Telecom industry opposes California 'throttling' bill after wildfires
The telecom industry's biggest lobbying association is pushing back on a bill that would prohibit wireless carriers from throttling public safety agencies' data plans.
Texas bill would prevent phone companies from 'throttling' first responders' data
The legislation follows an incident in which Verizon cut off firefighters' mobile devices that hit a monthly data limit during the biggest wildfire in California history.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says state is ready to go to court with feds over net neutrality
"Bring it on," Inslee said at an event in Seattle on Tuesday.
California net neutrality bill signed into law, prompting immediate federal lawsuit
The U.S. Justice Department sued the state moments after Gov. Jerry Brown signed the legislation, which seeks to impose rules the FCC overturned in late 2017.
Montana lieutenant governor praises ‘transformative’ effect of IT on citizen services
From a net neutrality policy to shared enterprise infrastructure agreements, IT is creating better and faster services for citizens, says Mike Cooney, deputy to Montana Gov. Steve Bullock.
Verizon agrees to stop throttling first responder data plans
The phone company, accused of cutting off devices used by firefighters responding to the biggest wildfire in California history, says it will lift data-use limits on public safety customers during disasters.
California Senate passes 'gold standard' net neutrality bill, New York may follow
It's the most comprehensive state-led effort countering the FCC's vote to repeal net neutrality.
New York and Chicago mayors herald resurgence of the city-state
Speaking at a smart cities conference, Bill de Blasio and Rahm Emanuel said it's up to cities to fulfill responsibilities national governments have shirked.
California net neutrality bill makes it through crucial committee vote
State senators rejected amendments that would've made the bill less stringent on internet service providers.