On Wednesday, the Senate made use of an obscure legislative procedure to challenge the FCC's proposed changes to net neutrality regulations. We chatted with a law professor to break down the specifics.
The T-Mobile settlement is a stark reminder that waiting for private industry to make the investment is a losing proposition.
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai proposed the package, which allocates $64 million to immediate rebuilding efforts to restore existing communications networks in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
The executive order requires Internet service providers to avoid charging different rates for higher loading speeds or blocking access to specific websites in order to be eligible for government contracts.
Last month, the FCC rolled back rules that prevented Internet service providers from blacklisting specific websites or charging different prices for faster loading speeds.
The agency voted to eliminate the eight-voices rule, which barred television stations in one market from mergers unless at least eight independently owned and operated stations would remain post-merger.
The settlement is the latest sign that the FCC is stepping up privacy enforcement actions.
A lawsuit can proceed against the company for allegedly failing to offer the required discounts to schools and libraries, says an appeals court.
North Carolina and Tennessee are the latest states to side with telecoms, which have long lobbied against allowing cities to become Internet providers.
A Comcast Time Warner Cable behemoth could have spelled trouble for consumers and online innovators.
We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.
Obama hailed the benefits of an open Internet in his State of the Union address. Here’s what it is and how he’s trying to make it happen.