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Federal court rules against FCC net neutrality rules

Jan 14, 2014
The ruling could have big implications for the way internet service providers grant access to content online.
Posted In: net neutrality, open internet, fcc

One step closer to using your cellphone on your next flight?

Dec 12, 2013
Thanksgiving is over, but let's give a moment of thanks for the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Posted In: Cellphones, mobile phones, airplanes, fcc, Department of Transportation

Using a cell phone while trapped on a plane (yes, seriously)

Nov 21, 2013
This week's sign that the apocalypse is upon us.
Posted In: fcc, airplanes, phones

Landline phone, R.I.P.?

Nov 20, 2013
The F.C.C. is moving toward allowing phone companies to replace their century-old landlines with internet-based phone service.
Posted In: fcc, telephone, landlines

Tom Wheeler, the FCC's new boss, on consumer rights and net neutrality

Nov 18, 2013
Tom Wheeler was a powerful lobbyist for the telecom industry. Now he's running the organization that regulates it.
Posted In: fcc, net neutrality

Can you hear me now? Not in rural areas

Oct 29, 2013
In rural areas, one out of every 5 land-line long-distance calls doesn't go through.
Posted In: rural, fcc, wireless

New rules restrict telemarketing calls to your mobile

Oct 16, 2013
But there are loopholes to the rule...
Posted In: mobile phone, telemarketers, fcc

Verizon and FCC set to battle over net neutrality

Sep 9, 2013
The case could impact our broadband Internet access.
Posted In: net neutrality, fcc, Verizon, Internet

The FCC expands plans for broadband

Aug 23, 2013
It's part of the Connect America Fund, and it's targeted at 600,000 rural homes and businesses that don't have broadband infrastructure.
Posted In: fcc, broadband, Internet, Mark Zuckerberg

Obama nominates former lobbyist, hall-of-famer Wheeler to head FCC

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.
Posted In: fcc, Obama, telecom

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