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Ectel tells Digicel not to install ad-blocking technology

Tuesday 3 November 2015 | 15:35 CET | News
The Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (Ectel) has warned Digicel not to proceed with plans to introduce ad-blocking technology, which it says could "hinder the growth, usage and deployment of broadband" in the region and breach the regulator's position on net neutrality. The warning was set out in a letter sent to Digicel's managers in all five Eastern Caribbean member states and follows Digicel's stated intention to deploy ad-blocking software on mobile networks in its Caribbean and Asia Pacific markets. The operator said it would introduce the software "to improve customer

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