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SHLB Unveils Action Plan for Next Gen High-Speed Broadband

The Schools, Health and Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition has come up with an "action plan" for getting those institutions connected to next-generation high-speed broadband, and making that a national priority.

Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council President: Build Dialogue Around Digital Issues

Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council president Kim Keenan called on attendees at the 14th annual Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference July 13 to help make important DC telecommunication issues understandable to the wider pu

Washington, Digital Advertising and Competition

[Commentary] The Federal Communications Commission is conducting a rulemaking proceeding right now in which the agency explains that it is trying to come up with additional regulations for Internet service providers (ISPs) that will protect consum

Can We Talk?

[Commentary] The growing racial tensions over officer-involved shootings that have racked the country in recent days, from Dallas (TX) to Minneapolis(MN) to Baton Rouge (LA), are not going to be defused without a concerted effort on the part of ev

Telco Coalition Forms To Oppose FCC Business Broadband Proposal

CenturyLink and Frontier have teamed up with a handful of other telecommunications companies in a new coalition to push back on the Federal Communications Commission's proposed reforms of special access market (the business services market the FCC

Several Democratic Senators Push Broadband Privacy Proposal

Sens Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Ed Markey (D-MA), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Al Franken (D-MN), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Patrick Leahy (D-VT), and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) called on the Federal Communications Commission to finalize its broadband privacy p

Republican Reps Attack More FCC Regulations in Finance Bill

Republican and Democratic Reps took their fight over various Federal Communications Commission proposals and actions to the House floor as they debated the omnibus Financial Services Bill that includes the FCC's appropriation.

NewWave Sets Stage for 1-Gig

NewWave Communications is gearing up to bring 1 Gbps speeds to a handful of rural markets in 2015, and said it will use the emerging DOCSIS 3.1 platform to deliver them.

ACA: Comcast/TWC Poses Horizontal, Vertical Harms

The Comcast/TWC deal poses vertical harms, horizontal harms, and spot cable ad market harms that need more than arbitration to remedy.

Comcast Estimates TWC Merger Completed in Early 2015

Comcast said in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing that it now expects to gain the necessary regulatory approvals for unionist acquisition of Time warner Cable in early 2015.