As cable giant Comcast agrees to settle charges with the FCC for violating the terms of its merger with NBC-Universal, Verizon Wireless gets a tip of the hat from the commission for agreeing to sell portions of spectrum licenses to the spectrum-desperate T-Mobile in exchange for an estimated $260 million in cash.
Comcast settled with the commission for a mere $800,000 after it was found guilty of infringing upon antitrust provisions by not sufficiently marketing its standalone internet service, as was required by the agreement. And now, Verizon Wireless is swapping …
A principle proposed for user access networks participating in the Internet that advocates no restrictions by Internet service providers and governments on content, sites, platforms, the kinds of equipment that may be attached, and the modes of communication.
Satellite earth and space station regulations. Rules for use of satellite technology for direct to home purposes.
Services delivered using the architecture and networking methods of the Internet Protocol Suite over a packet-switched network infrastructure. Internet Television.
According to the FCC, individual tv and radio station license holders are responsible for the selections of what they broadcast and in the determination of how their stations are able to best serve the communities they provide services to.
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