The Senate Judiciary Committee is not wasting any time marking up its "clean" version of the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA).
National Cable & Telecommunications Association president Michael Powell defended managed services, saying that over 80% of the cable pipe currently is dedicated to delivering such a managed service: "It's called cable."
As promised, Sen Marco Rubio (R-FL) has introduced his Wireless Innovation Act, the first of several bills to increase access to spectrum and boost wireless broadband.
National Cable & Telecommunications Association president Michael Powell says that he is more intrigued than worried by the prospect, which he emphasized was more prospect than reality.
Following Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler's call for a "new paradigm" in which private industry takes the lead on flexible, measurable and accountable cybersecurity standards, Comcast signaled it agreed, was willing to work
Former National Security Agency director General Keith Alexander said that Congress needs to pass cybersecurity legislation that will make it easier for government and the communications industry to work together to combat that threat.
Sen Marco Rubio (R-FL) outlined an ambitious agenda for spectrum reform, which includes plans to introduce three bills: The Wireless Innovation Act to free up government spectrum; a bill directing the Federal Communications Commission to conduct t
Communications Subcommittee chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) made it clear what he thought of the Federal Communications Commission's recent activity, and inactivity, on media ownership rules.
The Federal Communications Commission got hammered by Democrats over diversity at the June 11 House Communications Subcommittee hearing on media ownership.
The National Conference of State Legislatures has asked the Federal Communications Commission not to eliminate its Sports Blackout Rule.