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Verizon offers $10K reward to apprehend Southern Cal. copper thieves

Verizon continues to be a victim of copper theft, suffering over 12 incidents in its Southern California market alone in recent months.

Windstream gets away with it: state approves REIT spinoff

Windstream has received all of the state regulatory approvals it needs from state public service commissions in its territory to move ahead with its planned real estate investment trust spinoff. Among the state agencies that granted approvals was the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission. FierceTelecom 's Sean Buckley has a full report here.

Windstream gets state regulatory greenlight for REIT

Windstream has received all of the state regulatory approvals it needs from state public service commissions (PSC) in its territory to move ahead with its planned real estate investment trust (REIT) spinoff.

Comcast's next-generation Xi4 set-top passes FCC muster

Comcast has received approval from the FCC for its next-generation Xi4 set-top box, according to a regulatory filing to the agency.

AT&T, Verizon challenge FCC's data roaming ruling that sided with T-Mobile

AT&T Mobility, as expected, has challenged a December ruling from the FCC that sided with T-Mobile US and smaller carriers in a dispute over what constitutes a "commercially reasonable" data roaming agreement. Verizon Wireless also challenged the ruling.

Vodafone UK, EE and Virgin Mobile commit to net neutrality

EE, Virgin Media and Vodafone UK have become the last Internet service providers in the UK to sign up for a voluntary code of practice that supports the fundamental concepts of the Open Internet, also known as net neutrality.

Court rules Dish Anywhere does not infringe on broadcaster copyrights like Aereo

Rendering what ultimately amounts to a setback to 21 st Century Fox in licensing negotiations with Dish Network, a federal judge has ruled that Dish's mobile streaming and ad-skipping services do not infringe on broadcast network copyrights.

Republicans set to introduce alternative Internet-regulation bill

The development of new net-neutrality rules existed as a somewhat bipartisan process in the Federal Communications Commission. It's not bipartisan anymore.

AT&T plans to shut down 'certain' copper network assets

AT&T is going to shut down certain copper assets as it moves forward with its ongoing IP network transition, according to an SEC filing.

Republicans get ready to introduce alternative net neutrality bill

Just as the FCC puts the final touches on its new net neutrality rules that it plans to issue in February, a group of Republicans have put together their own bill that claims to ensure the openness of the Internet while not permitting the agency to reclassify broadband as a utility under Title II of the Communications Act.