CASE COMMENTS : REGULATIONS – ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS – NET NEUTRALITY – TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT

Electronic communications: The ARCEP closes the administrative inquiry involving Free and Google on the technical and financial terms governing IP traffic routing and develops a nuanced application of the Net neutrality principles

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The July 16, 2013 decision of the French Telecommunications and Posts Regulatory Authority (ARCEP) closes the administrative investigation into the technical and financial conditions governing the routing of Internet traffic between Free and Google. The President of the UFC-Que-Choisir association had referred the matter to ARCEP in September 2012 in order to draw its attention to the malfunctions experienced by many subscribers of the Internet service provider (hereinafter "ISP") Free who complained of slowdowns when they tried to access certain services and applications on the Internet, in particular the Youtube site. ARCEP opened an administrative

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Jean-Paul Tran Thiet, Orion Berg, Laetitia Ghebali, Electronic communications: The ARCEP closes the administrative inquiry involving Free and Google on the technical and financial terms governing IP traffic routing and develops a nuanced application of the Net neutrality principles , 16 July 2013, Concurrences N° 4-2013, Art. N° 59546, p. 161

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