The Federal Trade Commission is drawing support in its battle with AT&T from other policymakers, including Sen Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and the Federal Communications Commission, as well as privacy experts and advocacy groups.
The political season has always posed problems for brand advertisers trying to fulfill media plans, given the diminished supply of inventory.
Wall Street investors aren’t so sure that the nearly $85.4 billion deal AT&T is proposing for Time Warner will be an easy ride.
Broadband providers have spent months complaining that proposed new privacy rules would unfairly subject them to more stringent privacy rules than Google, Facebook or other online companies.
Broadband providers AT&T, Comcast and T-Mobile have officially asked the Federal Communications Commission to retreat from a privacy proposal that could limit online behavioral advertising.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler said that he anticipates finalizing broadband privacy rules later in 2016.
Netflix is calling for the government to crack down on broadband providers that impose data caps on their subscribers.
As Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump now starts up a paid TV advertising campaign, he continues to lead in earned media over Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
An ad industry watchdog has referred Sprint to the Federal Communications Commission over ads stating that mobile customers can save 50 percent on their monthly rates by switching to Sprint.
Comcast is asking the Federal Communications Commission to reject proposed rules that would prohibit broadband providers from charging higher fees to subscribers who decline behaviorally targeted ads.