Wheeler confirms it: new net neutrality rules will reclassify broadband under Title II

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler revealed Wednesday that his proposed new net neutrality rules will reclassify broadband as a telecommunications service under Title II of the Telecommunications Act. Wheeler laid out his thoughts in an op-ed article in Wired. In the op-ed, he provides more details of what he told attendees at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January. He says he's leaning toward proposing net neutrality rules where broadband providers will be reclassified as utilities under Title II of the Communications Act. FierceTelecom has a complete summary of the news here. 

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