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ETNO proposes ITU rules to help share internet costs

Tuesday 12 June 2012 | 12:45 CET | News
European operators are proposing the ITU adopt new rules to support online service providers contributing to the cost of maintaining and building telecom networks. The proposal comes from the lobby group ETNO, which represents incumbent operators such as France Telecom and Telefonica, which have previously called for companies such as Google to help pay part of the costs of delivering their internet traffic to end-users. The proposal comes ahead of an ITU meeting in December to revise the International Telecommunications Regulations. ETNO proposed changes to selected articles of the ITRs,

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Categories: Internet
Companies: ETNO / France Telecom / Google / ITU / Telefonica- Movistar
Countries: World
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The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is now on record as unanimously opposing a proposal to give the United Nations' International Telecommunication Union (ITU) more control over governance of the Internet.
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