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A U.S. Federal Court ruling in January 2014 overturned Net Neutrality rules issued in 2010 by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the body that regulates both the telecommunications and the cable industries in the U.S. This sparked significant support for establishing new rules to provide Net Neutrality and resulted in the submission of more than one million comments to the FCC, which broke all records. This led to the FCC adopting new Net Neutrality rules in February 2015. The FCC...

April 2015

Newsletter

Wheeler defends net neutrality vote; Virgin Mobile data rollover claims a first. Is it really?; Telstra resells unmetered Presto; Telstra joins 4G broadcast group; Shift happens ? Alcatel Lucent looks past 2015; Microsoft tries to win people back to Windows; Alcatel OneTouch releases Idol 3 smartphone

5th March 2015

Newsletter

Greetings from Barcelona; Telstra outlines path to 5G a Mobile World Congress while Telstra and Ericsson join forces on 5G; Samsung moves into next Galaxy with S6; Data retention report calls for clarification; Optus trials real-time video with Nokia?s Liquid Applications; FCC?s net neutrality rules adopted ?to protect the Internet?;ed ?to protect the Internet?.

2nd March 2015

Newsletter

2015 ? the year of video streaming; Stan joins Presto, Netflix, Fetch TV, BigPond Movies, Quickflix, Apple TV ?; FCC warns hotels against blocking Wi-Fi; Data retention hearings ? why bother? Newsat defaults; Hutchison moves on O2; iPhone 6 gives Apple record result

30th January 2015

Newsletter

Public hearings begin on data retention ? why bother? No Choice but to ?HideMyAss? for global and secure content access; Quickflix looking for a way out as Netflix looms; Amazon joins email market with WorkMailFCC warns hotels against blocking guests? Wi-Fi.

30th January 2015

Newsletter

COVER STORY THE FTTN NBN TAKES SHAPE; Telstra and Optus NBN deals ?by Christmas?; First FTTN locations named; G.fast comes closer ? a boost for the NBN; Alcatel-Lucent launches commercial G.fast; G.fast explained (by Alcatel-Lucent) O PINION Regulator sides with Telstra on FAD pricing; Telstra responds to our criticism; Mint Wireless sacks CEO, share trading halte; Telstra moves into video advertising; China?s Houlin Zhao next ITU head; Optus 10 satellite completes in-orbit testing;...

24th October 2014

Newsletter

Mint Wireless sacks CEO, share trading halted; Telstra moves into video advertising; Lenovo moves in on BlackBerry; Yuile crosses from AAPT to Nextgen; EU drops China subsidy probe; FCC explores new 5G mobile frequency bands; Telstra opens upgraded Sydney HQ.

21st October 2014