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#143: Trump’s FCC

November 30, 2016

With all eyes on the Trump transition, what does the president-elect’s victory mean for the Federal Communications Commission? The Obama-era FCC has been very active...


FCC Privacy Rules Pick Winners & Losers

October 27, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the FCC voted 3-2 to approve the new rules to regulate broadband privacy and data security proposed earlier this year. The...


#125: An Economics-Free Zone

September 16, 2016

Is the FCC an “economics-free zone?” The agency routinely issues regulations that will have a major impact on businesses and consumers. But does the Commission...


FCC Makes Itself King of Copyright

September 8, 2016

WASHINGTON — Today, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler released a fact sheet announcing his revised proposal to force cable, satellite and telephone companies (MVPDs) to make...


#120: From 4G to 5G

August 31, 2016

The wireless industry is gearing up for 5G, the next generation of networks. And don’t let the numbers fool you — 5G speeds are going...


#119: FCC Loses on Government Broadband

August 26, 2016

When government-run broadband networks in Chattanooga, TN and Wilson, NC sought to expand beyond their cities’ boundaries, they ran into state restrictions. The cities asked...