Brian Fung

How media law could drive a wedge between Donald Trump and the Republican Congress

Soon-to-be House Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Rep John Yarmuth (R-KY) want to repeal a long-standing ban on media consolidation, calling it a “disco era” rule that prevents struggling local media outlets from surviving in an

How AT&T defends its free data policy to skeptical regulators

Parent company AT&T is defending a feature with DirecTV before regulators who said in Nov that they harbor “serious concerns” about the practice, in a fight over how consumers get to experience video on their mobile devices.

SpaceX just took another step toward delivering superfast Internet from space

SpaceX has asked the government for permission to test what could someday be a massive network of satellites that will beam Internet service down to Earth.

What an iPhone could cost in Trump’s America

Businesses and policymakers are bracing for what could happen under President-elect Donald Trump's trade agenda.

Why President-elect Trump might not block the AT&T-Time Warner merger, after all

Despite his campaign vows to block the deal, President-elect Donald Trump could be forced to take a friendlier stance on AT&T's $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner than he initially laid out, analysts say — potentially disappointing support

How Donald Trump could dismantle net neutrality and the rest of Obama’s Internet legacy

President-elect Donald Trump could eviscerate some of the most significant tech policies of the 21st century, all but erasing President Barack Obama's Internet agenda and undoing years of effort by lawmakers, tech companies and consumer advocates

How a single Internet provider could end up making money off you several times over

AT&T's recently announced deal to acquire Time Warner reflects massive changes in media and technology.

Why Google Fiber is no longer rolling out to new cities

After rolling out its Fiber product in about a dozen cities, Google is hitting pause on its project to deploy superfast Internet across the country.

How the AT&T-Time Warner deal could escape deeper regulatory scrutiny

AT&T's $85.4 billion purchase of one of America's top media conglomerates could radically reshape the digital economy, making the deal's next step — regulatory review — hugely important to the way consumers access their media.

AT&T’s Time Warner deal looks like bad news for Verizon

AT&T's $85.4 billion megadeal to acquire Time Warner is an unprecedented bid to diversify the telecom giant as network operators nationwide scramble to marry their communications pipes with exclusive content.