from The Great Debate:

Congressional proposal offers Internet rules of the road

By John Thune and Fred Upton
January 14, 2015

A photo-illustration shows an iPhone 5 next to a vintage mobile phone in Vodafone's Oxford Street store during an event to mark the 30th anniversary of the first mobile phone call in the UK, in central London

For the past decade, a debate has raged in Washington and across the country about the best way to protect an open, unfettered Internet. The increasing use of smartphones and web-connected products and services make finding the right answer more important than ever.

from The Great Debate:

If the Internet becomes a public utility, you’ll pay more. Here’s why.

By Grover G. Norquist and Patrick Gleason
January 6, 2015

An illustration picture shows logos of Google and Yahoo connected with LAN cables in Berlin

The Federal Communications Commission is in the middle of a high-stakes decision that could raise taxes for close to 90 percent of Americans. The commission is considering whether to reclassify broadband as a telecommunications service and, in doing so, Washington would trigger new taxes and fees at the state and local level.

from Breakingviews:

More than Slim odds America Movil buys T-Mobile

December 22, 2014

By Robert Cyran

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

European telecoms will dial up more deals

December 16, 2014

By Quentin Webb

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Xiaomi founder weaves a tangled web of investments

December 16, 2014

By Robyn Mak

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from Breakingviews:

If Vodafone wants Liberty it has to get creative

December 1, 2014

By Quentin Webb

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. 

from Breakingviews:

BT is in strong position for mobile M&A

November 24, 2014

By Quentin Webb

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Cable M&A wave washes over the Caribbean

November 6, 2014

By Quentin Webb

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. 

from Breakingviews:

Vivendi boosts shareholder credentials in GVT sale

August 28, 2014

By Fiona Maharg-Bravo and Neil Unmack

The authors are Reuters Breakingviews columnists. The opinions expressed are their own. 

from Breakingviews:

Telefonica may have to inch higher for GVT

August 28, 2014

By Fiona Maharg-Bravo

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.