CCIA Asks DC Circuit to Tell FCC to Rule on Monopoly Pricing for Internet Access

In January 2005, the FCC opened a rulemaking docket to the FCC’s regulation of the “special access” rates that businesses and millions of customers pay to the largest telephone companies for broadband connections to the Internet.  Despite overwhelming evidence of wildly excessive pricing (profit margins for companies that control high-capacity broadband lines are over 100%),…

FCC Receives Thousands of Petitions To Deny AT&T Takeover of T-Mobile

FCC officials are now wading through thousands of petitions to deny AT&T’s FCC Application to takeover T-Mobile. Unlike DOJ, complaints to the FCC are public, so it takes some bravery for companies that must do business with AT&T to complain. Iowa Wireless, a subsidiary of T-Mobile, is getting some attention for filing a petition asking the FCC…

FCC Receives Thousands of Petitions To Deny AT&T Takeover of T-Mobile

FCC officials are now wading through thousands of petitions to deny AT&T’s FCC Application to takeover T-Mobile. Unlike DOJ, complaints to the FCC are public, so it takes some bravery for companies that must do business with AT&T to complain. Iowa Wireless, a subsidiary of T-Mobile, is getting some attention for filing a petition asking the FCC…