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  • WH net neutrality push: Key points  Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 10:14 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers runs through the key points of a statement released by the White House on net neutrality.

  • The FCC has received nearly 4 million comments after Chairman Tom Wheeler proposed new rules that prohibited Internet service providers from blocking any content, but allowed deals where content providers would pay ISPs to ensure smooth delivery of traffic. Obama, who campaigned on the issue of net neutrality, said the FCC's new rules should explicitly ban...

  • President Barack Obama asked the Federal Communications Commission on Monday to set the' strongest possible rules' to protect net neutrality as agency writes new Internet traffic regulations. Obama urged the FCC to prohibit so-called paid prioritization, deals in which content providers would pay Internet companies to ensure smooth delivery of traffic.

  • PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA ASKS FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION TO IMPLEMENT' STRONGEST POSSIBLE RULES' TO PROTECT NET NEUTRALITY.

  • Media giants report earnings, embrace streaming Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 10:19 AM ET

    Big media companies are posting earnings this week. Time will tell if their experimentation will pay off.

  • FCC's net neutrality plan will make no one happy Friday, 31 Oct 2014 | 10:48 AM ET
    Protesters march past the FCC headquarters before the Commission meeting on net neutrality proposal on May, 15, 2014 in Washington, DC

    FCC's Tom Wheeler is considering a legal strategy to solve the net neutrality mess, reports re/code.

  • Time Warner Cable misses as video subscribers drop Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 6:34 AM ET

    Time Warner Cable on Thursday reported it lost more residential video customers in the third quarter than in the previous quarter.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 24- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission expects a major auction of low-frequency airwaves to be pushed back to early 2016 from mid-2015 because of its complexity and a pending court challenge, an FCC official said in a blog post on Friday. The delay gives the FCC more time to sway TV station owners to participate and T-Mobile US Inc to argue...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 24- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission expects a major auction of low-frequency airwaves to be pushed back to early 2016 from mid-2015, an FCC official said in a blog post on Friday. The FCC has been working on rules for the so-called incentive auction in which wireless carriers would get the first opportunity since 2008 to purchase...

  • In a letter to a Federal Communications Commission official viewed by Reuters on Wednesday, GM's Global Connected Consumer executive director, Harry Lightsey III, urged the FCC to "retain the critical distinction" among rules for fixed and mobile Internet traffic and said new limitations for the mobile industry may constrain innovation in connected cars.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 3- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Friday it paused its "shot-clock" on the review of the proposed $45 billion merger between the two largest U.S. cable providers, Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc.. The FCC, which will determine whether the deal is in the public interest, said it is stopping its informal 180- day clock to review...

  • The FCC is planning a so-called incentive auction for mid-2015, a complex sale of highly valuable low-frequency radio airwaves currently used by broadcasters to clamoring wireless carriers.

  • The FCC is planning a so-called incentive auction for mid-2015, a complex sale of highly valuable low-frequency radio airwaves currently used by broadcasters to clamoring wireless carriers.

  • FCC commissioner: NFL blackouts were obsolete Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 12:31 PM ET
    Ajit Pai, commissioner at the Federal Communications Commission

    FCC commissioner Ajit Pai doesn't expect the NFL to rush to pay TV now that TV blackouts are banned.

  • NFL vs. FCC: Blackout rule sacked  Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 10:52 AM ET

    The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously to eliminate the NFL's blackout rule. FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai, discusses the vote and if the NFL will migrate to pay television.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 30- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is considering a change in how it regulates Internet TV, potentially putting it on the same footing as traditional cable and satellite television, an FCC official familiar with the idea said on Tuesday.

  • FCC votes to ditch sports TV blackout rule Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 1:04 PM ET

    The FCC votes unanimously to eliminate the 4-decade-old TV blackout rule for games that do not sell out.

  • FCC votes on NFL blackout rules  Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    The FCC is voting today on the NFL's television blackout rules. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the agency is expected to loosen its 40-year-old rules in spite of protests by the league.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 18- Microsoft Corp urged the Federal Communications Commission to approve AT&T's Inc $48.5 billion bid for DirecTV, saying in a filing that the acquisition is crucial to expanding Americans' access to the internet. The letter, which was dated Sept. 16 and released publicly on Thursday, comes as the FCC conducts a formal review of the merger.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 16- U.S. Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler urged consumer advocates and wireless industry representatives on Tuesday to address how wireless carriers might be allowed to "reasonably manage" their Internet networks.