As former head of the FCC, Michael Powell has a message for today's commissioners: "Beware of overregulation. There are always unintended consequences to your actions."
Speaking at the cable industry's annual convention, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler tells cable operators to expect policies that promote broadband competition.
Internet providers are taking to the courts to throw out new regulations governing how they treat data on the Internet.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is at the center of a historic debate over how we'll all use the Internet. Fans applaud a consumer-friendly approach. Critics say he'll strangle innovation. Both sides agree he's not afraid to do what he thinks is right.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler believes online video services should have the same access to content as cable companies, and he has proposed tweaking regulation to ensure that happens.
FCC chairman Tom Wheeler tells industry not to expect a free ride on any of the major issues his agency is now considering, including megamergers, Net neutrality, and the upcoming incentive wireless auction.
In attempt to keep Net open to all, bill would require FCC to adopt rule that prevents formation of so-called "Internet fast lane."
NCTA head and former FCC Chairman Michael Powell says regulating the Internet like a public utility, as Net neutrality supporters wish, would be a disaster.
The question is, even at this price, should you invest in a new TV technology with little available content?
The cable industry says it is more than ready to compete with Google Fiber, but adds that consumers are nowhere near ready for gigabit speeds. Is it cable's pricing schemes that are holding back adoption?