Belgian parliament wants to introduce net neutrality




The Belgian parliamentary committee Infrastructure has unanimously adopted a resolution urging the introduction of net neutrality advocated. There should persist for some services capabilities to deliver a certain quality.

The resolution also asked the government to push for net neutrality at European level. Negotiations are currently underway in the EU on this issue, but a final decision has not yet fallen.

The Belgian MPs want besides net neutrality more transparent network management, but for some services that have a certain quality of Internet services would have to be an exception, as writes Datanews. Thus, companies like Telenet and Belgacom own video-on-demand services can continue to develop without being competitors may hinder their networks eg by throttling traffic.

Two politicians who refer to the resolution drafted by the necessity of introducing net neutrality to the US Since the FCC has recently tightened regulations so that providers are actually forced to net neutrality. In Belgium, there were more problems when providers wanted to block VoIP traffic from competitors.


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