John Eggerton

Quartet of Senators Warn Against Limiting Auction Bidders

On the eve of the Federal Communications Commission's vote on incentive auction rules, a pair of senators from each party asked FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler to reconsider auction rules that "will limit participation by certain carriers in many markets

Cisco Chairman Advises Against Title II

Cisco Chairman John Chambers has told Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler the company "strongly supports" his approach to reinstating open Internet rules.

Some GOP Sens Advise Wheeler to Delay Open Internet Vote

A trio of Republican senators, all members of the Commerce Committee that oversees the Federal Communications Commission, has suggested the FCC may want to delay its vote on a draft of new network neutrality rules, which at press time was schedule

DOJ Reiterates Support for Low-Band Auction Rules

The Federal Communications Commission appears to be lining up its ducks on spectrum auction aggregation limits even as it ducks criticism from AT&T, Verizon and others that they could adversely impact the broadcast incentive auction.

No Spectrum = No Net to Auction

The Expanding Opportunities for Broadcasters coalition held its own protest/photo op outside Federal Communications Commission headquarters in Washington, but the issue was spectrum auctions rather than network neutrality.

NCTA: No Justification for Title II

The National Cable & Telecommunications Association told the Federal Communications Commission that while it could live with new network neutrality rules, it could not do so if they were tied to Title II classification of Internet access.

Sen Udall: No Internet Toll Road

Sen Tom Udall (D-NM) told the Federal Communications Commission that allowing "toll lanes" on the Internet could "drastically change it," and not for the good.

MMTC Backs FCC’s Wheeler on Open Internet Rules

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler was hearing it from his critics on Internet neutrality. But not everyone was joining the chorus of boos.

FCC Now Looking at 4 MHz for Wireless Microphones

According to a source familiar with the item, the Federal Communications Commission is proposing to set aside some spectrum exclusively for wireless microphone use after all, but whether it will be enough remains to be seen.

FCC's Sohn: Net Open Internet Draft Circulated

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler has now circulated his latest draft to all the commissioners, according to Gigi Sohn, FCC special counsel for external affairs.