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“FCC Has Failed to Protect Voters’ Right to Know Who Is Behind Political Ads in Election 2016”

Release: The Campaign Legal Center, Common Cause, Sunlight Foundation and Benton Foundation today filed a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission urging the agency to take immediate action against WCPO-TV of Cincinnati for failure to comply with the longstanding public … Continue reading ?

New Apple TV will be coming soon, FCC filing suggests

Filings from the Federal Communication Commission have revealed the existence of a new Apple product with a model number that doesn't correspond to anything in the lineup. Details are scarce, but from what we can work out, it could be...Show More Summary

Apple FCC filing shows Apple TV-sized device with Bluetooth, NFC under review

This week's update of the U.S. Federal Communication Commission's database has revealed an as-yet-unannounced Apple product, with screw placement and case dimensions similar to that of the fourth-generation Apple TV.

FCC's set-top box plan still work in progress

The Federal Communications Commission still has some work to do on its set-top box proposal.        

Here's why Netflix is opposed to data caps (NFLX)

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Digital Media Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Netflix has put pressure on the Federal Communications Commissions (FCC) to suppress the practice of data...Show More Summary

Do Data Caps Serve A Legitimate Purpose? Netflix Doesn’t Think So

Netflix, one of the most popular ways to watch movies and television online, has decided to go to war with the United States government. More specifically, the company is going to war with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)....Show More Summary

Review: Consumers lose as FCC retreats on set-top box proposal

Under fire from Hollywood and Big Cable, Tom Wheeler, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, lost his nerve.

Netflix offers zero chill in statement to FCC regarding ‘unnecessary’ data caps

Broadband caps are a thorn in the side for internet power users and cord cutters everywhere. Netflix wants them to disappear — for good. In a comment to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Netflix called data caps “an unnecessary...Show More Summary

FCC Caves To Cable Companies Over Set-Top Box Rules

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

In January, the Federal Communications Commission unveiled an ambitious proposal hat would free consumers from their annoying, clunky and expensive set-top boxes. The FCC has since revised their proposal at the behest of cable companies, but the core principal, that cable companies should make it so third party devices can provide its content, remains the same. Read more...

FCC's Tom Wheeler Sets Plan to Open Up Market for Set-Top Boxes

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler has released his plan to open up the market for television set-top boxes, setting up a showdown with large cable and other pay-TV companies.

FCC Says You Can Get Rid Of Your Cable Box

2 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“The Federal Communications Commission has a plan to make cable companies provide apps that could be used on devices made by tech companies like maybe Roku or Apple. It says Americans spend billions each year renting boxes and believes there is a better way.”

So long cable box. New rules may allow you to bypass the box

The Federal Communications Commission has a plan to make cable companies provide apps that could be used on devices made by tech companies, like maybe Roku or Apple. The FCC says that the new rules mean more choices and it will be easier for TV lovers to search for and find video they want.

FCC chief Tom Wheeler wants to give consumers the option of cable service without a set-top box

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler wants consumers to be able to say goodbye to their cable set-top boxes. In a Los Angeles Times op-ed piece published Thursday, Wheeler is proposing a new rule that would require cable and satellite video companies to offer consumers the option...

FCC Abandons UHF Discount

The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday implemented changes in the way it determines ownership caps, B&C reports. “The FCC eliminated the ‘UHF discount’ on broadcast stations’ reach and will now count the entire potential audience — rather than the 50%...

Ad data (beta): CRP unveils new tool for tracking FCC ad data

Today, CRP is unveiling a new tool that allows users to track political ad buys daily, as they are reported to the Federal Communications Commission. CRP’s new project is the latest of several worthy efforts that have sought to unlock this information — crucial as it is to understanding how candidates, super PACs and dark…

AT&T Exploits Massive Loophole to Deny Budget Internet to Some Low-Income Customers

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

When AT&T merged with DirecTV, the Federal Communications Commission mandated the company give anyone on food stamps internet service for a monthly fee of $10 or less. The program, which launched in April, is called “Access From AT&T”...Show More Summary

FCC, America lose big on municipal broadband

The Federal Communications Commission has decided not to appeal a court ruling that says states can impose laws restricting localities from creating public broadband services. The FCC voted to block states from imposing these restrictions back in February 2015 and the states sued, winning in the U.S. Show More Summary

GOP Leader Rips Into FCC’s Updated Media Ownership Rules

A top GOP lawmaker tore into the Federal Communications Commission over its update this week of its media ownership rules. “The FCC’s rules, released Wednesday, dictate that entities cannot own both a newspaper and broadcast station in the same market,”...

Where do Trump and Clinton stand on keeping the internet open?

When the Federal Communications Commission voted to approve net neutrality rules last year, many people saw it as a done deal. Supporters cheered the decision as a victory for the … Click to Continue »

Could Rip-Off Phone Prices for Prison Inmates Be Coming to an End?

Two prison profiteers sued after FCC voted to lower its prison phone cap rates. In the fall of 2015, the Federal Communications Commission voted to put a cap on the rates for all prison calls and ban the majority of add-on fees that had been imposed on the calls. Show More Summary

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