AT&T Slowed Internet Speeds for Unlimited Data Users, Fined $100 Million by FCC

AT&T Slowed Internet Speeds for Unlimited Data Users, Fined $100 Million by FCC

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has just penalized AT&T with a $100 million fine for unacceptably slowing down Internet speeds for consumers who have unlimited data plans. If AT&T does not challenge this, it will be the largest fine ever set by the FCC. In 2011, AT&T began slowing down data speeds, resulting in thousands of disgruntled […]

Charter Communications to Acquire Rival Bright House Networks

Charter Communications to Acquire Rival Bright House Networks

With a purported $10.4 billion bid, Charter Communications is set to acquire telecom rival Bright House Networks.  This action represents yet one more major consolidation of internet service providers with cable television services.  Charter is positioning itself to become the number two cable service in the United States with this proposed deal that still hinges on […]

AT&T Stops Controversial Practice

AT&T Stops Controversial Practice

AT&T has now stopped its controversial practice of using mobile web browser permacookies which was first reported in early October. AT&T says the unique numerical codes were added to smartphones in what are being called preliminary tests. Just like traditional Internet cookies, these “supercookies” enable advertisers to track what browsers are visited. The hidden string of letters and numbers act […]

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