January 17, 2013
MMTC Summit—Data Caps, Net Neutrality Addressed
Among talks on digital inclusion, spectrum and regulatory flexibility, issues like net neutrality and tier pricing got quite a few mentions at the 4th Broadband and Social Justice Summit by the Minority Media & Telecom Counsel Wed. “In discussing the future of the Internet, we should remember that it was its open and limitless nature that allowed it to become the invaluable tool that we depend on today,” said Rep Yvette Clarke (D-NY) during the summit’s Congressional luncheon. The bottom line is “data caps must not be imposed just to force customers to pay more for Internet service.” But speakers at an industry panel might have a different view. Execs from Time Warner Cable and AT&T weigh in.
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