Hearn, Ted
May 2008
Multichannel News;5/12/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 19, p34
The article reports on the HR 5353 bill, sponsored by Representative Edward Markey, to investigate the management practices of broadband network owners in the U.S. The bill requires high-speed access providers, particularly cable and phone companies, to adhere to nondiscriminatory principles. Representative Cliff Stearns states that the bill represent a green light for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to engage in rulemaking without further Congressional action.


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