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Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Global, USA
  • September 26 2011

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers recently launched a website and new guidebook with information about the new system that will substantially increase the number of generic Top-Level Domains


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2011

On June 15, 2011, Chairman Genachowski spoke at the National Cable & Telecommunications Association Cable (NCTA) Show in Chicago and discussed broadband adoption in the United States, which he characterized as “far from good enough.” The Chairman praised the cable companies for increasing broadband adoption, but called on them to step up their efforts “a few notches.” He also announced a Broadband Adoption Task Force which will bring together FCC, private, and public representatives to brainstorm strategies for increasing broadband adoption. More information on the Chairman’s remarks is available here


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Global
  • June 27 2011

On June 20, 2011, the Board of Directors of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) approved a plan to launch a new system that will substantially increase the number of generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2011

On August 15, 2011, President Obama highlighted broadband deployment to rural America during a town hall in Cannon Falls, MN


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2011

On November 16, 2011, two companies filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and ICM Registry, LLC (ICM) challenging the new system for increasing the number of Top-Level Domains (TLDs) under the antitrust and unfair competition laws


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2011

On October 21, 2011, MetroPCS filed its petition for review challenging the Order for many of the same reasons as Verizon, arguing that the FCC exceeded its statutory authority in issuing the Order


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2012

On August 15, 2012, Comcast announced that “nearly 100,000 families or almost 400,000 low-income Americans are now connected to the Internet at home (most of them for the first time)” because of Comcast’s Internet Essentials program


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2012

It has been reported that the Department of Justice (DOJ) has initiated an antitrust investigation of cable company data limits and other practices that limit access to the content of competing companies like Hulu and Netflix


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2012

On September 3, 2012, the Democratic Party released its 2012 platform at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC. The platform vows to preserve the United States’ “leadership in the Internet economy” by ensuring a “21st century digital infrastructure” through high-speed wireless broadband, freeing up wireless spectrum, and building a national public safety network


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2012

On October 10, 2012, Chairman Genachowski spoke at the Futurecom conference in Rio de Janeiro about the upcoming December 2012 World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) in Dubai, calling it “a crossroads for the Internet.”