Here are the editor's top picks for the week.
Tomorrow's TV experience is increasingly mobile
As the industry continues to grapple with the future role of mobile TV, panelists at TV Connect in London discussed its capacity to usurp linear TV as the main screen and its ability to woo live audiences.
Parsing fact from fiction in media, telecommunications
In an era of fake news and bizarre real headlines, it has become increasingly difficult to tell what is fantasy these days. See if you can spot fact from fiction in blogger Bishop Cheen's annual April Fools' quiz.
Repealing and replacing the FCC privacy order
With repeal of the FCC's privacy order all but assured, the communications industry must consider what, if anything, will replace it. On March 28, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 215-205 on a joint resolution to disapprove the privacy order, which in 2016 established a new framework for how broadband service providers must treat consumer data. Under the order, operators must obtain customer consent before collecting or sharing data deemed sensitive by the FCC.
FCC's Pai targets deregulation, broadband
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai looks to review rules deemed burdensome and encourage broadband expansion in the near term.
FCC looks to speed 5G deployment, reinstate UHF discount
The FCC released the agenda for its upcoming open meeting in April, and two of the seven agenda items were devoted to the wireless industry. A third seeks to reinstate the UHF discount for broadcasters.