AT&T, in addition to its billions of dollars of capital, has another arsenal at its disposal: one of the most formidable lobbying operations in Washington.
A cable and internet provider decides to buy an entertainment conglomerate.
There is an axiom in technology: New products typically go to wealthy customers first, before prices eventually fall to reach the masses.
When the Federal Communications Commission announced a plan that would free people from having to rent cable set-top boxes, the cable and television industries balked and lobbied hard to forestall the proposal.
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), who once led a government shutdown in his efforts to defund President Obama’s health care law, has turned his sights on a more obscure target: the federal government’s plan to end its oversight of the internet’s master dir
The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit upheld restrictive laws in North Carolina and Tennessee that will halt the growth of municipal broadband networks.
A look at a trend unfolding in hard-to-reach rural spots nationwide.
Federal regulators announced it has filed a lawsuit against Amazon.com for allegedly making it too easy for children to make purchases when using mobile apps without a parent's permission.
The massive cable and telecom mergers under review may just be the start of a broader wave of consolidation to hit the entertainment industry.
Like many popular television programs, online viewing is still only available to those who can prove they also subscribe to cable or satellite television bundles of channels.