Now that Netflix is paying Comcast for sped-up streaming of its service, that tiered Internet that net neutrality advocates had warned us about appears to have arrived.
The buyout might improve service for some,but it would give a larger Comcast more control over users' broadband experience.
The two biggest cable companies in the U.S. might be merging. But these companies are already Internet-access monopolies, which is the real problem. And the FCC is the only group that can solve it.
The purchase would combine the two largest cable operators in the U.S.
A federal court has struck down key sections of the FCC's Open Internet Initiative, serving net neutrality a devastating legal blow.
The move, if approved, would remove the FCC's sports blackout rules from the books, and would effectively get the agency out of the business of protecting sports franchises.
The telecom giant is reportedly close to buying Intel's nascent over-the-top video service. Could a nationwide FiOS TV initiative be its next step?
Lots of people (like me) believe they exist in large numbers, but a lot of men in blue suits deny the phenomenon and, until recently, haven't really wanted to talk about it.