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On Friday afternoon, the Federal Trade Commission has issued a fine of $5 billion to Facebook for privacy violations. Adam […]
WASHINGTON, July 15, 2019 — Senators Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley want the Federal Trade Commission to use its investigatory […]
WASHINGTON, July 11, 2019 – Pushing back against a growing group of critics on the right and the left, the […]
At Wednesday’s Federal Communications Commission meeting, the agency voted to preempt part of a San Francisco ordinance that promotes broadband […]
WASHINGTON, July 9, 2019 — Amazon may be profiting from the sale of products promoted by increasing numbers of fake […]
WASHINGTON, July 9, 2019 — A three-judge panel of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals has found that President Donald […]
WASHINGTON, July 8, 2019 — The guest list for Thursday’s White House Social Media Summit includes a cartoonist known for […]
Nearly a quarter of rural Americans have used some form of telehealth service within the past few years, according to […]
Taiwan has the world’s fastest broadband, while the United States comes in at 15th place, according to the annual Worldwide […]
WASHINGTON , June 27, 2019 — Twitter’s trust and safety team on Thursday announced on that the company will “flag” tweets […]
WASHINGTON, June 27, 2019 — A Tuesday Senate Commerce Subcommittee hearing, on “Optimizing for Engagement: Understanding the Use of Persuasive […]
WASHINGTON, June 26, 2019 – President Donald Trump on Wednesday unleashed baseless allegations of censorship against Twitter, claiming that the […]
WASHINGTON, June 25, 2019 — Fears about Google’s potential ability to influence the upcoming 2020 election ran rampant at a […]
Axios is reporting that Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Josh Hawley, R-Mo., plan to introduce The Designing Accounting Safeguards to […]
WASHINGTON, June 20, 2019 — Talking tough against Silicon Valley may be popular. But breaking up big tech will be […]
WASHINGTON, June 20, 2019 — Legislation authored by Sen. Joshua Hawley could signal the start of a new chapter of […]
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 12, 2019 – New critics of Section 230 of the Telecommunications Act seem to emerge every day on […]
WASHINGTON, June 11, 2019 — The practices of Google and Facebook were closely scrutinized at a House Antitrust Subcommittee hearing […]
WASHINGTON, June 5, 2019 – Further ratcheting up its call for government regulation of the technology industry, speakers at the […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: That latest internet use survey from the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration shows that the proportion […]
WASHINGTON, May 2, 2019 – Social media and technology platform companies are wasting the talents of a generation, addicting and […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Google is beginning to enter into hunker-down mode. The company is finally alive to the grave new […]
A new breed of internet applications that some are calling the “livestream economy” is becoming increasingly popular in China and […]
WASHINGTON, December 11, 2018 – The CEO of search engine Google came to Washington on Tuesday and politely rebutted all […]
WASHINGTON, December 11, 2018 — Republicans and conservative activists used Tuesday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing with Google CEO Sundar Pichai […]
WASHINGTON, December 11, 2018 – This is how bad it’s gotten for Google in Washington: The company is taking out […]
WASHINGTON, December 10, 2018 — When Google CEO Sundar Pichai raises his right hand before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: The first news report that we’ve seen on Thursday’s argument before the D.C. Circuit. While the Trump Justice […]
WASHINGTON, November 15, 2018 — As she stepped up to the podium Thursday to address the Family Online Safety Institute’s […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Facebook is only the first of the feared tech giants (#GAFA – Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon) […]
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WASHINGTON, August 28, 2018 — President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused Google’s search engine of suppressing conservative news stories and […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Against a backdrop of complaints by American conservatives that Facebook and other social media giants promote non-conservative content, […]
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 […]
Cybersecurity experts are concerned about space hacking, USTelecom elects new board, USDA makes $1B for rural broadband.
To work toward equal access, more affordable options must be created, including community-based solutions.
The more detail, the better, NTIA officials said of program.
Panelists at TechFreedom event said judiciary will prevent the FTC from developing proposed antitrust policies.
Bipartisan Senate bill clears the House, FCC auction prices climb higher, tech groups oppose newly proposed fee
Satellites, at the very least, can act as backup connections, webinar heard.
The FCC is looking at how to promote broadband competition and access in buildings.
What options do owners of, operators in, and tenants within MDUs have for better-quality broadband?
Funds targeted towards internet providers in areas with poor digital access across 19 states.
Mediacom petitioned the FCC to stop a Google-West Des Moines deal, but Google said it's not exclusive.
Netflix hit's traffic struggle, Virginia expects $2B from P3, op-ed says FCC expects states to get good maps before FCC.
Company says that the next generation of its products depend on 5G progress.
Huawei’s CTO avoided questions about concerns over its network infrastructure security as countries ban its products.
Trade association doesn't like new antitrust bill, Charter makes changes at the top, T-Mobile leads wireless, Verizon on wireline.
Open RAN adoption is said to save telecoms money and boost security, as providers are forced to move off Huawei.
EducationSuperHighway is signing up partners and will launch November 4.
Indigenous connectivity advocates said Native Americans should have control over their mapping data.
Lower broadband access barriers, NY lawmakers want fiber fee end, Arizona's fiber on highways, Rosenworcel reportedly not enough for Biden.
Providers of all sort can line up for their share of $75 billion worth of broadband grant funding.
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.