0
Broadband

German regional media authority chair backs net neutrality

Tuesday 23 June 2015 | 14:20 CET | News
The chairman oft the Media Authority North Rhine-Westphalia (LfM), Werner Schwaderlapp, has expressed his support of net neutrality. At the opening of the LfM media meeting, he agreed with the EU Parliament that regulations for net neutrality should be formulated with as few exceptions as possible. Privileged special services should be better justified, he said LfM director Jurgen Brautmeier explained that the Media Athority considered it important that content is circulated in a non-discriminatory manner. From the point of view of the users, it is imperative for terms and conditions to be as

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Internet
Countries: Germany
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Germany media authorities take part in DAB+ use pilot study

Published 22 Jun 2016 10:48 CET | Germany
The Directors' Conference of the State Media Authorities (DLM) is participating in a pilot study for DAB+ use, investing a ...

Belgian parliament committee backs net neutrality resolution

Published 18 Jun 2015 10:24 CET | Belgium
The Belgian parliament committee on infrastructure adopted unanimously a resolution on implementing net neutrality, Datanews ...

Germans regard net neutrality as fundamental right

Published 09 Jun 2015 11:23 CET | Germany
A total of 78 percent of German internet users support net neutrality, and 84 percent think that everyone should have the right ...

Slovak RU's chairman discusses new rules in Brussels

Published 01 Jun 2015 09:59 CET | Slovakia
Slovak regulator RU's chairman, Vladimir Kesjar, visited Brussels from 26 - 27 May to meet with the European Commission's ...

Oettinger backs net neutrality exception for public interest

Published 18 May 2015 12:22 CET | Europe
The EU's digital economy commissioner Gunther Oettinger is in favour of exceptions for net neutrality, saying special services ...

Nkom's Sorensen discusses net neutrality with FCC's Jordan

Published 23 Apr 2015 12:32 CET | Norway
Norwegian telecoms regulator Nkom said its senior advisor Frode Sorensen discussed network neutrality at the 22 April ...

Customers willing to pay for more data - CEO Dirks

Published 04 Mar 2015 13:09 CET | Germany
Telefonica Deutschland said customers were willing to pay more for larger volumes of data. CEO Thorsten Dirks made the ...

Gesche Joost speaks up in favour of net neutrality

Published 17 Dec 2014 11:17 CET | Germany
The German digital ambassador at the EU commission, Gesche Joost, voiced concerns about negative consequences of special services ...

BDI publishes alternative 'digital agenda'

Published 15 Dec 2014 16:38 CET | Germany
The Federation of German Industries (BDI) has published a catalogue of measures within the context of its own 'digital agenda', ...

Merkel challenges net neutrality for special services

Published 05 Dec 2014 10:09 CET | Germany
Net neutrality will be challenged by new special services such as driverless cars or telemedicine that require secure ...

Berlin senate must introduce net neutrality in federal law

Published 14 Oct 2014 11:03 CET | Germany
The Berlin house of representatives has approved a motion SPD/CDU/CSU amended by the Pirate's Party to call on the Berlin senate ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

03 Aug RingCentral Q2 2020
03 Aug Harmonic Q2 2020
03 Aug SBA Communications Q2
03 Aug WoW! Q2 2020
03 Aug Liberty Global Q2 2020
03 Aug NTT Docomo fiscal Q1
03 Aug Cirrus Logic Q1
03 Aug Ceragon Networks Q2
04 Aug Arista Networks Q2 2020
04 Aug Softbank fiscal Q1
04 Aug TIM Q2 2020
04 Aug Inphi Q2 2020
04 Aug Otelco Q2 2020
04 Aug Allot Q2 2020
04 Aug Twilio Q2 2020
04 Aug Boingo Wireless Q2 2020
04 Aug NeoPhotonics Q2 2020
05 Aug Smith Micro Software Q2 2020
05 Aug Inseego Q2 2020
05 Aug Infinera Q2 2020
05 Aug Fitbit Q2 2020
05 Aug Roku Q2 2020
05 Aug Ribbon Communications Q2 2020
05 Aug Magyar Telekom Q2 2020
05 Aug Extreme Networks fiscal Q4
05 Aug Zynga Q2 2020
05 Aug Dasan Zhone Solutions Q2 2020
05 Aug Dialog Semiconductor Q2 2020
05 Aug CenturyLink Q2
05 Aug Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event
::: More Calendar Items