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February 8, 2017 11:00 AM AT&T Woos Washington Over Time Warner Deal as It Schmoozes Trump

AT&T Inc. would normally expect good things when a Republican administration arrives in Washington, where the company needs permission to buy Time Warner Inc. -- except the new president has already lambasted the deal. At an evening reception near the U.S. Capitol, AT&T bathed lobbyists, lawyers, executives and lawmakers in cool blue light. To pulsing 47

February 3, 2017 10:45 PM FCC suspends probes of telecommunications firms

The Federal Communications Commission on Friday suspended its probes into whether thee major telecommunications companies violated net neutrality rules with their data plans. The FCC's wireless telecom bureau sent letters to AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile informing them that the probes were over. The letters are a sign that the FCC is changing under new Chairman 91

February 1, 2017 6:06 PM NY sues Charter/Time Warner Cable, alleges false promise of fast Internet

Charter-owned cable provider defrauded and misled customers, AG's complaint says. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman today filed a lawsuit against Charter and its Time Warner Cable (TWC) subsidiary, claiming that the Internet provider "allegedly conduct[ed] a deliberate scheme to defraud and mislead New Yorkers by promising Internet service 170 1

January 26, 2017 4:26 PM Verizon is reportedly in talks to merge with Charter, America’s second-biggest cable company

Roughly a year after swallowing up Time Warner Cable, Charter Communications could merge with yet another massive broadband and TV provider: Verizon. The telecommunications giant is reportedly exploring a combination with Charter, the nation's second-largest cable company, according to the Wall Street Journal. A deal between the two could create a massive 50

January 24, 2017 1:51 AM Trump Taps FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai to Be Agency Chairman

Pai has been critic of net neutrality, other Obama-era rules; wants to roll back regulations hindering investment WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump named Ajit Pai, a GOP member of the Federal Communications Commission, to be the agency’s chairman. The designation of Mr. Pai, a sitting commissioner, allows the new administration to hit the ground running 17

January 23, 2017 11:56 PM Trump taps net neutrality critic to lead the FCC

President Trump has named Ajit Pai, an advocate of deregulation and a critic of the government's net neutrality rules, as the next chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. Pai's new position will give him control over the nation's most powerful telecom and cable regulator, with a 2-to-1 Republican majority that is widely expected to begin undoing 46

January 23, 2017 9:57 PM Trump taps Commissioner Ajit Pai to head FCC

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Monday tapped Republican Commissioner Ajit Pai to head the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, which is expected to roll back many of the Obama administration's telecommunications and internet policies. Pai, a former Justice Department, FCC and Capitol Hill staffer, in December said the administration's landmark 50

January 20, 2017 8:13 PM Trump Taps Net-Neutrality Foe Ajit Pai to Lead FCC, Source Says

Ajit Pai, a Republican Federal Communications Commission member and foe of net neutrality regulation, will be named to head the agency, according to a person familiar with the transition. Pai has often dissented as FCC Democrats voted for tighter regulations, including the 2015 open internet, or net neutrality, decision that forbids internet service 52

January 13, 2017 10:57 PM For Broadcasters, FCC’s TV Airwaves Auction Is Drying Up

FCC drastically lowers amount it may pay to TV stations for spectrum The amount the U.S. government could spend to buy airwaves from local TV stations fell by 75% as a complex auction designed to free up spectrum for wireless services moves into what may be its last round. The Federal Communications Commission said Friday it agreed to spend $10.05 billion 57

January 3, 2017 7:44 PM Donald Trump is claiming credit for saving American jobs. Does he deserve it?

Donald Trump's “Make America Great Again” platform involved a few simple planks. Build the wall. Bar Muslim immigrants (or, once refined, those from terror-linked countries). Renegotiate trade deals — and, above all else, keep jobs in the United States. Since winning last November, Trump's already gotten to work on that last point, as he's been eager 74