NFL and the FCC square off over TV blackouts

Aug 28, 2014
The FCC wants to end the rule that says games can't be on TV unless they sell out.
Posted In: NFL, American Football, fcc
Federal Communications Commission Proposes New Open Internet Rules

At times, Netflix movies make up a third of traffic

May 15, 2014
As FCC debates net neutrality, remember: Netflix already pays for its bandwidth.
Posted In: net neutrality, fcc, Internet, netflix

Is an internet 'fast lane' inevitable?

May 15, 2014
Some argue that the internet "fast lane" is coming, FCC regulation or not.
Posted In: fcc, net neutrality
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Should the internet be treated like a public utility?

May 12, 2014
The FCC is considering new regulations for internet providers.
Posted In: Internet, fcc, utilities
FCC Chairman Michael Powell

Former FCC head Michael Powell talks future of cable

May 1, 2014
What's on former FCC head Michael Powell's mind? Cable mergers and net neutrality.
Posted In: fcc, telecom

AT&T reportedly pursuing acquisition of DirecTV

May 1, 2014
The Wall Street Journal reports a deal could give AT&T more heft to compete with a new Comcast-Time-Warner.
Posted In: AT&T, directv, fcc, merger

Bureaucracy, from e-cigs to internet neutrality

Apr 24, 2014
The FDA proposes a ban on the sale of e-cigs to minors and the FCC proposes new internet rules.
Posted In: Washington, D.C., regulations, fcc, FDA

Mobile broadband's latest bidding war

Apr 21, 2014
Wireless carriers are preparing to battle for airwaves
Posted In: fcc, spectrum

A 'threat' to broadcast TV heads to D.C.

Apr 18, 2014
The case hinges on what constitutes a public broadcast versus a private one.
Posted In: fcc, Aereo

Verizon says net neutrality ruling won't change anything

Jan 14, 2014
A federal court said today the FCC can't force broadband companies to treat all content equally.
Posted In: fcc, Verizon, net neutrality