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Court dismisses challenges to FCC Internet rules

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court has dismissed two legal challenges to new Federal Communications Commission regulations that prohibit phone and cable companies from interfering with Internet traffic on their broadband networks. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District ...

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House panel votes to repeal new FCC Internet rules

WASHINGTON — A Republican-controlled Congressional panel has voted to repeal new Federal Communications Commission rules that prohibit phone and cable companies from interfering with Internet traffic on their broadband networks. The House Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology voted 15-to-8 ...

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Comcast wins FCC approval to take over NBC

WASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission is giving Comcast, the largest U.S. cable company, the green light to take over NBC Universal, home of the NBC television network. The deal is still awaiting Justice Department approval, which is expected later ...

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Divided FCC adopts rules to protect Web traffic

WASHINGTON — A divided Federal Communications Commission has approved new rules meant to prohibit broadband companies from interfering with Internet traffic flowing to their customers. The 3-2 vote Tuesday marks a major victory for FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, who has ...

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FCC demands information from Cablevision, Fox

WASHINGTON — As a fee dispute continues to keep Fox programming off Cablevision systems, federal regulators are demanding information from both companies. The blackout enters its second week Saturday if a deal isn’t reached. Roughly 3 million Cablevision subscribers in ...

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Too late to go back on digital switch

We’re a little more than a month away from the country’s television broadcasters switching from analog to digital signals. With each passing day it seems there’s another story about a bump in the road, or about an official or trade ...

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