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  • NEW YORK— The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is raising "serious concerns" about Sinclair's $3.9 billion deal for Tribune's television stations. Sinclair wants to buy Tribune Media and its 42 TV stations, including KTLA in Los Angeles and WPIX in New York. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai says Sinclair might still be able to operate the stations "in...

  • WASHINGTON, July 16- A draft Federal Communications Commission order seen by Reuters on Monday said that Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc's application for approval to purchase Tribune Media Co may "involve deception. The order said that "Sinclair's actions here potentially involve deception" and noted possible "misconduct. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said on Monday...

  • Chairman Ajit Pai, Chanirman of the Federal Communications Commission in Washington.

    FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said he has "serious concerns" about Sinclair Broadcast Group proposed $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media.

  • Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (R) speaks after US President Donald Trump announced his nomination in the East Room of the White House on July 9, 2018 in Washington, DC.

    Brett Kavanaugh argued last year that net neutrality violates internet service providers’ right to free speech.

  • Supporters of net neutrality protest outside a Federal Building in Los Angeles, California on November 28, 2017. 

    The bill is one of the nation's most aggressive efforts to continue net neutrality, and the deal comes after a bitter fight among Democrats over how far the state should go.

  • Huawei responds to proposed FCC rule deeming it a national security threat

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on Huawei's response to a proposed FCC rule that would deem Huawei a national security threat and limit its business with U.S. companies.

  • SACRAMENTO, Calif.— Key California lawmakers said Thursday they've reached an agreement on legislation to enshrine net neutrality provisions in state law after the Federal Communications Commission dumped rules requiring an equal playing field on the internet. Santiago came under fire from net neutrality advocates around the country when the Assembly...

  • Huawei fires back at proposed FCC rule

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on Huawei's response to the proposed FCC rule

  • Data companies have harnessed new technology to immediately identify what people are watching on internet-connected TVs, then using that information to send targeted advertisements to other devices in their homes, reports The New York Times.

  • The move by President Donald Trump's administration comes amid growing trade frictions between Washington and Beijing. The United States is set to impose tariffs on $34 billion worth of goods from China on July 6, which Beijing is expected to respond to with tariffs of its own. The Federal Communications Commission should deny the state-owned Chinese firm's...

  • The Federal Communications Commission should deny the state-owned China Mobile's 2011 application to offer telecommunication services between the United States and other countries, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration said in a statement posted on its website. However, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang, in...

  • The Federal Communications Commission should deny China Mobile's 2011 application to offer telecommunication services between the United States and other countries, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration said in a statement posted on its website. President Donald Trump's administration on China Mobile comes amid growing...

  • The Federal Communications Commission should deny China Mobile's 2011 application to offer telecommunication services between the United States and other countries, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration said in a statement posted on its website. "After significant engagement with China Mobile, concerns about increased...

  • July 3- The U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration recommended on Monday that the Federal Communications Commission deny China Mobile Ltd's application to offer telecommunications services from within the United States on national security grounds.

  • WASHINGTON, June 28- AT&T Inc will pay $5.25 million to settle a U.S. investigation after two outages in 2017 prevented about 15,000 callers from making emergency "911" calls, documents show. The Federal Communications Commission said Thursday AT&T had agreed to make changes to reduce the likelihood and impact of future 911 outages and improve notifying 911...

  • Federal Communication Commission Chairman Ajit Pai

    More than two dozen states have sued the FCC or proposed their own internet regulations to reinstate the Obama-era rules.

  • FCC's Ajit Pai: Relaxing rules will spur investment

    FCC Chairman Ajit Pai discusses the rollback of net neutrality rules and the promotion of the open internet.

  • FCC's Ajit Pai talks net neutrality and open internet

    FCC Chairman Ajit Pai discusses the rollback of net neutrality rules, cracking down on anti-competitive practices, as well as the Justice Department's case against the AT&T-Time Warner merger.

  • More M&A will happen if AT&T wins Time Warner merger case, says Kara Swisher

    Kara Swisher, Recode executive editor, discusses her expectations for tomorrow's ruling on the AT&T-Time Warner merger as well as the rollback of net neutrality rules going into effect.

  • WASHINGTON, June 1- President Donald Trump named Geoffrey Starks as his pick to become a member of the Federal Communications Commission for the remainder of a five-year term ending June 30, 2022, the White House said on Friday. Starks, who currently serves as assistant bureau chief of the FCC's enforcement bureau, also served as senior counsel at the U.S. Justice...