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Face off: Wheeler to run the gauntlet at House, Senate hearings this week

March 15, 2015 7:59 pm

At last week’s annual Tech Prom, FCC chairman Tom Wheeler was celebrating the “proudest day of my public policy life,” the day the commission adopted open Internet rules on a party-line vote. This week, the GOP-led Congress will try to take him down a peg. Wheeler is scheduled to testify [...]

FCC to big media mergers: Not so fast

March 15, 2015 10:30 am

Comcast, Time Warner Cable, AT&T, and DirecTV, all in the final days of merger review, will have to wait a little longer to find out if they can hook up. The FCC paused its 180-day informal review “shot clock” for both mergers on Friday because of a pending court case that could give the [...]
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