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FCC denies requests to delay net neutrality rules

Written by Cio
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) logo is seen before the FCC Net Neutrality hearing in Washington
  • Cio
  • 2 years ago

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) logo is seen before the FCC Net Neutrality hearing in Washington

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has denied the requests of several broadband providers and trade groups asking the agency to delay its net neutrality rules.

The FCC, late Friday, denied petitions for a stay of its net neutrality rules from Daniel Berninger, founder of the nonprofit Voice Communication Exchange Committee, the American Cable Association, the National Cable and Telecommunications Association, USTelecom, the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association, AT&T and CenturyLink.

Berninger asked the FCC to delay its entire net neutrality order, approved in February, while the trade groups and broadband providers sought a delay in the portion of the order reclassifying broadband from a lightly regulated information service to a regulated common carrier.

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