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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.
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.
Despite all the hand-wringing about net neutrality, tech actually had a pretty good day in DC yesterday.
Commissioners expressed their misgivings, but have voted to go forward and accept public comment.
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.
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.
Critics worry the rules would create "fast lanes" for companies that pay up and mean slower traffic for others.
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.
CNBC's Jane Wells looks at the history of infomercials and Suzanne Somers' empire which focuses on aging, health and beauty.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said reports that the FCC is gutting the current open Internet rules are incorrect, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.
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 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.
The Federal Communication Commission today announced a proposal to codify so-called "net neutrality laws." Here are the key takeaways.
New rules on "net neutrality" will likely allow negotiations between Internet providers and content providers on the delivery of traffic to users.
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.
The proposed rules will make sure broadband providers do not block or slow access to content on the Internet, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says.
Television stations can successfully share the same digital channel, according to a new report on a recent channel-sharing experiment.
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."
Wi-Fi networks could get a lot less crowded soon under a proposal set to be approved later this month by the FCC.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler plans to heavily restrict TV station owners' ability to jointly manage multiple stations in smaller markets, Re/code reports.