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Unformatted text preview: Telecom 3010 Telecom 25 January 2010 Slides will be emailed to [email protected] [email protected] Next test Wednesday, 27 January Bring #2 Pencil to Class Avatar Avatar • Will pass Titanic today Titanic • First film since "Titanic" to top First domestic rankings for six straight weekends • $36 million weekend pushes domestic cumulative box-office to $552.8 million to • "Titanic" took in a total $600.8 million domestically. "Titanic" • International cume has reached $1.29 surpassing the $1.24 billion foreign tally for "Titanic.“ Source: Hollywood Reporter H ollywood Internet History Internet Cell phone history Cell U.S. Cell Phone Growth U.S. • Nearing 95% penetration by 2015? Nearing Text Messaging Text • Growth of SMS messaging Growth Text Messaging Text • Growth of SMS messaging Growth • What is the cost to the wireless provider What to transmit a text message? Text Messaging Text • Growth of SMS messaging Growth • What is the cost to the wireless provider What to transmit a text message? • .001 cent .001 CTIA Wireless Trade Group CTIA • Promote safe use of wireless phones safe SMS Ad Ideas SMS • SMS and stadium advertising Net Neutrality Net • FCC Guideline FCC • ISPs may not discriminate in provision of ISPs service • Net neutrality is not a law not • Should the FCC codify or Congress Should legislate? Net Neutrality Net (There is no Part 2) Net Neutrality Net Net Neutrality Net Net Neutrality = No Discrimination Net • Comcast blocked "excessive traffic" from Comcast BitTorrent data transfers without informing customers. “Discrimination is good for most users.” • In 2008 the (R) FCC decided 3-2 to issue decided cease and desist order to Comcast based on net neutrality guidelines. Net Neutrality = No Discrimination Net • Not helping Comcast's credibility was its denial denial in August 2007 of early allegations that it was filtering BitTorrent traffic. BitTorrent • A few months later, though, it turned out that turned Comcast really was throttling BitTorrent after all, and the company was forced to concede to the forced FCC that it blocks only "excessive" traffic Not Net Neutrality Not Lollapalooza in Chicago August 2007 Pearl Jam “Another Brick in the Wall” Net Neutrality Net • Who wants to get rid of Net Neutrality in Who the United States? • The nation's largest telco and cablecos The AT&T, Verizon, Comcast, Time Warner, and Virgin • John McCain: “Keeping businesses free from oppressive John regulations is the best stimulus for the current economy.” • TEA Party activists oppose Net Neutrality TEA • Some minority groups (want universal access) (want Not Net Neutrality Not Not Net Neutrality Not Net Neutrality Net • Who supports Net Neutrality in the United States? Who • Google, Yahoo!, Amazon, content providers Google, • President Obama President • Olympia Snowe, Maine Republican Olympia • Internet “Pioneers” Internet • Vint Cerf Vint • Tim Berners-Lee Who supports Net Neutrality Who Bring #2 Pencil to Class Wednesday! Bring See you Wednesday… ...
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2011 for the course TELE 3010 taught by Professor L.benjamin during the Spring '07 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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