A group of technology executives across the telecommunications space, including those from AT&T and Comcast were not about to be put off message during a meeting with President Barack Obama. Electronic surveillance, not healthcare, was their primary concern, they said.
President Barack Obama plans to meet with technology industry leaders, including top executives from AT&T and Comcast, in the wake of a federal judge's ruling that collecting domestic phone records is unconstitutional.
Now that President Obama has been re-elected, many in the wireless industry are trying to determine how the FCC might change during his second term. Most agree that even if FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski steps down during Obama's second term, the FCC's policy priorities are unlikely to charge very much.
While you're probably as tired of hearing about the election as the next guy, there are some interesting tidbits coming out that demonstrate that those apparently endless and certainly tireless broadcast ads through which everyone suffered will increasingly move online and target individual consumers in the future.
The Internet and broadband communications played starring roles in the platforms released by the Democrats and Republicans at their national conventions, and some of the differences between the two political parties are, not surprisingly, stark.
U.S. home broadband adoption has flattened out since 2009 while smartphone use has risen dramatically, according to a study from the bipartisan CEO network TechNet, which is calling upon government
The Commerce Department has identified nearly 1500 MHz of federal spectrum that may be suitable for wireless broadband services. The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
President Obama last week included his wireless broadband deployment plan as part of the American Jobs Act that he announced in a speech to Congress Thursday night. Part of the plan includes
Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) may have gained a lot of attention last year with its ambitious 1 Gbps Fiber to the Home (FTTH) open access initiative that's still in the evaluation stage outside of a trial
Government-funded broadband is a bad idea and a waste of money that is not being properly tracked, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) said in a press release that railed against the expenditure