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  • Comcast could drop Time Warner Cable bid: Source Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 3:29 PM ET
    It's standing room only at the Public Utilities Commission's public comment meeting concerning the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger on April 14, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA.

    Comcast could drop its bid for Time Warner Cable as soon as Friday, a source told CNBC.

  • Track record in deals may be hitch for Comcast, TWC Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 10:44 AM ET
    David L. Cohen, executive vice president of Comcast, and Robert D. Marcus, chairman and CEO of Time Warner Cable, testify during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the proposed merger of Time Warner Cable and Comcast, on Capitol Hill, May 8, 2014 in Washington, DC

    Comcast’s record of compliance is now in the spotlight as regulators scrutinize its proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable.

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- U.S. Federal Communications Commission officials studying the proposed merger of Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc are scheduled to brief FCC commissioners' staff on their review on Wednesday, according to two sources familiar with the plan. Comcast's merger with Time Warner Cable would combine the nation's two largest cable...

  • How do cable companies make their money? Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 5:33 PM ET
    watching tv online tablet

    The economics of cable television started out fairly simply. Today, it's a lot more complicated.

  • NEW YORK, April 17- U.S. regulators on Friday voted to open a swath of government-controlled airwaves for commercial use by tech and telecom companies such as Verizon Communications Inc and Google Inc as they seek to meet growing data demands from new wireless devices. The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously to chalk out a process to allow...

  • April 15- Texas- based Internet provider Alamo Broadband Inc filed a lawsuit on Wednesday asking the federal appeals court based in New Orleans to block new web traffic regulations from the Federal Communications Commission.

  • NEW YORK, April 14- AT&T Inc and three cable and wireless trade groups filed separate lawsuits on Tuesday challenging the U.S. Federal Communications Commission over its new web traffic regulations. The suit comes even as the No.2 U.S wireless company's proposed $48.5 billion acquisition of satellite TV operator DirecTV is under FCC review.

  • NEW YORK, April 8- The Federal Communications Commission reached a $25 million settlement with AT&T Inc over a consumer data breach at call centers in Mexico, Colombia and the Philippines, the U.S. communications regulator said on Wednesday. The breaches led to unauthorized disclosure of names and full or partial Social Security numbers and illegal access to...

  • NEW YORK, April 8- The Federal Communications Commission reached a $25 million settlement with AT&T Inc over a consumer data breach at call centers in Mexico, Colombia and the Philippines, the U.S. communications regulator said on Wednesday. The breaches led to unauthorized disclosure of names and full or partial Social Security numbers and illegal access to...

  • AT&T data breach revealed: 280K customers exposed Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 1:19 PM ET
    A pedestrian passes an AT&T store in New York.

    The company agreed to pay $25 million to settle an FCC investigation into the customer data security lapses.

  • Net neutrality 'jump ball': Mark Cuban   Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 8:36 AM ET
    Net neutrality 'jump ball': Mark Cuban

    Mark Cuban, Dallas Mavericks owner, weighs in on net neutrality and regulating the Internet.

  • Incoming Dish CEO: 'We are not suicidal' Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 1:31 PM ET
    Charles Ergen

    Incoming CEO Charlie Ergen says Dish Network isn't in any rush to unload the vast amounts of broadcast spectrum it has amassed since 2008.

  • WASHINGTON, March 25- Comcast Corp has reassessed the timing of the regulatory review of its proposed merger with Time Warner Cable Inc and now expects its conclusion in the middle of this year, a company executive said in a blog post on Wednesday. The $45 billion deal is under review by the U.S. Justice Department and the Federal Communications Commission.

  • By shelving blackouts, NFL makes Uncle Sam happy Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 1:28 PM ET
    NFL television

    TV blackouts have lost significance, and experts says the NFL's move to drop them is designed to appease lawmakers and regulators.

  • New NFL playbook: Scrap the blackouts, push online Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 2:18 PM ET
    Quarterback Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks is tackled by the St. Louis Rams in a 2014 NFL game.

    National Football League teams voted to suspend the league's long-standing TV blackout policy for the upcoming season.

  • FCC chief faces grilling over influence by Obama Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 9:56 AM ET
    Sen. John Thune

    Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune tells CNBC the rules approved by the FCC on net neutrality are "wrongheaded" and "very dangerous."

  • Sen. Thune: FCC's 'light touch' radically changed   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 8:48 AM ET
    Sen. Thune: FCC's 'light touch' radically changed

    Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), weighs in on what he wants to hear from FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler on net neutrality, and shares his plan to replace current rules.

  • U.S. Federal Communications Commission filings and interviews with several people familiar with the Justice Department show the $48.5 billion AT&T-DirecTV deal is getting far less attention than Comcast Corp's agreement to buy Time Warner Cable Inc for $45 billion. But it is the Comcast deal that has triggered FCC and Justice Department inquiries...

  • Energy huge win for economy, not tech: McNealy   Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 8:39 AM ET
    Energy huge win for economy, not tech: McNealy

    Scott McNealy, Wayin co-founder, takes a look back at the tech boom of 2000 and where he sees the tech industry headed from here. McNealy also voices his frustration with the FCC's net neutrality ruling.

  • FCC's Wheeler: Dispelling 'imaginary horribles'   Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 8:20 AM ET
    FCC's Wheeler: Dispelling 'imaginary horribles'

    FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, weighs in on President Obama's public comments on net neutrality and if the ruling increases a threat of lawsuits.