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Democratic Senators Raise Concerns about Charter-Time Warner Merger

Legislative Activity Democratic Senators Express Concern over Charter-Time Warner Merger On February 25, five senators, including Sens. Edward Markey (D-MA), Al Franken (D-MN), Bernie Sanders (D-VT), Ron Wyden (D-OR), and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), wrote a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler expressing “significant concern” regarding the high-profile … Continue Reading

Democratic Senators Concerned About Lack of Competition in Cable and Broadband Markets

Legislative Activity Democratic Senators Voice Concerns Over Cable and Broadband Competition and Fees On February 3, a group of six Democratic Senators, including Ron Wyden (D-OR), Bernie Sanders (D-VT), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Al Franken (D-MN), Ed Markey (D-MA), and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), wrote a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler in which … Continue Reading

House Subcommittee Advances Spectrum and Broadband Deployment Bills

Legislative Activity House Subcommittee Advances Spectrum Bill and Broadband Deployment Package On December 2, the Communications and Technology Subcommittee (Communications Subcommittee) of the House Energy & Commerce Committee (House Commerce Committee) advanced two pieces of legislation to the full committee. The first, H.R.1641, the Federal Spectrum Incentive Act of 2015, was approved by voice vote. … Continue Reading