January 26, 2021—A panel of legal experts disagreed about whether the Federal Communications Commission considers maintaining minority and female ownership […]
January 20, 2021—When data gathering and usage are the lifeblood of the digital ecosystem, combating monopolies in the big tech […]
December 17, 2020 — As many as 38 state attorneys general filed the latest antitrust suit against Google on Thursday. […]
December 9, 2020 — Facebook has used illegal monopoly power and an “unlawful scheme” to stifle competition, degrade personal privacy, […]
December 1, 2020 — Experts recommended the incoming Biden administration take a trial-and-error approach to antitrust policy, during a Brookings […]
November 9, 2020 – At a formal debate on whether technology platforms require a new regulatory regime, two well-established experts […]
October 30, 2020 — An American Enterprise Institute webinar on Monday criticized the House Judiciary Antitrust Committee’s recent report, calling […]
October 20, 2020 — In the midst of the largest lawsuit against a tech giant in decades, Google, the Technology […]
The Justice Department’s antitrust division plans to sue Google today for engaging in anticompetitive conduct to preserve monopolies in search […]
October 17, 2020 – Responding to the landmark report of the House Judiciary Antitrust Committee on October 6 about how […]
October 13, 2020—A presidential administration led by Democratic Party presidential nominee Joe Biden would bring substantive changes to the enforcement […]
October 12, 2020 – Because the network effects of digital platforms makes it hard to prove harm to consumers, it […]
October 11, 2020 — House Democrats on Tuesday proposed a massive overhaul of U.S. antitrust laws that could make it […]
October 6, 2020 — As technological advances allow for more data to be generated on consumers, the public has become […]
September 16, 2020 — Both Republican and Democratic senators on Tuesday grilled a top Google official at a hearing just […]
August 6, 2020 — While Americans still value the media’s traditional role in society, a new report found that trust […]
August 5, 2020 — The five leaders of the Federal Trade Commission testified together before a Senate panel for the […]
August 4, 2020 — Panelists in a Tuesday Brookings Institution webinar discussed their takes on the historic House Judiciary Antitrust […]
July 30, 2020 – Several of the companies featured in Wednesday’s blockbuster big tech hearing need to be broken up, […]
July 28, 2020 — The CEOs of four of the world’s biggest technology companies are preparing to defend their rapidly-expanding […]
May 7, 2020 — Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., head of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law, […]
March 26, 2020 – Washington groups focusing on broadband and technology policy are beginning to adapt to the all-livestream format […]
WASHINGTON, March 22, 2020 – Google took several punches at a March 10 Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and […]
WASHINGTON, March 12, 2020 – “Is this third industrial revolution over? And if so, why?” That was the question Deputy […]
WASHINGTON, March 4, 2020 – David Lawrence, chief of the competition policy and advocacy section of the Justice Department’s antitrust […]
Over twenty members of Congress sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Friday asking for clarification […]
A New York federal court on Tuesday refused to block the planned $56 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, Law360 […]
The European Union requested documents from Facebook to determine whether Facebook partially awarded users data to special third-party applications, The Wall […]
WASHINGTON, February 6, 2020 – Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim surveyed the antitrust and merger landscape from the Crystal Room […]
The results from the Democratic Caucus in Iowa remained delayed, and the technology snafu is being blamed on an app […]
A tense debate over curbing the power of the biggest companies in high tech broke out at CES 2020 in […]
House Energy Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, D-N.J., and Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., sent a letter Monday to […]
WASHINGTON, December 6, 2019 – Antitrust enforcement must adapt to the changing structures of the media market, according to experts […]
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced Monday that his office reached a settlement with T-Mobile, resolving the state’s antitrust claims […]
WASHINGTON, November 14. 2019- Despite the approval of the T-Mobile-Sprint merger by the Federal Communications Commission and the Department of […]
Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., Josh Hawley, R-Mo., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., on Tuesday introduced the Augmenting Compatibility and Competition by Enabling Service […]
Big technology companies were a big target during Tuesday night’s debate in Ohio of the leading Democratic presidential candidates. No […]
Comcast is emerging as an antitrust foe against big tech companies such as Google, according to US News and World […]
WASHINGTON, September 25, 2019 – A Senate Judiciary subcommittee devoted to antitrust on Tuesday grilled witnesses about what appeared to […]
WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 – Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as […]
Environmental sustainability in telecom has been a key talking point for Starks.
Conference hears the FCC should seek spectrum bands to open up for unlicensed use.
The Community Reinvestment Act was expanded to include broadband investments in 2016.
A bill would have the Commerce Secretary identify categories of personal data that could harm national security if exported.
FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel advocated for bills that would make better use of spectrum.
Fixed-wireless is hampered by technical issues that make it incomparable to fiber, a report claims.
Understanding the funding impact will 'begin with the NTIA’s mandate to work with community partners.'
'Simple and regular community engagement is needed.'
The FTC released a report that warned about the dangers of AI's use to combat online harms.
UScellular and Ericsson tested 5G connected drones for future applications.
'While the federal government’s infrastructure funding creates unique opportunities, it also exposes challenges that states and tribes must get in...
'We can’t keep overhauling the regulatory structure.'
'We need to recognize that absolutely the time is now. It is neither too soon nor too late.'
Comments were made at the Fiber Connect conference last week.
'North America is forecast to lead the world in 5G subscription penetration in the next five years.'
The coalition will play a crucial role in broadband data as government implements the largest expenditure of broadband funds.
The draft privacy law includes a provision to enhance privacy protections online for children under 17.
Markup of bills comes after much discussion about federal spectrum management.
Fiber networks have a unique capacity to keep broadband prices low for low-income communities, proponents say.
Analyzing ACP enrollment can help the BEAD program solve the 'persisting gap between deployment and subscription.'
A bill introduced by Elizabeth Warren would ban data brokers from selling or transferring location data and health data.
Fiber providers, equipment companies and consultants discussed their work in communities in a session at Fiber Connect
39 states and territories have submitted letters of intent to participate in the NTIA's Internet for All initiative.
Peacock and HBO Max named as potential winners by internet and entertainment industry analysis Laura Martin
As of June 7, 20 states have passed legislation to implement the 988 suicide hotline mandate, according to FCC data.
'We’re projecting a 5x increase in data consumption from 2021 to 2025.'
'[State] decision makers in this program need to be careful about who is the qualified and experienced provider.'
As federal funding rolls out, states and local communities must consider partnerships with local service providers.
Governor Kathy Hochul announced a $10-million grant award for the state's first foray into municipal broadband.
Netly Fiber said Monday it has completed construction of the nation's first terabit-ready fiber network.
Officials from Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine and New Mexico outline how they are preparing for broadband funding.
The American Technology Leadership Act would establish a federal office to monitor U.S. tech competitiveness versus global players.
Attendance at the fiber show jumped from 2,041 attendees last June to 2,854 registrants as of Friday.
A March Gallup and Knight study found young Americans are less concerned about hurtful online discourse.
Real convergence has taken hold in the fiber, wireless infrastructure and data center asset class categories.
Senators on Thursday said NTIA rules set regulated rates and impose net neutrality requirements.
The NTIA's notice of funding opportunity stops short of explicitly endorsing municipal broadband as the preferred model.
The USDA has been allocated $2 billion from the Infrastructure, Investment and Jobs Act.
Industry experts detailed best practices for approaching public-private partnerships at Mountain Connect 2022.
The FBI, CISA and NSA warned about hackers from the PRC.