Broadband Roundup: Comcast Blasts Public Utility Regulation, White House to Host Smart Home Expo, and ‘Commercially Reasonable’ Data Roaming
Broadband Roundup, FCC, Net Neutrality, Smart Grid, Universal Service
May 29th, 2014
WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 – Comcast CEO Brian Roberts has defended his company and its proposed merger with Time Warner Cable against critics, reports Re/code. Saying that he could accept “some kind of net neutrality law,” he scorned the idea of reclassifying broadband as a public utility under Title II of the Communications Act, which […]
Zucker, Roberts to Testify Before Senate Antitrust Panel on Comcast-NBC Deal
Broadband's Impact, Net Neutrality
January 20th, 2010
WASHINGTON, January 20, 2010 – The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights will convene a hearing on February 4 to examine the proposed merger of Comcast with NBC Universal and its potential for negative consequences for consumers and competition, Chairman Herb Kohl, D-Wis. said on Wednesday.
Comcast’s Roberts to Keynote State of the Net Conference
December 16th, 2009
WASHINGTON, December 16, 2009 – Comcast CEO Brian Roberts wil keynote the annual “State of the Net” conference next month, representatives of the Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee announced on Monday. “State of the Net” is an annual Washington-based technology policy conference. Held by the Congressional Internet Caucus, it brings together industry leaders, activists and policymakers from all ends of the political spectrum.
Broadband Will Drive New Demand for Applications, Say Cable Execs
April 2nd, 2009
WASHINGTON, April 2, 2009 – Fourth-generation media was the buzzword at the National Cable and Telecommunications Association’s show here, as although several panelists disagreed on what to make of current trends.