Month: June 2015

Lights and darknesses of the European net neutrality deal, simply explained

Little by little, I am getting information about the reform of the net neutrality which today was agreed in principle by Council and European Parliament. It is still a political agreements, while the European Commission has been required to write down the detailed articles…

The (quasi) end of roaming, i.e. the unpredictable consequences of the Grexit

Believe it or not, the Greek financial drama was fundamental to finalize today the long-awaited European agreement for the end of roaming surcharges and the regulation of net neutrality. Just few weeks ago several signals in Brussels suggested that Council and European Parliament were…

Infringing net neutrality is not the same in US or EU

AT&T, one of the bigger US telcos, has been heavily fined by the FCC for alleged practices of throttling. In short, FCC found that when AT&T’s customers used up a certain amount of mobile data watching movies or browsing the Web, the ISP “throttled” their Internet…