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  • AT&T deal adds complexity to Comcast -TWC: Expert  Monday, 19 May 2014 | 10:03 AM ET

    Former FCC commissioner Harold Furchtgott-Roth, discusses how AT&T's purchase of DirecTV affects the cable landscape. Furchtgott-Roth says DirecTV, as a stand-alone company, does not make sense and it needs to find a home.

  • Why Silicon Valley actually had a good day in DC Friday, 16 May 2014 | 10:47 AM ET
    Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler speaks during a news conference after an open meeting to receive public comment on proposed open Internet notice of proposed rulemaking and spectrum auctions May 15, 2014 at the FCC headquarters in Washington, DC.

    Despite all the hand-wringing about net neutrality, tech actually had a pretty good day in DC yesterday.

  • FCC votes to advance Internet 'fast lanes' Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 11:34 AM ET
    Demonstrators who favor “net neutrality” gather outside an FCC meeting on the issue in Washington.

    Commissioners expressed their misgivings, but have voted to go forward and accept public comment.

  • Fundamental problem with net neutrality  Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    Lance Ulanoff, Mashable editor at large, and CNBC's Jon Fortt, discuss the new rules being announced of an Internet "fast lane" that would allow broadband companies to sell faster streaming speeds to top paying customers.

  • What's next for net neutrality?  Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 10:34 AM ET

    The FCC is discussing the proposal for open Internet rules, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson. Also on the docket are the ground rules for the next spectrum auction.

  • Amid protests, US FCC to vote on 'net neutrality' Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 7:52 AM ET
    People demonstrate for net neutrality in the exclusive neighborhood of Bel-Air outside a USC Shoah Foundation fundraiser to be attended by President Barack Obama on May 7, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

    Critics worry the rules would create "fast lanes" for companies that pay up and mean slower traffic for others.

  • FCC's new broadband plan  Monday, 12 May 2014 | 11:06 AM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt, and Jon Steinberg, BuzzFeed president & COO, discuss the upcoming FCC vote on a new "open Internet" proposal this week that would allow companies in some cases to pay for access to faster Internet pipes.

  • Suzanne Somers' infomercial empire  Friday, 9 May 2014 | 10:51 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells looks at the history of infomercials and Suzanne Somers' empire which focuses on aging, health and beauty.

  • FCCs Wheeler defends importance of open Internet: Mody  Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 1:31 PM ET

    FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said reports that the FCC is gutting the current open Internet rules are incorrect, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.

  • Comcast hopes to clear regulatory hurdles  Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 7:49 AM ET

    Comcast is selling some of its cable systems to competitor Charter Communications and creating a new publicly traded cable provider that will serve about 2.5 million of its existing customers. Analyst Craig Moffett of MoffettNathanson, shares his thoughts on Comcast's attempts to acquire Time Warner Cable.

  • Comcast to create new public company  Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 7:07 AM ET

    Comcast and Charter Communications will each swap 1.6 million of its own subscribers to each other. Comcast will maintain the most important assets it is acquiring from Time Warner Cable, which is the New York and Los Angeles market, explains Rich Greenfield, BTIG.

  • What's new in the 'net neutrality' proposal Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 4:19 PM ET
    Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.

    The Federal Communication Commission today announced a proposal to codify so-called "net neutrality laws." Here are the key takeaways.

  • FCC supports transparency in new Internet rules Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 12:47 PM ET
    FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler.

    New rules on "net neutrality" will likely allow negotiations between Internet providers and content providers on the delivery of traffic to users.

  • Killing net neutrality?  Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 11:01 AM ET

    Jon Steinberg, BuzzFeed president & COO, explains the FCC's proposal for new net neutrality rules that will allow internet service providers to charge companies for faster service, effectively undermining the concept of net neutrality.

  • FCC unveiling new net neutrality plan Thursday Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 1:50 PM ET
    Tom Wheeler, the chairman of the F.C.C.

    The proposed rules will make sure broadband providers do not block or slow access to content on the Internet, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says.

  • TV stations can share digital channels: Study Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 2:32 PM ET

    Television stations can successfully share the same digital channel, according to a new report on a recent channel-sharing experiment.

  • Netflix CEO changes view on net neutrality  Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 7:42 AM ET

    Is Netflix's call for stronger net neutrality a way to gain concessions from Comcast? Richard Greenfield, BTIG analyst, shares his thoughts and weighs in on the issues between "peering" and "interconnection."

  • Feds poised to open more airwaves for Wi-Fi Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 8:54 AM ET
    Tom Wheeler, the chairman of the F.C.C.

    Wi-Fi networks could get a lot less crowded soon under a proposal set to be approved later this month by the FCC.

  • FCC eyes crackdown on TV station owners Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 5:12 AM ET
    Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

    FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler plans to heavily restrict TV station owners' ability to jointly manage multiple stations in smaller markets, Re/code reports.

  • Post Snowden, secure smartphones on the rise Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 10:30 AM ET
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds a tapping proof BlackBerry mobile device

    While there has been much talk of large-screen smartphones, another trend has begun to emerge: secure phones that ensure your privacy.