Posts Tagged ‘Regulation’

FCC: We Will Regulate Broadband

Broadband Plan Commentary, Expert Opinion, FCC, National Broadband Plan June 23rd, 2010

Since the dust has settled from a stinging defeat in federal court, the FCC has decided to move on its own to settle the broadband regulation dispute.

Genachowski to Broadband: Reduce Prices, Increase Speeds, Increase Access, Embrace Competition

Expert Opinion, National Broadband Plan, Net Neutrality May 19th, 2010

Broadband providers are not taking the recent move by the FCC to reclassify broadband under Title II; i.e., put broadband under its regulation arm along with the likes of telephone companies, very lightly and have come out swinging to stop that effort.

FCC Chairman Unveils New Strategy to Cope with ‘Network Neutrality’

Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan, Net Neutrality, Universal Service, Wireless May 6th, 2010

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2010 – FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski this morning announced his agency’s plan to take steps to deal with the issue of broadband regulation.

Retrans-Consent: Be Careful What You Ask For!

Expert Opinion March 10th, 2010

With the recent battle between Cablevision and Disney over Retransmission Consent in New York regarding WABC-TV carriage on Cablevisions 3.1 million subscribers, and thereby producing a coalition of Cable Providers to petition the FCC to intervene in negotiations, is akin to the saying: (be careful what you ask for).

The Cable Pipeline Opinion: Net Neutrality’s Conundrum

Expert Opinion, Net Neutrality January 17th, 2010

The Net Neutrality debate has taken on a conundrum like atmosphere where fear and hysteria rule the argument with proposed future abuses by Internet Service Providers.

House Small Business Subcommittee Chairman Questions Google-Yahoo Ad Deal

Broadband's Impact June 26th, 2008

WASHINGTON, June 25 – The congressman who represents the headquarters of telecommunications giant AT&T used a Wednesday subcommittee hearing on the impact of online advertising to raise concerns about the recent agreement between Google and Yahoo!

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