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Cable operators to double broadband prices over next several years, analyst predicts

Prices charged by cable operators for broadband services will double over the next several years, offsetting declines from broadband saturation and erosion of linear pay-TV services, says New Street Research analyst Jonathan Chaplin.

Bidders in the FCC's forward auction spent vastly different amounts per license

With the Federal Communications Commission's forward incentive auction now complete, providers who won licenses have differing amounts of new 600 MHz spectrum to bring to market.

Charter, AT&T run long-term risks in cozying to polarizing Trump administration

[Commentary] NBC News released the results of a survey a few days ago showing that 49% of US consumers say they’re less likely to buy a product endorsed by the current US president.

Charter sued for selling personal customer data without consent

Charter Communications has been hit with a class action suit in St. Louis (MO) for selling subscribers’ personally identifiable information.

Q&A—Former FCC chairman Wheeler speaks out on zero-rated data, the IoT and what he’s doing now

A Q&A with former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler.

Maine Fiber Company: Utility pole attachment make-ready is our single largest operating expense

Maine Fiber Company (MFC), the company behind building the state’s wholesale dark fiber-based Three Ring Binder (3RB) middle mile network, is showing support for Maine lawmakers’ proposed LD 406 bill that’s designed to upgrade the state’s outdated

Former FCC Chairman Wheeler has a ‘huge smile’ for 600 MHz incentive auction results

Former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler described the agency’s 600 MHz incentive auction as a successful event that should generate a “huge smile” for administrators.

Lawmakers call for renewed national broadband map as Trump funds NTIA

Reps from both sides of the aisle renewed calls to update the National Broadband Map, which was initially created by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration and the Federal Communications Commission but has languished since

Frontier looks for more CAF dollars to build rural broadband

Frontier Communications is looking to leverage some Connect America Fund (CAF) options to get additional funding in its quest to bring faster internet speeds to rural areas within its footprint.

AT&T’s wireless local loop trials continue in 2 locations

AT&T is currently conducting Wireless Local Loop (WLL) technology tests on its LTE network in two locations in the United States, part of the carrier’s ongoing efforts to evaluate a range of high-speed transmission technologies in order to det