Regional ISPs won a coup this week as the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass the Small Business Broadband Deployment Act, expanding the FCC's exemption of smaller ISPs from some of the transparency requirements of the Open Internet rules on net neutrality.
T-Mobile US' 200 MHz of high-band spectrum in the 28-39 GHz range could give the carrier a first-mover advantage in 5G trials, Wells Fargo equity analysts said in a recent research note.
AT&T fired another salvo in the special access debate, accusing Level 3 and CLECs (competitive local exchange carriers) of wanting the FCC to re-regulate the special access market.
Comcast and AT&T's lobbying efforts to block a municipal broadband bill that would let Chattanooga, Tenn.-based EPB expand into two nearby counties paid off as the measure failed to pass following a 5-3 vote in the state legislature.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler will circulate a draft order as soon as this week conditionally approving Charter's bid to buy Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, the Wall Street Journal reports.
New consumer privacy rules being proposed by the FCC this month could have a detrimental effect on the pay-TV industry, particularly when it comes to digital advertising, according to a new report by Moody's.
ZTE is in "constructive" discussions with U.S. regulators to lift export restrictions imposed last week, according to a Reuters report.
CK Hutchison has reportedly offered to award about 30 per cent of its network capacity in the UK to rivals in order to secure European Union approval for its proposed acquisition of O2 UK.
Verizon is seeing another challenge to its copper retirement plans in New York City from competitive carrier Transbeam, which says its Ethernet over Copper (EoC) customers could be compromised.
A new FCC proposal to restrict collection of consumer data by Internet service providers will hurt the cable industry, a new report from Moody's said.