The incumbent phone companies were supposed to compete with each other for wireline/broadband services as each merger to make these companies larger was based on commitments to compete out of region. Now it's all one, big, happy family.
Thomas Wheeler is the heir apparent to the departing FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski. From 1992 through 2004, Tom Wheeler was president and CEO of the Cellular Telecom and Internet Association. If Wheeler is nominated he would have to take on his previous clients.
As broadband continues to evolve, our economy and marketplace will continue to evolve with more products and services than we've ever seen before.
This week, I've been attending The National Association of Broadcasters (#NABShow 2013). There are over 92,000 in attendance and over 155 countries represented at this Las Vegas convention.
The tech sector's recent calls for comprehensive immigration reform could mean the difference in the long fight to bring undocumented immigrants out of the shadows, and create a path to citizenship.
AT&T, with the help of Verizon and the cable companies have 'captured' the FCC -- and have been able to get the federal agency to create and shape a working group designed specifically to remove all regulations and obligations.
If you want to entrust companies with your information, go right ahead. But understand that the fine print in the terms of service may not tell the whole story.
Last month, audiovisual content rights holders announced the new Copyright Alert System, a.k.a. "Six Strikes" that they and ISPs have put in place to discourage peer-to-peer file sharing of copyrighted files. Good luck!
AT&T's Petition requests that it starts the 'transition' to the Internet protocols, when in fact it is simply a plan to stop upgrading whole areas of AT&T's 22 states and get rid of all regulations.
AT&T, Verizon and Centurylink, who are corporate sponsors of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), have declared war on the American public.
The real question is: Are the unions going take an active role in stopping the closing down of the networks? Are they going to help to get the networks get upgraded?
We request that the FCC immediately start investigating AT&T's business practices as well as the company's failure to supply material and essential facts about their deployment of U-Verse.
After struggling with these feelings, I'm speaking out so that others might feel less ashamed, and come forward in solidarity with me. I'm sharing a shocking confession -- I have never, ever "App-ed."
As our Internet grows up, we need to look to the future and figure out ways to make it better. There is a role for activism and advocacy, but also one for our government to promote the public interest by ensuring that every American can participate in a free and fair communications market.
The Verizon security blog is reporting that a security audit of a "U.S. critical infrastructure company" in 2012 revealed that its "star developer" ha...
Broadband access has devolved into an industry that functions at the whim of a few big corporations "regulated" by the equivalent of replacement refs who have allowed an industry to get out of control, and allow companies to do what they want regardless of the harm to society.