Researcher finds that U.S. wireless networks are throttling video streaming 24/7

[ad_1] A new study by David Choffnes, an assistant professor of computer and information science at Northeastern, found that almost all wireless carriers pervasively slow down internet speed for video streaming, even when networks are not overloaded. Credit: Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University All wireless carriers admit to doing it: They slow down internet speed for video […]

AT&T and FTC settle lawsuit over data throttling

[ad_1] The case very nearly didn’t go forward in the first place. An appeals court effectively tossed the lawsuit in 2016 on the grounds that AT&T’s common carrier status exempted it from disclosing its throttling activity. In 2018, however, a federal court decided that the FTC could proceed with the case after noting that AT&T’s […]

AT&T and FTC settle lawsuit over data throttling

[ad_1] The case very nearly didn’t go forward in the first place. An appeals court effectively tossed the lawsuit in 2016 on the grounds that AT&T’s common carrier status exempted it from disclosing its throttling activity. In 2018, however, a federal court decided that the FTC could proceed with the case after noting that AT&T’s […]