Subscribe to Entrepreneur for $5
Subscribe

What Is Net Neutrality, and How Can It Affect Your Business?

By
This story appears in the June 2014 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Q: What is net neutrality, and how can it affect my business?

A: We enjoy an open network in which internet service providers (ISPs) distribute the information we send and receive on a neutral basis--meaning without preferential treatment. In this best-case-scenario environment, all internet traffic is treated equally.

Bloomberg | Getty Images

4th of July Subscription Sale - Unlock this subscriber exclusive article and more for 20% off today.

Access all Entrepreneur content with no ads, unlock discounts, and get exclusive advice only available to our subscribers. Plus, our magazine delivered straight to your door.

Get 20% off an annual subscription today. Just use code SAVE20 at checkout.

Entrepreneur Editors' Picks