A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced the "USA Freedom Act" in the House of Representatives yesterday. The bill is intended to prevent intelligence agencies like the National Security Agency from collecting Americans' telephone records.
The U.S. Broadband Opportunity Council interagency is asking for public comments on how federal agencies can promote broadband deployment, adoption and competition.
Could Netflix be acquired by a pay-TV giant like Comcast? Now that the merger deal between Time Warner Cable and Comcast is dead, anything can happen.
The long-awaited conclusion of the just-scuttled $45.2 billion merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable was always going to have a major impact on the U.S. pay-TV business. But no one is sure exactly what that impact will be. Here are a few possibilities to watch for.
The European Parliament approved plans to install emergency calling equipment in new vehicles, but only after beefing up the data protection requirements of the system.
Two weeks after Philadelphia lawmakers issued a blistering 571-page report on the cable provider, Comcast faced more unpleasant commentary during the first day of hearings to discuss the MSO's 15-year franchise renewal with the city.
Windstream has made its final move to spin off parts of its wireline network assets into Communications Sales and Leasing (CS&L), a move that it says will reduce debt and provide capital to make new network investments.
Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts responded to speculation that his company's top attorney, David L. Cohen, might end up as the fall guy for a failed merger attempt with Time Warner Cable.
The FCC may reject bidding credits worth $3.3 billion to two designated entities that were affiliated with Dish Network during the AWS-3 spectrum auction, according to a Wall Street Journal article.
Dish Network is joining forces with T-Mobile, Sprint, C Spire Wireless and a group of policy and public interest groups on a new alliance created to pressure the FCC as it creates rules for the 600 MHz incentive auctions.