Goto Section: 8.1 | 8.1 | Table of Contents
Revised as of September 1, 2021
Goto Year:2020 |
§ 8.1 Transparency.
(a) Any person providing broadband internet access service shall
publicly disclose accurate information regarding the network management
practices, performance characteristics, and commercial terms of its
broadband internet access services sufficient to enable consumers to
make informed choices regarding the purchase and use of such services
and entrepreneurs and other small businesses to develop, market, and
maintain internet offerings. Such disclosure shall be made via a
publicly available, easily accessible website or through transmittal to
(b) Broadband internet access service is a mass-market retail service
by wire or radio that provides the capability to transmit data to and
receive data from all or substantially all internet endpoints,
including any capabilities that are incidental to and enable the
operation of the communications service, but excluding dial-up internet
access service. This term also encompasses any service that the
Commission finds to be providing a functional equivalent of the service
described in the previous sentence or that is used to evade the
protections set forth in this part.
(c) A network management practice is reasonable if it is appropriate
and tailored to achieving a legitimate network management purpose,
taking into account the particular network architecture and technology
of the broadband internet access service.
[ 83 FR 7922 , Feb. 22, 2018]
Goto Section: 8.1 | 8.1
Goto Year: 2020 |
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