Saturday, 24 June 2017

UK telcos divided over net neutrality code

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Wednesday 25 July 12

Vodafone, Everything Everywhere, Virgin Media refuse to sign up, citing concerns over transparency, effect on user experience.

Vodafone, Everything Everywhere and Virgin Media have refused to sign up to the Broadband Stakeholder Group (BSG)'s newly-published Open Internet Code of Practice, citing various concerns over the potential consequences for end users. Published on Wednesday, the code stipulates that signatories pledge to not block legal Web content, nor throttle content offered by competitors, while maintaining clear and transparent traffic management policies. In instances where legal content is blocked for whatever reason…

Vodafone, Everything Everywhere and Virgin Media have refused to sign up to the Broadband Stakeholder Group (BSG)'s newly-published Open Internet Code of Practice, citing various concerns over the potential consequences for end users. Published on Wednesday, the code stipulates that signatories pledge to not block legal Web content, nor throttle content offered by competitors, while maintaining clear and transparent traffic management policies. In instances where legal content is blocked for whatever reason…

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