May 2, 2013
The Federal Communications Commission has a new chairman, Tom Wheeler. If confirmed by the Senate, he'll replace Julius Genachowski, who resigned in March.
Feb 7, 2013
Federal regulators may want Wi-Fi Internet connections to get more widespread and powerful, but the government is not giving the service away for free.
Feb 5, 2013
Some American cities tried this and ran up against a buzz saw of opposition from companies that sell Internet service.
Feb 5, 2013
The FCC looks at what can be done to minimize disruptions to phone service during natural disasters.
Nov 8, 2012
AT&T announced this week it will invest $14 billion over the next three years to beef up its wireless and broadband services. The news is good for wireless customers, but could portend the demise of the old fashioned landline phone.
Jun 8, 2012
In the event of natural disaster, drone planes and weather balloons could restore communications.
May 22, 2012
An FCC vote this week could allocate part of the broadcast spectrum for a new wave of health care technology.
Feb 23, 2012
Verizon seeking to acquire spectrum space from cable companies
Feb 16, 2012
Company tries to stay alive