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Net Neutrality

Net neutrality is the principle that lawful traffic on the Intenret is transmitted on a first come, first served basis, similar to ordinary phone calls.

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AT&T And DirecTV Acquisition Deal Inked For $48.5B

By IBTimes AU

AT&T has officially announced acquiring DirecTV for $48.5 billion on May 18. (May 20)

MORE TOPICS: AT&T, BROADBAND

5 Fresh Features of Apple OS X Mavericks 10.9.3

By IBTimes AU

Apple has recently released an updated version to the current desktop operating system with OS X Mavericks 10.9.3. (May 19)

MORE TOPICS: ITUNES, FCC

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AT&T And DirecTV 'Merger' Under Way, Acquisition Deal Costs $50B

By IBTimes AU

AT&T Inc. is at the forefront of acquiring satellite TV provider DirecTV for $50 billion possibly in the next two weeks. (May 14)

MORE TOPICS: AT&T, FCC

Auditors Reveal $275M Spike in World Cup Stadium, Total Building Cost Reaches $900M

By IBTimes AU

Investigators from Brasilia's Audit Court in Brazil has revealed $275 million spike in construction of Brasilia's World Cup Mane Garrincha stadium. (May 13)

MORE TOPICS: UNITED KINGDOM, COURT, AUSTRALIA, FCC, ABORTION

Boko Haram Escapees Share Their Terrifying Accounts

By IBTimes UK

Some of the Nigerian girls who escaped from Boko Haram kidnapping share their terrifying accounts in the hands of their captors. (May 13)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, FCC, NIGERIA, ABORTION

FCC vs. Over 100 Internet Companies on 'Net Neutrality Plan'

By IBTimes AU

Federal Communications Commission has received massive opposition from over 100 leading Internet companies over the proposed net neutrality plan, which is aimed at regulating the online providers' management of Web traffic. (May 09)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA, FCC, MANAGEMENT

'Pay To Play' On the Internet? What Is Net Neutrality?

By IBTimes AU

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has recently struck down rules adopted by the Federal Communications Commission in 2010, which aimed to protect the openness of the world wide web. (Jan 20)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, FCC, CONGRESS

European Commission Reveals Ambitious Proposals for a Connected Continent

By IBTimes UK

An end to roaming charges and enshrining net neutrality are among proposals to overhaul the European telecoms market. (Sep 12)

MORE TOPICS: JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA, TELECOMS, BROADBAND

U.S. court to hear oral arguments in net neutrality case on September 9

By Reuters

The federal appeals court in Washington on Tuesday set September 9 as the date for oral arguments in the so-called net neutrality case that could be seminal for federal regulation of Internet traffic. (Jun 26, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC., COURT, FCC, SUPREME COURT

Proposals to Eradicate EU Roaming Charges Presented to Commission before Summer

By IBTimes UK

Neelie Kroes promises radical move to eliminate mobile roaming charges and enshrine open internet in European constitution. (May 30, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA, ELECTIONS, TELECOMS, BROADBAND, INVESTMENT