In 2012, AT&T filed a petition with the FCC to begin the process of shutting off whole areas of America's networks, as well as removing all obligation...
"The revolution will put you in the driver's seat. The revolution will not be televised." -Gil-Scott Heron I'm a middle age man with a love/hate affa...
While major carriers have made their arguments and everyone from economists to industry analysts have weighed in on how the auctions should be conducted and who should be able to participate, the next move on spectrum lies with Wheeler's FCC.
This is a wonderful time to be a real person. Ordinary people -- folks just like you and me -- are popping up all over the place. You see us in ads for e-readers, Fords, and room fresheners.
First in a Series Part 1: The Promise As of this writing, Oct. 25, 2013, the law in New Jersey requires Verizon to be able to supply every residenti...
A newspaper, a magazine and a cable wire coming into your house are all owned by private entrepreneurs. And the First Amendment guarantees that the government can't tell private people how they can speak.
As we say about men who drive small expensive sports cars, the relationship we have with our mobile phones is implying something unfavorable and comically. Are we using them to show how busy and popular we are?
This is not a matter of anything Verizon cannot do. This is a matter of what Verizon will not do. And that is what makes this a violation of FCC regulations and Verizon's assurances.
Verizon wants to control your online experience and make the Internet more like cable TV, where your remote offers only the illusion of choice.
OK, so a group of small beach communities on an island finally got some adequate phone service; what about the 27 million households in Verizon's territories not to mention the tens of millions of business?
If we've learned anything during the Summer of Snowden, it's that corporations and governments alone can't be trusted to be good stewards of the Internet. We need media policies that protect our privacy and promote access to open networks.
We all admire the attention BBDO and Werner Herzog's film are bringing to the dangers of texting and driving, but the motivation for the spots that were commissioned from Mr. Herzog and he turned into a compelling short film is incomplete.
This is the best case as AT&T may never expand past their current footprint with U-Verse and this quote is about services that may be available 3 years from now -- in 2016.
As CBS and Time Warner Cable remain locked in a three-week battle over retransmission fees, you have to wonder when their millions of viewers will throw in the towel and abandon cable altogether.
Obama's slogans -- "change we can believe in" and so on -- sound like empty promises. His lofty rhetoric and certainly his Nobel Peace Prize are insults to educated people everywhere.
It's a dispute over dollars, a battle one consumer advocate called "a food fight between two haves at our expense."