Cable Company Stocks Fall Sharply After Obama Calls For FCC To Reclassify Internet Access As Utility
Cable company stocks fell sharply Monday after President Barack Obama called for the Federal Communications Commission to reclassify Internet access as a utility.
The head of the Federal Communications Commission says the agency will consider a petition to ban the Washington Redskins nickname from the public airwaves.
Alexis Ohanian tells CBS DC free, unfettered access to the Internet represents the American traditions of fair play and hard work.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler is broadening the scope of his proposed open Internet rules and suggesting tougher standards for Internet providers who wish to create paid priority fast lanes on their networks.
The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new Internet rules that would allow Internet service providers to charge content companies for faster delivery of their services over the so-called “last mile” connection to people’s homes.
One of the most vocal lawmakers opposing the planned merger between media giants Time Warner Cable and Comcast, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., is now looking to Netflix for help bringing down the Comcast proposal.
The Federal Aviation Administration has determined that passengers can now use portable electronic devices such as e-readers, video players and video games throughout all stages of a flight.
Federal regulators have issued a sharply critical report on phone problems that followed a severe wind storm in the Washington-metro area last year.
The four largest wireless phone carriers have agreed to relay text messages to 911 emergency call centers in 2014.
The Federal Communications Commission voted Friday to require broadcast TV stations to post online the advertising rates they charge political candidates and advocacy groups.