AT&T: Discriminating Against Netflix Would Put Revenue at Risk

As the FCC weighs AT&T’s merger with DirecTV, the carrier said a strategy to discriminate against online video distributors would be contrary to its own interests because the telecommunications giant would risk alienating its broadband customers, including its profitable subscribers.

CenturyLink to Pay Record Fine for 911 Outage

The Federal Communications Commission on Monday announced a record $16 million settlement with CenturyLink and a $1.4 million agreement with Intrado to resolve an investigation into a multi-state 911 outage in which 11 million people in seven states could not reach emergency call centers for several hours. The FCC said the CenturyLink payment is the […]

CenturyLink, Windstream-Backed USTelecom Asks D.C. Court to Review FCC Internet Rules

The U.S. broadband industry this week moved to overturn Internet rules that were adopted by the Federal Communications Commission. The United States Telecom Association (USTelecom) argued that the FCC’s Open Internet Order is “arbitrary, capricious, and an abuse of discretion,” violates the U.S. Constitution and Communications Act of 1934, and runs afoul of notice-and-comment rulemaking […]

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