Count on CA Democratic Rep Anna Eshoo to push broadband competition, new investment and an open Internet in the 113th Congress. Speaking at a Broadband Breakfast Club event Tues, the co-chair of the Congressional Internet Caucus and ranking member of the House tech subcommittee said consumer protection should be “one of the basic tenets” of any telecom policy or regulation. Read on for her plans regarding the Open Internet order, consumer protection and unlicensed spectrum use.

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The DC Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the FCC lacked authority to impose encoding rules on satellite TV companies and other multichannel providers to prevent signal theft. Read on for analyst reactions.
 
AT&T U-Verse is the latest distributor to reach a multi-year pact with Disney. Here are more details about the deal.
 
Reply comments were due at the FCC Mon on revisions to program access rules, revealing arguments from NCTA, cable ops, telcos and DBS ops. 

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