Republican Congressman Cliff Stearns called the United States' standing in global broadband deployment and speeds "embarrassing."
The FCC blasted AT&T's proposed merger with T-Mobile USA in a 111-page report, citing "substantial material questions of fact" about many of AT&T's claims about the deal's benefits.
Two advocacy groups want the FCC to block AT&T's attempt to withdraw its application to merge with T-Mobile USA – Public Knowledge and Media Access Project.
It's been nearly a year since AT&T announced it would pay $1.93 billion for the airwaves used in Qualcomm's discontinued Flo TV mobile television service.
In the latest development in its long-running patent infringement case brought against it by ActiveVideo, a U.S. District Court decided to grant ActiveVideo's request for an injunction against FiOS VOD.
A European Union court said Internet service providers cannot be required to install filters that would prevent the illegal downloading of files.
AT&T is threatening to sue the FCC if it moves forward with a plan to hold a hearing on the troubled T-Mobile USA deal after the operator withdrew its application for the $39 billion merger.
Chairman Julius Genachowski plans to refer AT&T's merger with T-Mobile USA to an administrative law judge after the agency was unable to approve the deal on the grounds it would diminish competition and lead to "massive" job losses.
The "super committee" charged with cutting $1.5 trillion from the federal deficit over the next decade was unable to break its bipartisan gridlock, triggering major cuts to the nation's spending on defense, Medicare and other programs.
CableLabs is establishing a new lab dedicated to improving the energy efficiency of cable customer premises equipment.
A key congressional intelligence committee has opened an investigation into national security threats posted by Chinese-owned telecommunications companies working in the United States, specifically Huawei and ZTE.
The SCTE bestowed one of its highest honors – certainly its most secret one – to Charter Communications’ vice president of field operations Tom Gorman, naming him 2011 SCTE Member of the Year.
There are a lot of operational hurdles to consider when it comes to offering a true multi-screen experience across TVs, tablets and mobile devices, but cable operators can cut through the clutter by following a few key strategies.
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Senate Democrats turned back a Republican attempt to repeal federal rules designed to prevent Internet service providers from discriminating against those that send content and other services over their networks.
Mobile Future Chairman Jonathan Spalter sent an open letter to the NTIA asking them to quickly free more spectrum.
A contingent of cable companies is about to start offering reduced-cost broadband to low-income households with students who otherwise lack access to the Internet.
PCIA is asking Congress to ensure "the streamlined deployment of wireless facilities as part of any spectrum policy recommendations" that might be adopted as the committee seeks to reduce the budget.
The Coalition to Save Our GPS called on the Commission to "promptly rule" that LightSquared can never use the upper mobile satellite spectrum (MSS) band for high-powered terrestrial operations.
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt defended his company as a great innovator despite allegations from late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs that the Internet search giant stole ideas from Apple's iPhone.
Tektronix expanded its Sentry digital monitoring line with a new product that MVPDs can use to evaluate compliance with legal requirements to prevent ads from getting louder than surrounding programs.
The Communications Workers of America said "hundreds" of Occupy Wall Street protesters would march to a NYC T-Mobile store to protest what the group calls "the cell phone carrier's anti-worker and union-busting tactics."
It hasn’t gotten to the point where we’ve struck a partnership deal with Berlitz yet, but over the past couple of years there’s been a dramatic increase in interest from the international community in SCTE’s products and services.
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.