February 24, 2021 – Lionsgate Vice Chairman Michael Burns said Tuesday he thinks theaters will be packed again once the...
February 9, 2021 – News organizations must have a broad representation in the communities they cover to reflect perspectives that […]
January 26, 2021—A panel of legal experts disagreed about whether the Federal Communications Commission considers maintaining minority and female ownership […]
The Justice Department’s antitrust division plans to sue Google today for engaging in anticompetitive conduct to preserve monopolies in search […]
August 6, 2020 — While Americans still value the media’s traditional role in society, a new report found that trust […]
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced Monday that his office reached a settlement with T-Mobile, resolving the state’s antitrust claims […]
WASHINGTON, July 23, 2019 – Television broadcasters’ main bête noire used to be the cable industry, known more formally as […]
WASHINGTON, June 20, 2019 — Talking tough against Silicon Valley may be popular. But breaking up big tech will be […]
WASHINGTON, June 11, 2019 — The practices of Google and Facebook were closely scrutinized at a House Antitrust Subcommittee hearing […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Google is beginning to enter into hunker-down mode. The company is finally alive to the grave new […]
WASHINGTON, June 25, 2018 – The former chairman of the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday sharply criticized the president and […]
WASHINGTON, June 13, 2018 – Was a federal district court judge’s decision to permit AT&T’s merger with Time Warner a […]
WASHINGTON, June 12, 2018 – A federal district judge on Tuesday ruled that AT&T can proceed with its $85 billion […]
WASHINGTON, May 13, 2018 – AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson on Friday announced that the company was parting ways with the […]
Telecom attorney Jonathan Lee takes down the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division’s specious case against the AT&T/Time Warner merger […]
WASHINGTON, December 9, 2014 – The Media Institute announced a new initiative on November 24 aimed to protect the group’s […]
WASHINGTON, October 2, 2014 - Federal Trade Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen warned that reclassifying broadband under public utility regulation including in […]
WASHINGTON, September 24, 2014 –Verizon Communications and AT&T are urging the Federal Communications Commission to include the use of data […]
WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 – A new study by Wireless Association CTIA reported that between 2012 and 2013, mobile traffic […]
WASHINGTON, May 19, 2014 – AT&T announced that it would acquire DirecTV in a $48.5 billion deal, according to multiple […]
WASHINGTON, Thursday, February 21st, 2013 – The broadband policy news and events service BroadbandBreakfast.com held its February 2013 Broadband Breakfast Club event “Data Caps, the Spectrum Crunch […]
June 25, 2012 – Having access to broadband technology and other digital tools is a key ingredient to economic, social, […]
WASHINGTON, July 28, 2011 – Sen. Al Franken (D-MN.) sent a filing to the Federal Communications Commission and Department of Justice Tuesday requesting the denial of...
WASHINGTON, July 20, 2011- Both AT&T and Verizon taken steps to to deploy their 4G LTE networks in recent months, with Sprint and T-Mobile heavily advertising...
WASHINGTON June 29, 2011-The Economic Policy Institute gathered leading industry experts for a panel on Tuesday to debate the impending merger between AT&T and T-Mobile. At...
In order for the Federal Communications Commission to approve the mega-merger between AT&T and T-Mobile, AT&T has to make a showing that the merger is in...
WASHINGTON, May 26, 2011 - Let’s start with the facts. A stand-alone T-Mobile is not an option for the future. German parent company Deutsche Telekom had...
WASHINGTON, April 21, 2011 - At the group's annual convention in Las Vegas on Tuesday, Rural Cellular Association CEO, Steven Berry, announced the addition of wireless...
BOSTON, April 13, 2011 - Panelists at the Free Press National Conference for Media Reform railed on the Federal Communications Commission over the weekend, debating to...
BOSTON, April 11, 2011 - Speaking to a standing-room only crowd on Friday afternoon, Federal Communications Commissioners Michael Copps and Mignon Clyburn addressed media consolidation and...
WASHINGTON, March 31, 2011 - The Brookings Institution assembled leading telecommunications experts and business representatives on Wednesday to discuss the future of spectrum policy and the...
Time Warner Cable is receiving cease-and-desist letters for allowing its customers to access television programming through their iPads.
WASHINGTON, March 21, 2011 - Nationwide wireless carrier, AT&T announced Sunday that it had finalized an agreement to acquire competitor T-Mobile from Deutsche Telekom for $39...
WASHINGTON, March 3, 2011 - FCC Commissioner Meredith Baker outlined a plan to reform the Commission corporate mergers review process in a keynote address at the...
WASHINGTON, February 23, 2011 - A federal judge ordered Internet video provider ivi TV to cease rebroadcasting by on Monday, after concluding the provider did not...
WASHINGTON, February 16, 2011 - The National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) and AT&T submitted a letter Monday to the FCC asking that the Commission to...
The Federal Communications Commission’s recent approval of Comcast’s purchase of NBCU has come with some major conditions that will limit any potential discriminatory policies the new...
WASHINGTON – The Federal Communications Commission announced Tuesday afternoon that it had come to an agreement with Comcast and NBC […]
San Francisco, October 25th, 2010 -- Cablevision Systems on Monday accused Fox Television parent News Corp of violating federal regulations that govern the terms of negotiations...
As the landmark dispute over retransmission consent fees between Fox and Cablevision threatens to drag on through Tuesday, New York area baseball fans who are also...
5G crusader Commissioner Brendan Carr voiced pride in the FCC’s focus on 5G over the past four years
The Justice Against Malicious Algorithms Act seeks to target large online platforms that push harmful content.
Democrats frustrated with Biden's delay on FCC, Comcast tests 10 Gbps speed, Louisiana wants 75% more broadband in six years.
Fiber builder says it has been denied permits that have harmed it and its customers, despite an existing city agreement.
Panelists at a WCA event last month said IoT will transform a trillion-plus dollar segment of the economy.
AT&T copper facilities suffered significant damage after Ida, FCC's second round of ECF, and Comcast's expanded plans for low-income Utahns.
The acting chairwoman said the country needs to move quickly to adopt 5G for future technologies.
A league of municipalities rep told Senator Amy Klobuchar that some small cities with lots of tourists need connectivity.
Many WISPs are no longer merely "wireless" internet service providers, but offer fiber-optics in a hybrid solution.
Facebook is nudging teens away from harmful content, Comcast's new spam call blocker, AT&T goes with Ericsson for standalone 5G.
At our October 13, 2021, event, we'll discuss trends toward hybrid technology and government grants by WISPs.
AT&T invests in rural broadband, Cox Communications is unable to partner with Verizon on wireless, and Apple appeals its federal...
The cloudification of communications services makes it easy to include voice, data, SMS, and video within any existing service.
The OECD finalized an earlier agreement that would impose a 15% tax on companies operating in 136 member nations.
Most Americans benefitting from federal spending on rural broadband are white non-Hispanic Americans, says NDIA.
Internet of Things devices are expected to increasingly flood the market as 5G networks light up.
Health providers testified before a Senate subcommittee that Congress should be open to all forms of telehealth.
The agency is reevaluating winning bids after asking providers to ensure census blocks aren't already served.
Concern that pandemic only temporarily heightened broadband awareness in Washington.
The biggest risk is likely to come through enforcement actions by state attorneys general and civil litigation, says Marashlian.
Former FCC commissioner confused by Biden, China Mobile only choosing Huawei and ZTE, and AT&T partners with Frontier.
The company is putting millions more into fiber infrastructure in the Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia areas.
Beth Ford spoke at the ACA Connects' Independent Show on Wednesday.
Ashdown wanted share of streaming revenues, chunk of Americans regular consumers of news on Facebook, Open Broadband project takes off.
Frances Haugen testifies in front of the Senate studying protecting kids online after revealing herself as Facebook whistleblower.
The agency said it hopes to better target areas in need of adequate connectivity.
More mid-band spectrum is being auctioned off, Facebook says no evidence of monopoly, BAI gets regulatory approval for Mobilitie buy.
Chattanooga’s municipal broadband network has delivered $2.7 billion in social and economic benefits during its first decade.
The Las Vegas trade show Wispapalooza 2021 is back from October 11-October 14, 2021, and it's bigger than ever.
For companies to have successful builds, they need to ensure they know how to interpret their data.
From direct fiber connections to low-earth orbit satellites, libraries can provide public Wi-Fi through varying means.
Infrastructure bill does not see expected vote Thursday, Facebook's whistleblower reveals herself, GDPR has huge fines.
Some experts believe that public-private models may provide answers for municipalities struggling to narrow the digital divide.
The agency held an open meeting Thursday to hammer out votes on a range of issues.
Muninetworks.org has put together a handy overview of broadband programs - current and pending.
Author of Farm Fresh Broadband talks considerations for infrastructure funding, FCC approves 72 telehealth apps, Boost Mobile's 5G device.
SiFi Networks uses private capital, at no cost to taxpayers, to fund its open access model.
Even though the models are not yet mainstream, some experts praise them for their unique advantages.
The bill would ensure adequate mid-band spectrum is available for commercial use to expand broadband availability.
The Broadband Communities Summit heard stories from coops, including the obstacles and keys to success.