Brian Fung

Washington Post

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Technology reporter for the Washington Post

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President Obama calls for increased competition  aimed at freeing consumers from their dependence on leased cable television boxes.

Obama Calls for Cable Box Competition

President Obama calls for increased competition aimed at freeing consumers from their dependence on leased cable television boxes.

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The Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler announced plans today to overhaul a $1.7 billion federal program that subsidizes phone service for low income Americans in…

FCC Wants to Expand Internet Access for the Poor

The Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler announced plans today to overhaul a $1.7 billion federal program that subsidizes phone service for low income Americans in…

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