Broadcasting&Cable

Civil Rights Groups Question Lifeline Changes

The National Hispanic Media Coalition, Color of Change, NAACP and the Benton Foundation are among the organizations concerned about proposed changes to the Lifeline program, which is on the docket for the Federal Communications Commission’s upcomi

Rep Eshoo: FCC Broadband Deployment Committee Needs Local Input

Rep Anna Eshoo (D-CA) wants the Federal Communications Commission to tap into more state and local government input on broadband deployment, suggesting the FCC’s goal now is to serve industry and tie the hands of those local governments. That came

FCC's Enforcement Bureau OK With Ending Sinclair-Tribune Hearing

The Federal Communications Commission's Enforcement Bureau says it has no issue with the FCC's administrative law judge (ALJ) terminating a hearing into Sinclair's representations about the now-imploded Tribune deal.

Lawmakers Push FCC Chairman Pai for Answers on DDoS Non-Attack

Four Democratic representatives are pressing Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai for answers about the FCC's misidentification of a flood of network neutrality comments as a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, specifically

FCC Input Could Aid DOJ Appeal of AT&T/Time Warner Court Call

The Federal Communications Commission has filed a document with the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia that could help the Trump Administration's challenge of a DC district judge's decision to allow the merger of AT&T/Time Warner

It's Official: ZTE, Huawei Are Excluded From Government Contracts

President Donald Trump has made it official: Government contractors can't buy equipment from Chinese telecoms ZTE or Huawei as part of those contracts, and must submit a plan for phasing out the use of that equipment from its systems.