John Eggerton

NCTA Elaborates on its Broadband Mapping Alternative

NCTA-The Internet & Television Association has provided the Federal Communications Commission with some more details about its proposal to improve broadband deployment data, which the FCC collects from carriers to determine if advanced telecom

House Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing on FCC Budget

During questioning at the House Appropriations Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee hearing on the Federal Communications Commission's budget, the FCC got some praise for their handling of the post-broadcast incentive auction rep

Democrats Seek FCC Explanation of Faulty Broadband Coverage Data

House Commerce Committee leadership -- Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ), Communications Subcommittee Chairman Mike Doyle (D-PA), and Rep. A.

Industry Groups Weigh in on Rural Broadband Spectrum Priorities

The US Department of Agriculture is collecting comment on what is the best spectrum management policy to get broadband to more rural areas.

FCC Defends 2017 Broadcast Deregulation in Court

The Federal Communications Commission told the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit that it did gauge the impact of its 2017 broadcast deregulation on media ownership diversity and found it would have “no material impact.” That came in a brie

Presidential Candidate Klobuchar: Full 'Net Access by 2020

Sen Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), who is running to be President, has pledged a broadband connection in every home as part of her trillion-dollar infrastructure rebuild plan. She said the overall rebuild/upgrade -- roads, bridges, green infrastructure, br

DC Stakeholders Square Off Over Net Neutrality Bill Markup

Reaction was swift to the House Communications Subcommittee's referral of the Save the Internet Act to the full House Commerce Committee, the first step in its likely passage by the House.

House Communications Subcommittee Votes to Refer the Save the Internet Act to Full Committee

The House Communications Subcommittee has voted 18 to 11 along party lines to refer the Save the Internet Act (HR 1644) to the full committee, where it is also expected to be favorably reported out.

House Commerce Ranking Member Walden: Time For Serious Debate About Breaking Up Edge

House Commerce Committee Ranking Member Greg Walden (R-OR) said that the goal of new internet regulation, which he says he generally supports, should be to prevent bad behavior by Internet service providers, not to re-enshrine the Title II telecom

Assistant AG Delrahim, Commissioner O'Rielly Spar Over Roles in Antitrust Reviews

Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim and Federal Communications Commissioner Michael O'Rielly offered different perspectives on how the government should treat antitrust cases - especially in the media industry.