Time Warner Cable Inc. and other pay-TV operators are offering incentives to media companies that agree to withhold content from Web-based entertainment services such as those pursued by Intel Corp. and Apple Inc., people with knowledge of the matter said.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler is going forward with a vote tomorrow on rules to allow paid fast lanes for Web traffic as artists protest and corporate chieftains warn him against going too far.
Tom Wheeler, a venture capitalist and former lobbyist, moves toward a U.S. Senate hearing on his nomination to lead the Federal Communications Commission without stated support from the lawmaker who can most sway the process.
U.S. regulators preparing to auction airwaves craved by wireless providers to meet demand from data- hungry smartphones are facing a divisive choice: how much to devote instead to mobile service that can be free.
Google Inc. , AT&T Inc. , and Verizon Communications Inc. executives are meeting behind closed doors with U.S. officials in talks that critics say reduce the public’s voice in keeping the Internet open.