It’s time to let television viewers buy individual channels rather than being required to pay for bundles of programming, and to end blackouts of sports events in publicly financed stadiums, U.S. Senator John McCain said.
President Barack Obama named Tom Wheeler, a venture capitalist and former leader of cable and wireless trade groups, to head the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, where he may focus on nurturing mobile technology.
Internet-service providers including AT&T Inc., Verizon Communications Inc. and Comcast Corp. promised to take a more active role in fighting online piracy in an agreement with the entertainment industry announced yesterday.
Four bankers who worked at Credit Suisse Group AG were charged with conspiring to help U.S. clients evade taxes through secret bank accounts, according to an indictment yesterday and people familiar with the matter.
Time Warner Cable Inc., the second- largest U.S. cable-television operator, is testing technology to measure consumption-based billing for broadband Internet use, said Chief Executive Officer Glenn Britt.
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