In late August, the FCC released new rules for “video description.” This is the audio track for visually impaired viewers that carries both the main program audio and a narrative description of the onscreen action of a TV program or movie.
A federal judge is allowing Sprint and C Spire Wireless' lawsuits against AT&T's merger with T-Mobile USA to proceed on the grounds that they could have an anticompetitive effect on the market for wireless devices.
Much to the dismay of local governments, the House of Representatives yesterday passed the AT&T- and Verizon-backed Wireless Tax Fairness Act of 2011.
O2 Secure Wireless said today it will use a $33 million loan from the USDA's Rural Utilities Service to deploy LTE in 65 underserved markets.
Pai and Rosenworcel will replace outgoing commissioners Meredith Atwell Baker and Michael Copps.
LightSquared is on the defensive following a conference call yesterday hosted by the Coalition to Save Our GPS.
Federal regulators have unveiled a plan for overhauling USF: It redirects the money toward broadband expansion.
CTIA, which long fought against the FCC's net neutrality regulations, may now find itself defending them in court.
A United Nations panel has given governments a target of connecting half of the world's poor citizens to broadband Internet by 2015.
Broadcom said Chinese cable operators achieved strong quality of service results during a recent network test of Broadcom's DOCSIS-based Ethernet over Coax (EoC) cable architecture technology.
A lower court previously concluded that Google's popular video service is protected from copyright infringement claims. On Tuesday, Viacom urged a Manhattan appeals panel to reject that ruling.
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The Cable Show is the only event that brings together the entire spectrum of cable-powered media, entertainment and communications. From multi-platform IP video to public policy and all things in between, this is where it happens - The Cable Show 2011 (June 14-16, Chicago).
The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) is a non-profit professional association that provides technical leadership for the telecommunications industry and serves its members through professional development, standards, certification and information.
SpectrumCo, a joint venture of Comcast Corp., Time Warner Cable, Cox Communications, Advance/Newhouse and Sprint Nextel, put up a combined $2.37 billion to win 137 wireless spectrum licenses via the FCC's Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) auction.
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