For some customers, speed will be limited to 2Mbps if they use more than 300GB for four months in a row.
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Proposed data limits from Deutsche Telekom won't apply to company's own internet services, setting the stage for potential net neutrality disputes.
People on 30Mbps or higher broadband packages will see their downloads limited to 50 percent of the top speed if they go beyond a set usage allowance
UK telecoms regulator Ofcom has called for greater transparency by broadband providers and suppliers, and warns that it could force companies to make such changes.
The internet provider has said it will upgrade its network to maximise upload speeds, and introduce a new traffic management system at peak times to throttle peer-to-peer and Usenet activity
From Monday, file-sharers using 3's mobile network will take second place to other users in some areas
Without mentioning Comcast's broadband Internet throttling by name, Google's Public Policy analyst and blogger Derek Slater has just made a post resoundingly in favor of the net neutrality legislation introduced this week by Congressmen Ed Markey and Chip Pickering:Today, Rep. Ed Markey and Chip Pickering introduced bipartisan legislation to help preserve Internet freedom and explicitly make "net neutrality" a guiding principle of U.
News analysis: And if so, who should pick up the tab?
Customers will be put off from paying for broadband, an analyst warns, if they don't think their expectations will be met
Monday 8/10/2001Embattled BT is getting slightly more exposure than it might like, as bitter users haul it over the coals for throttling broadband connections to peer-to-peer file sharing services. The situation is a mixture of reason and deception: yes, BT is reasonable to try and manage its bandwidth; no, it's deceptive to not tell people that when they sign up.
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