The tech press has been abuzz last week when it was first leaked and later announced that Deutsche Telekom would soon apply data caps to their wireline broadband offers (see this Fierce Telecom article for details.) Unlike AT&T style caps,
I have written a fair bunch recently about Net Neutrality, and I’ll be writing some more, because this is by no means an issue that’s going anywhere in the near future. Meanwhile though, I wanted to relay an example of
Arguments suggesting that the economic viability of the Internet is unsustainable without the Online Service Providers paying the Internet Service Providers for traffic are not new. In 2011 Diffraction Analysis published a report entitled ‘Net Discrimination Won’t Buy
I did an interview with Telecom TV’s Ian Scales a couple of weeks back on the French Net Neutrality kerfuffle. Telecom TV entitled it: Google refuses to pay the piper.
In December I went over to London to do an interview with Telecom TV’s Martyn Warwick on the reality (or not) of the bandwidth crunch. We also ended up talking (a bit) about Google Fiber.
Here is the inteview in
Orange (CC) avhell
Over the years I’ve been fairly critical of Orange both in the way they captured the NGA market and contributed to its slowing down in France and in the way they took a quasi-systematic anti-net neutral stance,
Two scientists from Akamai recently published a paper entitled Video Stream Quality Impacts Viewer Behavior: Inferring Causality Using Quasi-Experimental Designs. Now Akamai being in the business of optimizing internet traffic flows and particularly internet video flows, you’d expect the
Scales of Justice Brisbane Courts – (CC) Sheba_Also
The coming decisions in December regarding possible changes in Internet regulation by the ITU at the heavy-handed request of European incumbent operator lobbying ETNO has been a growing concern