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Station Stocks Slide As FCC Moves Shake Up Retrans

Stocks at some of the top station groups were clobbered after Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler proposed eliminating coordinated retransmission consent negotiations, a move that could lessen the grip some station groups have o

H Block Nears $1.5 Billion

With 96 rounds completed, the Federal Communications Commission's H block auction is just under the $1.5 billion mark. As of Feb 19, the auction has reached $1,499,978,000 in bids for 176 spectrum licenses.

NBA, MLB, Others Partner with Time on Digital Sports Network

Time is launching a new digital sports network with help from three of the "big four" professional sports leagues.

Arris: ‘Holding Our Breath’ On Comcast/TWC Deal

Based on analyst predictions that telecommunications equipment manufacturing company Arris is the supplier with the most to gain in the wake of the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger, one might think that the vendor is jumping for joy.

Cable’s Community Wi-Fi Challenge

[Commentary] As cable operators such as Comcast push ahead with policies that turn home gateways into quasi-public hotspots, it’s becoming clear that a big challenge ahead will be centered on educating consumers and allaying their fears, and less