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Net Neutrality

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  • FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler wants to reboot 'net neutrality' rules

    FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler wants to reboot 'net neutrality' rules
    You have to give new Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler credit: He moves fast for a bureaucrat. Wheeler announced Wednesday that the commission would not appeal a recent court decision that invalidated most of the "open Internet" rules...
  • Google looks to expand its speedy Internet service

    Google looks to expand its speedy Internet service
    SAN FRANCISCO — Google has unveiled an ambitious plan to expand its blazing-fast Internet service to millions of people in 34 more U.S. cities in the clearest sign yet that the Internet giant plans to challenge cable and phone companies in what...
  • Comcast acquisition of Time Warner Cable could undermine CBS deal

    Comcast acquisition of Time Warner Cable could undermine CBS deal
    The new distribution contract CBS Corp. signed with Time Warner Cable Inc. last summer after a bitter fight could be a casualty of Comcast Corp.'s proposed acquisition of the pay-TV operator. According to people familiar with the deal, it does not...
  • FCC won't appeal net neutrality ruling, will again try to rewrite rules

    FCC won't appeal net neutrality ruling, will again try to rewrite rules
    WASHINGTON -- The Federal Communications Commission won't appeal a court decision tossing out its net neutrality rules and will try again to craft regulations to ensure open access to the Internet that would stand up to expected legal challenges, agency...
  • Netflix traffic jam! WWE shops 'Smackdown.' Fallon opens solid.

    Netflix traffic jam! WWE shops 'Smackdown.' Fallon opens solid.
    After the coffee. Before yelling at Sprint about my messed up phone. The Skinny: I realize I should have asked this question 12 years ago, but how did "King of Queens" persuade William Hurt to do an episode? It wasn't bad either. Today's roundup...
  • Comcast/Time Warner: The making of a cable TV giant

     Comcast/Time Warner: The making of a cable TV giant
    The proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable, the country's two largest cable TV operators, generated a predictable wave of outrage from opponents of corporate consolidation. With about 30% of all pay-TV customers served by its wires, the...
  • Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal may heighten calls for net neutrality

    Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal may heighten calls for net neutrality
    Comcast Corp.'s $45.2-billion bid to acquire Time Warner Cable would expand the reach of the nation's largest residential Internet provider into one-third of America's broadband households. The digital land-grab is likely to serve as a rallying cry...
  • Comcast to buy Time Warner Cable: Say goodbye to the public interest

    Comcast to buy Time Warner Cable: Say goodbye to the public interest
    Reports are swirling around the media universe that Comcast is prepared to announce, as early as Thursday, a deal to acquire Time Warner Cable for north of $45 billion. The deal would combine the nation's biggest and second-biggest cable firms. Comcast,...
  • Henry Waxman leads another quixotic charge for 'net neutrality'

    Henry Waxman leads another quixotic charge for 'net neutrality'
    This post has been corrected, as noted below. Entering the home stretch of his congressional career, Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) is trying again to let the federal government regulate the Internet just enough to preserve the status quo. And...
  • Netflix profit skyrockets as subscriber growth continues

    Netflix profit skyrockets as subscriber growth continues
    Netflix's profit jumped dramatically in the fourth quarter as it added more than 4 million subscribers around the globe, bringing its total to more than 44 million members. The streaming giant posted profit of $48 million, or 79 cents per share, an...
  • Will Netflix be the savior of net neutrality? Or a fifth column?

    Will Netflix be the savior of net neutrality? Or a fifth column?
    Netflix, feeling fat and happy from a great year -- 44 million members at the end of 2013, up 33% from a year earlier -- threw down the gauntlet to Internet service providers who may be plotting to throttle its video streams. As we reported earlier,...