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EBU supports call for EU-wide net neutrality

Wednesday 1 October 2014 | 16:00 CET | News
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and a host of other like-minded stakeholders have written to the European Commission to call on the council of ministers to support EU-wide net neutrality rules in the proposed telecoms single market regulation. In an open letter addressed to EU Member State Ambassadors, the EBU and other signatories described the principle that all internet traffic should be treated equally as "indispensable for innovation and growth, and for the fundamental right to receive and impart information and for investment in next generation broadband." According to the EBU,

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Companies: European Commission
Countries: Europe
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