The agency may abandon its rule forcing cable and satellite networks to black out sporting events based on low ticket sales
Texas Senator Ted Cruz dropped his hold on a Senate vote, and Wheeler was then immediately confirmed as the next Federal Communications Commission chairman
Texas Republican has put a temporary hold on any Senate vote on Tom Wheeler’s nomination as FCC chairman
Judges suggest a big defeat for technology companies and consumer advocates may be on the way
The union urged the FCC to replace content rules with technological solutions for families who don’t want to watch edgy content
Greg Walden rips the FCC for taking too long to review communications deals and for overreaching in demanding concessions such as in the Comcast-NBCU...
U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) called for removal after the station closed its news division
The commission has shown little appetite for wading into the culture wars, but it may have no choice when it comes to the issue of...
Network takes hard line as other broadcasters urge the commission to lighten up on punitive measures
During the session, he promises to balance competition with regulation as debate falls into partisan lines
Senate expected to move quickly to confirm former chairman Julius Genachowski's replacement
Calling reaction to his proposed legislation "astounding," McCain says pay-TV providers "should not be afraid" of it
FCC chairman says at his final commission meeting that he'll leave the agency on May 17
Despite Wheeler’s ties to industry associations, he is expected to reinforce the FCC’s commitment to net neutrality, which the president has strongly supported
"That couldn't have gone any worse," the KFYR-TV anchorman tweeted after his profane debut
Federal Communication Commission chairman Julius Genachowski tweeted his approval for slugger David Ortiz's use of...
Citing the gains made during his four years in the post, he says he will step down in next few weeks
Genachowski's term ends this summer
General Accountability Office report says that some of the current guidelines are stuck in a time warp
Julius Genachowski hasn't said anything about leaving the Federal Communications Commission, but the Women's Media Center wants to replace him with a her
The agency's chairman says major hubs like convention centers and airports could benefit from release of unlicensed spectrum
FCC approves Tribune's bid to transfer ownership of its newspaper/TV station holdings, which will move it closer to emerging from bankruptcy
Preston Padden will oversee coalition of TV industry executives who are considering selling their broadcast spectrum to free up space for...
The FCC eliminates a rule barring cable TV operators from scrambling digital basic tier programming
FCC allows so-called program access rules to expire but regional sports networks may be safeguarded
Millions of cable TV subscribers may have to buy or lease new converter boxes to continue watching some local stations
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski's order comes in the wake of the Department of Justice dropping yet another lawsuit against a network
Genachowski blamed Republicans for the agency’s initial consideration of the new tax
Julius Genachowski will now urge the entire five-person commission to permit sale of spectrum controlled by Comcast
Federal regulators are said to be close to green-lighting Verizon Wireless' deal to buy wireless spectrum controlled by Comcast and other major cable companies