Content Regulatory

FCC Allows Prohibition on Exclusive Cable Programming Contracts to Expire

[Editor’s Note:  Paul Feldman is an attorney with the communications law firm Fletcher, Heald and Hildreth, Washington, D.C. (feldman at] Recently, the FCC released a Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that will likely impact the ability of some cable operators and telco video providers to obtain cable TV programming. In the […]

Alan Weissberger Business Broadband

Comcast Fiber Network Buildout gives rise to Metro Ethernet and PRI trunking services for SMBs

Introduction Comcast has been quietly expanding its fiber footprint – initially to offer cable modem based broadband Internet service to residential customers – but more recently to commercial buildings and even new office parks.  Since 2002, the U.S.’s largest MSO has spent over $600M to expand and upgrade its fiber network in Northern California, according […]