This week produced the latest example of an FCC decision dependent on obsolete law and not supported by the facts, law or Constitution
Few FCC decisions will be as revealing of the FCC’s sense of its power than its decision to either uphold or overturn this shocking power grab and precedent.
Franken urged the FCC and the DOJ to reexamine Comcast’s acquisition of NBC Universal, citing a number of recent problems and complaints.
Last month, it was revealed that customers who subscribe to Comcast’s Xfinity TV service for the Xbox 360 won’t be charged for the service’s data use against the ISP’s 250GB monthly cap.
Sprint sues cable companies part of Verizon deal - Bloomberg
‘Sprint filed separate lawsuits today in federal court in Kansas City, Kansas, against Time Warner Cable, Comcast, Cable One Inc. and Cox Communications Inc’
DOJ probes Verizon spectrum deal - Reuters
‘Both Verizon Wireless and AT&T have said they need more spectrum to support increased consumer demand’
‘Cable companies Comcast Corp., Time Warner Cable Inc. and Bright House Networks said Friday that they have agreed to sell their wireless licenses — which they haven’t been using — to Verizon Wireless for $3.6 billion.’
‘Clearly, being connected to the Internet is not only important, but vital’
If your kids qualify for lunch under the National School Lunch Program, you may qualify for $10 per month service
Comcast’s executive vice president hosts Obama fundraiser with $10,000 per person price tag for admission
New report reveals members of Congress own stakes in media companies
‘You can handle the mediocre ratings if the guy’s not a total pain in the ass, but from every indication, Keith Olbermann is the biggest pain in the ass in the world’
Comcast has denied any involvement in the decision, but the timing of its acquisition of NBC Universal has led to speculation
Media reformers sound doomsday warning over FCC approval, despite fact recent media mergers failed
Merger between NBC Universal and Comcast includes deal with civil rights organizations to help win FCC chairman’s approval
FCC commissioners should be aware of the limits of their ability to predict future marketplace developments.
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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski proposed approving Comcast Corp.’s deal to acquire control of NBC Universal