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AT&T, T-Mobile withdraw from merger under FCC scrutiny

After lots of scrutiny over the proposed merger of AT&T and T-Mobile, Ma Bell has withdrawn its bid to merge with Deutsche Telekom’s U.S. carrier to the tune of $39 billion. The removal of the bid comes after the U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit to block the merger, which AT&T s ... Full Article »

November 28, 2011 7:44am

Accidentally posted FCC filing shows AT&T’s T-Mobile plans

The Federal Communication Commission’s website played host to a partially redacted letter detailing AT&T’s filing for its plans for acquiring T-Mobile. The filing was posted accidentally and has since been removed but before that happened, TechCrunch was able to put a story together analyzi ... Full Article »

August 15, 2011 7:46am

Survey: only 1 in 5 Americans want government to regulate Internet

A new Rasmussen Poll says that most Americans are either indifferent to, or against, the Federal Communications Commission regulating the Internet, according to a new story from The research company interviewed 1,000 people , asking them, “Should the FCC regulate the Internet like i ... Full Article »

December 29, 2010 11:46am

FCC passes new net neutrality rules; mobile Internet receives less regulation

The Federal Communications Commission was kicking around new rules for Internet service providers earlier this month, and Tuesday passed those new rules that are basically in line with what we heard then: more restrictions for what ISPs can do with computer-based high speed Internet, but the mobile ... Full Article »

December 22, 2010 1:30pm

AT&T could spend almost $2 billion on network upgrade

It’ll be a while before the effects might be felt, but AT&T (T) is working to close a deal that could drastically improve its cellular phone service in the future. According to Ars Technica, today the company announced a deal with Qualcomm, in which AT&T would pay $1.925 billion for a chu ... Full Article »

December 21, 2010 10:52am

FCC: Wireless providers can throttle Internet speeds, content delivery

When it comes to net neutrality, there are already two kinds of Internet: wired and wireless. The wired Internet is the kind that runs through cables and into computers, and is generally seen by the Federal Communications Commission as something that needs protection from Internet service providers. ... Full Article »

December 1, 2010 12:55pm

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