Jon Brodkin

Chairman Pai’s policies harm Internet users, Commissioner Clyburn says on exit from FCC

As Mignon Clyburn left the Federal Communications Commission, the longtime telecommunications regulator worried that the FCC is abandoning its "prime directive" of protecting consumers.

Senate will vote to kill or keep net neutrality rules by June 12

Senate Democrats filed a long-promised petition to prevent the repeal of net neutrality rules in a move that will force a vote of the full Senate by a deadline of June 12. The Senate will have to vote on a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution

AT&T will ask Supreme Court to cripple the FTC’s authority over broadband

In an attempt to win a government lawsuit over its throttling of unlimited data plans, AT&T will appeal a ruling to the Supreme Court. The Federal Trade Commission sued AT&T in October 2014 in US District Court in Northern California, alle

AT&T explains why it blocked Cloudflare DNS: It was just an accident

AT&T has been blocking the new Cloudflare DNS service, but AT&T says the blocking was unintentional and that it will fix the problem soon.

California net neutrality bill that AT&T hates is coming to New York, too

A California bill that would impose the nation's strictest state net neutrality law is being replicated in the New York state legislature.

T-Mobile and Sprint don’t need to merge for 5G—they said so two months ago

One of the US' most successful mobile broadband providers is acquiring a struggling, smaller competitor, but it needs government approval of the merger.

Comcast won’t give new speed boost to Internet users who don’t buy TV service

As streaming video continues to chip away at cable TV subscriber numbers, Comcast is making some of its Internet speed increases available only to customers that pay for both Internet and video service.

California net neutrality bill takes another step forward

A California bill that would impose the nation's strictest net neutrality law has been approved by another state Senate committee, bringing it closer to passage.

Chairman Pai hasn’t finalized net neutrality repeal—here’s a theory on why

More than four months after the Federal Communications Commission voted to repeal network neutrality rules, the rules are technically still on the books, and we still don't know when they will die their final death. Why are the rules still in plac

NYC blasts broadband competition shortage as it pursues suit against Verizon

More than two-thirds of New York City's 3.1 million households have just one or two broadband providers offering service to their homes, according to a new "Truth in Broadband" report issued by the city government.