• CEO Mar 20, 2019

    Disney Closes $71B Deal for Fox Entertainment Assets

    The deal is likely to shake up the media landscape. Among other things, it paves the way for Disney to launch its streaming service, Disney Plus, due out later this year. It will also likely lead to layoffs in the thousands, thanks to duplication in Fox and Disney film-production staff.

  • internet service Oct 8, 2018

    Switching TV or Internet Providers? Make Sure You Know Exactly What You're Getting

    There are steps you can take to protect yourself, when changing providers.

  • Donald Trump Oct 1, 2018

    As 5G Wireless Internet Debuts in 4 US Cities, Can It Replace Broadband?

    Cellular companies such as Verizon are looking to challenge traditional cable companies with residential internet service that promises to be ultra-fast, affordable and wireless. Using an emerging wireless technology known as 5G, Verizon’s 5G Home service provides an alternative to cable for connecting laptops, phones, TVs and other devices over Wi-Fi. It launches in four U.S. cities on Monday. Verizon...

  • Donald Trump Oct 1, 2018

    California Gov. Brown Signs Tough Net Neutrality Bill, Prompts US Lawsuit

    California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the nation’s toughest net neutrality measure Sunday, requiring internet providers to maintain a level playing field online. The move prompted an immediate lawsuit by the Trump administration.

  • California Jul 12, 2018

    FCC May Start Charging $225 to Look Into Consumer Complaints

    Consumers who ask the Federal Communications Commission to investigate complaints against broadband providers would be charged $225 — possibly more than the amount in dispute — under a proposal the FCC is voting on Thursday, NBC News reported. The proposal is expected to pass the Republican-controlled commission, though the lone Democrat called it “bonkers” while two congressional Democrats said it...

  • Donald Trump Jun 11, 2018

    Your Internet Use Could Change as ‘Net Neutrality' Ends

    Your ability to watch and use your favorite apps and services could start to change — though not right away — following the official demise Monday of Obama-era internet protections. Any changes are likely to happen slowly, as companies assess how much consumers will tolerate. The repeal of “net neutrality” took effect six months after the Federal Communications Commission voted...

  • Congress Jun 11, 2018

    Net Neutrality Repeal Takes Effect, But the Fight Is Far From Over

    As the repeal of Obama-era net neutrality regulations took effect Monday, advocates for an open internet continue to fight the changes, NBC News reported. They’ve introduced efforts to re-implement similar rules prohibiting internet service providers from throttling internet speeds at the state level and pass a resolution in Congress to undo the Federal Communications Commission’s decision. The FCC voted on...

  • AT&T Mar 19, 2018

    Imagine Net Neutrality Is a Flame Grilled Whopper…

    Burger King is delivering its own hot take on a regulatory showdown that has enflamed the U.S., using a flame-grilled Whopper. Burger King’s new ad has become a sensation, with more than a million views on YouTube and it’s lighting up Twitter. In the ad customers, whom the restaurant says are real, are told they will be charged different prices...

  • AT&T Jan 23, 2018

    Netflix's Success Turns Net Neutrality Into an Afterthought

    Netflix once fought fiercely for net neutrality, fearing that its online video service would suffer if internet providers were free to discriminate against it. But now that it boasts one of television’s largest audiences, Netflix isn’t spending much time worrying about the demise of the government rules that once protected it. With millions of subscribers still flocking to its service,...

  • AT&T Dec 20, 2017

    After Net Neutrality, Brace for Internet ‘Fast Lanes'

    Now that federal telecom regulators have repealed net neutrality, it may be time to brace for the arrival of internet “fast lanes” and “slow lanes.” The net neutrality rules just voted down by the Federal Communications Commission prohibited such “paid prioritization,” as it’s technically known. That’s when an internet provider such as Verizon or Comcast decides to charge services like...

  • NBC Dec 14, 2017

    What Does the ‘Net Neutrality' Decision Mean for You?

    The FCC voted Thursday to repeal restrictions put in place by the Obama administration on how internet service providers manage the internet.

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Dec 14, 2017

    How the Net Neutrality Decision Could Affect Consumers

    The FCC voted Thursday to repeal restrictions put in place by the Obama administration on how internet service providers manage the internet.

  • AT&T Dec 19, 2017

    FCC Votes to Scrap Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules, Bars States From Imposing Their Own

    The Federal Communications Commission repealed the Obama-era “net neutrality” rules Thursday, giving internet service providers like Verizon, Comcast and AT&T a free hand to slow or block websites and apps as they see fit or charge more for faster speeds. In a straight party-line vote of 3-2, the Republican-controlled FCC junked the long-time principle that said all web traffic must...

  • AT&T Dec 14, 2017

    What Is Net Neutrality and Why Does It Matter?

    “Net neutrality” regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, are on the chopping block. On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission plans to vote on a proposal that would not only undo the Obama-era rules that have been in place since 2015, but will forbid states to...

  • AT&T May 18, 2017

    FCC Vote Kicks Off a Battle Over Regulation of the Internet

    A federal agency voted to kick off the repeal of “net neutrality” rules designed to keep broadband providers like AT&T, Verizon and Comcast from interfering with the internet. It’s the latest change that the Federal Communications Commission has made to ease regulation of the phone, broadcast and cable industries. Undoing the net neutrality rules — which, for instance, block providers...

  • Donald Trump Apr 4, 2017

    Trump Signs Bill Blocking Online Privacy Regulation

    President Donald Trump signed a bill into law Monday that could eventually allow internet providers to sell information about their customers’ browsing habits. The bill scraps a Federal Communications Commission online privacy regulation issued in October to give consumers more control over how companies like Comcast, AT&T and Verizon share that information. Critics have argued that the rule would stifle...

  • Donald Trump Apr 2, 2017

    Democrats Urge Trump to Veto Bill Blocking Online Privacy Rule

    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is urging President Donald Trump to veto a resolution that would kill an online privacy regulation, a move that could allow internet providers to sell information about their customers’ browsing habits.
    The New York senator and 46 other Senate Democrats signed a letter calling on Trump to “tell us whose side he’s really on.”

  • Donald Trump Mar 29, 2017

    What the Death of Broadband Privacy Rules Means

    Now that both houses of Congress have voted to block Obama-era broadband privacy rules , what does that mean for you? In the short term, not so much. The rules, which would have put tough restrictions on what companies like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T can do with information such as your internet history, hadn’t yet gone into effect. So if...

  • Donald Trump Mar 23, 2017

    Senate Votes to Undo Privacy Rules that Protect User Data

    The Republican-led Senate moved Thursday to undo Obama-era regulations that would have forced internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon to ask customers’ permission before they could use or sell much of their personal information. Senators voted along party lines, 50-48, to eliminate the rules. The Federal Communications Commission, then controlled by Democrats, put the regulations in place in October....

  • AT&T Jun 14, 2016

    Court Upholds ‘Net Neutrality' Rules for Internet Access

    A federal appeals court has upheld the government’s “net neutrality” rules that require internet providers to treat all web traffic equally. The ruling Tuesday from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit is a win for the Obama administration, consumer groups and content companies such as Netflix that want to prevent online content from being blocked...

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