News

Net Neutrality Policy Far Reaching

Net Neutrality Policy Far Reaching

Photo: WNAX

The Federal Communications Commission is asking for public comments on possible regulations of access to the internet. Critics fear the so called “net neutrality” rules would spell out how companies could limit access to high speed services.
South Dakota Public Utilities Commissioner Chris Nelson says we are already seeing internet traffic becoming segmented in some ways…..

.

Nelson says some of the larger internet service providers are already making deals with big content companies……

Nelson says much of the battle is going on out of the sight of consumers……


Nelson says the FCC rulemaking process will take months to years to complete.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Storm Spotting Class In Yankton

Todd Heitkamp

We all have to take responsibility for our own safety when it comes to severe weather.

in Local

Rounds Votes No On Lynch

Rounds and Rook

Lorretta Lynch was confirmed by a 56 to 43 vote in the US Senate as the next US Attorney General.

in Local

Executive Board To Meet

state capitol pierre

The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature holds its first post session meeting on Monday in Pierre.

in Local

Mental Institutes in Iowa Old, But Effective

hospital hall

Four employees at the state-run Mental Health Institutes in Clarinda and Mount Pleasant testified before the Iowa Senate Oversight Committee Wednesday.

in Local

New University of Nebraska President Tours State

University_of_Nebraska-Lincoln

University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds is new to the position of heading up the university system...and new to the state.