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The FCC Takes Steps Toward Unlocking the Set-Top Box

Jul 21, 2016 News

Policy researcher argues that the FCC’s newest proposal for set-top boxes is set up to fail.

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First-ever Incentive Auction Finally Begins

May 30, 2016 News

FCC launches complex process to reallocate airwaves for broadcasters and wireless companies.

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Move Over 4G LTE, Get Ready for 5G

May 23, 2016 News

Industry and regulators move forward on next generation wireless broadband.

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Fate of Municipal Broadband in Court

Apr 13, 2016 News

Sixth Circuit holds hearing on FCC’s municipal broadband order.

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FCC to Consider Unlocking the Cable Box

Feb 11, 2016 News

Chairman Wheeler seeks to promote competition in the video services market by unlocking the set-top box.

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How Cooperation Between Telecom Firms Can Improve Efficiency

Jun 25, 2015 Opinion

Scholar argues that cooperation and competition can co-exist in the European telecom industry.

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Open Internet Regulation Faces Challenges

Apr 14, 2015 News

Legislative and judicial challenges seek to block the FCC’s new rules on net neutrality.

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Broadband Competition is the Internet’s “North Star”

Sep 23, 2014 Analysis

FCC Chair emphasizes need for increased consumer choice in the years to come.

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Should the FCC Regulate Internet Interconnection?

Jun 9, 2014 Opinion

Regulation is not the answer to interconnection concerns.

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Agency Seeks to Enhance Reliability of Emergency Phone Calls

Jan 22, 2014 Analysis

FCC proposal aims to enhance cellular communication during emergencies.

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