It was a record year for political ad spending, according to ad trackers at Borrell Associates, up 4.6% from the 2012 presidential election to $9.8 billion, but money is shifting toward more targeted ads, with cable in on the new bounty.
President-elect Donald Trump has added a fourth member to the Federal Communications Commission landing team, the volunteers working on transitioning the agency to Republican majority control come Jan 20.
The Justice Department or the Federal Trade Commission have given a clean antitrust review bill of health to the proposed $1.1 billion merger of Internet service providers Windstream and EarthLink.
Tribune Media Co agreed to sell Gracenote, which provides media and entertainment metadata, to Nielsen for $560 million.
In the "no news is not good news for either Nexstar or Media General" department, the Federal Communications Commission's Media Bureau has yet to act on the waiver request by the two broadcasters that the commission make a decision on their propos
The Federal Communications Commission's former general counsel Jon Sallet made the case for FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's targeting of Internet service providers as the primary threat to Internet openness.
CenturyLink has secured an $11.4 million contract (three years at $3.8 million per year) to provide VoIP service to the state offices of US Senators. The contract covers hardware, software, training and help desks for more than 450 offices.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler said commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel's fingerprints are on "so much of what this agency has done." Chairman Wheeler praised his fellow Democrat as she prepares to exit the commission followin
Ultimately, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler had a clear sense of his mission, which was to make sure that broadband—the transformative technology of this century—was available to all—which he combined with a distrust of the
The Federal Communications Commission did not extend the small operator waiver from the Open Internet order's enhanced transparency requirements by the Dec. 15 deadline.