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Huawei Technologies and ZTE on Monday asked US regulators to keep them off a list of companies deemed national security threats, a label that would bar them from selling gear to subsidised US carriers.

The Barack Obama-era network neutrality regulations that barred broadband providers from slowing or blocking Internet traffic expired Monday, a major milestone in a debate that continues in the courts and the

Once upon a time, the US Federal Communications Commission could be viewed as a positive model for regulation worthy of emulation. It introduced new ideas into the rules it applied to network operators, thereby stimulating innovation

The US Federal Communications Commission has swept aside rules barring broadband providers from favouring the Internet traffic of websites willing to pay for speedier service, sending the future of net neutrality on to a likely court challenge

US Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai will propose vacating Barack Obama-era net neutrality rules, according to a person briefed on the development that will hand a victory to broadband providers such as AT&T and

A few months ago, I argued that over-the-top (OTT) service providers – companies like Facebook and Netflix – must pay network operators for using their infrastructure to deliver services to their customers. A counter-argument has been made that subscribers are already paying

As the debate over network neutrality rages in the US, South African Internet service providers, through their industry association, have urged communications regulator Icasa to steer clear of crafting regulations dealing with the contentious issue — at least for now. But what’s