The FCC is allocating $2 billion over the next two years to equip more schools and libraries with Wi-Fi connections to enable students to take advantage of new educational tools like tablets and digital textbooks.
While a number of industry watchers are betting that Aereo won't win its pending Supreme Court case, the case overall could have a rippling effect on the online video market.
Europe's national regulatory watchdogs are up in arms over the proposed merger of Telefónica Deutschland and KPN's E-Plus in Germany, according to a report by the Financial Times. At a recent meeting to review the merger, only two of 12 national authorities that were present voted in favour of the European Commission's planned competition remedies, according to the FT, which cited two officials involved.
AMSTERDAM--Telecoms operators must stop underselling the benefits of connectivity, a leading industry analyst said during a pre-conference workshop at the LTE World Summit here on Monday.
Altice and Vivendi said they have signed the definitive agreement on the merger of their respective French units Numericable and SFR, dashing any last lingering hopes that opponents to the deal might have had that the planned union would fail at the final hurdle.
A federal judge on Friday blocked Viacom's attempt to have a suit filed against it by Cablevision over its channel bundling practices dismissed.
Aereo is looking less likely to win its case before the Supreme Court, but the outcome of the case will change the online video landscape, some industry players say.
T-Mobile is asking the FCC to issue new guidance and enforcement criteria on data roaming agreements. T-Mobile's request appears to be an attempt by the carrier to obtain a more favorable roaming agreement with rival AT&T Mobility.
In a speech to The Media Institute on Thursday, FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly compared the commission to an ostrich, suggesting the FCC is putting its head in the sand by not quickly reacting to market conditions and modifying antiquated rules that do not reflect new realities.
A majority of consumers in the U.S.--56 percent--oppose the proposed mega-merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable, according to a new survey from Consumer Reports.