Emerging Broadband-Related Issues
Sprint settles US class-action lawsuit for $131 million
Sprint has agreed to a $131 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit accusing the third-largest US wireless carrier of defrauding investors about problems dating back to its $36 billion merger with Nextel Communications in 2005.
Verizon's 'managed services' plan for video streaming could violate net neutrality rules
Verizon is aggressively moving forward with a streaming pay-TV service targeted to younger mobile video enthusiasts. This service will leverage the wireless giant's 4G cellular network, and Verizon will have to remove data caps from what it classifies as a "managed service" in order for its customers to use the offering.
FCC Commissioner O'Rielly at the Association of National Advertisers
As I review the policy issues that [the Association of National Advertisers] and [its] members care most about, it is evident that a number of them closely intersect with activities at the Federal Communications Commission.