Ben Munson

Sinclair-Tribune deal shifts DOJ decision deadline to Feb. 11

Sinclair Broadcast Group has extended the deadline for the Justice Department’s decision regarding its proposed $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media.

As Sinclair-Tribune megamerger looms, groups ask FCC to block return of UHF discount

With the prospect of the Sinclair-Tribune megamerger on the horizon, groups are urging the Federal Communications Commission to block the return of the UHF discount in order to slow broadcast industry consolidation.

Despite Trump's concerns, AT&T-Time Warner deal likely getting done: analysts

President-elect Donald Trump may not like the idea of AT&T and Time Warner merging, but there may be little he can do to stop it, according to analysts.

Where Clinton and Trump stand on top US telecom issues

FierceWireless went digging to find the clearest positions from Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on a number of different telecommunication issues and compiled the answers into a handy chart.

AT&T, Time Warner want to out-innovate cable

AT&T’s proposed $85 billion takeover of Time Warner will, in part, help the combined companies push video distribution innovation that may have been slowed by cable companies.

Comcast, Charter and cable’s uncertain wireless future

[Commentary] With continually expanding Wi-Fi footprints and enough backhaul to choke a horse, Comcast and Charter could finally succeed where past cable efforts to break into wireless failed.

Cox raises broadband rates for second time in a year

Cox Communications has again in 2016 raised its broadband rates for customers, citing "product and technology investments and increases in business costs" as the reason for the increase.