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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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,...

    7. 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...

    8. 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,...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. September 24, 2014

      Comcast accuses Discovery of ‘extortionate demands’

      Comcast has launched a broadside against critics of its proposed $45bn takeover of Time Warner Cable, accusing Discovery...

    18. September 11, 2014

      Online companies join battle over ‘internet slow lanes’

      A fierce battle is raging for the hearts and minds of web users – a battle that, if the heated rhetoric from each side is a...

    19. September 9, 2014

      Netflix joins net neutrality protests

      A coalition of some of the web’s most popular sites – including Netflix, Kickstarter and Reddit – will on Wednesday stage an...

    20. August 7, 2014

      FCC’s Tom Wheeler applauds collapse of T-Mobile-Sprint deal

      Tom Wheeler, US Federal Communications Commission chairman, wasted no time in welcoming the news of Sprint’s abandonment of...

    21. August 6, 2014

      Sprint abandons pursuit of rival carrier T-Mobile US

      Sprint, the US mobile phone operator, has abandoned its takeover pursuit of rival carrier T-Mobile US, bringing to an end a...

    22. FT Alphaville

      July 2, 2014

      The 6am London Cut

      The Last Camp Alphaville Promo of 2014. The fun starts at 11am today. Pack cash. The Cut is taking a short break for the...

    23. July 1, 2014

      FTC claims T-Mobile USA made millions from bogus charges

      T-Mobile USA made hundreds of millions of dollars from “bogus charges” that customers never authorised, the US Federal Trade...

    24. June 30, 2014

      Aereo: think local

      Forget CBS, Disney and Fox. The parties most desperate for a victory in last week’s Supreme Court decision about television...

    25. June 18, 2014

      Most ISPs improving performance, says FCC

      Most broadband internet service providers in the US are improving their performance, but those using local telephone...

    26. June 5, 2014

      Master dealmaker tests US regulators with move for T-Mobile

      By his past rhetorical standards, Masayoshi Son’s lobbying of regulators to allow his US mobile group Sprint to acquire...

    27. June 5, 2014

      Sprint / T-Mobile: extreme makeover

      A Sprint/T-Mobile merger would be an expensive, risky way to fix an identity crisis. In the US mobile phone market, top dogs...

    28. June 4, 2014

      Study shows US beats Europe on broadband speed and access

      The light touch of US regulators has helped increase investment in broadband and expanded access to high-speed internet in...

    29. May 15, 2014

      US rules on internet fast lane move ahead

      The US Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved a contentious proposal on net neutrality rules that could...

    30. FT Tech Hub

      May 14, 2014

      Reddit founder plasters DC over net neutrality

      As the fight around net neutrality heats up in Washington DC this week, a well-known internet entrepreneur and activist is...

    31. May 13, 2014

      AT&T and Sprint bet on regulatory change

      AT&T’s negotiations on a near-$50bn bid for DirecTV, like Sprint’s desire to buy T-Mobile US, look likely to test US...

    32. May 8, 2014

      Comcast abuses market power, hearing told

      Comcast, the US’s largest cable and broadband provider by revenues, abuses its market power and its behaviour will only...

    33. April 28, 2014

      $20bn Comcast deal may not sway regulators

      Comcast’s $20bn deal with Charter Communications to divest 3.9m subscribers is not likely to change the odds that regulators...

    34. April 24, 2014

      Why net neutrality no longer works

      When the internet was invented 25 years ago, one of the core principles set by its founders was a level playing field for...

    35. April 24, 2014

      FCC accused of violating net neutrality

      A US government agency staunchly defended new “net neutrality” rules to be proposed on Thursday, after critics blasted the...

    36. April 23, 2014

      FCC shifts stance on net neutrality rules

      New US “net neutrality” rules will be proposed on Thursday that would allow internet service providers to charge companies...

    37. April 9, 2014

      Debt worries weigh on European groups

      Passengers arriving at Jorge Chávez airport in Lima will soon be able to travel into Peru’s capital on a new metro line....

    38. April 8, 2014

      Comcast FCC filing puts case for TWC deal

      Comcast is positioning itself as a limited player in a dynamic media and technology industry dominated by Apple, Google,...

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