #
109336108

 

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