Archive for the ‘Telecommunications’ Category

The beginning of the end of net neutrality?

Monday, March 31st, 2008

Recently, I received a letter from my internet service provider, Rogers Communications, informing me that my internet service will be changing. Not only will I have a cap on the amount of information I can download and upload a month, I will also be inflicted with caps on ...

19.6 Billion Dollars for a Slice of Thin Air

Saturday, March 22nd, 2008

Open Access, Competition, and Spectrum Auctions This past week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the US announced the winners of their 700Mhz spectrum auction, with Verizon and AT&T being the big winners. In bidding 19.6 billion dollars in the process, the winners secured rights to broadcast on a very ...