With a new deregulatory Republican majority preparing to take the reins at the Federal Communications Commission under a President Donald Trump, the National Association of Broadcasters has petitioned the FCC to rethink its quadrennial media owner
President Barack Obama has signaled his intention to nominate Jeffrey Storey, president of Level 3 Communications, to the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee.
A new American Consumer Institute (ACI) report concludes that federal regulations on broadband network companies—as distinguished from the edge providers not under that regime—has increased costs for those providers while lowering growth, suppress
The third stage of the Federal Communications Commission's broadcast incentive spectrum auction closed Dec 1 after 52 rounds, with the broadcasters' new asking price now $40,313,164,425 for 108 MHz of spectrum.
The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation is calling on the Donald Trump Administration to focus on the art of the long-range economic growth policy.
The high-tech association heads representing what they say is a trillion-dollar economic driver have outlined what they are looking for in the next Federal Communications Commission and Federal Trade Commission chair and commissioners, which inclu
The News Media Alliance, whose board members include execs from Gannett, Belo, Cox, The Washington Post, The New York Times and about 2,000 other newspapers/media outlets, has called on President-elect Donald Trump 's transition team to prioritize
President Barack Obama has sent the nomination of Richard Stengel to the Senate to replace Jeff Shell as chairman of the Broadcasting Board of Governors. That came as Congress is considering a bill that would abolish the board.
A must-pass defense authorization bill that emerged from a recent House-Senate conference included a provision that would restructure the Broadcasting Board of Governors to concentrate power in a new expanded CEO position, according to the confere
The American Cable Association has asked the Federal Communications Commission to deny the request by Nexstar and Media General for a waiver of the FCC's Prohibited Communications rule, a rule that so far has blocked FCC action on Nexstar's propos