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Verizon, AT&T Voilating Net Neutrality Rules: FCC

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) found that Verizon, through its FreeBee Data 360 program, and AT&T with its zero-rated DirecTV streaming services, are in violation of the agency’s net-neutrality rules by favoring certain content providers over others when it comes to assessing customers for data usage. The FCC has asked for responses from both carriers by Dec. 15, although like most federal policies the future of net-neutrality under a Trump Administration is uncertain.

“If you thought plans from Verizon and AT&T to exempt streaming videos from only some services from data plans sounded a little unfair, you weren’t alone. In a sternly worded pair of letters sent to the carriers, the Federal Communications Commission accused them of a potential violation of the net neutrality rules it approved in 2015.”

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