Telecommunications

FCC to Consider Unlocking the Cable Box

FCC to Consider Unlocking the Cable Box

Chairman Wheeler seeks to promote competition in the video services market by unlocking the set-top box.

How Cooperation Between Telecom Firms Can Improve Efficiency

How Cooperation Between Telecom Firms Can Improve Efficiency

Scholar argues that cooperation and competition can co-exist in the European telecom industry.

Open Internet Regulation Faces Challenges

Open Internet Regulation Faces Challenges

Legislative and judicial challenges seek to block the FCC’s new rules on net neutrality.

Broadband Competition is the Internet’s “North Star”

Broadband Competition is the Internet’s “North Star”

FCC Chair emphasizes need for increased consumer choice in the years to come.

Should the FCC Regulate Internet Interconnection?

Should the FCC Regulate Internet Interconnection?

Regulation is not the answer to interconnection concerns.

Agency Seeks to Enhance Reliability of Emergency Phone Calls

Agency Seeks to Enhance Reliability of Emergency Phone Calls

FCC proposal aims to enhance cellular communication during emergencies.

FCC Loosens Restrictions on Foreign Investments in Broadcast Media

FCC Loosens Restrictions on Foreign Investments in Broadcast Media

A larger pool of investors may boost diversity in television and radio station ownership.

House Bill Would Limit FDA Oversight of Health Apps

House Bill Would Limit FDA Oversight of Health Apps

Supporters of legislation argue FDA will not cabin its regulatory power on its own.

FCC Rules on Robocalls Go Into Effect

FCC Rules on Robocalls Go Into Effect

New regulations to protect consumers from telemarketers’ automatic calls.

Check Your Phone Bill: Are you Being “Crammed”?

Check Your Phone Bill: Are you Being “Crammed”?

FCC proposes rule designed to identify and prevent unauthorized phone charges.

Does Mobile Roaming Regulation Violate the GATS?

Does Mobile Roaming Regulation Violate the GATS?

Potential WTO violations from international mobile roaming regulation, says recent article.

A Flexible Approach to Cybersecurity Regulation

A Flexible Approach to Cybersecurity Regulation

Management-based regulatory delegation may create a more effective framework.