AT&T cast the largest bid in the biggest-ever FCC auction of so-called AWS-3 airwaves that took place on Thursday.» Read More
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.
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.
Etsy and Uber are among the small companies that rely on fast video streaming and are also against the FCC's net neutrality proposal.
Major Web companies urged federal regulators to restrict the ability of Internet providers to strike deals for faster delivery of content.
CTS Technology will face the largest fine in the FCC's history for marketing illegal devices that block phone calls and other radio signals.
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.