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Sprint backs FCC on reclassifying broadband as utility

In a surprise move, Sprint counters its industry brethren by saying the FCC's plan won't prevent it from further investing in its broadband network.

By January 16, 2015

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Net Fix: FCC chief on solving the Open Internet puzzle (Q&A)

With a vote looming on new rules for Internet access, Tom Wheeler talks candidly with CNET News in an exclusive interview about legal challenges, President Obama's role and being the butt of late-night TV jokes.

By January 14, 2015

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Mark your calendars: FCC to hold Net neutrality vote on Feb. 26

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announces the date to a CES crowd, indicating that the proposal on the table will include reclassifying broadband as a utility.

By January 7, 2015

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AT&T's fiber Internet rollout will continue, kinda

The company tells the FCC that it will go forward with its current GigaPower fiber network plans but that it's still waiting to hear what happens with Net neutrality in Washington.

By November 26, 2014

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FCC chair said to balk at Obama's Net neutrality plan

Tom Wheeler tells Internet executives he is considering an approach that includes some of Obama's proposals as well as addressing ISPs' concerns, the Washington Post reports.

By November 11, 2014

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Obama: Regulate broadband Internet like a utility so it 'works for everyone'

President Obama calls for tighter rules from the FCC -- leaving a little bit of wiggle room -- in an effort to preserve a "free and open Internet."

By November 10, 2014

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Comcast officially weighs in on Net neutrality debate

The company highlights key points in its well-known position on protecting a free and open Internet. But it also offered suggestions on how to protect consumers.

By July 16, 2014

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Democrats introduce bill to ban 'paid prioritization' on the Net

In attempt to keep Net open to all, bill would require FCC to adopt rule that prevents formation of so-called "Internet fast lane."

By June 17, 2014

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Net neutrality debate Part II: What it means to the average Joe

Confused about what the FCC's new Net neutrality proposal might mean to the average Internet user? CNET's Marguerite Reardon spells it out.

By May 26, 2014

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Net neutrality debate Part I: How we got here

Don't get what the Net neutrality debate is all about? CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains.

By May 25, 2014