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Net Neutrality

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  • Netflix complaints about ISPs get FCC's attention, but how much else?

    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler has been saying for months that he's concerned about the amount of power that last-mile Internet service providers such as Comcast and AT&T have in negotiations with other ISPs. On Friday, Wheeler...
  • A look at the Emmy races for movies, miniseries, talk shows and more

    After three years in which TV movies and miniseries were lumped together in one ungainly category, the television academy believes there's enough programming to again warrant a separation. (The acting awards remain combo affairs, however.) Were they...
  • John Oliver Brings Down the House at Museum of the Moving Image Honors for Charlie Rose, HBO's Richard Plepler

    The Museum of the Moving Image honored HBO CEO Richard Plepler and long-time television journalist Charlie Rose at a dinner June 11 at the St. Regis New York. Several of the honorees' colleagues and friends came out in support, including former "Today...
  • Neutral treatment for Net traffic?: Front Burner

    Last month, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler pried the lid off Pandora's Box. In a 3-2 vote, the FCC advanced a plan to greenlight "commercially reasonable" data traffic-policing by broadband providers. As a result, providers could...
  • AT&T and DirecTV argue merger will benefit customers in FCC filing

    By teaming up, AT&T and DirecTV will be a strong competitor to cable giant Comcast Corp. and other pay-TV providers, which will benefit consumers, the two companies told the Federal Communications Commission Wednesday. "The combination of AT&T and...
  • DirecTV, AT&T Make Case for Merger with FCC

    It's all about the bundle. That's what AT&T and DirecTV told the FCC in a filing Wednesday that makes the case for why the union of the telco giant and satcaster would be in the public interest. As both sides have repeatedly stated, the combo will make...
  • FCC Takes Fire From GOP and Democrats at Hearing on Media Ownership

    Republicans call the FCC rules outmoded and outdated. Democrats suggest some are ineffective. The gulf between the parties on just what role the federal government should play in limiting the concentration of media was on full display at a congressional...
  • Netflix Will Stop Showing Internet-Congestion Messages After Verizon Legal Threat

    Netflix said it will discontinue a "small-scale test" informing users via browser messages when their broadband provider's network is congested as of June 16. The announcement Monday via a Netflix blog post came after Verizon Communications issued a...
  • Public TV Groups Chide FCC Airwave Auction for Not Ensuring Station Reach

    PBS, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the Assn. of Public Television Stations are chiding the FCC for not ensuring that all viewers will have access to free public television after it conducts its auction of broadcast airwaves for wireless use....
  • Verizon and Netflix trade barbs in streaming dispute

    Netflix and Verizon are in a spat over who's to blame for slow streams. Recently, Netflix started displaying a message to customers whose viewing experience was being delayed by buffering. "The Verizon Network is crowded right now," the notice said....
  • Broadcasters to Challenge FCC Crackdown on Station Pacts to Sell Ad Time

    The National Assn. of Broadcasters has filed a court challenge to the FCC's crackdown on joint sales agreements, in which two stations in the same market join together to sell ad time. The new FCC restrictions, put in place in a 3-2 vote in March, were...