Net Neutrality (1) - what it means, and why suppression of innovation is the key issue

Sutherland, Ewan
April 2006
Intermedia (0309118X);Apr2006, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p21
Trade Publication
The article discusses the issues of Internet neutrality in the U.S. The issue of Internet neutrality is not new to the industry, as a matter of fact it has been debated in various sites in the U.S. even at the International Telecommunication Union. As an example, the American Telephone and Telegraph is lobbying the U.S. Congress for the aim of creating a two-tier or multi-tier Internet that would allow a rapid transmission of the Internet services of telecommunication carriers. Despite its advantages, Internet neutrality seems to surpass in providing its capacity in bandwidth.


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