The Skinny

After the events of the last year, broadcasters have plenty of ideas on how those on Capitol Hill could begin to regulate Big Tech. Meanwhile, the FCC is scrambling to establish the Emergency Connectivity Fund that would benefit schools and libraries, but questions remain on whether the 25/3Mbps speed threshold is the right fit.

Broadcasters Talk Big Tech, Pandemic Effects
Broadcasters and their local stations have been key to informing their communities during the entirety of the COVID-19 pandemic, and they have plenty of thoughts on what regulators should be thinking about as they examine how to regulate Big Tech platforms. Read More »
Is There a Need for Speed for Remote Learning?
As the FCC rushes to establish the Emergency Connectivity Fund to reimburse schools and libraries for internet , what sort of broadband speed is needed? Read More »
CommScope Spinning Off Home Networks Business
CommScope announced plans Thursday to spin off its home networks business into an independent publicly traded company. Read More »
NAB Change-Up: Who is the Broadcasting Group’s Incoming CEO?
With the news Wednesday that Gordon Smith would transition from president and CEO of NAB at year-end, all eyes are on his replacement, current COO Curtis LeGeyt. Read More »
Starlink Staying in Beta, Maintaining Single Price Point
Starlink doesn’t have a timeline for when it will move out of the beta phase as there’s still a long way to go before its broadband service is widely available and capable of taking on a large customer base. Read More »
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