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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

FCC Wi-Fi plan: What does free really mean?

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.
Posted In: wifi, fcc, Internet, spectrum

America: Land of the free...Internet?

Feb 5, 2013
Some American cities tried this and ran up against a buzz saw of opposition from companies that sell Internet service.
Posted In: fcc, Internet, Tech, wifi

How Sandy disrupted phone communications

Feb 5, 2013
The FCC looks at what can be done to minimize disruptions to phone service during natural disasters.
Posted In: Tech, Hurricane Sandy, cell phone, fcc

AT&T puts $14 billion toward expanding wireless

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.
Posted In: AT&T, Cellphones, telecom, fcc

FCC considering plan to launch floating cell towers

Jun 8, 2012
In the event of natural disaster, drone planes and weather balloons could restore communications.
Posted In: fcc, emergency, cell phones, Elvis

A new frontier for wireless medical devices?

May 22, 2012
An FCC vote this week could allocate part of the broadcast spectrum for a new wave of health care technology.
Posted In: fcc, health care

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