Web Hosting Providers, ISPs Dispute FCC Broadband Rules
by sashwa 12:32PM Monday Mar 19 2007
EarthLink, along with other ISPs and Time Warner Telecom, went to court on Friday to dispute the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decision to free wireline telecom carriers from line-sharing obligations.
The 2005 FCC decision puts telecoms like Verizon and AT&T on an equal regulatory footing with cable modem providers, giving them no obligation to lease their broadband lines to competitors. Continues here