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    1. April 23, 2015

      Comcast walks away from $45bn TWC deal

      Comcast officially dropped its $45bn bid for Time Warner Cable on Friday after failing to convince regulators that a deal...

    2. April 23, 2015

      Proposed $45bn Comcast-TWC deal hits regulatory turbulence

      Comcast’s hopes of completing its $45bn purchase of Time Warner Cable have been dealt a blow after the US communications...

    1. April 19, 2015

      Comcast and TWC to address antitrust concerns over $45bn merger

      Comcast and Time Warner Cable will hold a vital meeting with the US Justice Department this week in an attempt to allay the...

    2. April 8, 2015

      AT&T fined $25m over string of data breaches

      The US telecoms watchdog has fined AT&T $25m for failing to prevent a string of data breaches affecting 280,000 of its...

    3. February 27, 2015

      Free Lunch: The internet stays open

      No enclosure of the internet Victory for a democratic internet say the proponents; "Obamacare for the internet" says the...

    4. February 26, 2015

      Watchdog heeds Obama on net neutrality

      The US has entered a new era of online regulation after rulemakers approved the biggest government intervention in the way...

    5. February 25, 2015

      Google makes late pitch to modify internet rules

      Google will learn on Thursday whether its last-ditch lobbying has persuaded US regulators to modify plans to ensure all...

    6. February 24, 2015

      Comcast chief warns on new internet rules

      The US communication watchdog’s proposed new regulatory regime for the internet has “unnecessary risks” for internet...

    7. February 22, 2015

      US telecoms executives turn on Dish’s Charlie Ergen

      The US telecoms industry has rounded on Charlie Ergen after he emerged as one of the biggest bidders in a record-breaking...

    8. February 18, 2015

      US broadband: slow-speed internet

      Judging by the scorn heaped on US companies that deliver high-speed internet and cable television, it must be a wonderful...

    9. February 17, 2015

      US wireless: After the spectrum rush

      The first thing people tell you about Charlie Ergen, the American satellite TV billionaire, is that he used to be a...

    10. February 12, 2015

      Internet groups in tricky position over US net neutrality

      Be careful what you wish for. That is the message for companies such as Google and Facebook as US regulators move ahead with...

    11. February 5, 2015

      US internet providers fear EU-style rules

      US internet providers fear plans to regulate broadband as a public utility will give the government the power to mimic...

    12. February 4, 2015

      US regulator’s plan to treat internet traffic as utility upsets providers

      The US is planning sweeping changes to the regulation of broadband by reclassifying it as a public utility and using new...

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      February 3, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. Greece’s new government outlined its plans to win over its creditors by swapping...

    14. January 30, 2015

      Dish spends $13.3bn in spectrum auction

      Charlie Ergen, the satellite TV billionaire, has bought $13.3bn of airwaves in a record-breaking auction of government-owned...

    15. January 29, 2015

      US spectrum auction raises record $44.9bn

      US wireless groups have snapped up $44.9bn of airwaves following a record-breaking auction of government-owned spectrum that...

    16. January 29, 2015

      Comcast-TWC $45bn deal faces new hurdle

      US regulators have thrown a new roadblock in the path of Comcast’s $45bn takeover of Time Warner Cable, rewriting their...

    17. January 21, 2015

      Amazon backs White House on net neutrality

      Republicans are stepping up their opposition to President Barack Obama’s plans to stop broadband companies from...

    18. January 14, 2015

      Marriott saga shows hotels must stop the WiFi racket

      In October, Marriott International paid a $600,000 civil penalty for jamming its US customers’ WiFi services. Just before...

    19. January 14, 2015

      Obama calls for broadband competition

      President Barack Obama will on Wednesday launch a drive to break the stranglehold of a few companies on internet access in...

    20. January 8, 2015

      FCC chair seems to be siding with the president on net neutrality

      Is he thinking what Barack Obama is thinking? That was the question on everyone’s lips when Tom Wheeler, chairman of the US...

    21. November 24, 2014

      Wireless spectrum auction: carrier on

      T-Mobile and its boss John Legere have the snappy lines and pink T-shirts. AT&T and Verizon have the cash. The importance of...

    22. November 16, 2014

      Net neutrality: Strife in the fast lane

      The Bradley family’s beaten-up green minivan was a common sight in the parking lot of their local McDonald’s. But they were...

    23. November 13, 2014

      Net neutrality debate raises big questions for Comcast’s big deal

      David Cohen, architect of Comcast’s political and regulatory strategy, has been a big supporter of Barack Obama over the...

    24. November 12, 2014

      AT&T suspends superfast broadband plans

      The biggest fixed-line telecoms group in the US on Wednesday said it would suspend plans to roll out superfast fibre...

    25. November 11, 2014

      Fears raised over Comcast’s TWC bid

      Barack Obama’s push for tough new broadband regulations risks jeopardising Comcast’s $45bn takeover of Time Warner Cable, a...

    26. November 11, 2014

      Obama is only half right about net neutrality

      President Barack Obama suffered a big political setback in last week’s midterm elections. But that has not stopped him...

    27. November 11, 2014

      The debate over equal net access

      US President Barack Obama has urged the communications regulator to support net neutrality, saying that equal internet...

    28. November 10, 2014

      Net Neutrality: Taking sides

      One of the big mysteries in corporate America is whether telecom regulators will allow the Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger,...

    29. November 10, 2014

      Washington urges ban on internet ‘fast lanes’

      President Barack Obama has urged the US communications regulator to ban so-called internet “fast lanes” and reclassify...

    30. November 9, 2014

      Netflix wants to put Comcast genie back in ‘fast lane’ bottle

      In the second season of House of Cards, Netflix’s blockbuster political drama, viewers became acquainted with Raymond Tusk,...

    31. October 28, 2014

      US regulator plan could unlock internet TV

      Online video services would be guaranteed access to the most popular television shows under new rules proposed by the head...

    32. October 28, 2014

      FTC sues AT&T over ‘unlimited’ data plans

      The US Federal Trade Commission is suing AT&T for charging millions of mobile customers for unlimited data plans when it was...

    33. October 26, 2014

      Comcast: Broadband battleground

      Ralph Roberts, the 94-year-old co-founder of Comcast, was seriously ill last year, spending 85 days in bed after being...

    34. October 23, 2014

      Comcast profits rise as broadband subscribers surge

      Comcast added 315,000 subscribers to its high-speed internet service, its best third-quarter performance for five years, as...

    35. October 22, 2014

      Gearing up to go reverse and forward

      Lex discussed on Wednesday the upcoming 600Mhz spectrum auction the FCC will launch in 2015. Not only is the estimated...

    36. October 21, 2014

      US spectrum auction: cash, or carry on

      When it has something very pricey to sell, even the government hires a banker. The Federal Communication Commission, the US...

    37. October 8, 2014

      AT&T pays $105m to settle bogus charges case

      AT&T, the second-largest US mobile carrier, has agreed to pay a record $105m to settle allegations it allowed its customers...

    38. September 25, 2014

      Comcast: Wedding trashers

      Forever hold your peace? Not a chance when it comes to marriages in media. US cable companies Comcast and Time Warner Cable...

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