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Alternative operators back FCC 'third way'

Tuesday 15 June 2010 | 17:06 CET | News
A group of alternative operators in the US have issued a statement offering their support for the FCC's recent proposal to increase regulation of internet providers. What the FCC calls a 'third way' approach to regulating the sector would see a limited number of Title II regulations normally applied only to network operators extended to ISPs. The FCC's "tightly targeted forbearance and a light regulatory touch pursuant to Title II" will help stop anti-competitive behaviour that could harm consumers or the competitive broadband market, the alternative operators said in the statement.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Broadview Networks / Cavalier / Cbeyond / Covad Communications / FCC / Integra Telecom / New Edge Networks / Paetec / Tw Telecom / XO Communications
Countries: United States
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