Franken targets Comcast app for net neutrality violation - The Verge

Tech | Josh Peterson
Al Franken

Franken urged the FCC and the DOJ to reexamine Comcast’s acquisition of NBC Universal, citing a number of recent problems and complaints.

Comcast and Netflix at odds again over Net Neutrality - PC Mag

Tech | Josh Peterson

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

Tech | Josh Peterson

‘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

Tech | Josh Peterson

‘Both Verizon Wireless and AT&T have said they need more spectrum to support increased consumer demand’

Cable companies to resell Verizon Wireless service - AP

Business | admin

‘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.’

Comcast creates reduced-price Internet package for welfare participants - TheDC

Tech | Meg Gasvoda

‘Clearly, being connected to the Internet is not only important, but vital’

Comcast to offer subsidized Internet service to low-income families - Time

Tech | InternAdmin

If your kids qualify for lunch under the National School Lunch Program, you may qualify for $10 per month service

Exec at NBC parent company raises $1.2 million for Obama - TheDC

Politics | Jeff Poor

Comcast’s executive vice president hosts Obama fundraiser with $10,000 per person price tag for admission

Sen. Kerry owns $1.75m stake in Comcast, News Corp - TheDC

Politics | Amanda Carey

New report reveals members of Congress own stakes in media companies

Glenn Beck: Olbermann is 'the biggest pain in the ass in the world' - TheDC

Entertainment | Laura Donovan

‘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’

Is Comcast already beginning to re-shape MSNBC? - TheDC

US | Steven Nelson

Comcast has denied any involvement in the decision, but the timing of its acquisition of NBC Universal has led to speculation

NBC-Comcast may be doomed to failure - TheDC

US | Amanda Carey

Media reformers sound doomsday warning over FCC approval, despite fact recent media mergers failed

NBC Universal, Comcast pander to civil rights organizations for FCC merger approval - TheDC

Entertainment | Matthew Boyle

Merger between NBC Universal and Comcast includes deal with civil rights organizations to help win FCC chairman’s approval

The FCC risks over-conditioning the Comcast-NBCU merger

Opinion | Randolph May

FCC commissioners should be aware of the limits of their ability to predict future marketplace developments.

TheDC Morning: Feds may have to bail out Detroit for a second time - TheDC

| Mike Riggs

Read TheDC Morning: An unvarnished e-mail summary of what’s really happening in political news

FCC Chairman proposes approval of Comcast takeover - WSJ

Business | wrahn

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski proposed approving Comcast Corp.’s deal to acquire control of NBC Universal

What happens after we have 'net neutrality?' - TheDC

Politics | Mike Riggs

The FCC moves forward with Internet regulation to ‘protect basic Internet values’

FCC eyeing December push on net neutrality - TheDC

Politics | Mike Riggs

Genachowski and the FCC to start net regulation next month

Taxing the middleman - Bloomberg

Business | Steven Nelson (admin)

Comcast has enacted a new charge to the video provider used by Netflix, alarming ‘net neutrality’ proponents

After Eagles' Vick goes down, McNabb ends up on top - Philadelphia Inquirer

Sports | Julia McClatchy (admin)

For the Eagles, the immediate concern – again – is what happens at quarterback