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T-Mobile fined $17.5 million for non-compilance on 911 outages in 2014

T-Mobile fined $17.5 million for non-compilance on 911 outages in 2014

T-Mobile faces a hefty $17.5 million fine after not complying with FCC standards and delaying in telling the agency of two outa...

Jul 18 2015, 10:50pm CDT

AT&T Fined $100 Million by FCC

AT&T Vows to Fight $100 Million FCC Fine

AT&T has been fined to the tune of $100 million by the FCC after it was found to have slowed its unlimited data in a sneaky...

Jun 18 2015, 5:28am CDT

FCC Rules Against Petition to Delay Open Internet

FCC Rules Against Petition to Delay Open Internet

Friday, May 8, the Federal Communication Commission denied petitioners including AT&T and CenturyLink the chance to delay o...

May 10 2015, 6:10pm CDT

FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules

FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules

Net neutrality is an essential component to an open Internet. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today voted to protec...

Feb 26 2015, 8:41pm CST

FCC weighs new ad disclosure rules for 2016

FCC weighs new ad disclosure rules for 2016

The new rules could be a "big step forward" for transparency in 2016...

Nov 3 2014, 3:44am CST

The US falling behind in internet speed and affordability

The US falling behind in internet speed and affordability

Monopolistic environment has curbed competition, not encouraging companies to provide better services...

Nov 2 2014, 12:11pm CST

The Biggest Net Neutrality Lie

The Biggest Net Neutrality Lie

This week, filings are flooding into the FCC about its latest effort to pass “net neutrality” rules, the first phase of public...

Jul 17 2014, 2:44am CDT

iPhone And Other Devices May Soon No Longer Require Awful Looking FCC Labeling At The Rear

iPhone And Other Devices May Soon No Longer Require Awful Looking FCC Labeling At The Rear

FCC’s rulebook will no longer necessitate the printing of certain information on some devices...

Jul 13 2014, 1:33pm CDT

John Oliver, Net Neutrality, and the Ghost of SOPA-PIPA

John Oliver, Net Neutrality, and the Ghost of SOPA-PIPA

So now the net neutrality debate has its very own pop culture hook.  It’s been a week since HBO’s John Oliver unleashed hi...

Jun 9 2014, 9:27am CDT

Every Internet User Needs to Watch This: John Oliver on Net Neutrality

Every Internet User Needs to Watch This: John Oliver on Net Neutrality

John Oliver calls for action against the FCC's plans to break net neutrality. Watch the insanely funny and at the same tim...

Jun 4 2014, 8:18am CDT

Social Capital is the new Wealth

The Facts about Net Neutrality

NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission has taken the first step toward adopting new regulations that could creat...

May 16 2014, 3:53am CDT

New Net Neutrality Proposals Worry Campaigners

New Net Neutrality Proposals Worry Campaigners

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Tom Wheeler will today present his proposals for net neutrality – which report...

Apr 24 2014, 7:26am CDT

FCC to propose pay-for-priority Internet standards

FCC to propose pay-for-priority Internet standards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new open Internet rules that would allow content com...

Apr 24 2014, 2:47am CDT

We Interrupt This Important Safety Message To Bring You A Cute Puppy Video

What’s better for society: enabling cars of the future to drive themselves or ensuring that data-hungry businesses and consumer...

Feb 22 2014, 6:36am CST

Comcast's Time Warner Deal Faces Hurdles in Washington

Comcast's Time Warner Deal Faces Hurdles in Washington

Comcast's surprising announcement of a deal to buy Time Warner Cable for $45 billion is being met with outrage by consumer advo...

Feb 13 2014, 5:15pm CST

Congress To Vote On Phone Unlocking

Congress To Vote On Phone Unlocking

The House Majority Leader, Eric Canter, has announced that the House will vote on the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wirele...

Feb 12 2014, 3:26pm CST

FCC Plans to increase spending on web connections for schools and libraries

FCC Plans to increase spending on web connections for schools and libraries

Spending will double to $2 billion...

Feb 3 2014, 11:26am CST

The End of the FCC's Net Neutrality Rules, at Least For Now

The End of the FCC's Net Neutrality Rules, at Least For Now

As most commentators, myself included, predicted last fall, a federal appellate court has vacated the FCC’s controversial 2010...

Jan 24 2014, 8:10am CST

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Court Prods FCC In Unexpected Direction In Last Week's Verizon Ruling

By Andy Oram A court ruling this past Tuesday on FCC “network neutrality” regulation closes and opens a few paths in a three-wa...

Jan 19 2014, 7:31am CST

Net Neutrality Ruling: What Happens Now?

Net Neutrality Ruling: What Happens Now?

Yesterday’s Appeal Court ruling against the FCC's net neutrality rules will probably not mark the end of the internet as we kno...

Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST

I4U news

Major change unlikely despite open-Internet ruling

Court's ruling against open-Internet rules won't mean major changes to access NEW YORK (AP) — Don't expect major...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26pm CST

I4U news

Appeals court sets aside Internet rules

Appeals court sets aside government regulations designed to ensure equal access to Internet WASHINGTON (AP) — In...

Jan 14 2014, 1:26pm CST

Court Rejects FCC Net Neutrality And Leaves Consumers With No Defense Against Greedy Broadband Providers

Court Rejects FCC Net Neutrality And Leaves Consumers With No Defense Against Greedy Broadband Providers

The United States Court of Appeals in Washington DC has ruled in favor of Verizon in a case regarding the authority of the FCC...

Jan 14 2014, 12:16pm CST

There's Nothing New About AT&T's Sponsored Data (And Why the FCC Won't Ban It)

There's Nothing New About AT&T's Sponsored Data (And Why the FCC Won't Ban It)

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Tom Wheeler has been urged to investigate AT&T's new Sponsored Data offeri...

Jan 10 2014, 8:01am CST

Calling America's New Digital Policy Pioneers

Calling America's New Digital Policy Pioneers

Next week, as part of the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, I’ll be speaking on a panel discussing the future of Int...

Jan 3 2014, 5:26am CST

FCC may soon allow phone calls in flights

FCC may soon allow phone calls in flights

The Federal Aviation Administration made a decision last month to lift the restriction on using electronic devices on all phase...

Nov 22 2013, 12:25am CST

FCC Chairman Gives Orders to Unlock Cell Phones

FCC Chairman Gives Orders to Unlock Cell Phones

The new FCC Chairman, Tom Wheeler has given orders to the CTIA Wireless Association to unlock cell phones for the sake of the c...

Nov 15 2013, 7:46am CST

Amazon reportedly testing wireless network with Globestar

Amazon reportedly testing wireless network with Globestar

Amazon may be expanding its business range into the wireless network industry....

Aug 23 2013, 1:21am CDT

FCC to Approve Sprint’s Deals with SoftBank and Clearwire

FCC to Approve Sprint’s Deals with SoftBank and Clearwire

The FCC has finally approved of Sprint’s deals with both SoftBank and Clearwire. After being put to the vote, the decision was...

Jul 3 2013, 7:28am CDT

F.C.C. Expansion Plan for In-Flight Wi-Fi

F.C.C. Expansion Plan for In-Flight Wi-Fi

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has decided to expand its Wi-Fi facility for airline passengers. This new expansion...

May 10 2013, 3:45am CDT

FreedomPop Says FCC Delay Has Cost at $550,000

FreedomPop Says FCC Delay Has Cost it $550,000

FCC delay has proven very costly...

Jan 10 2013, 1:37pm CST

AT&T to Acquire NextWave Wireless

AT&T to Acquire NextWave Wireless

AT&T announces purchase of NextWave Wireless....

Aug 2 2012, 9:48am CDT

Coalition to Save Our GPS Doubles Members in Two Weeks

Coalition to Save Our GPS Doubles Members in Two Weeks

Test first, approve later is what coalition wants...

Mar 24 2011, 8:10am CDT

FCC Plan to Give Wireless Spectrum Neighboring GPS Strongly Opposed by GPS industry

FCC Plan to Give Wireless Spectrum Neighboring GPS Strongly Opposed by GPS industry

Industry feels GPS will be harmed...

Mar 14 2011, 11:50am CDT

Notion Ink Adam Pre-Order Shipments Delayed by FCC

Notion Ink Adam Pre-Order Shipments Delayed by FCC

FCC numbers should come this week...

Jan 12 2011, 9:02am CST

Motorola Will Lead the Android Tablet Pack

Motorola Will Lead the Android Tablet Pack

Lesser Slates Hit the FCC...

Dec 13 2010, 12:26pm CST

Creative ZiiO 7" Tablet Hits FCC

Creative ZiiO 7" Tablet Hits FCC

This one is worth looking forward to....

Dec 1 2010, 12:35pm CST

Nexus Two Hits The FCC?

Nexus Two Hits The FCC?

Or DOES it?!...

Oct 29 2010, 1:30pm CDT