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  • Cable's biggest fear   Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 7:07 AM ET
    Cable's biggest fear

    Michael Wolf, Activate co-founder, and Craig Moffett, MoffettNathanson, discuss the implications of the FCC using its Title II authority to ensure net neutrality.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, Feb 5- One of Google Inc's major business operations could fall under the day-to-day jurisdiction of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission for the first time, potentially subjecting the fast-moving Internet company to regulations it has often criticized. That would put Google's high-speed Internet service, Google Fiber,...

  • Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler, in an op-ed on Wired.com, said he sought the "strongest open Internet protections ever proposed by the FCC" that would apply, for the first time, to both wireless and wired Internet services providers. Wheeler on Thursday will share his latest plan with other FCC commissioners. The five-member FCC will...

  • Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler, in an op-ed published on Wired.com, said he aims to establish the "strongest open Internet protections ever proposed by the FCC" that would apply, for the first time, to both wireless and wired broadband providers. The five-member FCC is slated to vote on the proposed rules on Feb. 26. Comcast Corp, Verizon...

  • Wednesday's midday movers: Comcast, Apple & more Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 12:16 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:

  • FCC's net neutrality push   Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 11:21 AM ET
    FCC's net neutrality push

    FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler spoke out in an op-ed in WIRED Magazine about net neutrality, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • FCC to forbid firms from slowing Internet: DJ   Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 4:01 PM ET
    FCC to forbid firms from slowing Internet: DJ

    FCC Internet speed rules are expected Thursday. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the details.

  • Verizon close to selling $10B in assets: Report Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 2:25 PM ET

    Verizon could soon close on deals to sell $10 billion in assets, according to a report.

  • AT&T led bidding in FCC wireless spectrum auction Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 12:57 PM ET
    AT&T retail location in Times Square, New York.

    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...

  • FCC changes broadband definition to 25 Mbps Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 11:54 AM ET
    Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler speaks during a news conference at FCC headquarters in Washington, May 15, 2014.

    The FCC on Thursday voted to change the definition of broadband to connection speeds of 25 megabits per second or higher.

  • Think twice about using your hotel's Wi-Fi service Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 2:55 PM ET
    business travel

    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?

  • U.S. FCC warns against blocking personal Wi-Fi access Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 9:05 PM ET

    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 Chair agrees with Obama   Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 2:20 PM ET
    FCC Chair agrees with Obama

    FCC Chairman Wheeler now says he agrees with President Obama to re-regulate the Internet as a public utility, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Faber Report: Net neutrality debate   Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 9:38 AM ET
    Faber Report: Net neutrality debate

    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...

  • Controversial Internet lines rule expected in Feb Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 12:34 PM ET
    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler

    The FCC will take up a controversial proposal for rules on Internet lines in February, Recode reports.

  • FCC's net neutrality vote ahead   Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 11:06 AM ET
    FCC's net neutrality vote ahead

    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.