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Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler spoke out in an op-ed in WIRED Magazine about net neutrality, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.
FCC Internet speed rules are expected Thursday. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the details.
Verizon could soon close on deals to sell $10 billion in assets, according to a report.
AT&T cast the largest bid in the biggest-ever FCC auction of so-called AWS-3 airwaves that took place on Thursday.
WASHINGTON, Jan 29- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission raised a record-breaking $44.9 billion in the auction of so-called AWS-3 airwaves that closed on Thursday, far surpassing the expectations of experts and industry analysts. Major bidders included wireless carriers Verizon Communications Inc, AT&T Inc and T-Mobile US Inc as well as satellite TV...
The FCC on Thursday voted to change the definition of broadband to connection speeds of 25 megabits per second or higher.
The FCC vowed to crack down on businesses that force customers to use their Wi-Fi service. Should consumers ever use a hotel or coffee shop's Wi-Fi?
It said it was "aggressively investigating and acting against such unlawful intentional interference," and advised consumers who suspected such activities to file a complaint with the FCC. The paper said the Marriott had petitioned the FCC to change its policy. Marriott's request seeking the FCC's blessing to block guests' use of non-Marriott networks is...
WASHINGTON, Jan 15- The White House on Thursday said legislation was not necessary to settle so-called "net neutrality" rules because the Federal Communications Commission had the authority to write them. Republicans in Congress are trying to drum up support for a bill that would counter the FCC's upcoming new rules. "In terms of legislation, we don't believe...
FCC Chairman Wheeler now says he agrees with President Obama to re-regulate the Internet as a public utility, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
CNBC's David Faber discusses FCC chairman Tom Wheeler's speech yesterday at CES where he outlined his open Internet philosophy.
WASHINGTON/ LAS VEGAS, Jan 7- The top U.S. communications regulator on Wednesday endorsed the regulatory standard applied to telephone companies in remarks seen as the strongest indication yet that he planned to side with President Barack Obama on strict "net neutrality" rules. Comments by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler at the...
LAS VEGAS/ WASHINGTON, Jan 7- The top U.S. communications regulator on Wednesday touted a "just and reasonable" standard for policing Internet traffic in remarks seen as the strongest indication yet that he plans to follow President Barack Obama's lead on "net neutrality." The remarks by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler at a trade show in...
The FCC will take up a controversial proposal for rules on Internet lines in February, Recode reports.
The FCC is scheduled to vote on major new rules governing the Internet next month. Jon Steinberg, CEO of The Daily Mail North America, and Slava Rubin, co-founder of Indiegogo, provide perspective.
WASHINGTON, Dec 22- U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Monday once again paused its review of the proposed $45 billion merger of Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc, citing delays in getting documents from Time Warner Cable. The FCC said it learned this month that Time Warner Cable had improperly withheld more than 7,000 documents the regulators had...
The Federal Communications Commission has paused the merger review for Comcast and Time Warner in order to review documents.
WASHINGTON, Dec 22- U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Monday paused until January 12 its informal 180- day countdown for the review of the proposed $45 billion merger of Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc over delays in document submission.
Washington is scrutinizing the "blackout rule" that restricts broadcasts for NFL games that fail to sell out.