• 21st Century Fox faces big hurdles: NYT's Stewart  Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 8:03 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch attends the Time 100 Gala at Lincoln Center in New York.

    James Stewart, New York Times columnist, and Michael Wolf, Activate co-founder, discuss Time Warner's rebuff of Rupert Murdoch's $80 billion bid. It's clear there are a lot of synergies between these two companies, says Wolf. But Stewart points out the deal faces tough regulatory issues.

  • Media enters age of consolidation  Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 6:25 AM ET

    Andre Barlow, former DOJ trial attorney, and Georg Szalai, The Hollywood Reporter, share insight on emerging antitrust issues as consolidation efforts seep through the media sector.

  • It's not just Internet giants against the FCC Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 12:01 PM ET
    A demonstrator holds a sign in support of net neutrality outside the Federal Communications Commission headquarters in Washington, May 14, 2014.

    Etsy and Uber are among the small companies that rely on fast video streaming and are also against the FCC's net neutrality proposal.

  • Web firms demand FCC action on net neutrality Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 11:11 AM ET
    Protesters march past the FCC headquarters before the Commission meeting on net neutrality proposal on May, 15, 2014 in Washington, DC

    Major Web companies urged federal regulators to restrict the ability of Internet providers to strike deals for faster delivery of content.

  • Chinese seller of signal 'jammers' faces $35M fine Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 1:53 PM ET
    Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler

    CTS Technology will face the largest fine in the FCC's history for marketing illegal devices that block phone calls and other radio signals.

  • Bundling the media industry  Friday, 30 May 2014 | 7:42 AM ET

    Walter Piecyk, BTIG wireless research analyst, weighs in on consolidation in the media sector and whether the FCC could use deals to prompt competition in the industry.

  • 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.