If you woke up with a chill in your bones and a faint sense of dread, it could be this: On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission decided to give internet service providers, like AT&T, Comcast and Verizon, the power to meddle with your internet traffic.
It looks like AT&T is going to fight the Department of Justice's injunction to stop the wireless provider from acquiring Time Warner in court, now that settlement talks between the two parties have failed, according to a court document...Show More Summary
The Federal Communications Commission voted to repeal net neutrality on December 14. Dismantling the so-called net neutrality regulations will grant broadband providers more power than ever. Companies like AT&T, Verizon, and Comcast will now be able to charge more, block certain websites, and censor content. Show More Summary
AT&T and the Justice Department have been unable to resolve antitrust concerns over the pending Time Warner acquisition outside of court, according to a document filed today. The two sides have been engaging in settlement talks, butShow More Summary
Something I've not heard said in the #netneutrality debate. The Internet was created by the US government, the Department of Defense, and built out by universities. Taxpayers paid for it. Not Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, etc.
After regulators blocked AT&T's attempted acquisition of T-Mobile, T-Mobile found a new lease on life and began delivering some much-needed competition to the wireless sector. That added competition brought numerous benefits to consumers, from forcing AT&T and Verizon to bring back unlimited data plans, to the elimination of long-term contracts. Show More Summary
Well, this whole Internet thing was fun while it lasted! As you probably heard by now, the FCC voted to put an end to net neutrality, effectively allowing Internet Service Providers like Verizon and AT&T to slow down, block, or charge more for certain websites. Needless to say, people of the interwebs were both outraged and terrified [...]
The Donald Trump Justice Department is embroiled in a suit concerning the potential merger of AT&T and Time-Warner. Meanwhile, as this Tatooine-level legal dust-up is sending Tusken Raiders tittering in the cantinas, a Death Star-sized media conglomerate is about to overshadow it. Show More Summary
The FCC's Ajit Pait said repeal would spur internet investment
The Justice Department moved to block AT&T’s attempted acquisition of Time Warner. So why would it approve this $52.4 billion megadeal?
People have overstated the potential implications of the FCC's decision to roll back network neutrality rules. The existing net neutrality scheme dates only to 2015. If the same standard is applied to firms that have applied to AT&T,...Show More Summary
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 … Click to Continue »
The edicts, known as net neutrality rules, were designed to prevent corporations like Verizon, AT&T and Charter from favoring some sites.
"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...Show More Summary
This line inexplicably appeared in the middle of a NYT article about a contract between the Communications Workers of America and AT&T which provides job protection and pay increases for 20,000 workers. It also apparently includes aShow More Summary
If you're on AT&T, these are the hottest deals to keep an eye out for. AT&T is one of the largest and most well-known carries in the United States, and as a result of this, you can often find some pretty sweet deals being offered. Whether you're in the market for new phones or television service, AT&T has something for just about everyone. Show More Summary
AT&T Inc. reached a tentative deal with the union representing more than 21,000 of its wireless-support and retail workers, ending a 10-month standoff over pay and work conditions.
Under the deal, 20,000 wireless employees would get better pay and job protection. The union will push for the company’s acquisition of Time Warner.