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FCC ends probe into zero rating, revokes last Wheeler orders

Sunday 5 February 2017 | 16:08 CET | News
FCC chairman Ajit Pai has announced the end of the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau's investigation into zero rating plans offered by Comcast, AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile, which enable some content to bypass usage caps and not affect customer data volumes. Pai said the plans, which have come under fire from consumer groups, a range of telcos and NGOs, and from, are popular among consumers, and in particular among those with low incomes. The chairman also said they have enhanced competition in the mobile marketplace. Going forward, Pai said the FCC will not focus on people free data but

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