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  • No: Regulating cyberspace is rotten deal

    Good news for Floridians who love Netflix — the online streaming service that brought us "House of Cards" and "Orange Is the New Black" is taking its talents to the Sunshine State and shooting its next original series in the Keys. Unfortunately,...
  • Is Net Neutrality good for Florida?

    Net neutrality is a simple idea: It ensures that we can read, watch or download whatever we want online without our phone or cable companies slowing down or blocking our connections. So it's hard to understand why something so basic — and so...
  • Gordon Smith Extends Contract with NAB Through 2018

    Gordon Smith will remain the broadcasting biz's top lobbyist through 2018. The National Association of Broadcasters has extended Smith's contract as prexy-CEO through the end of 2018. The former two-term Republican senator from Oregon has been at the...
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  • FCC looking into disputes between Netflix and Internet providers

    FCC looking into disputes between Netflix and Internet providers
    Federal regulators are looking into disputes between Netflix Inc. and broadband service providers such as Comcast Corp. and Verizon Communications Inc. to determine if consumers are being harmed by complex, behind-the-scenes deals that govern Internet...
  • FCC Looks at Why Netflix Subscribers Are Getting Poor Signals From ISPs

    The FCC has begun looking into Comcast and Verizon's deals with Netflix as part of an overall inquiry into so-called "interconnection agreements" -- pacts that content companies make to connect their traffic with Internet providers and deliver it the last...
  • Univision owners preparing exit plan

    Univision Communications' owners are looking for an exit. Seven years ago, Los Angeles billionaire Haim Saban and four private equity firms spent $13.7 billion to acquire Univision, the nation's dominant Spanish-language media company. They figured they...
  • Netflix complaints about ISPs get FCC's attention, but how much else?

    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler has been saying for months that he's concerned about the amount of power that last-mile Internet service providers such as Comcast and AT&T have in negotiations with other ISPs. On Friday, Wheeler...
  • AT&T and DirecTV argue merger will benefit customers in FCC filing

    AT&T and DirecTV argue merger will benefit customers in FCC filing
    By teaming up, AT&T and DirecTV will be a strong competitor to cable giant Comcast Corp. and other pay-TV providers, which will benefit consumers, the two companies told the Federal Communications Commission Wednesday. "The combination of AT&T and...
  • DirecTV and AT&T make case for deal. Kristen Wiig to try directing.

    DirecTV and AT&T make case for deal. Kristen Wiig to try directing.
    After the coffee. Before wondering where the last 20 years went. The Skinny: Hard to believe it's been 20 years since the Nicole Simpson-Ron Goldman murders. I was living here then and once a friend and I played detective and timed the drive from O.J....
  • DirecTV, AT&T Make Case for Merger with FCC

    It's all about the bundle. That's what AT&T and DirecTV told the FCC in a filing Wednesday that makes the case for why the union of the telco giant and satcaster would be in the public interest. As both sides have repeatedly stated, the combo will make...