Tom Rutledge has met FCC chairman Tom Wheeler last week to talk the acquisition. As the merger has already been past its late March informal deadline for approval.
Columbia Capital closed its sixth fund on Tuesday. The firm will target internet infrastructure, mobile technology and cloud service.
Trade associations representing large U.S. Internet service providers are expected to take the lead in suing the Federal Communications Commission over its new web traffic regulations, according to several people familiar with the plan.
The top U.S. communications regulator on Wednesday endorsed the regulatory standard applied to telephone companies in remarks seen as the strongest indication yet that he planned to side with President Barack Obama on strict "net neutrality" rules.
A key House panel has delayed a hearing on the Federal Communications Commission's efforts to write new Internet traffic rules aimed at assuring "net neutrality."
More than 100 technology companies, including Google Inc, Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc and Amazon.com Inc, have written to U.S. telecom regulators to oppose a new "net neutrality" plan that would regulate how Internet providers manage Web traffic.
While news have already spread about Google's plan to bring the Internet to more people using high-altitude balloons in its "Project Loon" initiative, the search giant has finally started testing the solar-powered balloons over Nevada.
In response to a petition filed on the online platform WeThePeople, the White House reaffirmed its backing for net neutrality in an official blog post written by Gene Sperling and Todd Park.
Illinois, Chicago-based multimedia corporation Tribune Co has completed its $2.73-billion acquisition of television broadcasting firm Local TV after emerging from a four-year Chapter 11 bankruptcy in December.
The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved Verizon's to buyout of Vodafone's stake in Verizon Wireless for USD130 billion, giving Verizon full ownership of the said network.
The US Department of Justice objected to four restructuring plans put forth by bankrupt LightSquared and its creditors. The objection will be discussed at a bankruptcy court hearing on December 10 in Manhattan.
The US Federal Communications Commission said it is working with CBS and Time Warner to bring an end to the blackout that affected their consumers.
According to analysts, Gogo could ensure a smooth ride for investors as long as it develops its infrastructure for the travellers.
S&P lowered SoftBank's rating after winning the bid on Sprint.
Liberty Media Corp has filed a new application with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission saying it plans to take full control of Sirius XM and its board.