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  • Netflix strikes deal with Comcast     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 7:02 AM ET

    Richard Greenfield, BTIG analyst, discusses whether Netflix's deal to pay Comcast for faster speeds for video services will interfere with Comcast's plans to acquire Time Warner.

  • FCC to review open internet rules     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 11:27 AM ET

    The FCC says it will start over with its open Internet rules, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. It will not try to reclassify its broadband as a public utility.

  • FCC skeptical about Sprint, T-Mobile deal Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 10:55 AM ET
    Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

    FCC's chairman his skepticism about a potential merger between Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc in a meeting with Sprint.

  • Sprint CEO Daniel Hesse, weighs in on the growing competition for family viewers, wireless consolidation, and subsidies carriers pay to Apple.

  • Sprint's high-speed 'ConnectED' pledge: CEO     Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 8:08 AM ET

    Daniel Hesse, CEO of Sprint, discusses how his company plans to double the speed of Internet connectivity in schools and libraries without raising additional taxes.

  • Isaacson on net neutrality ruling     Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014 | 7:42 AM ET

    Walter Isaacson, Aspen Institute president & CEO, shares his thoughts on a court's decision to strike down the FCC's net neutrality rules.

  • NFL: End of the blackout era?     Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 10:58 AM ET

    The FCC is considering lifting the controversial blackout rule on NFL games that are not sold out. Super Bowl winning coach, Brian Billick does not think the FCC has the right to insert itself into the business of the NFL.

  • Airlines ban in-flight calls, whatever FCC does Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 1:03 PM ET

    No matter what the FCC decides, there will be no in-flight phone conversations by passengers on Delta or JetBlue, the airlines say.

  • Peter DeFazio, (D-OR), explains why he is backing a ban on in-flight calls on commercial flights. The cellphone industry has been fighting me on this for years, says DeFazio.

  • Debate on in-flight phone calls grows louder Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 5:11 PM ET

    The Department of Transportation said it will consider a ban on in-flight phone calls as part of its consumer protection.

  • Phones on planes     Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 6:20 AM ET

    Kevin Rogers, AeroMobile CEO, shares his thoughts on why the FCC should change existing regulations and allow passengers access to voice, texting and mobile data in flight.

  • Court bans political ads on public stations Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 2:57 PM ET

    U.S. court upheld a ban on political ads on public television and radio stations, rejecting an argument it violates the First Amendment.

  • FCC head says he's not a fan of in-flight calls Saturday, 23 Nov 2013 | 10:22 AM ET

    The head of the U.S. FCC said Friday he personally opposed cellphone use on planes but the decision would be up to airlines.

  • FCC proposes use of phones on plans     Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 3:13 PM ET

    The Wall Street Journal reports the FCC is to consider use of cell phones on planes. CNBC's Bill Griffeth and Maria Bartiromo discuss.

  • FCC reviews cell phone rule     Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 3:13 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil Lebeau reports on the FCC decision to change their policy of cell phone restriction on planes.

  • Will TWC's 'maxim damage' strategy work?     Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 7:16 AM ET

    Brian Weiser, Pivotal Research Group analyst, explains why he thinks the dispute between Time Cable Warner and CBS will eventually get resolved in CBS' favor.

  • Japan's Softbank Clears Final Hurdle to Buy Sprint Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 6:01 PM ET

    Japan's Softbank received the final approval it needed from U.S. regulators for its $21.6 billion bid to take control of No. 3 US wireless provider Sprint Nextel.

  • Law Enforcement Demands Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 10:14 PM ET

    A coalition of law enforcement officials, political leaders and consumer groups, wants a "kill switch" installed on all new smartphones. The NBC reports.

  • Obama to Pick Wheeler for FCC, Watt for FHFA Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 7:47 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    Tom Wheeler is a venture capitalist and former wireless and cable lobbyist; Melvin Watt is a 20-year House veteran and former chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus.

  • FCC Chairman Announces Plans to Step Down Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 11:28 AM ET
    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski

    FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski announced plans Friday to step down after a four-year term that focused heavily on improving Internet access across the country.