• Comcast Supports Fast Lanes That Don't Harm Competition

    6 days ago - By Android Headlines

    Comcast took to its company blog, Comcast Voices, to talk about its support for the spirit of Net Neutrality, but also to voice support for internet fast lanes or paid prioritization , so long as those practices don't come at any consumer cost, such as offering consumers a lesser product or harming competition. Comcast named a few key examples where a given market segment being able to pay for prioritization on the network may actually serve the public, such as with self-driving cars, whose network needs include extremely high speeds and low latency, and hospitals, whose needs usually...
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  • Comcast's FCC filing pits pet economists against net neutrality rules

    Comcast's FCC filing pits pet economists against net neutrality rules

    6 days ago - By TechCrunch

    Comcast has filed its official commentary on the FCC's proposal to roll back 2015's Open Internet Order, and it's about what you'd expect: a selectively thorough takedown that relies heavily on analysis by friendly economists to support the ISP's view.
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  • Comcast says it should be able to create internet fast lanes for self-driving cars

    Comcast says it should be able to create internet fast lanes for self-driving cars

    6 days ago - By The Verge

    Comcast filed comments in support of the FCC's plan to kill the 2015 net neutrality rules today. And while pretty much everything in them is expected - Comcast thinks the rules are burdensome and hurt investment, yet it says it generally supports the principles of net neutrality - there's one telling new quirk that stands out in its phrasing: Comcast now says it's in support of a ban on “anticompetitive paid prioritization,” which is really a way of saying paid prioritization should be allowed.
    “The commission also should bear in mind that a more flexible approach to prioritization may be...
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  • Net neutrality: Internet companies urge FCC to preserve rules

    Net neutrality: Internet companies urge FCC to preserve rules

    6 days ago - By SiliconBeat

    The Internet Association wrote a letter on Monday, arguing the proposed rollback by the current Republican-majority FCC will do more harm than good.
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