Broadcasting&Cable

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.

Gannett Acquires Six London Broadcasting Stations For $215 Million

Gannett has agreed to acquire six Texas stations from London Broadcasting for $215 million.

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.

FCC Commissioner O'Rielly: No Harm, No Need For Net Neutrality Rules

Republican FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly suggests neither the old or new network neutrality rules are necessary since there is no problem that those rules presume need solving.

FCC Protestors Vow to Stay Until Net Neutrality Vote

PopularResistance.org and Fight for the Future organized a protest and camp-out in front of (and to the side of) the Federal Communications Commission’s DC headquarters, demanding the FCC protect the Internet by applying common carrier regulations

House Judiciary Wades Into STELA

The House Commerce Committee passed the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA) on a bipartisan vote, but that doesn't mean the legislation is done in the House.

NAB’s Smith: FCC Myopically Focused on Broadband

National Association of Broadcasters President Gordon Smith says the Federal Communications Commission is "myopically focused" on broadband and getting broadcaster spectrum into the hands of wireless companies, when those companies cannot match th

New America: Incentive Auction Bidding Limits Are Pro-Competition

The New America Foundation hosted a briefing in Washington in which it argued that the Federal Communications Commission has the authority and duty to set spectrum limits on wireless carriers in order to "ensure that the upcoming broadcast incenti