Saving its harshest critique, after months of sturm und drang, for its final, "official" rebuke of the proposed Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger, Netflix called on the FCC to reject the deal.
Senate Republicans are backing a proposal made by Commerce Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller (D-W. Va.) and ranking member John Thune (R-S.D.) that would dispense with retransmission consent payments and let pay-TV subscribers individually choose which broadcast channels they want and pay the broadcaster directly for access.
CTIA President Meredith Attwell Baker wants the FCC to take further steps to reform the wireless cell siting process to speed up the deployment of network infrastructure.
Qualcomm faces a fine of up to $2.5 billion (€1.8 billion) if found guilty of monopolistic practices in the European mobile chip market.
A problem created by what the operator termed as "routine maintenance" resulted in a service interruption for Time Warner Cable's 12 million broadband subscribers nationwide this morning.
The FCC's public comment period for Comcast's proposed $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable ended Monday, Aug. 25 with nearly 64,000 individual pieces of input received by the commission, and 65 groups urging the regulators to reject the deal out of hand or impose significant conditions and restrictions.
AT&T has reportedly reached an agreement with the Department of Justice, clearing a major regulatory hurdle in its quest to purchase DirecTV, according to an exclusive in the New York Post.
The Norwegian Post and Telecommunications Authority (NPT) postponed its planned auction of spectrum in the 1800 MHz band due to the uncertainties caused by TeliaSonera's plan to buy Tele2 Norway.
Signaling the long-awaited ramp-up of its merger review process, the Federal Communications Commission has asked Comcast to provide detailed information on its cable and ISP systems, as well as its interconnection arrangements with various online providers.
One of the more interesting filings in the FCC's ongoing 3.5 GHz proceeding is a letter submitted by China Mobile, the world's largest wireless operator, which pushes the TD-LTE agenda.