The demands have included requests for free backbone interconnection, sharing of advertising technology developed by Comcast, and renegotiation of program carriage arrangements, Comcast told the Federal Communications Commission this week in a filing. ...More
Over the summer, Bellevue, Washington-based T-Mobile and its majority owner Deutsche Telekom balked at an offer from Iliad that would have given it a 56.6 percent stake in T-Mobile in exchange for $15 billion in cash. ...More
In reliance on an index used by the U.S. Justice Department, the national organization Free Press argued the merger would decrease competition and result in a number of highly concentrated markets. ...More
The Law Enforcement Access to Data Stored Abroad (LEADS) Act also would authorize the use of search warrants to obtain electronic data stored outside the United States but only where the person tied to the communications is a “United States person." ...More
How to police the Internet remains an extremely divisive topic, creating a daunting task for an FCC that is almost certain to face a legal challenge no matter what the final regulations look like. ...More
A senior staff attorney with Public Knowledge, an organization dedicated to preserving the openness of the Internet and opposes the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger, said states and the federal government have authority to file antitrust cases. ...More
The telecommunications giant filed the comments in a proceeding in which the FCC has been asked by a North Carolina city and Tennessee power board to preempt state laws that restrict public entities from offering broadband service in certain areas. ...More
Estimating the total cost of using a cloud infrastructure service is tricky. Channel Partners' Craig Galbraith looks at the components that will make up your bill for Amazon Web Services — the most commonly used IaaS product.