March 22nd, 2007, 19:30 PM
FCC To Look At Future Of Broadband Internet Access
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission took a small step to address a growing debate on whether high-speed Internet providers like AT&T Inc. and Comcast Corp. should be barred from charging extra fees to guarantee access to the Internet.
The five commissioners backed a proposal Thursday to start a "notice of inquiry" regarding broadband industry practices.
The notice of inquiry, a fact-f...