In the future, your internet bill will be even more confusing. But the fight isn't over.
"If I don’t like the practices of Google, I can go to Bing... But if I don’t like the practice of my network provider, I’m out of luck."
"Bell Atlantic is Using Predatory Pricing for DSL that is Designed to Eliminate Internet Service Providers. "NNI was asked
Under the law, broadband internet providers "must treat all internet traffic the same regardless of source."
"As the telecommunications industry becomes increasingly concentrated, this lack of choice has resulted in huge price increases
The Internet was founded on the principle of net neutrality - that all content is accessible at the same rate, despite the source or ownership, and that every Internet service should do its best to satisfy its customers.
New Networks Institute has filed a Petition for Investigation with the FCC to examine Verizon's use of Title II and whether the company has committed perjury in the current Net Neutrality, Open Internet Proceeding, (Docket number 14-28).
2015: The Trend Line for Communications Services -- Phone, Broadband, Internet, Cable TV & Wireless -- Sucks
As a telecom analyst for over 30+ years, I've been tracking the trend lines of communications services. And from the customer perspective -- your perspective -- 2015 will be like watching a train wreck in slow motion -- and continue over the next few years.
Government Report: No High Speed Broadband Competition: Blame AT&T, Verizon & CenturyLink's Two Decades of Broken Promises.
In the last article about broadband I supplied a list of the "video dialtone" deployments that were filed at the FCC by what are now AT&T, Verizon and Centurylink to upgrade the utility copper networks and replace these wires with fiber optics wires -- which never happened.
While innovation has flourished under the free-market system, this does not mean that regulation and innovation are mutually exclusive.