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"People of all walks of life have been either guilty of overspending or the victim of some misfortune," says Greg McBride of Bankrate.com
The FCC chairman said yes. But two more votes are needed.
XM and Sirius Satellite radio--the nation's only two satellite radio operators--have cleared a major hurdle: FCC Chair Kevin Martin recommended approval of their merger. This puts them one step closer to the deal that's now valued at roughly $7.5 billion dollars, based on recent stock prices.
The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said Monday he will propose that the agency conditionally approves Sirius Satellite Radio's purchase of rival XM Satellite Radio Holdings.
Now that the DoJ has blessed the deal, there's no reason the FCC shouldn't.
Internet search engine Google gave U.S. regulators on Monday a proposal for allowing the airwaves between broadcast channels to be used for mobile broadband services.
These days, the country’s hottest auction is not at Sotheby’s or Christie's. It's the Federal Communications Commission's auction of the 700MHz frequency currently used by TV broadcasters. The auction is a result of the government's previous decision to eliminate analog TV as we know it.
The chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday he wants to grant media group Tribune a temporary exemption from U.S. media ownership rules, removing an obstacle to an $8.2 billion leveraged buyout of the company.
XM Satellite Chairman Gary Parsons told CNBC he is hopeful about federal regulatory approval for the company's proposed merger with Sirius Satellite Radio.
Federal regulators on Wednesday approved a rule that would ban exclusive agreements that cable television operators have with apartment buildings, opening up competition for other video providers that could eventually lead to lower prices.
Cramer expects this fiber-optic company to be glowing on the heels of an expected FCC ruling.
Microsoft on Monday will try to convince U.S. regulators that vacant television airwaves can be used for wireless services without interfering with broadcast signals, The Washington Post reported.
The Federal Communications Commission voted 4-1 to adopt a key "open access" resolution supported by search giant Google when a new wireless spectrum is auctioned in January, what could be a significant blow to wireless leaders AT&T and Verizon.The auction could raise as much as $15 billion.
Web search leader Google said Friday that it would participate in an upcoming wireless spectrum auction if the U.S. Federal Communications Commission added a key condition.
In a major victory for TV networks, a U.S. appeals court Monday overruled federal regulators who decided that expletives uttered on broadcast television violated decency standards.
A U.S. appeals court overruled regulators who decided that expletives uttered on broadcast television violated decency standards, a major victory for TV networks.
The price of satellite radio offered by a merged Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio would be less than subscribing separately to both services, Sirius' chief executive Mel Karmazin said on Wednesday.
A long-delayed buyout deal between AT&T and BellSouth may close as early as tomorrow, CNBC's David Faber reported.
AT&T's proposed buyout of BellSouth was thrown into doubt Monday when Robert McDowell, a member of the Federal Communications Commission and a former telecommunications industry lobbyist, said he will not be voting on the deal.
AT&T proposed buyout of BellSouth was thrown into doubt when Robert McDowell, a member of the FCC and a former telecommunications industry lobbyist, said he is excluding himself from participation in the agency's deliberations on the deal.