Jon Brodkin

Charter brags about big speed boost—after saying Title II stalled investment

Charter Communications is really excited to tell you about all its new broadband network investments. "Increasing Flagship Broadband Speeds; Giving Customers More For Less," is the title of the company's latest announcement on this topic.

AT&T wants you to forget that it blocked FaceTime over cellular in 2012

AT&T recently said  the company has never blocked third-party applications and that it won't do so even after the rules are gone.

Comcast to customers: Just trust us about changed net neutrality pledges

Comcast is defending its changed net neutrality pledges in the face of criticism from Internet users.

Charter is using net neutrality repeal to fight lawsuit over slow speeds

The impending repeal of net neutrality rules is being used by Charter Communications to fight a lawsuit that alleges the company made false promises of fast Internet service.

Comcast deleted net neutrality pledge the same day FCC announced repeal

An examination of how Comcast's net neutrality promises have changed over time reveals an interesting tidbit—Comcast deleted a "no paid prioritization" pledge from its net neutrality webpage on the very same day that the Federal Communications Com

Comcast throttling BitTorrent was no big deal, FCC says

The most obvious reason that network neutrality violations have been rare since Comcast's throttling of BitTorrent is that the Federal Communications Commission has enforced net neutrality rules since 2010 (aside from a year-long interlude without

Comcast hints at plan for paid fast lanes after net neutrality repeal

For years, Comcast has been promising that it won't violate the principles of network neutrality, regardless of whether the government imposes any net neutrality rules.

AT&T and Comcast lawsuit has nullified a city’s broadband competition law

AT&T and Comcast have convinced a federal judge to nullify an ordinance that was designed to bring more broadband competition to Nashville, Tennessee.

FCC explains why public support for net neutrality won’t stop repeal

Net neutrality rules are popular with Americans who use the Internet. It was thus no surprise to see a huge backlash to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai's plan to eliminate the rules.

FCC to preempt state broadband laws

In addition to ditching its own network neutrality rules, the Federal Communications Commission also plans to tell state and local governments that they cannot impose local laws regulating broadband service.