John Eggerton

Rep Eshoo: FCC Broadband Deployment Committee Needs Local Input

Rep Anna Eshoo (D-CA) wants the Federal Communications Commission to tap into more state and local government input on broadband deployment, suggesting the FCC’s goal now is to serve industry and tie the hands of those local governments. That came

Net Neutrality Protestors Take to Auto-Twitter

Mozilla, BitTorrent, Reddit, Etsy and Patreon are among those driving calls to Congress as part of the Break the Internet network neutrality protest scheduled for Dec 12. That is according to Fight for the Future, which says it has created a tool

Public Knowledge Sues FCC Over IP Transition Item

Various groups have taken the Federal Communications Commission to court, appealing its decision on speeding the transition to fiber and the retirement of legacy network to the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, generally thought to be a m

FCC Commissioner Clyburn Speaks Out on Net Neutrality Rollback

Federal Communications Commission member Mignon Clyburn took to the streets, literally, speaking to protestors outside the Federal Communications Bar Association's chairman's dinner, where FCC Chairman Ajit Pai was the featured jokester.

FCC Chairman Pai Serves Up Zingers at DC Dinner

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai took aim at Sinclair and Verizon, but mostly at himself, at the Federal Communications Bar Association Dinner in Washington, an annual self-roast of sorts in front of a crowd of lawyers, lobbyist

UHF Discount Foes Tell Court Their Arguments Stand

Free Press, United Church of Christ, and the almost half dozen others who are challenging the Federal Communications Commission's decision to reinstate the UHF discount, have told a federal court that nothing in the arguments from the government a

AT&T Sued Over Regional Sports Network Pricing

A tiny cable operator is taking on AT&T over the price of regional sports, raising issues of access to programming and anticompetitive conduct.

Diversity Groups Ask FCC to Preserve Sec. 706 Internet Backstop

Diversity groups supporting Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai's network neutrality rule rollback have been meeting with FCC officials to make sure that those diverse interests continue to be protected and advanced in a new net-ne

Net Neutrality Rollback Riles Religious Groups

Religious groups are calling on Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai not to eliminate the bright-line network neutrality rules, which he has proposed doing at the FCC's Dec. 14 public meeting.

Sen McCaskill Presses FCC Chairman Pai On Missing Lifeline Fines

Sen Claire McCaskill (D-MO), ranking mbmer of the Homeland and Government Affairs Committee, is one of the biggest critics of the Federal Communications Commission's Lifeline program. In a letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai -- who shares her concerns