John Eggerton

Rep Walden: FCC's O'Rielly is Spot On

House Communications Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) praised Republican Federal Communications Commissioner Michael O'Rielly's call for publishing the text of FCC proposals before they are voted.

FCC Chairman Wheeler Seeks Management Info From Other Wireless Carriers

Federal Communications Chairman Tom Wheeler sent letters to wireless carriers AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile asking about their network management practices, what is reasonable management, and expressing concerns similar to those in a letter he sen

ACA Asks FCC to Prohibit Some Affiliation Switch, Multicast Moves

The American Cable Association wants the Federal Communications Commission to prevent television stations from swapping affiliations in a market so that one station owner programs two of the Top Four networks and to disallow a Top Four network-pro

WGAW to FCC: Keep Ownership Rules

TV writers appear happy with the Federal Communications Commission's long-running script for broadcast station owners, which is to limit ownership and crossownership.

Analyst: No Sprint/T-Mobile Deal Helps Comcast/TWC, FCC

Bernstein Research says that if T-Mobile and Sprint drop their merger plans, as expected, it will benefit other potential merger partners Comcast/Time Warner Cable and AT&T/DirecTV, as well as the Federal Communications Commission, the regulat

FCC Sec. 706 NOI Draws Advocacy Group Praise

The Federal Communications Commission's signal in a Notice of Inquiry that its latest Sec.

NCTA's Powell: TiVo Just Wrong About CableCARD

National Cable & Telecommunications Association President Michael Powell called "spurious" TiVo’s claim that an agreement between TiVo and Comcast to work on a non-CableCARD retail set-top retail "solution" argues for retaining the ban on inte

Senate USA Freedom Act Gets Good Reviews

The USA Freedom Act of 2014 was getting a round of applause from stakeholders following its introduction.

FCC Commissioners: FCC Needs To Review Designated Entity Rules

On July 29, the Federal Communications Commissioners agreed that the FCC needs to look at revamping its designated entity rules.

FCC Chairman Wheeler Seeks Documents From Time Warner Cable

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler told Time Warner Cable CEO Rob Marcus in no uncertain terms that he has "strong concern" that TWC’s actions "have created the inability of consumers in the Los Angeles area to watch televised