Broadcasting&Cable

Supporters Rallied Against Senate Broadband Privacy Regulation Rollback

Warning that Senate Republicans are pushing for a vote on rolling back Federal Communications Commission broadband privacy regulations as early as March 23, Public Knowledge is trying to get supporters of the regulations to ask their Congresional

Sens Markey, Gillibrand Tell President Trump They'll Fight for CPB

Sens Ed Markey (D-MA) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) wrote President Donald Trump to register their opposition to defunding the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Chairman Pai to Address American Cable Association March 30

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai will address the American Cable Association's annual policy summit in Washington (DC).

Competitive Carriers Association to FCC: Roll Back Privacy Regulations

The Competitive Carriers Association says the Federal Communications Commission has plenty of reason for undoing the October 2016 broadband privacy order, which Internet service providers, advertisers, congressional Republicans and others are push

Oracle to Pai: Repudiate Wheeler's Tech-Favoritism Policies

Silicon Valley giant Oracle has asked Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai to rethink the FCC's broadband privacy framework, saying former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's characterization of Internet service providers as gatekeepers was

Report: Fox Asked to Derail Sinclair-Tribune Merger

Apparently, 21st Century Fox, the media conglomerate controlled by Rupert Murdoch, is weighing options to help thwart a potential takeover of Tribune Media by Sinclair Broadcast Group.

House Commerce Democrats Offer Quintet of Tech/Broadband Bills

House Commerce Committee Democrats have introduced a quintet of tech-related, particularly broadband-related, bills that would, among other things, help displaced workers get broadband for re-training, address the "homework gap," better target bro

Free State: FCC Should Scrap Broadband Privacy Order

The Free State Foundation, a free market think tank focused on communications and content rights issues, has told the Federal Communications Commission it needs to scrap its new privacy rules for Internet service provider data collection and shari

Common Sense Kids Action Calls for Restoring Lifeline Eligibilities

Common Sense Kids Action has joined with educational groups to champion the restoration of Lifeline eligibility for nine companies.

CSN Chicago Winds Up to Air Original Cubs Documentary

CSN Chicago plans to air an original documentary about Game 7 of the 2016 World Series, in which the Chicago Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians in extra innings to win their first championship in 108 years.