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FCC signs off on Charter purchase of Time Warner

Charter's $78 billion acquisition gets the OK from FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler. The Justice Department also says it will let the deal go through.

By April 25, 2016


Comcast unveils plan to ditch the cable box; FCC hints it's not good enough

The cable service is trying to get ahead of the FCC's proposed tougher set-top box rules with a plan to get its Xfinity TV services on Samsung smart TVs and Roku boxes.

By April 21, 2016


FCC proposes stricter privacy rules for Internet service providers

The new rules would ensure your broadband or wireless service provider couldn't share your personal data with marketers without permission.

By March 10, 2016


The FCC wants to help everyone afford high-speed Internet

The agency aims to subsidize the costs of broadband access so that low-income households pay a minimal monthly cost. Not everyone is in favor of the plan.

By March 8, 2016


Feds say wireless auction off to a good start

TV broadcasters are willing to play ball in the government's auction of valuable airwaves to mobile operators, the FCC says Friday.

By April 29, 2016


The FCC's vocal minority speaks out

In an interview, Michael O'Rielly, one of the two Republicans on the Federal Communications Commission, weighs in on the politically divisive nature of the agency.

By July 16, 2015


I've been paying for my set-top box for Xfinity months (The 3:59, Ep. 32)

We chat about Comcast's set-top box changes, the EU against Google and new words.

By April 21, 2016


18.4-inch Samsung Galaxy View headed to AT&T, FCC docs indicate

Documents on the FCC's website signal that Samsung's gargantuan tablet is one step closer to its official debut.

By October 8, 2015


How the government plans to protect your privacy from ISPs (FAQ)

The FCC has taken the first step in a long process toward crafting new privacy protections for broadband customers. But what will the new rules mean for you?

By April 2, 2016


Regulators expand subsidy program to bring broadband to the poor

The FCC votes in a contentious split decision Thursday to expand its Lifeline program to help low-income Americans get access to affordable broadband.

By March 31, 2016