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US regulators say no to two-speed Internet

Vote in favour of net neutrality stops service providers from charging for better access

ONE INTERNET FOR ALL: FCC chairman Tom Wheeler said the plan would foster a free and open Internet where broadband services cannot be "gatekeepers" for what is available online.


US regulators on Thursday approved landmark Internet rules that would prevent broadband providers from separating online traffic into slow and fast lanes.

The Federal Communications Commission's 3-2 vote in favour of so-called "net neutrality" followed an intense debate