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Sprint throws its hat in support for Title II net neutrality

It looks like telecoms are starting to give up the battle against net neutrality, with AT&T and Verizon claiming earlier this month that network management can be covered under Title II ‘common carrier’ practices, even though the law is currently not in place.

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FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Claims Title II Reclassification Would Not Hurt Broadband Investment

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has been warming up to the sound of Title II reclassification, following President Obama’s declaration of support for ‘common carrier’ reclassification on broadband companies.

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Obama Wants Broadband Services Reclassified As Utilities

U.S. President Barack Obama has made his claim before that he supports net-neutrality, but this claim has yet to be backed up with real progress, until now.

The President has sent an open letter to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, advising the agency to reclassify broadband companies as Title II common carrier “utilities”, similar to the telephone networks in the U.S.

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