Canada strengthens net neutrality rules as US prepares to gut them

Canada cracks down on zero-rating while FCC in US allows paid data cap exemptions. Canada is also taking a case-by-case approach to zero-rating instead of banning it outright. But yesterday, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) ordered changes to one carrier's zero-rating program and announced that it will enforce stricter guidelines for determining whether zero-rating programs are discriminatory.

Country: Global

Domains: IG

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: net neutrality, zero rating, Canada

Posted on Friday 21 April 2017

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