date icon June 13, 2014 category icon Statements

The Internet Association Responds to FCC Chairman Wheeler’s Announcement on Internet Interconnection

Washington, D.C. – The Internet Association’s President and CEO, Michael Beckerman issues the following statement on the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) announced enhanced review of Internet interconnection issues:

“The Internet Association believes that broadband Internet access providers should aspire to ‘settlement-free’ peering, which ultimately benefits all stakeholders in the Internet ecosystem. ‘Settlement-free’ peering should be the industry norm. The Internet Association is focused on what’s best for consumers and protecting an open Internet free from discriminatory or anticompetitive actions by broadband gatekeepers. It is vital that Internet users get what they pay for.”

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