FCC Seeks New Broadband Framework Post-Comcast

Law360, New York (June 17, 2010, 7:33 PM EDT) -- The Federal Communications Commission is re-evaluating how it classifies broadband Internet service following a federal appeals court decision that restricted the agency's oversight of competition in the broadband industry.

The FCC said Thursday that it had opened proceedings aimed at identifying the best legal framework for ensuring universal access to broadband services.

“America lags behind where it should be on broadband; the rest of the world isn’t standing still; and government has a limited but vital role to play in spurring ubiquitous, fast, competitive and affordable...
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