The Skinny

It's been a long time coming. President Biden finally named Jessica Rosenworcel as his permanent FCC Chair, making her the first woman to serve in the position. She'll be joined by Gigi Sohn, Tom Wheeler's former Chief Counsel who remains a strong voice in cable circles. A full Commission makes Washington a far more interesting place for cable operators like Comcast, who is waiting on a response to its FCC petition asking the agency to investigate whether or not Nexstar is in violation of the broadcast audience cap.

Comcast Awaiting FCC Action on Nexstar Complaint
It’s been four months since Comcast filed its FCC petition asking the agency to look at whether Nexstar is in violation of the 39% broadcast audience cap, and so far, it has been crickets. Read More »
Charter Marrying Mobile and Broadband to Solid Results
Charter continued the broadband slowdown trend Friday, reporting 265,000 residential and SMB internet net adds in 3Q21. Read More »
Comcast Broadband Subs Slow Thanks to Lower Churn
Comcast CFO Mike Cavanagh warned investors last month that the company’s 3Q21 broadband subscriber numbers were tracking behind, so it wasn’t a surprise when the company reported only 300,000 broadband net Read More »
DISH’s Wireless Dreams Include Enterprise
A lot has happened since DISH began its 5G network buildout—and there’s still a lot to come with the only current launch a beta test in Vegas. Read More »
Biden Nominates Rosenworcel, Sohn to FCC
Everyone and their grandmother had a statement Tuesday on President Biden's long-awaited nominations of Jessica Rosenworcel as FCC Chair and Gigi Sohn for the empty Democratic Commissioner seat. Read More »
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