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FCC website hit by attack following John Oliver plea
FCC website hit by attack following John Oliver plea
Host of HBO show had called on the public to flood the FCC with comments opposed to repealing net neutrality regulations. Last Week Tonight ...... 10 May 2017
FCC wants to subsidize broadband prices for low-income families
FCC wants to subsidize broadband prices for low-income families
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is working on a plan to subsidize broadband prices for low-income families, giving households $9.25 ...... 10 Mar 2016 - 4 comments
FCC: U.S. Internet connection speeds have at least tripled since 2011
FCC: U.S. Internet connection speeds have at least tripled since 2011
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has said this week that the average download speed for U.S. Internet connections has surged to 31 ...... 03 Jan 2016 - 2 comments
AT&T acquisition of DirecTV is nearing completion
AT&T acquisition of DirecTV is nearing completion
The U.S. FCC has greenlighted AT&T's proposed acquisition of DirecTV, the $48.5 billion merger that will now create the U.S.' largest pay-TV company. ...... 22 Jul 2015
DOJ, FCC likely to let AT&T, DirecTV merger complete
DOJ, FCC likely to let AT&T, DirecTV merger complete
The Justice Department and Federal Communications Commission are both near ending their review of the proposed AT&T acquisition of DirecTV, ...... 13 May 2015
Verizon and Sprint settle over 'cramming,' will pay out $158 million
Verizon and Sprint settle over 'cramming,' will pay out $158 million
Verizon and Sprint have settled with the FCC and will pay out $158 million over charges of 'cramming,' a practice in which the carrier allowed ...... 13 May 2015 - 1 comment
The cable industry does not want to give Americans faster Internet
The cable industry does not want to give Americans faster Internet
The cable industry apparently does not want to give Americans faster Internet, with the industry's lobbying group opposing the FCC's wishes. ...... 26 Jan 2015 - 18 comments
Second generation Google Chromecast in the works as documents pass FCC
Second generation Google Chromecast in the works as documents pass FCC
Thanks to new documents that have passed through the FCC, it appears that Google is working on a second-generation Chromecast, although there ...... 19 Oct 2014
$2 billion school Wi-Fi plan gets approval from FCC
$2 billion school Wi-Fi plan gets approval from FCC
The FCC has approved a new $2 billion fund that will help schools build school-wide Wi-Fi networks. "Because of what we do today, 10 million ...... 13 Jul 2014 - 2 comments
Dish Network: Say no! to the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal
Dish Network: Say no! to the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal
Massive satellite broadcaster Dish Network (DISH) has met with FCC officials in an effort to try to get the proposed Time Warner Cable and Comcast ...... 10 Jul 2014 - 5 comments
FCC: DSL subscribers are not getting advertised speeds during peak times
FCC: DSL subscribers are not getting advertised speeds during peak times
According to a new report from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), DSL subscribers are not getting their advertised speeds, especially ...... 20 Jun 2014 - 2 comments
FCC denies report that its website was attacked
FCC denies report that its website was attacked
The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) has denied a report from VICE that its website suffered from a denial of service attack last week. ...... 11 Jun 2014
Netflix visibly blames ISPs for streaming issues
Netflix visibly blames ISPs for streaming issues
If you run into trouble with Netflix streaming in the United States, Netflix will now let you know exactly who is to blame: your provider! ...... 04 Jun 2014 - 9 comments
FCC to consider changing definition of broadband, raising download and upload speed requirements
FCC to consider changing definition of broadband, raising download and upload speed requirements
As of writing, to be defined as high-speed Internet (broadband), your connection must have just a 4 Mbps down stream. While a decade ago ...... 01 Jun 2014 - 5 comments
FCC's Net Neutrality proposals opposed by Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Netflix and many more.
FCC's Net Neutrality proposals opposed by Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Netflix and many more.
A large number of Internet and tech firms have signed an open letter to the FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler opposing Net Neutrality proposals that ...... 08 May 2014 - 7 comments
Why the FCC's net neutrality plan is under fire
Why the FCC's net neutrality plan is under fire
The FCC has come under fire this past week with the emergence of proposals to allow Internet Service Providers to charge fees for access to ...... 26 Apr 2014
R.I.P. Net Neutrality
R.I.P. Net Neutrality
Your traffic will no longer be treated equally. The Court of Appeals for the D.C. circuit has effectively killed net neutrality in the U.S., ...... 15 Jan 2014 - 17 comments
FCC to delay TV spectrum auction until 2015
FCC to delay TV spectrum auction until 2015
Just one month after being sworn in as FCC chairman, Tom Wheeler has already made a controversial move. The TV spectrum auction would have ...... 08 Dec 2013
Unlocking phones and tablets should be legal, Obama admin tells FCC
Unlocking phones and tablets should be legal, Obama admin tells FCC
The Obama administration is petitioning the FCC to make moves that will thwart a law that criminalizes the unlocking of smartphones and tablets ...... 21 Sep 2013 - 6 comments
Newly posted FCC pic is likely the Nexus 5
Newly posted FCC pic is likely the Nexus 5
Although it has still not been confirmed, it seems to be a lock now that LG is building the Nexus 5, and we have already seen it in action thanks ...... 13 Sep 2013 - 1 comment
FCC approves SoftBank acquisition of Sprint and Sprint purchase of Clearwire
FCC approves SoftBank acquisition of Sprint and Sprint purchase of Clearwire
The FCC has formally approved Japanese carrier SoftBank's acquisition of Sprint, and approved Sprint's purchase of the rest of Clearwire and its 4G spectrum. ...... 06 Jul 2013 - 1 comment
HTC settles with FCC over software security flaws
HTC settles with FCC over software security flaws
HTC America has announced this weekend that it will settle with the FCC over claims it did not "take adequate steps to eliminate security flaws" ...... 25 Feb 2013
Text-to-911 service gets 'fast tracked'
Text-to-911 service gets 'fast tracked'
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski has announced today that all four major wireless carriers in the U.S. have agreed to fast track a service that ...... 09 Dec 2012
An even slimmer PS3 is coming
An even slimmer PS3 is coming
Thanks to a new filing by Sony with the FCC, it seems there is an even slimmer model of the PS3 coming, one that will likely be the final iteration ...... 06 Jul 2012 - 7 comments
Government sues AT&T over improper billing
Government sues AT&T over improper billing
The U.S. DOJ has sued AT&T, claiming the carrier improperly billed them for services that are used by deaf and hard-of-hearing subscribers. ...... 22 Mar 2012 - 4 comments
LightSquared gives up on testing and demands FCC approval for their 4G network
LightSquared gives up on testing and demands FCC approval for their 4G network
LightSquared, a company hoping to build a wholesale mobile network with 4G data capabilities, has apparently given up on approval from the NTIA ...... 21 Dec 2011 - 6 comments
Leaked report says LightSquared network still failing government tests
Leaked report says LightSquared network still failing government tests
Despite assurances to the contrary from LightSquared, it looks like the latest government testing of their proposed LTE data network aren't ...... 12 Dec 2011
AT&T still focused on T-Mobile merger
AT&T still focused on T-Mobile merger
AT&T still completely focused on T-Mobile buyout. Chief Financial Officer (CFO) John Stephens spoke at the UBS media conference in New York ...... 08 Dec 2011 - 2 comments
US proposal to free additional wireless spectrum could impact DTV broadcasts
US proposal to free additional wireless spectrum could impact DTV broadcasts
A new bill making its way through the US House Of Representatives would reallocate a significant amount of spectrum both to build a nationwide ...... 06 Dec 2011 - 3 comments
AT&T blasts FCC staff report
AT&T blasts FCC staff report
AT&T brands FCC staff report "one-sided", questions whether authors were predisposed. Unsurprisingly, AT&T did not react to the Federal Communications ...... 04 Dec 2011 - 1 comment
FCC drops damning AT&T / T-Mobile merger report
FCC drops damning AT&T / T-Mobile merger report
FCC releases report to public, despite protests from AT&T and Deutsche Telekom AG. There were some suggestions that AT&T and Deutsche Telekom ...... 30 Nov 2011 - 3 comments
Senate votes down anti-net neutrality resolution
Senate votes down anti-net neutrality resolution
President Obama will not have to follow through with his threat to veto a resolution forbidding the FCC from implementing net neutrality rules. ...... 11 Nov 2011
Low Income families in US to get $10 Internet and $150 computers next year
Low Income families in US to get $10 Internet and $150 computers next year
US cable broadand providers and a number of technology companies are working with the FCC on a joint effor to deliver computers with broadband ...... 09 Nov 2011 - 29 comments
President Obama vows to defend FCC net neutrality rules
President Obama vows to defend FCC net neutrality rules
President Obama has promised to veto any legislation which would forbid the FCC from enacting net neutrality rules. This week the Senate ...... 09 Nov 2011 - 3 comments
Senators push resolution opposing FCC net neutrality rules
Senators push resolution opposing FCC net neutrality rules
The US Senate may be voting to overturn the Federal Communication Commission's net neutrality rules some time this week. Last week a number ...... 08 Nov 2011 - 11 comments
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