AT&T General Counsel Wayne Watts told reporters on Tuesday that the regulators’ review of the deal thus far had been thorough, fact-based and “exactly as we expected.”
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – AT&T Inc (T.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) could greatly expand its network capacity for a fraction of the cost it plans to shell out to buy T-Mobile USA, Sprint Nextel (S.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) said on Monday.
Sprint, a vocal opponent of the deal, said it would present the Federal Communications Commission later on Monday with a technical analysis detailing the actions AT&T could take to improve its network without acquiring T-Mobile USA.
WASHINGTON, June 20 (Reuters) – The top U.S. communications
regulator said on Monday that he will propose rules to combat
unauthorized fees on consumers’ monthly phone bills.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius
Genachowski said he will circulate a proposal to his fellow
commissioners on Tuesday to protect consumers from “cramming,”
the illegal placement of extra charges on phone bills.
#FCC Chairman Genachowski to talk about agency’s efforts to fight “cramming” and other mystery fees on phone bills this morning
VP Biden to tout need for public safety broadband network at White House and detail admin’s progress so far
WASHINGTON, June 13 (Reuters) – Bloomberg LP, unhappy with
the placement of its financial news channel in Comcast Corp’s
(CMCSA.O: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) cable television lineup, filed a complaint with the
U.S. communications regulator on Monday, accusing the cable
operator of violating a condition of its merger with NBC
Comcast, the No. 1 provider of video and residential
Internet service in the United States, acquired a 51 percent
stake in NBC Universal from General Electric Co (GE.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) in
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. federal appeals court on Friday upheld communications regulators’ decision to bar cable operators from blocking access to some sports programing.
The Federal Communications Commission closed a loophole last year that allowed cable companies to deny access to channels delivered via terrestrial ground lines and not satellite feeds.