Court knocks out 'Brand X' case

August 2005
CED;Aug2005, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p8
Trade Publication
Reports on the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that cable operators are not required to open their broadband networks to competing providers. Background of the case involving an Internet service provider; U.S. Federal Communications Commission guidelines on telecommunication-supplied DSL networks; Supreme Court's reversal of a lower court opinion ruling that file sharing services should be held accountable for the piracy actions of its users.


Related Articles

  • Broadband case goes to Supreme Court. Duffy, Jim // Network World;4/4/2005, Vol. 22 Issue 13, p10 

    The article informs that though chiefly a consumer issue, a case before the U.S. Supreme Court could determine the pace of next-generation enterprise service rollouts from carriers and cable companies. The court is hearing National Cable and Telecommunications Association vs. Brand X Internet...

  • Broadband Over Power Line Comes of Age. Kennedy, Michael // Telecommunications - Americas Edition;Jul2004, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p28 

    Comments on the emergence of broadband over power-line carrier as an important element to the solution to the last-mile problem. Large-scale deployment of Internet access services using broadband over power line in the U.S., Germany and Spain; Analysis of pertinent topics and relevant issues;...

  • Now broadband^ a success, what do we do with it? Nutley, Michael // New Media Age;8/25/2005, p12 

    This article comments on the popularity of broadband communication system in Great Britain in 2005. According to a report released by Ofcom, there are now more broadband connections in Great Britain than narrowband. A survey has also found that 48% of home dial-up users expect to upgrade to...

  • The Battle for the Broadband Home. Barthold, Jim // Telecommunications - Americas Edition;Feb2006, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p12 

    The article focuses on the competition for broadband end user in the United States. To prepare for broadband services, service providers have been developing services and applications that will position their company as the "must-have" player in a connected home. Cox Communications for example...

  • Block That Broadband. Perlman, Ellen // Governing;Aug2005, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p62 

    Focuses on the controversy over the decision of municipalities in the U.S. to provide high-speed Internet services. Number of states in the U.S. that introduced legislative bills to prevent or restrict municipalities from offering broadband communication or high-speed Internet services in 2005;...

  • Internet Access Is Getting Easier--and Cheaper. Mie-Yun Lee // Business Journal (Central New York);04/14/2000, Vol. 14 Issue 15, p32 

    Discusses speedier and more affordable Internet access options for business enterprises. Direct access and constant speed guaranteed by integrated services digital network (ISDN) technology; High-speed Internet access offered by cable modems; Router-and-line combination of digital subscriber...

  • ISPs use low prices to push broadband uptake. McAuliffe, Wendy // New Media Age;3/4/2004, p1 

    Reports on the use of low-cost entry products by the British Internet service provider industry to support broadband strategies, as of March 2004. Internet service providers which launched broadband products; Price of the Broadband Basic package offered by BT; Cost of broadband connections.

  • Broadband: A Tale of Two Cities.  // Intermedia (0309118X);Winter2008, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p22 

    The article offers information on the broadband project in Murakami City, Japan. It notes that the project is a case study in broadband proliferation since the place has DSL signals concerns as it is mostly inhabited with mountainous terrain. It mentions that it has given benefits through its...

  • Over 4500 participants taking part in the project measuring the performance of broadband Internet services.  // FttX;Dec2015, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p3 

    The article offers information about Canada's first national, independent broadband performance report, which features multiple Internet service providers (ISP). Other information about the broadband performance measurement project, through the collaboration between the CRTC and major ISPs...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics