Former FCC chairman Reed Hundt supports regulating the internet like a public utility and sees it as a common medium of communication as the telephone once was.» Read More
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.
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'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.
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.
Walter Isaacson, Aspen Institute president & CEO, shares his thoughts on a court's decision to strike down the FCC's net neutrality rules.
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.
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.
The Department of Transportation said it will consider a ban on in-flight phone calls as part of its consumer protection.
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.
U.S. court upheld a ban on political ads on public television and radio stations, rejecting an argument it violates the First Amendment.
The head of the U.S. FCC said Friday he personally opposed cellphone use on planes but the decision would be up to airlines.
The Wall Street Journal reports the FCC is to consider use of cell phones on planes. CNBC's Bill Griffeth and Maria Bartiromo discuss.
CNBC's Phil Lebeau reports on the FCC decision to change their policy of cell phone restriction on planes.
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 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.
A coalition of law enforcement officials, political leaders and consumer groups, wants a "kill switch" installed on all new smartphones. The NBC reports.
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 Julius Genachowski announced plans Friday to step down after a four-year term that focused heavily on improving Internet access across the country.