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Clyburn, congressman ask broadband providers to be up front about service costs

FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn and Congressman Mike Doyle (D-Pa.) are concerned that U.S. consumers aren't getting all of the information they need about the actual costs of their wireline and wireless services.

AT&T adds request to shutter analog video service in Alabama and Florida

AT&T (NYSE: T) has filed a petition with the FCC to shut down its BellSouth analog video service in Carbon Hill, Alabama, and Kings Point, Florida, citing low demand and the growing availability...

Comcast-Netflix deal a referendum on 'Unlock the Box,' trade groups say

INCOMPAS, a trade group representing cable industry rivals including Netflix and Google, praised the former SVOD giant for carving out a technology integration deal with Comcast.

Frontier, Charter battle over service advertising claims

After struggling through a challenging integration process from the properties it acquired from with the Verizon in April, Frontier is battling with Charter over advertisements related to service quality claims.

Huawei files patent complaint against T-Mobile

Huawei filed a complaint alleging T-Mobile is using its patented technology despite refusing to sign a licensing deal.

Iliad agrees deal to create fourth Italian mobile operator

Iliad signed an agreement with CK Hutchison and VimpelCom that could see the France-based company create a new mobile operator in Italy should the proposed merger of Three Italy and Wind go ahead.

Iliad plots its Italian entry. Be afraid, Italian MNOs…

It appears that France's enfant terrible Iliad could be about to bring its novel way of doing business to the Italian mobile market. I hope Italy's operators are bracing themselves for the onslaught.

Frontier cites declining interest in National Discount Plan, asks for more time on revisions

Frontier Communications has asked the FCC for more time to revise its National Discount Plan (NDP) so it can provide more information about how its updates would affect existing and future customers.

AT&T wants to end private line voice service in Alabama and Florida

AT&T has asked the FCC for permission to discontinue its BellSouth Analog Voice Grade Private Line services in Carbon Hill, Alabama, and in Kings Point, a suburban wire center in Palm Beach County, Florida-- two markets where the telco has been conducting TDM-to-IP transition tests.

CBS, Viacom, 21st Century Fox, others support pay-TV's 'Ditch the Box' proposal, albeit with caveats

A handful of the world's top programmers said they support the pay-TV industry's "Ditch the Box" proposal for opening up set-top boxes – however they urged the FCC to ensure that their own apps on a set-top box be given "parity" with pay-TV providers' apps.