Cisco Chairman John Chambers has told Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler the company "strongly supports" his approach to reinstating open Internet rules.
A trio of Republican senators, all members of the Commerce Committee that oversees the Federal Communications Commission, has suggested the FCC may want to delay its vote on a draft of new network neutrality rules, which at press time was schedule
The Federal Communications Commission appears to be lining up its ducks on spectrum auction aggregation limits even as it ducks criticism from AT&T, Verizon and others that they could adversely impact the broadcast incentive auction.
The Expanding Opportunities for Broadcasters coalition held its own protest/photo op outside Federal Communications Commission headquarters in Washington, but the issue was spectrum auctions rather than network neutrality.
The National Cable & Telecommunications Association told the Federal Communications Commission that while it could live with new network neutrality rules, it could not do so if they were tied to Title II classification of Internet access.
Sen Tom Udall (D-NM) told the Federal Communications Commission that allowing "toll lanes" on the Internet could "drastically change it," and not for the good.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler was hearing it from his critics on Internet neutrality. But not everyone was joining the chorus of boos.
According to a source familiar with the item, the Federal Communications Commission is proposing to set aside some spectrum exclusively for wireless microphone use after all, but whether it will be enough remains to be seen.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler has now circulated his latest draft to all the commissioners, according to Gigi Sohn, FCC special counsel for external affairs.
Republican FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly suggests neither the old or new network neutrality rules are necessary since there is no problem that those rules presume need solving.