FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler dismissed Verizon's defense of data throttling as an industry standard. The FCC also sent letters to other major carriers, asking them to explain their policies on data throttling.
Verizon told the FCC that data throttling is a necessary evil to keep the network running smoothly. Verizon says its move to throttle unlimited data subscribers is justified in the name of getting rid of network congestion.
Commenters overwhelmed the FCC with demands to preserve Net neutrality. The latest comments cite America's belief in free market capitalism, competition, and freedom as reasons to keep the Internet open.
Netflix makes its final plea to the FCC in a push for higher regulation to preserve Net Neutrality. In addition, the company used its platform to once again take jabs at rivals Comcast and Verizon for slow streaming speeds.
Dish Network expressed concern this week over two important upcoming merger deals set to further alter the already-transforming pay-TV landscape - those of Comcast/Time Warner Cable and AT&T/DirecTV. Dish's senior vice president…
The FCC has issued a $34.9 million fine, its largest ever, to Chinese online retailer CTS Technology. It alleges that the retailer has sold hundreds of signal jammers to consumers over more than two years, 10 of which were sold…
Democrats proposed a bill that would require the FCC to ban Internet “fast lanes.” The legislation would force the agency to prohibit ISPs from speeding up certain types of Internet traffic while slowing down others.