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US net neutrality rules to cover interconnection - report

Thursday 29 January 2015 | 14:03 CET | News
New net neutrality rules in the US are expected to regulate for the first time deals in which content companies such as Netflix pay broadband providers to connect with their networks, people familiar with the plan told Reuters. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler next week will reveal the latest draft of the new rules. This is expected to expand the authority of the FCC to previously unregulated traffic exchange deals, known as interconnection agreements, according to two unnamed sources. Wheeler had been considering whether to include interconnection deals in net

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