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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote on a proposal to repeal net neutrality protections on Monday, June 21.
This means that AT&ts wireless broadband provider, Volo Communications, will not be allowed to offer free access to consumers via the company’s FiOS and DirecTV Now service.
AT&t says that its FiOS service is a “broadband” service, meaning that it is designed to reach customers via the wireless network rather than the wired connections.
However, many consumer advocates believe that the FCC is being too soft on the telcos.
FCC chairman Ajit Pai has also suggested that AT &ts wireless network could be “unfettered” by government regulations, but some consumer advocates are calling that a “no” and saying that a decision by the FCC to repeal the rules is a huge victory for the telecoms.
In this article, we take a look at the different ways that net neutrality advocates see the current rules.
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