Net Neutrality Excluded From House Bill

Hearn, Ted
May 2006
Multichannel News;5/1/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 18, p4
Reports on the exclusion of network neutrality in a national cable franchising bill passed by the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee in April 2006. Collaboration of Representative Rick Boucher (D-Va.) with Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) in creating a measure that would impose antitrust sanctions on broadband access providers; Ability of telephone companies to offer video nationwide under the franchising bill; Amendments in the legislation that are favoring cable television companies.


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