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On-shoring is the new off-shoring (thank you FCC)

Aug 5, 2011
Call centers are bringing jobs back to the United States. Julius Genachowski, chairman for the FCC, says call centers will hire about 100,000 pe...
Posted In: broadband, fcc, government, Jobs

Cable companies can't just dump your favorite channel

Aug 2, 2011
The Federal Communication Commission issued a new order that will keep channels on the air during contract fights between programmers and...
Posted In: cable, Entertainment, fcc, television

FCC slows down AT&T and T-Mobile merger

Jul 22, 2011
The Federal Communications Commission released a letter on Wednesday that stated its review of the proposed AT&T - T-Mobile merger would be...
Posted In: AT&T, fcc, T-Mobile

Senator doesn't want AT&T - T-Mobile merger to happen

Jul 21, 2011
Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wis.) sent a STRONGLY WORDED LETTER to the FCC and the Department of Justice Wednesday urging the agencies to block the merger...
Posted In: AT&T, fcc, Senate, T-Mobile

Washington to consider cramming

Jul 12, 2011
Wednesday, the Senate Commerce Committee will hold a hearing on "cramming," that's when phone companies charge you for things you didn't authorize...
Posted In: Congress, cramming, fcc, rockefeller, Senate

Lightsquared: "We can change! Just give us a chance!"

Jul 1, 2011
Lightsquared is the heavily backed company that's planning/hoping to build a new 4G network using both ground towers and satellite capability. It...
Posted In: fcc, gps, lightsquared, spectrum

Eshoo sweating the Gs

Jun 23, 2011
Wednesday, Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) introduced The Next Generation Wireless Disclosure Act which would require carriers to tell consumers more...
Posted In: 4G, Congress, fcc, House

The report results are in: Lightsquared messes with GPS

Jun 15, 2011
In a report scheduled to be presented to the FCC on Wednesday, Lightsquared and a GPS industry group will tell the agency yes, Lightsquared will...
Posted In: fcc, gps, lightsquared, spectrum

Read the FCC's report on broadband access

May 24, 2011
If you're into 99 page reports with lots of details, here you go! If you're into 2-page press releases that summarize said reports, here you go!
Posted In: broadband, fcc, featured

Boston wants to take back its basic cable

May 10, 2011
Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino filed an emergency petition with the FCC to have the right to regulate cable prices. Boston is mad that Comcast is...
Posted In: cable, Comcast, fcc, tv

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