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Update: FCC, Justice approve Comcast and NBC joint venture

Federal regulators on Tuesday approved Comcast's acquisition of NBC Universal, allowing for a joint venture that puts a vast library of television shows and movies under the control of the nation's biggest cable and broadband Internet service provider. The Justice...

By Cecilia Kang  | January 18, 2011; 3:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (64)
Categories:  Antitrust, Broadband, Comcast, DOJ, FCC, Media, Net Neutrality, comcast  
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Comcast-NBC joint venture approval expected Tuesday

Federal regulators are expected to vote Tuesday to approve Comcast and NBC Universal's joint venture, putting an end to a more than year-long review of a controversial union that will combine the nation's biggest broadband Internet and cable service operator...

By Cecilia Kang  | January 17, 2011; 6:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  Antitrust, Comcast, DOJ, FCC, Internet TV, Media, Net Neutrality, Online Video  
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The Circuit: net neutrality -- the morning after; Verizon and Motorola go 4G; women in tech

LEADING THE DAY: Everyone's weighing in on the Federal Communications Commission's vote to approve net neutrality rules on Tuesday. While President Obama and others hailed the move as an important step in preserving open access, the criticism started flowing almost...

By Hayley Tsukayama  | December 22, 2010; 9:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AT&T, FCC, Facebook, Media, Net Neutrality, Online Video, Social media, Tech for Development  
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FCC's net neutrality, merger decisions could set the dial on future of TV

America's beloved television is getting an extreme Internet makeover, and questions over what shows viewers will get online and how much they pay for them could soon be resolved by the Federal Communications Commission. Over the next few weeks, the...

By Cecilia Kang  | December 17, 2010; 2:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  AT&T, Broadband, Comcast, Consumers, DOJ, FCC, Google, Media, Mobile, Net Neutrality, Online Video  
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The Circuit: NTIA privacy report, Comcast stock, Facebook sales

News on the NTIA privacy report, Comcast stock, Facebook sale, Google Fiber and studies on internet usage and cell phone purchases.

By Hayley Tsukayama  | December 16, 2010; 8:13 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Broadband, Comcast, FCC, FTC, Facebook, Google, Media, Social media, Twitter  
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Netflix joins the S&P 500

Bad news for traditional media today as Netflix knocked out the New York Times Company in a Standard and Poor's index shakeup Friday morning. That's great news for Netflix, which seems to be having a banner week despite a CFO...

By The Washington Post editors  | December 10, 2010; 11:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  FCC, Media, Net Neutrality, Online Video  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Web TV: Have you made the switch?, Cecilia Kang , November 10, 2010
Networks block Web shows from Google TV, Cecilia Kang , October 22, 2010
Video calls gaining traction, Pew survey shows, Cecilia Kang , October 13, 2010
Comcast-NBCU merger in Chicago for hearings, Cecilia Kang , July 7, 2010
Your morning links, Jia Lynn Yang , June 18, 2010
 
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