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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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....

    22. 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,...

    23. March 21, 2014

      AT&T hits back at Netflix over ISP fees

      AT&T has hit back at Netflix, calling the chief executive of the film and TV streaming service “arrogant” for arguing it...

    24. March 4, 2014

      Comcast points to NBCU deal to convince regulators

      Comcast, the US media group, is trumpeting its compliance with conditions attached to its 2009 acquisition of NBCUniversal...

    25. February 23, 2014

      Netflix to pay Comcast for better speeds

      Netflix and Comcast have struck a landmark agreement for internet providers and content distribution companies, with Netflix...

    26. February 19, 2014

      How to tackle the great American cable monopoly

      What harm is there in merging Comcast, America’s biggest cable company, with Time Warner Cable, the second biggest? The...

    27. February 19, 2014

      FCC plans new rules to free web traffic

      The US Federal Communications Commission will propose new “net neutrality” rules, prohibiting internet service providers...

    28. February 13, 2014

      TWC battle will test Comcast’s regulatory skills

      Comcast and Time Warner Cable are already the two most powerful companies in an industry that is unpopular with consumers...

    29. February 13, 2014

      Ma Bell should toll for Comcast’s deal

      America may be the birthplace of the internet. But when it comes to web access, US consumers get a startlingly poorer deal...

    30. January 30, 2014

      US telecoms groups to conduct digital voice trials

      US regulators agreed to allow telecom companies to conduct trials of digital voice services delivered over fibre-optic and...

    31. January 16, 2014

      Internet ruling threatens extra costs for Netflix and YouTube

      Online video viewing has become so pervasive that two companies – Netflix and YouTube – are now responsible for more than...

    32. January 15, 2014

      Q&A: What the US court ruling on net neutrality means

      A US court ruled on Tuesday that the Federal Communications Commission had over-reached its powers in imposing “net...

    33. January 14, 2014

      FCC loses ‘net neutrality’ court ruling to Verizon

      A US court ruled on Tuesday that the Federal Communications Commission had over-reached its powers in imposing “net...

    34. FT Alphaville

      January 3, 2014

      The 6am London Cut

      Markets: The global retreat in equity markets continued on Friday, with bourses weakening across Asia-Pacific. Hong Kong’s...

    35. December 12, 2013

      US agencies debate use of mobile phone calls during flights

      The US Transportation Department joined in the high-pitched debate over the use of mobile phones during flights just after...

    36. December 12, 2013

      Centerbridge in $3.3bn LightSquared bid

      Private equity firm Centerbridge Partners has bid $3.3bn for LightSquared, the wireless telecoms group which was backed by...

    37. November 22, 2013

      Cable operators push S&P to record high

      Reports that US communications stalwart Comcast was considering a bid for Time Warner Cable sent shares in both companies...

    38. November 22, 2013

      Phone chatter likely to hit new heights

      One of the last bastions of peace from mobile telephone chatter could soon tumble after the US Federal Communications...

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