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Dear Telkom, consumers deserve better service

Dear Telkom,

You are South Africa’s foremost telecommunications provider. But despite this, your services remain deplorable. I cannot for the life of me fathom how in this day & age of competition, you choose to remain so laid back and do little in terms of customer service. 831 more words

Telecom companies step up pressure on FCC members

The president has declared himself for the “strongest possible form” of net neutrality rules, drawing rule making authority on Title II of the Communications Act. In response, the telecom companies have stepped up the pressure to keep their ability to create “fast lanes” for well-heeled content providers. 473 more words

Web Stuff

Why Comcast is pushing broadband data caps that nobody wants

In case you didn’t know, Comcast this fall started a trial run of capped broadband plans in several markets in the south, including major markets like Atlanta, Nashville and Charleston. 235 more words

Streaming Policy & Ethics

A Quick and Dirty Guide to Net Neutrality

For the past month, the internet has been publishing articles, blogs, opinions, and quotes on “net neutrality.”  It effectively blew up last week when the White House released a… 1,464 more words


Will you listen now? Naked porn stars explain why net neutrality is important

Three naked porn stars want to teach you why net neutrality matters. In a hilarious, racy video they explain in the ‘clearest’ possible terms why President Obama’s support for the measure is a step in the right direction for everyone. 319 more words


(SMART/PLDT) Speedtest


  • Date: 11/14/2014
  • Time: 09:23AM
  • Network (3G/HSPA+/4G): HSPA+
  • Promised Speed: 7.2Mbps
  • Internet Service Provider: Smart Broadband Incorporated
  • Result:

Net Neutrality Stands in the Way of Larger Corporate Profits

Together, we must fight for a free and open Internet—it would be a shame if it was made to surrender its determinedly democratic ethics to the plutocratic rule of corporate profiteers. 747 more words