WASHINGTON, July 16, 2019 – In the House Judiciary Committee’s second hearing putting tech giants under the microscope, both the […]
WASHINGTON, July 15, 2019 — Rather than seeking to break up big technology giants, Congress should instead focus on ratcheting […]
WASHINGTON, June 20, 2019 — Talking tough against Silicon Valley may be popular. But breaking up big tech will be […]
The political turmoil and guess-manship over the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger continues, with 10 state attorney generals filing a lawsuit in […]
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...
WASHINGTON, July 29, 2010 – Sen. Al Franken says that he believes “net neutrality is the First Amendment issue of our time, and the merger of...
WASHINGTON, June 17, 2010 - The Federal Communications Commission’s Advisory Committee on Diversity for Communications in the Digital Age met this week to discuss its progress...
WASHINGTON, June 11, 2010 - If you missed Broadbandbreakfast.com's panel session on retransmission consent fees, here's your chance to catch up and re-examine the issues in...
NEW YORK, June 10, 2010 - A long-running feud between a municipal utility in Lafayette, La. and Cox Communications appears to have revived itself Wednesday when...
Nominated by President Biden as Federal Communications Commissioner, Sohn understands the real reason net neutrality is necessary.
Attendees questioned how digital equity progress can be measured and how underserved populations are educated on technology use.
Lawmakers chastised the companies for providing little information in response to past committee inquiries.
The commissioner noted the peril democracy and citizen privacy finds themselves in around the world.
The Treasury Department has resolved all of the concerns that the Institute for Local Self Reliance identified in May.
America and Europe are working together to address supply chain concerns.
Some are warning that federal infrastructure money should not go toward subsidizing old networks.
Brenda Lawrence, a democratic representative from Michigan, introduced new legislation that will help measure the nation’s digital literacy.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs held Wednesday hearing exploring broadband investments in Tribal communities.
Panelists argued that the federal government needs to institute policies for growth in strategic technology industries.
Public-private partnerships will increase the community benefit of infrastructure projects, leaders at Qualcomm and Verizon said.
A judge dismissed Facebook's objection to the FTC's investigation into the company's alleged anticompetitive practices.
Broadband Breakfast returns to being the “go to” gathering place for broadband policy and internet technology in Washington.
Mapping will play an essential role in the success of the IIJA.
AI is transforming law, finance and government.
State officials will play a crucial role in IIJA implementation.
Bipartisan vote confirms Davidson atop the Commerce Department agency. It has a large pile of money to spend on broadband.
Will Hurd and Member of Parliament Damien Collins say disinformation on social media platforms a worry in midterm elections.
Too many reports could burden federal officials, said the executive director of the Alliance for Digital Innovation.
The smart home industry is seeing continued growth, smart home experts said.
Regional crackdowns raise questions about the stability of cryptocurrencies.
In the coming year, fiber-optic infrastructure will needed to manage and offer increases in bandwidth capacity.
Atlantic Broadband has rebranded as Breezeline after expanding in the country.
The innovators say collecting data on growing conditions is key to securing global food supplies.
The FCC’s proposed rules would establish the requirements for households to be eligible for the new device subsidy program.
To find the best way to regulate technology, antitrust regulators need more tools to maintain fairness in the digital economy.
Republican Sens. Susan Collins and Shelley Moore Capito listed infrastructure fund disbursement among their foremost focuses for the coming year.
Treasury Department departed from its original proposed rule, granting recipients flexibility on broadband download and upload speeds.
The sister of a federal officer shot on duty says Facebook knowingly radicalized his killers.
Comments are due on February 4, 2022, focused on the infrastructure grants, middle-mile program, and digital equity planning grants.
The hope is coordination problems will be relieved when the Senate confirms NTIA head.
A California mayor said her city is thriving by prioritizing community needs in technology and infrastructure projects.
Travel companies and hotels will still depend on humans despite advances in technology.
Even though stakeholders may want technologies that yield better results, they may be uncomfortable with artificial intelligence.
The expansion will bring fiber-to-the-home to residents of two additional Utahn cities.
Currently, consumers are not being provided the information they need to make the leap, a consultant said.
Dish Wireless has a new president at a critical time in push to become major wireless player in the U.S.
The bottom line reason for state interest in autonomous vehicles is safety, says Utah transportation official.
Five days into the new year and two developments bring Section 230 protections back into focus.
American automobile manufacturer gunning to be first to market with personal autonomous vehicle.