In advance of the December 14th FCC vote expected to overturn existing laws governing Net Neutrality, broadband communications and entertainment company Cox Communications, the third-largest US cable MSO, has reaffirmed its commitment to what it describes as “the Open Internet”.
“Cox has always been committed to providing an open Internet experience for our customers, and reversing the classification of Internet services will not change our commitment,” the company said in a Statement. “We do not block, throttle or otherwise interfere with consumers’ desire to go where they want on the Internet. We applaud FCC Chairman Ajit Pai for his announcement that he intends to overturn the previous Commission’s decision to enact Title II, the 1930s-era utility telephone regulations, as the mechanism to enforce Net Neutrality rules for broadband services. Re-establishing ‘light-touch’ regulation will return a level of certainty for consumer protections and future investment and innovation that spur the growth of the Internet.”